IWI NEGEV Light Machine Gun (LMG)

From the Forgotten Weapons channel, a range demo of the IWI NEGEV Light Machine Gun (LMG). In this video Ian fires the NEGEV in both belt-fed and magazine fed configurations. He also demonstrates how quickly the barrel can be changed, in this case from 18″ to 13″.

The IWI NEGEV is available in both 5.56X45mm (NG-5) and 7.62X51mm (NG-7). Both the NG-5 and the NG-7 are almost identical in size and weight.

IWI NEGEV Light Machine Gun (LMG):

  • Caliber: 5.56X45mm
  • Rifling: 6 RH Grooves, 1:7″ twist
  • Barrel length (mm): 460 (18″)
  • Total length extended (mm): 1,020
  • Total length folded (mm): 810
  • Weight (Kg.) (weapon only): 7.6
  • Rate of fire (approx. rd./min): 850~1,050 (magazine / belt)
  • Rate of fire (approx. rd./min): 950~1,150 (belt – extreme conditions)