MAG 6A Sub Machine Gun,OFB,Indian Armed Forces
The weapon is designed for use with MBT mounted co-axially in the Turret. In case of emergency Gun Machine (MAG) 7.62 mm 6A can be dismounted from the turret of the tank and can be used as ground role MMG.
This is gas operated, air-cooled, belt fed machine gun firing bursts only. In the ground role, the 6A gun is fired from mounting tripod 7.62 mm MG L4A1. The gun is fired from an open breech thus preventing any cook-off after prolonged use.
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The weapon is provided with 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 provided with a light barrel, the bore and chamber of which is chromium plated. The feed is from left to right with belts of disintegrating links which are ejected to the right. Empty cartridge cases are ejected downwards.
MAG 6A Specifications/Technical Data