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Hua Qing Minigun


Gatling-Type Battlefield Support Weapon


China | 2009



"The Hua Qing is a Gatling-style minigun developed by local Chinese industry to fulfill a Chinese military requirement."

Physical
The physical qualities of the Hua Qing Minigun. Information presented is strictly for general reference and should not be misconstrued as useful for hardware restoration or operation.
Electrically-Driven; Rotating Barrels
Action
7.62x54mmR
Caliber(s)
Belt-Fed
Feed
Iron.
Sights
Variants
Notable series variants as part of the Hua Qing Minigun Gatling-Type Battlefield Support Weapon family line.
Hua Qing Minigun - Base Series Designation


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The Hua Qing Minigun is a Gatling-style weapon designed, developed and produced in China for its armed forces. The weapon system features six barrels rotating along a fixed axis to produce voluminous fire. Such weapons are useful in the airspace denial role and can also be featured on helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft, warships and assault watercraft. The weapon is electrically-driven by way of an external power source and features a rotary breech, chambered for the 7.62x54mmR cartridge. Feeding is by way of a belt and sighting is through an iron arrangement.

Manufacture of this ferocious weapon is through the Huaqing Machinery Manufacturing Company. it is similar in form and function to the American M134 Minigun and GAU-19 systems (detailed elsewhere on this site).

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Operators
Global customers who have evaluated and/or operated the Hua Qing Minigun. Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national small arms listing.

Contractor(s): Huaqing Machinery Manufacturing Company - China
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