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A worldwide standard, it has been adopted by more than 70 countries under various names
 

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The FN HERSTAL MAG™ has continuously proven itself in combat operations and is widely recognized as the world most reliable and versatile general purpose machine gun. It has been adopted by more than 70 countries under various names : MAG 58, GPMG, L7A2, M240.

Full transfer of technology achieved on all continents.

A true medium support machine gun

Dismounted units intensive supporting fire fire against light fortifications and buildings long range interdiction area fire. For vehicle mounted applications, the FN HERSTAL MAG™ perfectly meets the requirements of users operating from all types of vehicles, aircrafts and boats :

Can be pintle mounted. Available in coaxial configuration for armored vehicles. Proven long life of all major parts. Accuracy allows safe overhead fire. Effective against dismounted troops in the open, and behind light protective structures, up to 1,500 m, and for area fire up to 2,000 m. Belt fed, fires from an open breech and has a Quick Change Barrel

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The 7.62 mm rounds

FN HERSTAL's 7.62 mm NATO rounds are excellent for medium machine gun applications :

Accurate effective up to 2,000 m. Excellent penetration. Tracers are clearly visible. Armor-piercing rounds are available

Technical data :

• Operating principle Gas operated

• Overall weapon length 1,260 mm (49.6 in)

• Barrel length (w. flash hider) 630 mm (24.8 in)

• Weapon weight 11.790 kg (25.97 lbs)

• Barrel weight 3 kg (6.6 lbs)

• Effective range up to 1,000 m (1,094 yds) from bipod up to 1,500 m (1,640 yds) from tripod

• Firing modes Full automatic

• Cyclic rate of fire 650 to 1,000 rpm
 


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