|Users||Russian Ground Forces|
|Capacity||100-round belt in 100-round ammunition box|
|Cartridge||7.62x54mmR Green Tracer|
|Fire Mode||Fully Automatic at 650 RPM|
|“||The PKP Pecheneg is a modern upgrade to the PKM machine gun that was adopted by the Russian military in the early 2000s. It features a forced-air cooling jacket around the barrel, a number of improvements to the frame and replacement of the wooden furniture with a synthetic polymer. It also is equipped with a side dovetail mount like on the AK-74M that flips off to the side, for mounting the 1P78 2.8x scope.||„|
|~ In-game description|
The Pecheneg (Russian: Печенег), also referred to as the "PKP" is a Russian 7.62x54mmR general-purpose machine gun. It is a further development and modification of the PK machine gun, hence the PKP name, as in PK Pecheneg. It is said to be more accurate than all its predecessors due to a heavier, non-removable, forced-air-cooling barrel with radial cooling ribs and a handle which eliminates the haze effect from hot gases and keeps the barrel cooler, making the weapon more reliable. Furthermore, the weapon is capable of having a telescopic sight or other sights mounted on it, increasing its accuracy and effective range.
- The Pecheneg is named for the Pecheneg people, a warlike tribe of Turkic origin who lived in what later became steppes of Southern Russia and Ukraine.