The article is slightly obsolete (Pecheneg has been additionally modernized since that time and serially produced from 2001 as Pecheneg-2), nevertheless, quite qualified.
The other names of Pecheneg are 6P41 or PKP ("machine-gun of Kalashnikov for infantry"). PKM - "machine-gun of Kalashnikov modernized".
http://warfare.ru/?lang=&catid=276&linkid=2547 - characteristics of modernized version. It become heavier (8,7 kg or even 9,5 kg with new sight against 8,2 kg for early Pecheneg and 7,5 kg for PKM), however the additional barrel of PKM (3,4 kg) is unnecessary anymore. Thus, the total weight is lower (8,7 kg against 7,5 + 3,4 = 10,9 kg).
Last edited by DIU; 01-14-2007 at 06:20 AM.
42nd Motorized Rifle Division:
Spetsnaz, OMON, SOBR, and more:US and Russian soldiers share a smile over digital pictures of the two armies' first joint training exercise.
A Russian special Interior troops forces officer passes a blast site of a car on the outskirts of the village of Yekazhevo in Ingushetia.
A Russian special forces officer guards the wreckage after a car bomb attack in Nazran, in Russia's volatile north Caucasus region, on Thursday.And payback:
A Russian special forces soldier stands near the bodies of a group of alleged militants killed in a sweep operation in the town of Nazran on Saturday.
Last edited by KillerBD; 01-15-2007 at 02:25 PM. Reason: Stupid airsofters, fooling me. And too many Russian wannabees
Awesome photos, RomanS and KillerBD!
Wow fellas. Great pics as always. Thanks.
Thanks for corrections
Guys lets try to keep this one to the "Russian pics only".
If we do the Eastern Bloc, it will get very Big very soon
not that there anything wrong with that. But Russian material is harder to find, and if we keep it all in one place, it would be easier for people.
Thanks to all, and thanks for contributions!!! awesome stuff guys