Brazilian troops showed Turkish infantry rifles KCR556 and KCR762

BRASILIA ($1=5.22 Brazilian Reals) — The official accounts of the Brazilian military police on social networks spread images of exercises, operations, and training of their troops.

Brazilian troops showed Turkish infantry rifles KCR556 and KCR762
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In this regard, the shared photos clearly show the Turkish infantry rifles KCR556 and KCR762, which Ankara exported to South America through Kale Kalip. The semi-automatic 5.56 mm and 7.62 mm KCR556 and KCR762, which were exported in 2020, are used effectively in the field.

About the KCR556 infantry rifle

The KCR-556 infantry rifle is specially manufactured for the needs of the special units and the special operations group. The KCR-556 has a modular design that allows you to adapt the desired functions in a very short time. Thanks to its advantageous structure, used with all types of military materials and ammunition, it can adapt to any environmental conditions.

The KCR556 works with a rotating head and a short-stroke gas piston. This rifle has two types of firing: automatic and semi-automatic. Its rate of fire is 700-950 bpm and up to 30 rounds are collected in the cartridge case.

Brazilian troops showed Turkish infantry rifles KCR556 and KCR762
Photo credit: Facebook

The life of the barrel of the KCR556 is certified until the launch of 15,000 shots. The rifle has six adjustable levels. The effective range is up to 500 meters, and its muzzle velocity is 830 m / s. The rifle is 5.56 × 45 mm NATO caliber. The KCR556 weighs up to 3 kg. and has the following dimensions: 868/777 mm butt open, 787/680 mm.

About the KCR762 infantry rifle

The KCR762 infantry rifles use a short narrow gas piston system, as opposed to the long-range MPT gas piston system. The AR10-based KCR762 has a muzzle flame arrester. The KCR762 has a free-swinging barrel with precise impact.

The infantry rifle, which works with a rotating head and can fire 7.62 mm x 51 NATO caliber, offers the user the opportunity to use it with two hands. Thanks to the Picatinny rails on the 4 sides of the front and upper body, it is compatible with all standard NATO accessories.

There are 12.5″, 14.5″, and 16″ barrel options according to their areas of use and purpose.


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