The symposium Medium Calibre Day in Zurich German company Rheinmetall announced the development of multi-machine gun chambered for 7.62 x51, reports altair.com.
New gun created for installation in combat modules with remote control and as a coaxial tank gun weapon has title RMG-7, 62 (Rheinmetall Machine Gun) and has an unusual design. Gun resettled and integrated into the motor frame. This allows you to simply install it in combat units with remote control, for which, at first, it is intended.
RMG-7, 62 has three barrel, but it is not vysokoskorostrelny Gatling gun system. The highest rate of fire is 800 rounds per minute. RMG-7, 62 can fire only one trunk, the other two barrel designed for consistent change overheated during intense firing barrel. Increasing the temperature control mechanism defined barrel gun, the substitution is done by rotating the barrel overheated block clockwise electronic drive.