NVA DShKM - 38/46 Heavy Machine Gun

SPECIFICATIONS
Caliber: 12.7 mm ( .51 Cal)

The DShKM heavy machine gun was used by the NVA in Vietnam, as an anti-aircraft weapon and did successfully bring down many helicopters. Each Regiment of the B3 Front that attacked the troops in LZ Albany, had one platoon of the 12.7 MG attached. This weapon is capable of of firing on full automatic only. Originally designed for the Soviet military in 1938. Uses a quick change barrel. Can be belt fed from either side with minor adjustments.