K3 5-56 mm light machine gun S&R Daewoo South Korea Korean technical data sheet description UK

 
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K3 S&T Dynamics Daewoo Light Machine Gun
 
 


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Description
The Daewoo K3 light machine gunhad been developed by Daewoo precision Industries of South Korea, and was obviously inspired by Belgian FN Minimi (M249 SAW). It is in service with South Korean Army. greatest advantage is that it is lighter than the M60 and can interchange cartridges with both the K1A and K2. The K3 5.56 mm light machine gun can be used with a bipod for the Squad Automatic role, and fitted with a tripod for sustained fire support.
 
Variants :
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Ammunition
- 5.56 x 45 NATO caliber
Technical Data
Lenght : 1,046 mm
Weight : 7.1 kg
Rate of fire : 700 - 1,000 rds/min
Magazine : 30 rounds magazine, 200 rounds Belt
Country users

Colombia, Ecuador, Fiji, Indonesia, Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand.

Designer Company
S&T Dynamics Daewoo
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Identification
S&T Daewoo logo write to the left side
Security
Security selector to the left side of the weapons, SAFE of Firing.
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Range
Effective: 800 m
Maximum: 3,600 m
Barrel
Lenght: 559 mm
Number og grooves: 4
Twist of rifling: right hand
 
 
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Design
The K3 is a gas operated, ful auto firing weapon with rotating bolt locking. It can be feed from belt or from box magazines without any modifications. The barrel is quick changeable.
Ammunition
The feed can come from either a 30-round box magazine or a 250-round metal link belt. The machine-gun can fire the following ammunition, M193, M196, M855/SS109.
Production and usage
2000 K3s were acquired by the Philippine Army for their SAW requirement.
Characteristics
- Quick change barrel
- Adjustable range sight
- Dual feeding system: Belt feeling, magazine feed
- But-stock with a pivoting shoulder-rest.
- Light enough to be carried and operated by one man.
 
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