Chinese gun CS/LM12, made on the basis of the South American M134

In the early 90-ies in China began the creation and establishment of multilateral rapid-fire machine guns on the basis of the South American GAU-2 or better known as the M-134. Effectiveness of the latter is now known in the world for film advertising — the film "The Terminator" and "Predator." Gun created by the scheme Gatling patented in the far 1862 — new ammunition supplied to the upper, naturally cooled by the barrel, creating a shot from the bottom. The rotation of six-barrel system is using the drive. The most famous application — the Vietnam War.

Chinese gun CS/LM12, created on the basis of the American M134

On the 6th International Salon of weapons and equipment for special forces mission, which took place in the capital of China — Beijing, at the end of May 2012, the standard 7.62mm machine gun CS/LM12-type was presented «Chongqing Jianshe Industry Group». Martial traits are not a lot of what he was different from the basic M134 — rate of 2.5 to 6 thousand rounds per minute, an effective range of fire of up to 1,000 meters. The drive system of electronic receiver type. Guns entered service the Chinese army and police units.

Chinese gun CS/LM12, created on the basis of the American M134

The United States first commercially to create and machine guns mounted on vehicles made by the scheme Gatling. Her first installed on the aircraft, and later helicopters and ground equipment. Caliber machine gun was selected based on the destination, the latest version to be installed on ground vehicles and stationary platforms — 7.62 mm.

On this day, it is reported that guns come in a number of elite infantry units. Maybe soon there will be a machine gun and other upgrades (different caliber), the creation of similar plans are refined versions of the gun.

Chinese gun CS/LM12, created on the basis of the American M134

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