Zastava M77

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Zastava M77

Type Battle rifle
Country of Origin Serbia
Length 990 mm
Barrel 500 mm
Weight 4.8 kg
Cartridge 7.62x51mm NATO
action Gas-actuated (rotating bolt)

Muzzle velocity 840 m/s
Effective range 600 m
Feed 20-rd magazine
Sights Adjustable iron sights, optional mount required for optical sights
Service History
Wars Yugoslav Wars, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom
Production History
Designer Zastava Arms ("Zastava oružje")
Manufacturer Zastava Arms
Variants see text

The M77 is a modern military battle rifle developed and manufactured by Zastava Arms of Kragujevac, Republic of Serbia.

The M77 is designed on the basis of famous Kalashnikov rifles from Russia, which was proven in numerous wars fought worldwide in the last sixty years.


[edit] Overview

The Zastava M77 rifle chambers and fires the 7.62x51mm NATO round. It is gas-operated, air-cooled, magazine-fed, selective fire firearm with both a fixed and folding stock.

[edit] History and Variants

In serial production, Zastava Arms produces 3 variants of the rifle:

  • M77 B1 assault rifle
  • M77 AB1 assault rifle
  • M77 B1 light machinegun

[edit] Design and Features

The Zastava M77 is a gas-operated, air-cooled, magazine-fed, selective fire, shoulder-fired weapon with a folding stock.

The Zastava M77 can be identified from other AK rifles by the 3 cooling slots in the foregrip.

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