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M87 12.7 mm Heavy Machine gun
Type Heavy machine gun
Place of origin  Yugoslavia
Service history
In service 1987-present
Used by Serbia Liberia
Production history
Designer Zastava Arms
Weight 25 kg
Length 1560 mm
Barrel length 1100 mm

Cartridge 12.7 x 108 mm
Action Gas-Operated
Rate of fire 700 round/min
Muzzle velocity 845 m/s
Effective range 2000 m
Feed system Belts in 60 round boxes

The Zastava M87 (Serbian language: Застава М87) is a 12.7 mm heavy machine gun produced by the Zastava Arms works of Serbia. The M87 is a licenced copy of the Soviet NSV 12.7 mm heavy machine gun. It is intended for anti-aircraft duties, but it also used for action against ground and water targets at long distances.

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