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NORINCO QBZ-03 (Type 03)

Assault Rifle / Assault Carbine

NORINCO QBZ-03 (Type 03)

Assault Rifle / Assault Carbine

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
VARIANTS
HISTORY
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OVERVIEW



The QBZ-03, also recognized as the Type 03, is another in the long line of small arms produced by China-based NORINCO.
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ORIGIN: China
YEAR: 2003
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; Rotating Bolt System; Selective-Fire
CALIBER(S): 5.8x42mm DBP87; 5.56x45mm NATO (model dependent).
LENGTH (OVERALL): 950 millimeters (37.40 inches)
WEIGHT (UNLOADED): 7.72 pounds (3.50 kilograms)
SIGHTS: Iron Front and Rear.
MUZZLE VELOCITY: 3,050 feet-per-second (930 meters-per-second)
RATE-OF-FIRE: 650 rounds-per-minute
RANGE (EFFECTIVE): 1,475 feet (450 meters; 492 yards)
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• QBZ-03 - Base Series Designation; original production model.
• QBZ-03 UP
• QBZ-3 CAR
• T03
• T03A
• EM3513
• EM3513A