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FN MINIMI LIGHT MACHINE GUN: M249, L108A1, L110A2 AND OTHER VARIENTS

by: Chris McNab

In 1974, renowned Belgian arms company Fabrique Nationale brought out a groundbreaking new light machine gun, the Minimi. Its success has been meteoric, arming more than forty-five countries around the world. 6.6×9.6 inches, 80 pgs.

1-4728-1621-8
978-1-4728-1621-4
Softcover
02-20-2017
Military Weapons, Machine Guns & Technical Manuals

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About This Book
Overview

The Minimi offers the ultimate in portable squad firepower. Firing the high-velocity 5.56-by-45-millimeter round, the Minimi is a gas-fired, lightweight, open-bolt weapon, able to burn through cartridges at a cyclical rate of up to 1,150 rounds per minute, making it the weapon of choice for tactical support at squad or platoon level.

This study uses gripping firsthand accounts and striking combat photographs, following the Minimi to war zones, such as Iraq and Afghanistan. It tracks its design and development, as well as investigating what has made it so compelling a choice for armed forces around the world for more than forty years.

Details

ISBN: 1-4728-1621-8
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers
Publish Date: 02-20-2017

“FN MINIMI LIGHT MACHINE GUN: M249, L108A1, L110A2 AND OTHER VARIENTS”

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