|RPK-74||Light machine gun||5.45x39||Soviet Union||30 or 45 round magazine, based on the AK-74, main service SAW.|
|RPK||Light machine gun||7.62x39mm||Soviet Union||30 or 40 round magazine or 75 round drum, former main service LMG, based on the AKM, some usage.|
|PKM||General purpose machine gun||7.62x54||Soviet Union||Belt fed with 100 or 200 or 250 round boxes, uses a heavily modified Kalashnikov design, main service general purpose machine gun.|
|PKP "Pecheneg"||General purpose machine gun||7.62x54||Russia||Belt fed with 100 or 200 round boxes. Based on and designed to replace the PKM, limited usage.|
|NSV||Heavy machine gun||12.7x108||Soviet Union||Belt fed with 50 round boxes, main service heavy machine gun.|
|Kord||Heavy machine gun||12.7x108||Russia||Belt fed with 50 round boxes, replacing the NSV as the main service heavy machine gun. Limited usage.|
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Famous quotes containing the words guns and/or machine:
“With drums and guns, and guns and drums
The enemy nearly slew ye,
My darling dear, you look so queer,
Och, Johnny, I hardly knew ye!”
—Unknown. Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ye (l. Chorus.)
“All day long the machine waits: rooms,
stairs, carpets, furniture, people
those people who stand at the open windows like objects
waiting to topple.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)