Saturday, April 13, 2024
HomeTechThe Netherlands will buy for Ukraine an unknown number of Belgian FN...

The Netherlands will buy for Ukraine an unknown number of Belgian FN MAG machine guns of 7.62 mm caliber in the amount of $121 million

-


The Netherlands will buy for Ukraine an unknown number of Belgian FN MAG machine guns of 7.62 mm caliber in the amount of 1 million

The Netherlands intends to purchase a batch of FN MAG machine guns for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. This is reported by the Ministry of Defense of the Netherlands.

What is known

The manufacturer of 7.62 mm machine guns is the Belgian company FN Herstal. The transaction amount is €111 million ($121 million). The number of machine guns is not specified.


The Armed Forces of Ukraine already use the FN MAG along with the American modification M240. The machine gun is designed for armored vehicles and infantry units. It is in service with more than eight dozen countries.

The first FN MAG was released in 1958. In just 65 years, approximately 200,000 machine guns rolled off the assembly line. The weapon weighs almost 11 kg, has a length of 1.26 meters, a width of 11.87 cm and a height of 26.3 mm. The FN MAG has a rate of fire of 600-100 rounds, a maximum range of 1.8 km, and an effective range of 1.2 km.

Source: Ministry of Defense of the Netherlands





Source link

gagadget.com

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular