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A Mk48 mod 0

The MK. 48 is a light machine gun used by the US Army. It is a variant of the M249 SAW. It is favored by Ghost Recon operator Marcus Brown.



In WildlandsEdit

MK48w
"An LMG that dishes out heaps of damage."
— In-Game Description

The MK-48 is a belt-fed Light Machine Gun that can be acquired in the Espiritu Santo province.

TriviaEdit

Role in Ghost ReconEdit

The MK.48 appears in GRAW as Marcus Brown's primary weapon.

In the Ghost Recon novel, he carries it during Operation War Wraith and fires at two Chinese helicopters with it.

Real-world overviewEdit

The MK.48 MOD 0 is developed by FN Manufacturing Inc. It was adopted by the US Army in 2003 after a request for such a weapon was made in 2001. US SpecOps were the first to receive this new weapon.

Technically, the MK.48 is a scaled-up version of the MK.46 chambered for the 7.62x51mm round instead of 5.56mm rounds. Unlike the M249, the MK.48 cannot accept magazines. The Mk.48 mod. 0 will provide several firepower advantages (in both terminal effectiveness and range) over the Mk.46 mod. 0 and M249 SAW, being much lighter than M240B and much reliable than Mk.43 mod. 0 (M60E4).

StatisticsEdit

  • Caliber: 7.62x51mm NATO
  • Weight: 8.2 kg without ammunition and optical sights
  • Length: ~ 1000 mm
  • Feeding: belt
  • Rate of fire: ~ 700 rounds/min


GalleryEdit

AppearancesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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See alsoEdit

GRAW Weapons
Handguns M9
Assault rifles A4 RifleAK-47FAMAS G2G36KM468M8Modular Rifle-CaselessSA-80SCAR (L and H) • T-95
Light machine guns M60MG21MK 48T-95 LMG
Submachine guns MP5SD
Sniper rifles AR-110KJY-88M95M107M109PSG-1SR-25SR AS50
GRFS Weapons
Handguns 45TGSh-18MP-412OTS-33KARDX26 TaserX3 Taser

DLC: DefenderFN Five-seveNWild Boar

Assault rifles 417A-91ACRAK-200AN94TAR-21

DLC: AK-47F2000MK14S805

Light machine guns LSATMK 48PKPStoner 96Type 95Ultimax MK.5

DLC: M60RPK

Submachine guns AKS-74UGoblinType 05L22A2MP7P90PDR-CPP-19PP2000SA58 OSWSkorpionSR-3MVector

DLC: MK17MP9OCP-11

Shotguns M1014M12M590A1MTS-255RMB-93SAIGA 12
Sniper rifles KSVKM110MSRPSL-54CSRRVSS

DLC: M40A5MN 91/30

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