Chinese Type 74 light machine guns and Type 81

Chinese-Russian system was perceived unification of small tools based machines. On the basis of the Chinese Type 56 machine, which a copy of the Russian AK, made Type 74 light machine gun. Automatic machine gun works outside of the garment propellant gases and their impact on the gas piston that aggressively linked to the bolt. The barrel is closed by turning the valve, which has two lugs. Trigger trigger mechanism allows both continuous and single fire. Vapor unit have changed. The barrel is fixed conical flash suppressor. Power is supplied by a standard box-store sector capacity of 30 rounds or on a specially designed store bulky storage capacity 101 cartridge. The trunk and the vapor tube is covered with wood forearm, designed to hold the gun for him while carrying — this decision, as well as the shape of the butt, obviously borrowed from the RAP.

Chinese Type 74 light machine guns and Type 81

Properties Type 74 light machine gun:
Cartridge — 7,62 x39;
Weight of gun — 6.2 kg;
Length of gun — 1070 mm;
The initial velocity — 735 m / s;
Rate of fire — 600 rounds per minute;
Capacity — 30/101 cartridge.

Type 81 machine gun was a modification of the same scheme and was created in conjunction with the upgraded machine. Outside Type 81 more repeats Russian RPK than its predecessor. Capacity Disk store was reduced to 75 rounds. Instead Bows entered the forearm forearm and gas-tube, which was longer than that of the layout. The fore-end, pistol grip and stock are made of plastic. Carrying over the center of the mass roll-away handle.

In late 1999, the Chinese designers were presented brand new system of small arms, which have developed a new Tipo submachine gun cartridge 5.8 mm, more powerful in comparison with 5,56 x45 or 7,62 x39. In the family of "Type 89" entered autorifle, having a folding bipod and a very long barrel. In the base system implemented with automatic "venting the engine," assembly "Bullpup". Handle reloading machine is placed on top, and the sight — on aggressively attached to the carrying handle. Used to power the disc or box shop.

Chinese Type 74 light machine guns and Type 81Chinese Type 74 light machine guns and Type 81

Properties Type 81 light machine gun:
Cartridge — 7,62 x39;
Weight of gun — 5.3 kg;
Length of gun — 1024 mm;
The initial velocity — 735 m / s;
Rate of fire — 600 rounds per minute;
Capacity — 30/75 rounds.

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