Cugir machine gun

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The Cugir machine gun
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Type Machine Gun
Place of origin  Romania
Service history
Used by Romanian Land Forces
Specifications
Weight

gun 7.8 kg (17 lb) tripod 5 kg;

100 rnd box magazine 3.9 kg
Length

1.1 m

  • barrel 0.72 m

Cartridge 7.62 x 54R mm
Action Gas operated
Rate of fire 650 rds/min
Muzzle velocity 825 m/s
Feed system Belt fed
Sights Mechanical; adjustable 1 to 1,500 m (1 to 1,640 yd)

The Cugir machine gun is a gas-operated rotating bolt-locking medium machine gun used by Romanian Land Forces. It can be carried and operated by one person, but an assistant gunner is usually employed. It is available with either a 250 round belt or a 100 round box magazine.

There is also a light machine gun variant chambered for the lower-powered 7.62x39mm cartridge.

References[edit]

http://www.arms.home.ro