|The weapon is designed to serve the role of a medium machine gun and is fired from a tripod mounting. It is fully automatic, air cooled, belt fed, gas operated weapon capable of a sustained high rate of fire in bursts. The gun fires from open breech thus preventing any explosion of a cartridge (cook off) after prolonged firing. The gun is provided with a heavy/light barrel, the bore and chamber of which are chromium plated. The weapon is supplied with a gun barrel and a spare barrel which can be quickly and easily changed to avoid over heating which causes cook off and reduction in barrel life. The gun is fed from left to right with belts of disintegrating link which are ejected to the right. Empty cartridge cases are ejected downwards.