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M60E4/MK43 U.S. Ordnance machine gun


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The American Company U.S. Ordnance has manufactured the M60 series machine guns since 2000 and has made 22 major improvements to the gun while maintaining interchangeability with all previous models. U.S. Ordnance is the sole manufacturer and distributor for all models of the battle proven M60 series machine gun and replacement parts. At ISDEF 2010, U.S. Ordnance presents the latest version of his famous machine gun, the M60E4/MK43.
Variants :
- M60E4/Mk43 Mod0
- M60E4/Mk43 Mod1
- M60E4/Mk43 Conversion Kit : 7.62 mm NATO
- M60E4/Mk43 ModD
7.62 mm NATO
Technical Data
Lenght : 1066 mm long barrel
Weight : 9.35 kg long barrel
Rate of fire : 500/600 rounds/min
Ammunition beld: 250 rounds
Country Producer
United States
Serial number to the right side of the weapon.
Right and left side selector with Safe and Firing.
U.S. Ordnance
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The M60E4/Mk43 Mod 1 features a redesigned machined aluminum feed cover with integrated M1913 Picatinny rail and an aluminum M1913 rail handguard provides for the mounting of optics, infrared laser aiming devices and other sensors giving the weapon 24 hour capability. The M60E4/Mk43 Mod 1 is a gas operated, disintegrating link, belt fed, air-cooled machine gun. It fires from an open bolt and features a quick-change barrel.
Key Features
- Reliable and user-friendly.
- Light and compact design provides increased mobility.
- Multiple M1913 rail mounting points for optics and aiming lasers.
- Stellite®-lined sustained fire barrels. Available in short, long or heavy fluted configuration for application flexibility and extended barrel life.
- Controllable yet lethal rate of fire allows for accurate firing in offhand and kneeling positions.
- Ambidextrous safety facilitates ease of use.
- All major components are directly interchangeable with other M60 configurations.
- Adapts to all standard M60 tripod and vehicle mounts.
Major Improvements
- Fail-safe reversible gas piston with simplified gas system.
- Adjustable front sight allows zeroing of primary and spare barrels.
- Offset barrel handle provides a clear sight picture and eliminates the need for a heat mitten for barrel changes.
- Lightweight one-hand operated receiver mounted bipod eliminates the weight of the bipod on the spare barrel.
- Lightweight forearm/pistol grip for improved control with (3) M1913 rails for mounting aiming lasers and accessories.
- Hard chrome and induction hardening of oprod tube facilitates easiercleaning and increases the service life of the receiver.
- M1913 rail topcover allows for mounting of optics and eliminates charging jams and improves operator safety by allowing a belt loadedbut not charged feature.
- 30% improved belt pull provides increased reliability.
- Improved trigger group prevents incorrect assembly and features andambidextrous safety and winter/NBC trigger guard.
- New flat spring latch on trigger assembly prevents accidental detachment of the trigger assembly.
- Receiver mounted ammunition hanger provides a stable and secure mounting point for ammunition pouch and isolates the feed tray from accidental damage.
- Lightweight buttstock with hinged shoulder rest and improved buffer attachment mechanism provides for fail-safe attachment of the buttstock to the receiver.
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