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This machine gun is chambered in 5.56 mm NATO, specifically the cartridge “ss109” was originally created for her.
This 5.56 mm ammunition, which is normally used in assault rifles, is less powerful and therefore carries less weight than ammunition generally used in medium machine guns, but it is also less bulky and therefore allows for a longer weapon. mobile that can be handled by one man. In addition, it has a high rate of fire, which allows it to provide effective support, from the point of view of defensive and offensive.