Degtyaryov machine gun DP-27

Specifications

Weapon type:Light machine gun
Weight:11.5 kg (25 lb)
Calibre & cartridge:7.62×54mmR
Capacity:47-round pan
Rate of fire:550 rpm
Designed:1927
Designer:Vasily Degtyaryov
Number produced:795,000
Action: Gas-Operated, flapper locking
In service:1928–1960s
Muzzle velocity:840 m/s (2,755 ft/s)