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M60E4 7.62 mm
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Faction Icon-side-blufor.png ACR
Type General-Purpose Machine Gun
Calibre 7.62×51 mm NATO
Magazine
capacity
100
Dispersion 0.0008 rad
Variants None
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The M60E4 7.62 mm medium machine gun.

The M60E4 is a 7.62 mm general-purpose machine gun used exclusively by Czech special operations units in ArmA 2. It was added with the release of the Operation Arrowhead expansion pack.

Overview

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This is a premium asset that requires ownership of the Operation Arrowhead expansion pack.


The M60E4 is a gas operated, belt-fed medium machine gun operating with a short-stroke gas piston that is chambered to fire the 7.62×51 mm NATO round.

It loads from the same 100-round belts boxes used by the M240, and is able to attain a fire rate of up to 698 rounds per minute with a muzzle velocity of 900 m/s. The M60E4 has an integrated (non-functional) bipod but otherwise cannot be fitted optical sights, muzzle attachments, or side rail accessories. It has a maximum zeroing range of up to 800 metres.

Czech 601st SFG operator armed with the M60E4.

Primarily wielded by operatives of the 601st SFG, the M60E4 serves as the alternate counterpart to the UK-59 issued to conventional Czech forces.

Like the UK-59, the M60E4's 7.62 mm ammunition has a high damage output and can incapacitate or outright kill most infantry targets in one hit. Though it lacks optics, the M60E4 is more than capable of suppressing and striking enemies at distances of up to 900 metres.

The M60E4's two main downsides are its bulky size and weight as well as its low rate of fire. The former makes it difficult to wield in close quarters as the weight of the M60E4 drastically increases the user's inertia (the UK-59 isn't as strongly affected as much as the M60E4).

In the case of the latter, both the American M240 and British L7A2 MMGs have fire rates exceeding 800 rounds per minute, whereas the M60E4 is far slower and caps out at roughly ~ 697 rounds per minute instead.

Ammunition

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Base damage value Aerodynamic friction Initial velocity (m/s)
12 -0.0009324 900

The M60E4 is limited to feeding from one type of "magazine" only. It requires two free inventory slots to carry:

100Rnd. M240

100-round linked belt stored in a clothed box.

The fourth round fired will always be a visible red tracer, while the last four rounds are consistently tracers.

Trivia

  • Despite being clearly modelled onto it, the M60E4 is not configured to have the player hold the weapon via the forward grip.
  • The M60E4 was initially only available to desert-camouflaged Czech special forces units on Operation Arrowhead's release.

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See also

Weapons of comparable role and configuration

Weapons of ArmA 2
Handguns CZ 75 9 mmG17 9 mmM1911 .45M9 9 mmMakarov 9 mmRevolver .45
Submachine guns CZ Scorpion Evo 3 A1 9 mmMP5 9 mmPDW 9 mmPP-19 Bizon 9 mmSa-61 Scorpion 7.65 mm
Shotguns M1014Saiga 12KAA-12
Carbines AKS-74U 5.45 mm* • G36 series* (G36C*, G36K*) • M4A1 5.56 mm (M4A1 M203, M4A3, M4A3 M203) • Mk16 CQC 5.56 mmXM8 Compact 5.56 mm
Assault rifles AK-107 5.45 mm (AK-107 GP-25) • AK-74 5.45 mm (AK-74 GP-25*, AKS-74*) • AKM 7.62 mmAKS 7.62 mm* • CZ 805 BREN A1 5.56 mm (CZ 805 A1 G1, CZ 805 BREN A2, CZ 805 B1 G1) • FN FAL 7.62 mmG36A 5.56 mm* • L85A2 5.56 mm (L85A2 UGL) • M16A2 5.56 mm* (M16A2 M203*) • M16A4 5.56 mm (M16A4 M203) • SCAR series (Mk16, Mk16 EGLM, Mk17, Mk17 EGLM) • Sa-58 7.62 mmXM8 series (XM8, XM8 M320)
Designated marksman rifles DMR 7.62 mmL86A2 LSW 5.56 mmM14 7.62 mmMk12 SPR 5.56 mmMk17 Sniper 7.62 mmVSS Vintorez 9 mmXM8 Sharpshooter 5.56 mm
Sniper rifles AS50 12.7 mmCZ 550 9.3 mmCZ 750 S1 M1 .308KSVK 12.7 mm* • Lee-Enfield .303LRR .338M107 .50* • M110 7.62 mmM24 7.62 mm* (M40A3) • SVD Dragunov 7.62 mm*
Squad automatic weapons L110A1 5.56 mmM249 SAW 5.56 mm* • MG36 5.56 mm* • RPK-74 5.45 mmXM8 Automatic Rifle 5.56 mm
Machine guns L7A2 GPMG 7.62 mmMk 48 Mod 0 7.62 mm* • M240 7.62 mm* • M60E4 7.62 mmPKP 7.62 mmPKM 7.62 mmUK-59 7.62 mm
Grenade launchers M32M79Mk13
Launchers 9K32 Strela-29K38 Igla9K115-2 Metis-MFGM-148 JavelinFIM-92F StingerM136M47 DragonMAAWSNLAWRPG-7VRPG-18SMAW
Static AGS-30D-30DShKMIgla AA PodKORDL111A1L134A1M119A1M2M252Mk19Metis AT-132B14 PodnosRBS-70SearchlightSPG-9StingerTOWZU-23
(Parenthesis) denote variants.
* indicates partial DLC dependency.
Operation Arrowhead | British Armed Forces | Private Military Company | Army of the Czech Republic
Arma2-factionicon-acr.png ACR - Armoury (ArmA 2)
Handguns CZ 75 9 mmG17 9 mm
Submachine guns CZ Scorpion Evo 3 A1 9 mm
Carbines M4A3 5.56 mm (M4A3 M203)
Assault rifles CZ 805 BREN A1 5.56 mm (CZ 805 A1 G1, CZ 805 BREN A2, CZ 805 B1 G1) • Sa-58V 7.62 mm (Sa-58P)
Sniper rifles CZ 750 S1 M1 .308SVD Dragunov 7.62 mm
Squad automatic weapons M249 Para 5.56 mm
Machineguns M60E4 7.62 mmUK-59 7.62 mm
Launchers MAAWSRPG-7V
Static DShKMRBS-70
(Parenthesis) denote variants.
Operation Arrowhead | Army of the Czech Republic
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