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Madsen Machine Gun

Light Infantry Support Weapon / Light Machine Gun (LMG)

Madsen Machine Gun

Light Infantry Support Weapon / Light Machine Gun (LMG)

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HISTORY
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OVERVIEW



The Madsen Machine Gun is considered one of the first quantitatively-produced light machine gun forms in firearms history - beginning service in 1902.
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ORIGIN: Denmark
YEAR: 1902
MANUFACTURER(S): Dansk Rekylriffel Syndikat AS Madsen - Denmark
OPERATORS: Argentina; Bolivia; Brazil; Bulgaria; Czechoslovakia; Chile; China; Denmark; El Salvador; Estonia; Finland; France; Imperial Germany; Nazi Germany; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Kingdom of Italy; Imperial Japan; Latvia; Lithuania; Norway; Netherlands; Paraguay; Portugal; Imperial Russia; Sweden; Thailand; Taiwan; Kingdom of Yugoslavia
SPECIFICATIONS



Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible. Calibers listed may be model/chambering dependent.
ACTION: Long Recoil-Operated
CALIBER(S): 8x58mmR Danish Krag; 7.57mm Mauser; 6.5x55mm; 7.92mmx57 Mauser (among others)
LENGTH (OVERALL): 1,143 millimeters (45.00 inches)
LENGTH (BARREL): 585 millimeters (23.03 inches)
WEIGHT (UNLOADED): 19.95 pounds (9.05 kilograms)
SIGHTS: Rear V-Notch; Front Post (Iron)
MUZZLE VELOCITY: 2,855 feet-per-second (870 meters-per-second)
RATE-OF-FIRE: 450 rounds-per-minute
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• Madsen Machine Gun - Base Series Name.