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Madsen m/62 LAR (Light Automatic Rifle)

Battle Rifle / Assault Rifle

The LAR became the last notable firearms attempt by the storied Madsen gun company of Denmark.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 6/16/2018
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Year: 1962
Manufacturer(s): Dansk Industri Syndikat AS Madsen - Denmark
Action: Gas-Operated
Caliber(s): 7x62x51mm NATO; 7.62x39mm M43
Sights: Iron Front and Rear
Overall Length: 1,080 mm (42.52 in)
Barrel Length: 533 mm (20.98 in)
Weight (Unloaded): 10.58 lb (4.80 kg)
Muzzle Velocity: 2,650 feet-per-second (808 meters-per-second)
Rate-of-Fire: 600 rounds-per-minute
Operators: Denmark (intended); Finland (intended)

Variants / Models

• m/62 - Intended in-service designation.
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