MAG 2A1 ,7.62 mm General Purpose Machine Gun,OFB,Indian Armed Forces

MAG 2A1 ,7.62 mm General Purpose Machine Gun,OFB,Indian Armed Forces

MAG 2A1 ,7.62 mm General Purpose Machine Gun,OFB,Indian Armed Forces

The MAG Model 60-20 is an automatic, air-cooled, gas-operated machine gun, firing belt-fed 7.62×51mm NATO from an open bolt.It is manufactured at Ordnance Factory under license. Indian-made MAG 58. Also in service as the MG 5A (Co-axial) and MG 6A (Commander’s gun) with some armoured vehicles.

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The gun is capable of a sustained high rate of fire in bursts.The gun fires from open breech thus preventing any explosion of a cartridge (cook off) after prolonged firing. The gun is provided with a heavy/light barrel, the bore and chamber of which are chromium plated.

The weapon is supplied with a gun barrel and a spare barrel which can be quickly and easily changed to avoid over heating which causes cook off and reduction in barrel life. The gun is fed from left to right with belts of disintegrating link which are ejected to the right. Empty cartridge cases are ejected downwards.

Specification/Technical Data

MAG 2A1 ,7.62 mm General Purpose Machine Gun,OFB,Indian Armed Forces

MAG 2A1 ,7.62 mm General Purpose Machine Gun,OFB,Indian Armed Forces

Calibre 5.56 mm
Wt. w/o Magazine 5.87 kg
Wt. w/loaded Magazine 6.37 kg
Length Overall 1025 mm
Barrel length 500 mm
Sight Radius 475 mm
Magazine Capacity 30 Rds
Fire selection SS/Auto Rds
Rate of fire (cyclic) 650 Rpm
Effective range 600 m
Muzzle velocity 915 m/s
Muzzle energy 1740 J
Recoil energy 2.85 J

 

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