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NORINCO Type 67


Light Machine Gun (LMG) / General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) (1967)


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The Type 67 is the Chinese production version of the very same Soviet-era PK General Purpose Machine Gun



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The Chinese Type 67 is a direct production copy of the Soviet PK series of successful squad automatic weapons developed in the early 1960s. utilizing successful components from other production machine guns such as the British Bren and the Czech ZB26 system, the Type 67 can - like the PK before it - be fielded in a variety of army roles. Those roles can include squad support (to which the carrying handle, bipod and barrel change system come in handy), the sustained fire role when mounted on a heavy duty tripod, vehicle mounts for self-defense or anti-aircraft duties and aircraft mounts for use in helicopter and light strike aircraft.

The weapon was developed in the early 1970's in an effort to supplant the current crop of outdated Soviet equipment in the Chinese inventory and is, by all accounts, as suitable for the many roles afforded to it as the Soviet PK version this system represents.

Specifications



Service Year
1967

Origin
China national flag graphic
China

Classification


Light Machine Gun (LMG) / General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)


China NORth INdustries COrporation (NORINCO) - China
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(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Fire Support
Capable of suppressing enemy elements at range through direct or in-direct fire.


Overall Length
1,650 mm
64.96 in
Barrel Length
605 mm
23.82 in
Empty Wgt
24.25 lb
11.00 kg
Sights


Rear Leaf; Forward Post


Action


Gas-Operated; Automatic; Belt-Fed; Air-Cooled

Gas-Operated
Gas-operated system is featured, typically involving a gas cylinder and rear-driven piston directing energy to the bolt component.
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Caliber(s)*


7.62x54mmR

Rounds / Feed


100- or 250-round metal belt
Cartridge relative size chart
*May not represent an exhuastive list; calibers are model-specific dependent, always consult official manufacturer sources.
**Graphics not to actual size; not all cartridges may be represented visually; graphics intended for general reference only.
Max Eff.Range
2,952 ft
(900 m | 984 yd)
Rate-of-Fire
675
rds/min
Muzzle Velocity
2,837 ft/sec
(865 m/sec)


Type 67 - Base production model series beginning in 1967.
Type 67-1 - Improved Type 67 production model
Type 67-2 - Improved Type 67-1 production model


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