Type 90 machine gun
|T90 Machine Gun|
Image is a Browning M2E2 to represent the near-identical weapon
|Type||Heavy Machine Gun|
|Place of origin||Taiwan|
|Weight||38 kg (excluding tripod)|
|Barrel length||1236 mm|
|Cartridge||.50 BMG (12.7 x 99 mm NATO)|
|Caliber||12.7 mm (0.50 inch)|
|Action||Recoil-operated; short recoil|
|Rate of fire||450-635 rounds/min|
|Muzzle velocity||920 m/s|
|Effective firing range||2000 m (anti-ground), 1400 m (anti-air)|
|Maximum firing range||6800 m|
The T90 is a heavy machine gun developed at the 205th Armory of Combined Service Forces, Ministry of Defense, Republic of China (Taiwan). It is intended as a replacement for the M2 heavy machine gun.
- Small Arms Illustrated, 2010.