What is the difference between 240b and 240g?
The M240G has three gas settings, allowing the machine gun to have a fire rate between 650–950 rounds per minute depending on the setting selected, whereas the M240B only has one setting, restricting the fire rate to between 550–650 rounds per minute.
What caliber is the M240?
M240: Length: 44.5 inches. Weight: 27.3 pounds (B), 21.8 pounds (L), 5.5 pounds (barrel) Caliber: 7.62, maximum effective range 800 meters (bipod), 1,800 meters (tripod)
What does an M240B shoot?
The M240, officially Machine Gun, 7.62mm, M240, is the US military designation for the FN MAG (Mitrailleuse d’Appui Général, meaning General Purpose Machine Gun), a family of belt-fed, gas-operated medium machine guns firing the 7.62×51mm NATO cartridge.
How much ammo does an M240 gunner carry?
The gunner’s basic load is 600 rounds of linked ammunition. The SAW was developed through an initially Army-led research and development effort and eventually a Joint NDO program in the late 1970s/early 1980s to restore sustained and accurate automatic weapons fire to the fire team and squad.
What caliber was the M60?
M60 machine gun
|Machine Gun, Caliber 7.62 mm, M60|
|Caliber||7.62 mm (0.308 in)|
|Action||Gas-operated, short-stroke gas piston, open bolt|
|Rate of fire||550–650 RPM|
What will replace M240?
338mm caliber has received some military attention recently, with the Special Operations Command weapons development office deciding to replace both the M240 and the . 50-caliber M2 Browning machine gun in some units with its Lightweight Medium Machine Gun program, using the . 338 Norma Magnum caliber.
What caliber is the M249 SAW?
M249 light machine gun
|Light Machine Gun, 5.56 mm, M249|
|Action||Gas-operated long-stroke piston, open bolt|
|Rate of fire||Sustained: 100 rounds/min Rapid: 200 rounds/min Cyclic: 700–850 rounds/min (gas setting 1: normal) 950–1,150 rounds/min (gas setting 2: adverse)|
|Muzzle velocity||915 m/s (3,000 ft/s)|
How much ammo did a US soldier carry in Vietnam?
A soldier’s basic load was 6 fully loaded 30 round magazines or 180 rounds. But most carried as many rounds as as they could in bandoliers hung around their necks.
How much ammo does a Navy SEAL carry?
with the magazine, which carries 10 rounds of 45 ACP ammunition. Small, light, and reliable. The 45 already has a reliable amount of stopping power, but if you couple it with hollow point shells, well two hits—round hitting perpetrator, perp hitting ground.