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Gun Data for the Day – Day 28

Let’s look at the L1A1:

Weight 4.337 kg (9.56 lbs) empty[2]
Length 1,143 mm (45 in)
Barrel length 554.4 mm (21.7 in)

Cartridge 7.62×51mm NATO
Action Gas-operated, tilting breechblock
Rate of fire Semi automatic (L1A1, C1A1)
Full Automatic (L2A1, C2A1) 675-750RPM
Muzzle velocity 823 m/s (2,700 ft/s)
Effective firing range 800 m (875 yds) (Effective range)
Feed system 20 or 30-round detachable box magazine
Sights Aperture rear sight, post front sight
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