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NORINCO W-85

Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)

NORINCO W-85

Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)

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The NORINCO W-85 Heavy Machine Gun series of the Chinese Army is no doubt influenced by the many decades of use regarding Soviet-era heavy guns.
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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; Belt-Fed; Air-Cooled; Full-Automatic Fire Only
CALIBER(S)*: 12.7x108mm Soviet
WEIGHT (UNLOADED): 40.79 pounds (18.50 kilograms)
SIGHTS: Iron.
MUZZLE VELOCITY: 2,788 feet-per-second (850 meters-per-second)
RATE-OF-FIRE: 600 rounds-per-minute
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• W-85 - Base Series Designation










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