Daewoo K2 Rifle: Meet the Deadly Gun North Korea Would Fear in a War
The National Interest -

Kyle Mizokami


The K2 has served Republic of Korea forces for 35 years and with a raft of upgrades will serve for years more to come.

The new rifle was a selective fire, fully automatic weapon capable of a maximum rate of fire of 750 rounds per minute. The weapon can be fired in single shot, three round burst, and fully automatic modes. The weapon had a 18.3-inch barrel length, was chambered in 5.56-millimeter, and accepted NATO standard STANAG 30 round magazines. Maximum effective...

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