Zastava M77

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Zastava M77
Zastava M77
Type Light machine gun
Place of origin Yugoslavia
Service history
Used by Cyprus[citation needed]
Production history
Manufacturer Zastava Arms
Weight 4.8 kg[1]
Length 990 mm
Barrel length 500 mm

Cartridge 7.62×51mm NATO[1]
Action Gas-actuated (rotating bolt)
Rate of fire Semi-automatic, fully automatic
Muzzle velocity 840 m/s
Effective firing range 600 m
Feed system 20 rounds
Sights Adjustable iron sights, optional mount required for optical sights

The Zastava M77 is a 7.62mm light machine gun developed and manufactured by Zastava Arms.[2][3] The M77 is designed on the basis of the AK-47 rifles from the USSR.


The Zastava M77 rifle chambers and fires the 7.62×51mm NATO round. It is gas-operated, air-cooled, magazine-fed, selective fire firearm with both a fixed and folding stock. It has an adjustable gas system with 3 settings making it very reliable and great to use a suppressor.

Between the years of 2014 and 2015 a variant of this rifle was imported into the United States as the M77ps, it was a semi automatic version with a polymer thumbhole stock and a 10 round magazine.



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