NSV Air Defence Heavy Machine Gun,Anti-Aircraft Gun,OFB,Indian Armed Forces

NSV Air Defence Heavy Machine Gun,Anti-Aircraft Gun,OFB,Indian Armed ForcesNSV Air Defence Heavy Machine Gun,Anti-Aircraft Gun,OFB,Indian Armed Forces

NSV Air Defence Heavy Machine Gun,Anti-Aircraft Gun,OFB,Indian Armed Forces

The NSV is  a heavy machine gun that is relatively light.It is gas operated and uses a long stroke gas piston.The NSV is belt fed and assists in both right hand and left hand feed models which are both available with or without iron sights.When in use with infantry a pistol grip and shoulder stock are fitted and optical sights are optional.It is also available as vehicle armament with a solenoid trigger.

NSV Air Defence Heavy Machine Gun,Anti-Aircraft Gun,OFB,Indian Armed Forces

NSV Air Defence Heavy Machine Gun,Anti-Aircraft Gun,OFB,Indian Armed Forces

The NSV is a heavy machine gun of Soviet Union.It was Manufactured at Indian Ordnance Factory Tiruchirappalli of the Ordnance Factories Board under license.It is used in Air Defence roles.

A powerful selective fire weapon essentially an anti aircraft gun, can also be used in anti-armour and anti-personnel roles mounted on Ajeya (T-72) and Bhishma ( T – 90 S ).It can also be mounted on helicopters.

NSV Air Defence Heavy Machine Gun,Anti-Aircraft Gun,OFB,Indian Armed Forces

Basic Charatertics

  • High rate of Fire
  • Limited Weight
  • Anti-aircraft Weapon
  • Limited Accuracy
  • Armored Piercing Ammunitions
  • Fired in Single Round,Short bursts (4 to 6 rounds),Long bursts (10 to 15 rounds) and continuous.
  • NSV Air Defence Heavy Machine Gun,Anti-Aircraft Gun,OFB,Indian Armed Forces

Specifications/Technical Data

Calibre 12.7 mm
Length of gun 1560 mm
Length of barrel 1100 mm
No. of grooves 8
Twist of rifling 381 mm
Direction of Twist RH
Weight of Gun 25 Kgs
Type of Feed Belt System
Feed RH
System of operation Gas
Type of Fire Automatic
Triggering Mechanical
Rate of fire 700 to 800 rpm
Muzzle Velocity 845m/sec
RANGE
I At Air target 1500 m
II At ground target 2000 m
III Max. flying range 6000 m
Barrel change Quick change possible

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