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RPD
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Details
Users Insurgents
Capacity 100-round non-disintegrating belt
Cartridge 7.62×39mm Green Tracer
Fire Mode Fully Automatic at 650 RPM
The RPD is an open-bolt light machine gun dating back to the end of the Second World War as a replacement for the DP machine gun. It has seen wide export to many former Warsaw Pact nations and current day conflict zones.
~ In-game description

The RPD is a light machine gun featured in Squad.

General Information[]

  • The RPD is a Soviet machine gun designed by Vasily Degtyaryov from 1943 to 1944 and produced by the Degtyaryov Plant from 1944 to 1960. A precursor to most squad automatic weapons, the RPD was originally created as a lighter and more wieldy replacement for the DP machine gun.

Trivia[]

  • RPD stands for Ruchnoy Pulemyot Degtyaryova (Ручной Пулемёт Дегтярёва), which means in English from Russian Degtyaryov hand-held machine gun.

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