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Rheinmetall MG60
Type General purpose machine gun
Place of origin  West Germany
Production history
Designed 1960
Length 1115 mm
Barrel length 500 mm

Cartridge 7.62x51mm NATO
Caliber 7.62 mm
Action Recoil
Rate of fire 1800 rpm
Effective range 800 m
Maximum range 1000 m

The Rheinmetall MG60 is a general purpose machine gun of West German origin. The weapon is a post-WW2 derivative of the MG45. The weapon is lighter in weight and has a high rate of fire and has an unusual trigger guard.


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