Type 90 machine gun

The T90 is a heavy machine gun developed at the 205th Armory of Combined Service Forces, Ministry of Defense, Republic of China (Taiwan). It is intended as a replacement for the M2 heavy machine gun.

Country Name Origin Year
Taiwan 2001
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Taiwan 2001 View

Type Heavy Machine Gun
Place of origin  Taiwan
Service history
In service 2001-present
Used by Taiwan
Production history
Designer 205th Armory
Designed 2001
Manufacturer 205th Armory
Produced 2001-
Weight 38 kg (excluding tripod)
Length 1746 mm
Barrel length 1236 mm
Cartridge .50 BMG (12.7 x 99 mm NATO)
Caliber 12.7 mm (0.50 inch)
Action Recoil-operated; short recoil
Rate of fire 450-635 rounds/min
Muzzle velocity 920 m/s
Effective firing range 2000 m (anti-ground), 1400 m (anti-air)
Maximum firing range 6800 m
Feed system Belt-fed
Sights Iron
Night Vision.

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