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Type 77
Type Heavy machine gun
Place of origin  China
Service history
Used by China, Cambodia
Weight 28 kg (61.73 lb) (gun only)
28.3 kg (62.39 lb) (tripod)
Length 2,150 mm (84.6 in)

Cartridge 12.7x108mm
Action gas
Rate of fire 650-700 rounds/min
Feed system belt 60 rounds
Sights Iron/Optical

The Type 77 heavy machine gun is described as China’s first generation designed 12.7mm heavy machine gun. The Type 85 is a “product improved” version. The weapon is both gas (three settings) and recoil operated. The ammunition belt is the standard DShK metal non-disintegrating link.

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