IDEAS 2016: POF unveils the HMG PK-16 Heavy Machine Gun

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IDEAS 2016
9th International Defence Exhibition & Seminar

22 to 25 November 2016
Karachi , Pakistan
Pakistan Ordnance Factories at IDEAS 2016
IDEAS 2016: POF unveils the HMG PK-16 Heavy Machine Gun
A major defense company in Pakistan, Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) unveiled the new HMG PK-16 heavy machine gun at this 9th edition of IDEAS International Defence Exhibition & Seminar, held in Karachi until Nov. 25.
IDEAS 2016 POF unveils the HMG PK 16 Heavy Machine Gun 640 001POF's new HMG PK-16 heavy machine gun at IDEAS 2016

The HMG PK-16 is a gas operated, air-cooled, belt-fed automatic machine gun designed to be used mainly by infantry troops.

POF’s HMG PK-16 is a 12.7x108 mm calibre machine gun. It features a compact structure and a weight of 30 kg. The whole weapon has an overall length of 1500 mm and a width of 520 mm.

The tripod allows an elevation from -26° to + 73° and a traverse movement of 360°. The PK-16 has a rate of fire of 540-600 rounds/min, a muzzle velocity of 810 m/sec and a sight range of 1500-1600 m. The barrel must be changed after having fired 3500 rounds.

The HMG PK-16 is assembled less than 6 min by a two-strong crew.



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