Police & Law Enforcement, Military Arms
|Rate of fire:||650 - 950|
|Caliber:||308 Winchester (7.62x51 NATO)|
|Barrel finish:||Matte black|
|Stock finish:||Matte black|
Based on the original FN MAG-58 design, the FN M240 made its U.S. debut as the M240C in 1982 as a coaxial design for use on main battle tanks and armored fighting vehicles. With demonstrated reliability far exceeding other mid-caliber designs then in service, members of the FN M240 family quickly became the primary medium machine gun throughout the U.S. Military. General Specifications: 7.62x51mm NATO. Open-bolt operation. Belt-fed. Quick-change barrel Matte black non-reflective finish on all surfaces. Adjustable steel bipod. Receiver: Solid steel frame for durability. Gas-operated. Fires from the open bolt position to reduce heat build-up and potential for chambered round cook-off. Multiple integrated MIL-STD 1913 mounting rails for optics, lights and laser devices. Barrel: Hammer-forged steel. Fixed headspace and timing. Air-cooled design. STOCK/MOUNT: Ability to mount on a bipod, tripod vehicle or aircraft. Optional egress kit for converting pintle mount models to ground fire support configuration. Operating Controls: Crossbolt safety button for easy operator access. Feed System: NATO standard disintegrating link belt-fed. EFFECTIVE RANGES: 600 meters effective range, grazing fire. 800 meters effective range, point target 900 meters effective range, tracer burnout. 1800 meters effective range, area target. 3725 meters maximum range. 6.5" overall height. 3-port gas regulator.