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XM177/E1/E2 5.56mm Submachine Gun
GAU-5/A and GAU-5A/A 5.56mm Submachine Gun


Specifications (XM177E2)
Weight (Empty) 6.1 pounds
Weight (w/ Sling and 20-Round Magazine) 6.8 pounds
Length (Stock Closed) 29.7 inches
Length (Stock Extended) 33 inches
Barrel Length (Without Flash Suppressor) 11.5 inches
Barrel Length (With Flash Suppressor) 15 inches
Method of Operation Gas
Bore Diameter 5.56mm
Muzzle Velocity 2,770 feet/second
Muzzle Energy 890 foot-pounds
Peak Chamber Pressure 52,000 pounds/inch2
Rate of Fire (Cyclic) 650-900 rounds/minute
Rate of Fire (Maximum, Semi-Automatic) 45-65 rounds/minute
Rate of Fire (Maximum, Automatic) 150-200 rounds/minute
Rate of Fire (Sustained) 12-15 rounds/minute
Range (Maximum) 2,500 meters
Range (Maximum Effective) 350 meters
Front Sights adjustable click-type post, each click equal to
2.8 centimeters laterally per 100 meters of range
Rear Sights adjustable flip type, normal setting 0 to 300 meters
range, long-range setting 300 to 500 meters, windage 2.8
centimeters per 100 meters of range



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