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All Models:

• Gas-operated - Recoils with gas-assist boost. Three gas settings to maintain a consistent rate of fire.

• Positive Locking of Bolt Body - Firing pin is part of bolt and operating rod assembly, and cannot strike primer until bolt is fully locked.

• Fires from Open Bolt Position - Prevents explosion of cartridge (cook-off) after prolonged firing.

Mounted on a Coaxial Mount (M240/M240C):

• Fires parallel to turret main gun.

• Requires no sights on machine gun.

• Can be fired manually or electrically.

Ground Mounted (M240B):

• Ground supported with integral bipod assembly.

• Has front and rear sights on machine gun.

Ground Mounted (M240G):

• Mounted on Tripod (M122) with flexible mount assembly.

• Ground supported with integral bipod assembly.

• Front and rear sights on machine gun.

Mounted on Exterior Pintle Location (M240D/M240E1):

• Mounted in Pintle socket with flex mount assembly.

• Front and rear sights on machine gun.

Mounted on Special Purpose Mounts (M240N):

• Authorized use of right hand feed cover assembly, and tray as AAL to primary configuration.

• Front and rear sights on machine gun.

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