USER MANUAL. C-MAG MAGAZINE. SYSTEM. M / FN MINIMI The C-MAG Magazine M/FN MINIMI is a. round ammunition magazine, manufac-. FN Minimi – Belgian-made version of basic machine gun. The Flip-up dust covercloses the magazine port when it is not in use, serving also as a belt guide. The FN MINIMI is a gas actuated long-stroke piston system LMG firing The gas valve is manually adjustable with two positions: normal and.

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The barrel is locked with a rotary boltequipped with two massive locking lugs, forced into battery by a helical camming guide in the bolt carrier.

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An improved variant known as the Mk 46 Mod 1 with an improved forward rail and lightweight titanium bipod has been adopted by the United States Navy. Archived from the original on 30 May A carrying handle is also fixed to the barrel and assists in the barrel change process.

The standard light machine gun version has a mm The magazine port, when not in use, is closed with an Mihimi hinged flap equipped with a tooth, which engages a corresponding opening in the magazine and serves as a magazine release.


The weapon is currently manufactured at the FN facility in Herstal and at their U. The barrels used in the Minimi have an increased heat capacity for sustained fire, feature a chrome -lined rifled bore six right-hand manuao and are manufactured in two versions: The barrel is locked with a rotary bolt equipped with two massive locking lugs. The barrel is locked with a rotary boltequipped with two massive locking lugs, forced into battery by camming guides in the bolt carrier.

FN Minimi – Gunsopedia

Both the standard and Para models come with a rear sight, adjustable for windage and elevation, that provides a peep aperture for ranges from to m in m increments.

The Minimi has a manually adjustable gas valve with two positions, normal and adverse. A variant minjmi the Minimi 7. Archived from the original PDF on The carrying handle fixed to the barrel is used in the barrel change process.

The MG is equipped with an Aimpoint optical sight. Standard equipment supplied with the Minimi consists of three ammunition boxes with a round capacity each, a cleaning kit stored inside the forearm, lubricant bottle, sling and blank-firing adaptor. The feeding mechanism top cover features a device that indicates the presence of a cartridge in the feed path. Archived at WebCite Retrieved on October 9, Early models of the Minimi had the rear sight mounted forward of the feed cover and the front post secured to the barrel, closer to the muzzle end.

The barrel is quick-detachable, and has a carrying handle attached to it,to help for quick replacement procedure. First introduced init has entered service with the armed forces of several countries, among them: Technical characteristics Projectile weight: Optimized projectile design with a tungsten carbide core for penetration of hard targets.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The old fixed stock has been replaced with a 5-position length of pull adjustable buttstock to fit different sized soldiers with and without body armor. Jane’s Information Group; 35 edition January 27, In May it qualified the lead-free cartridge 5.


FN MINIMI 5.56x45mm Light Machine Gun

Mini Mitrailleuse ; “mini machine gun” is a Belgian 5. This page has been accessed 4, times. This has better performance compared to standard ball ammunition with minimized environmental impact. All models can alternatively be fitted manal a fixed synthetic stock, the same used on the M, which contains a hydraulic buffer that contributes to stabilizing the rate of fire and reducing recoil forces.

Guns and the city PDF. Retrieved 27 December Quite recently, an SPW version was developed, which featured a Para-type buttstock, a barrel of intermediate length between standard and Paramodelsand a Picatinny-type rail mount, which allows a wide mijimi of sights and scopes to tn mounted. The shortened Para model has a mm Retrieved from ” https: Special Forces also use the Mk cartridge with 77 grain bullet 5 gram. Archived from the original on 24 September Since its introduction Minimi has seen widespread service, and numerous variations have been developed.

FN Minimi – Modern Firearms

The weapon is fed from the left-hand side by disintegrating-link M27 ammunition belts a miniaturized version of the 7. Guns and the City. This is a response to three years earlier lessons learned that the lead-free ammunition type NM could cause health problems when shooters were breathing copper and zinc vapor.

The Illustrated Directory of 20th Century Guns. Likewise, a magazine inserted into the magazine well will prevent the simultaneous insertion of a belt. Short barrel without ammo ca 8. To save weight, the magazine feed option of the standard and para models has been discarded.