ZB-530

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ZB-530
Type Assault rifle
Place of origin  Czechoslovakia
Production history
Designer Václav Holek
Designed 1954
Manufacturer Zbrojovka Brno
Specifications
Cartridge 7.62×45mm vz. 52
Caliber 7.62mm
Feed system 30 round overhead box magazine
Sights Iron

The ZB-530 was an assault rifle chambered in the 7.62×45mm vz. 52 round. The rifle was fed from a top mounted 30 round box magazine. After the success of the ZB vz. 26 and Bren light machine guns, the Czechoslovak government felt that a lightweight derivative of these weapons would make an effective standard rifle for the Czechoslovak forces.

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