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Type W-85

Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)

Type W-85

Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
VARIANTS
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



The Chinese-originated Type W-85 Heavy Machine Gun is in the same class of weapons as the Soviet DShK and American Browning M2 machine gun families.
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ORIGIN: China
YEAR: 1985
MANUFACTURER(S): China NORth INdustries COrporation (NORINCO) - China
OPERATORS: China
SPECIFICATIONS



Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible. Calibers listed may be model/chambering dependent.
ACTION: Gas-Operated; open-Bolt; Belt-Fed; Full-Automatic
CALIBER(S): 12.7x108mm
LENGTH (OVERALL): 1,995 millimeters (78.54 inches)
WEIGHT (UNLOADED): 40.79 pounds (18.50 kilograms)
SIGHTS: Iron; Optional Optics
MUZZLE VELOCITY: 2,788 feet-per-second (850 meters-per-second)
RATE-OF-FIRE: 575 rounds-per-minute
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• Type W-85 - Base Series Designation