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M60
M60
M60


Weapon:
machine gun
Use:
combat
Service:
special forces
Construction:
alloy
Ammunition:
7.62mm
Capacity:
variable
Dimensions:
Length:
94cms
Weight:
10kgs
Operational conditions:
--20 - +50°C






Name

M60 (formally named United States Machine Gun, Caliber 7.62 mm, M60), is a family of American general-purpose machine guns firing 7.62×51mm cartridges from a disintegrating belt of M13 links. There are several types of live ammunition approved for use in the M60, including ball, tracer, and armor-piercing rounds.

The M60 military and commercial uses continues into the 21st century, though it has been replaced or supplemented in most roles by other designs, notably the M240 in U.S. service.

Description

A combat weapon used in the film Predator preliminarily by Sgt. Mac using a M60E3 a belt-fed machine gun that fires the 7.62 mm, with a stand attachment.

Construction


Made from alloy and standard issue in Predator (film).

Tactical Uses


High rate of fire RPM and stopping capability, means this weapon can be used for tactical and fire suppression.

Characteristics

Reference stats table.


Appearance


Appearances in the following;
Predator (film)

Interactions

Predator (film)


Spec for M60: 500 RPM, effective 500m+.





Continuity

Sgt. Mac uses the M60E3 in Predator (film).

Timeline

The film Predator is set in the late 20th Century in the jungles of Central America.

See also

AA-12
Blaser R93 LRS2
MP5
M16

References

Citations

Predator (film)
Predator (film) weapons

Notes

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