Machine Gun UK-59

Basic technical data

Caliber 7.62 x 54 mm R
Weight 8.6 kg with light barrel
Weight 9.6 kg with heavy barrel
Weight 19.3 kg with tripod and heavy barrel
Length 1 220 mm with heavy barrel
Length of barrel 694 mm heavy; 591 mm light
Feeding belt, 50 or 250 rounds
Type of fire Automatic
Operation Gas operated
Locking system Rotating bolt
Muzzle velocity 810 m/s
Rate of fire 800 rounds/min.
Firing range 4 800 m
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