“This is not surprising: a very small batch of the PKP Pecheneg was acquired. They only came into service with special-purpose units, ”notes publication author Lev Romanov.
And the other day, "Pecheneg" again lit up in Syria. Currently, this weapon is used for its intended purpose - to destroy the militants of terrorist and opposition groups that did not wish to lay down their weapons.
7,62-mm machine gun PKP Pecheneg (Grau Index - 6P41) is a Russian single machine gun developed on the basis of PKM. Designed to destroy enemy personnel, fire and vehicles, air targets. Adopted in 2001 year. Weight - 8,2 kg (on bipod), sighting range of shooting - 1500 m, maximum range - 3800 m, rate of fire - 650 rds / min.