Sarılmaz will begin the delivery of the PMT 7,62 / SAR 240 machine guns, which it manufactures with domestic facilities, in 2021. The machine guns developed for the platforms will be delivered.
Sarsılmaz shared the first information and images about the 7,62 × 51 mm SAR 240 and the 12,7 × 99 mm SAR 127 in April 2020. Unveiling the first prototypes of weapons in a short time with R&D activities, Sarsılmaz accelerated the qualification tests on the one hand and the infrastructure works for mass production of the weapons.
Need for a Domestic Machine Gun
Domestic infantry rifles were taken into a large number of inventories, eliminating a significant gap. However, the need for special forces, infantry and especially machine guns used in on-vehicle equipment is largely met by foreign sources. In times of crisis, it may not be possible to purchase these weapons from various foreign manufacturers. For this reason, the production of machine guns by our domestic manufacturers is of utmost importance. Machine guns used in remote controlled weapon systems are especially important. UKKSs play an important role in fire support. Our domestic machine guns are designed in similar dimensions with the machine guns currently used in our vehicles.
SAR 240 Machine Gun
SAR 240 has 3 different models. SAR 240A; It can be used in remote controlled weapon systems (UKKS) such as SARP and STAMP. Developed for infantry use, the SAR 240B model can be fired with both fork legs and tripods. The SAR 240C's ALTAY main battle tank is intended to be used as a coaxial machine gun with its main weapon. The body of all models of the SAR 240 is also suitable for at least 50.000 pulses. Their barrels have a life of at least 25.000 shots. The gun can operate at temperatures between -52 and +72 C. The machine gun with an effective range of 1.200 meters for regional targets has a maximum range of 3.725 meters. The average weight of different models of the gun is 12 kilograms.
|Model||SAR 240 PMT|
|Caliber||7.62 mm x 51|
|Functional Pliers||Mechanism Open Position / Gas Driven|
|Bullet Case Launch||Empty Case Bottom, Mayon Right|
|Firing Modes||Fully Automatic / Quick Shot|
|Max. Length||1200 mm (± 5 mm)|
|Min. Length||1040 mm (± 5 mm)|
|Width||155 mm (± 5 mm)|
|Height||250 mm (± 5 mm)|
|Barrel Length||547 mm 21 ″ ”(± 5 mm)|
|No Magazine Weapon||12000 gr (± 1000 gr)|
|Standard Trigger Weight||20 - 30 N|
|Rate of Fire||1st Setting Approximately 600 beats / min 2nd Setting Approximately 800 rounds / min 3rd Setting Approximately 1100 rounds / min|
|Muzzle Velocity||850 mt / sec (± 50 mt / sec)|
|Barrel Profile / Groove-Set||Right-handed 4 (1/12) thread-set|
SAR 127 Heavy Machine Gun
The SAR 127 heavy machine gun can operate fully automatically and fire individually. SAR 240, which can be integrated into UKKSs similar to the SAR 127A, can also be installed on land, sea and air vehicles by making the necessary interface connections. The weapon, which weighs approximately 38 kilograms, has an effective range of 1.830 meters for regional targets, and a maximum range of 6.764 meters.