These Are not the DShKs you’re looking for: Part 2, the W85 Heavy Machine Gun

Before the QJC-88 HMG, there was the W85 HMG. The “W” in its designation indicates that it’s made for export. Not to be confused with the Type 85 HMG which is based on the earlier Type 77 design with a direct-gas impingement action. The Chinese military never adapted the W85, other than very small numbers which […]

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