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Madsen Machine Gun


Light Infantry Support Weapon / Light Machine Gun (LMG)


The Madsen Machine Gun is considered one of the first quantitatively-produced light machine gun forms in firearms history - beginning service in 1902.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 7/31/2019






Specifications



Year:
1902
Manufacturing
Dansk Rekylriffel Syndikat AS Madsen - Denmark
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- Fire Support / Suppression / Defense
Overall Length:
1,143 mm (45.00 in)
Barrel Length:
585 mm (23.03 in)
Weight (Unloaded):
19.95 lb (9.05 kg)
Sights:
Rear V-Notch; Front Post (Iron).
Action:
Long Recoil-Operated
Muzzle Velocity:
2,855 feet-per-second (870 meters-per-second)
Rate-of-Fire:
450 rounds-per-minute
Madsen Machine Gun - Base Series Name.

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