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- Model: 56460
The M249 (also known as the FN MINIMI®) has been a mainstay throughout the U.S. Military since 1986, and is currently in service in more than 30 countries. The M249 SAW variant was designed to be used on the front lines where it really matters, providing crucial support at the infantry squad / fire team level by providing highly accurate fire plus the maneuverability to take the objective.
Now, FN is offering a true-to-form semi-automatic version that features the signature 20.5" cold hammer-forged, chrome-lined barrel and operates from a closed bolt position. Chambered in 5.56x45mm NATO, the Rifle will accept both magazine and linked ammunition belt and offers a 4.5-6.5 pound trigger pull out-of-the-box. That's right, you can get your hands on a belt-fed LMG, and you don't have to enlist to do it.
- Closed-bolt operation
- Changeable cold hammer-forged steel barrel with hard chrome-plated bore and chamber
- Formed steel frame with claw extractor design
- Fixed, pivoting ejector plus side ejection of cases
- Top cover integrated MIL -STD 1913 mounting rail for sighting systems
- Highly ergonomic polymer buttstock assembly with hydraulic recoil buffer system and non-slip buttplate
- Curved trigger for improved finger position and control
- Standard disintegrating link belt-fed
- Under-mounted polymer ammunition container helps keep ammunition cleaner for reduced wear and added reliability
- Crossbolt safety
- Includes a 30-rd. magazine and belt links
Go ahead. Order. You know you want to.Key Specifications
- Caliber: 5.56x45mm / .223 Remington
- Action: Semi-automatic
- Capacity: 30 / Belt-fed
- Barrel length: 20.5"
- Barrel material: Changeable cold hammer-forged steel barrel with hard chrome-plated bore and chamber
- Barrel twist: 1:7"
- Stock: Fixed, compatible with any M249
- Frame: Formed steel
- Sights (front / rear): Iron
- Overall length: 40.75"
- Overall weight: 17 lbs.
- MFG Number: 56460
- UPC: 845737006846
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