INSAS LMG 5.56 mm Light Machine Gun,Fixed Butt,OFB,Indian Armed Forces

INSAS LMG 5.56 mm Light Machine Gun,Fixed Butt,OFB,Indian Armed Forces

INSAS (an abbreviation of Indian Small Arms System) is a family of infantry arms consisting of an assault rifle and a light machine gun (LMG). It is manufactured by the Ordnance Factories Board at Ordnance Factory Tiruchirappalli, Small Arms Factory Kanpur and Ichapore Arsenal.

INSAS LMG 5.56 mm Light Machine Gun,Fixed Butt,OFB,Indian Armed Forces

INSAS LMG 5.56 mm Light Machine Gun,Fixed Butt,OFB,Indian Armed Forces

The INSAS LMG 5.56 mm is a gas operated weapon with rotating bolt locking system which can fire in S.S./Auto system.

It is the standard issue Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) of the Indian Army. The weapon is used for providing covering fire during assault by infantry.The System is provided with mechanical & applied safety.

Basic Charactertics

  1. It is Light weight weapon
  2. Commonality of parts amongst the LMG and Rifle 5.56 mm INSAS
  3. Weapon is very compact, easy to handle, operate and simple to maintain.
  4. Weapon robust enough to withstand rough usage.
  5. Furniture made of Plastic materials.
  6. Foldable Butt version also available to suit paratroopers.
  7. Barrel Bore Chrome-plated for high barrel life and ease of maintenance.
  8. Provided with mount for day light telescope & passive night sight.
  9. Provision for mounting on tripod on armed vehicles for Anti-Air Craft role & Monopod for fixed line firing.LMGfixed3

LMG INSAS 5.56 mm (Fixed Butt):Specifications/Technical Data

Calibre 5.56 mm
Wt. w/o Magazine 6.23 kg
Wt. w/loaded Magazine 6.73 kg
Length Overall 1050 mm
Barrel length 535 mm
Sight Radius 475 mm
Magazine Capacity 30 Rds
Fire selection SS/Auto Rds
Rate of fire (cyclic) 650 Rpm
Effective range 700 m
Muzzle velocity 925 m/s
Muzzle energy 1780 j
Recoil energy 2.75 J

Check out this firing video of INSAS LMG 5.56 mm Light Machine Gun,Fixed Butt,OFB,Indian Armed Forces

 

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