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The US M60 Machine Gun, known as the Pig, was developed in the years after World War II from two revolutionary German designs, combining the effective belt-feed system of the MG 42 machine gun with the bolt-operating design of the FG 42 rifle. Chambered for the standard NATO 7.62mm round, the M60 was the first US-issue machine gun to have a true quick-change barrel; it was capable of firing 100 rounds per minute in a sustained-fire role, with the gun team only having to change barrels every few minutes. Adopted in 1957, ...

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The M60 Machine Gun 2012, Osprey Publishing (UK), New York

ISBN-13: 9781849088442

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