Universal light machine gun from the workshop Kalašnikova, intended to be installed in techniques such as additional weaponry, respectively, as yoked machine gun with the main weapon.
It is used e.g. in OT-64, OT-90, BMP-1, BMP-2, BPzV, T-55/54, T-72 and other.
Shoots bursts, loaded with rounds in the nerozkladném a metal strip placed in a special mailbox on the right side of the gun. Shooting uses the pressure of the gas.
The gun is in the turret of the vehicle is fixed in a special bed at the was coming to the event with the main weapon and used to aiming and keeping shooting at the target, the combined sight of the main guns. The triggering occurs by means of electromagnetic spušťadla, in an emergency, can be a machine gun firing and manual triggers, placed on this spušťadle.
The weight of the gun: 10,5 kg
The weight of the barrel: 3.2 kg
The length of the gun: 1100 mm
The initial speed of the projectile: 830 m/s
The theoretical rate of fire: 700 to 800 blows/min
Combat rate of fire: 250 blows/min
Maximum range: 3800 m
An effective range of targets on the ground: 1000 m
The number of rounds in the belt: 1000 pcs
Nb.: for firing training ammunition is used, a practice násadec instead of gas extensions.