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light machine gunclick to hear

Light automatic assault weapon that can be single-shot or automatic; its barrel is supported by a bipod.
light machine gun flash hider butt bipod barrel gas cylinder pistol grip trigger front sight housing barrel jacket carrying handle rear sight cover operating rod

flash hider click to hear

Muzzle attachment designed to cool the gases and reduce muzzle flash.

butt click to hear

Back part of the weapon that is held against the shoulder.

bipod click to hear

Support with two legs used to stabilize the weapon during automatic fire.

barrel click to hear

Tubular part that guides the trajectory of the projectile.

gas cylinder click to hear

Gases released by the exploding cartridge enter this cylinder and automatically push the cartridge up into the weapon’s breech.

pistol grip click to hear

Part for holding and aiming the weapon; its shape is similar to that of a pistol butt.

trigger click to hear

Device that is pressed to fire the weapon.

front sight housing click to hear

Device that protects the front sight from impact.

barrel jacket click to hear

Perforated or water-filled metal tube around the barrel; during firing, the tube fills with water to cool down the barrel.

carrying handle click to hear

Part designed for carrying the weapon.

rear sight click to hear

Articulated graduated aiming device attached to the back of the barrel; the rear sight is lined up with the front sight when aiming.

cover click to hear

Part that opens to access the weapon’s breech.

operating rod click to hear

Device used in manual shooting mode to push a cartridge into the weapon’s breech.