AA-52 machine gun

-The AA-52 heavy machine gun (Arme Automatique Transformable Modèle 1952, “Transformable automatic weapon model 1952”) is one of the first French produced guns of the post World War II era



The AA-52 heavy machine gun

AA-52 machine gun

-The AA-52

The AA-52 mounted on a military vehicle
AA-52 machine gun

-The AA-52 machine gun
AA-52 heavy machine gun

AA-52 machine gun


The AA-52 is used on vehicles like this
AA-52 machine gun

-The AA-52 can be used as a LMG with a bipod or HMG with a tripod



AA-52 heavy machine gun
AA-52 machine gun

-The AA-52

AA-52 tank machine gun
AA-52 machine gun

AA-52 heavy machine gun spec’s

-In service – 1952-2008(france)
-Wars – Indochina, Gulf War 1, Bosnia

-Designed – 1952
-Variants – NF-1

-Weight – 9.75 kg
-Length – 1080 mm
-Barrel length – 600 mm
-Cartridge – 7.5x54mm French
-Action – Lever-delayed blowback
-Rate of fire – 900 round/min
-Muzzle velocity – 830 m/s
-Feed system – Belt

Video of heavy machine gun fire from an avenger vehicle
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