Furrer M25

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Furrer M25
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M25
Type Light machine gun
Place of origin  Switzerland
Production history
Designer Adolf Furrer
Manufacturer W+F Bern
Specifications
Weight 8.65 kg
Length 1163 mm
Barrel length 585 mm

Cartridge 7.5x55 mm GP11
Caliber 7.5 mm
Action Recoil
Rate of fire 450RPM
Effective firing range 800 m
Feed system 30 round box magazine
Sights Iron

The Furrer M25 (fielded as "Fusil-mitrailleur modèle 1925", "Lmg-25" or "FM-25") is a Swiss recoil operated light machine gun designed by Colonel Furrer of the Swiss Arsenal in the 1920s and produced since 1925. It takes the 7.5 mm Swiss Service cartridge from a 30-round box magazine and has a cyclic rate of fire of 450 rounds-per-minute. The Furrer M25 has a blade foresight and a tangent rearsight and an effective range of 800 metres when fired from a bipod.

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