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Light Machine Guns (LMG)
- 20 Mar 2020
- 1 min read
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- Recently, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) signed a contract with the Israeli Weapon Industries (IWI) for procuring Light Machine Guns (LMG).
- LMG is designed to be employed by an individual soldier, with or without an assistant, as an infantry support weapon.
- It is often called the squad automatic weapon.
- Some examples of LMG:
- Negev 7.62X51 mm - Israeli LMG
- SIG-716 assault rifles- American LMG
- AK-203 assault rifles -Russian LMG