The new MG14Z is a light-weight, twin-barrel Machine Gun with a variable, high rate of fire, chambered in 7,62 x 51 mm NATO, designed as an effective, yet light and small support weapon. Horizontally parallel twin-barrelled, recoil operated Machine Gun.
Highly effective and easy to operate support weapon for use in ground vehicles and as door gunner weapon; also in heavy infantry support roles from tripod.
Very high firepower with adjustable rate-of-fire at a very low system weight and small dimensions. Standard mounting points for MG3/42 gun-carriages (ground/aerial vehicles, door gunner mounts). Integrated electronic gun shot counter and weapon status control system.
Two different types of ammunition can be loaded and used simultaneously.
Caliber: 7,62 x 51 mm NATO
Overall Length: 1.450 mm
Overall Width: 250 mm
Barrel Length: 565 mm
Rifling: Polygone, RH
Weight: ca. 19,5 kg
Cyclic Rate of fire (theor.): 600 – 3.000 Rounds/Min. (adjustable)
Action: Short Recoil Operated, Roller-Locked
Bolt System: Open Bolt
Rate-of-Fire Adjustment: manual
Fire Control: SAFE – FIRE
V0: ca. 820 m/s
E0 per barrel: ca. 3.000 J
Effective range: 1.200+ meters on gun carriage