OOW249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW)

The OOW249 is the belt-fed, air-cooled, fully automatic light machine gun currently deployed by infantry units all around the world. It fires linked or magazine fed 5.56mm NATO ammunition and can be configured in a standard or paratrooper configuration.

Weapon Specifications:

  • Caliber – 5.56 x 45mm NATO
  • Finish – Phosphate
  • Operation – Gas-operated, open bolt
  • Feed – M27 linked belt, STANAG magazine
  • Weight Empty – 17 lbs. (7.71 kg)
  • Length Overall – 41 inches (104.14 cm)
  • Barrel Length – 21 inches (53.34 cm)
  • Rate of Fire – 750–1,000 rounds per minute
  • Effective Range – 1,000 yards (914 meters)
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