M249 Saw

The M249 SAW is designed to be used on the front lines where it really matters, providing crucial support at the infantrysquad/ fire team level by providing highly accurate fire plus the maneuverability to take the objective. The ergonomically-shaped polymer buttstock contains a hydraulic buffer that allows SAW gunners to maintain a high rate of fire with accuracy and effect.

M249 Major components
M249 Major components
M249 SAW

RECEIVER

·        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

BARREL

·        Changeable barrel

·        Cold hammer-forged steel

·        Hard chrome-plated bore and chamber

STOCK

·        Highly ergonomic polymer buttstock assembly with hydraulic recoil buffer system and non-slip buttplate

OPERATING CONTROLS

·        Crossbolt safety

·        Curved trigger for improved finger position and control in rapid fire

FEED SYSTEM

·        Standard disintegrating link belt-fed

·        Under-mounted polymer ammunition container helps keep ammunition cleaner for reduced wear and added reliability

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