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The PK (Russian: Пулемёт Калашникова Pulemyot Kalashnikova; English: Kalashnikov's machine-gun) is a Soviet general purpose machine gun designed by Mikhail Kalashnikov in the early 1960s. The PKM (Russian: Пулемёт Калашникова Модернизированный Pulemyot Kalashnikova Modernizirovannyĭ; English: Kalashnikov's machine-gun modernized) is an improved variant introduced in 1969. The machine gun and its variants were adopted by Soviet and later Russian armed forces. It fires 7.62x54mmR rounds at a rate of fire of around 750 rounds per minute up to an effective range of 1500 meters (1640 yards).

The PKT is a vehicle-mounted variant of the PKM. It is mounted coaxially on the T-90 tank. The PKP Pecheneg is a modernized version of the PKM.


Battlefield 2Edit

"The 7.62mm PKM is a 16 kilo machine gun which has amazing firepower but extremely inaccurate due to its massive recoil. Best results are achieved when firing from prone, stationary position."

— In game description.


The PKM is a Tier One unlock in Battlefield 2 for the Support kit. It possesses one of the highest damage values out of any handheld weapon in the game, on par with the semi-automatic sniper rifles, as well as one of the most comparatively low spread and recoil values of the light machine guns. However, as with the other belt-fed machine guns, it has a comparatively long reload cycle.

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PKTEdit

The PKT appears as the coaxial secondary weapon on the T-90. Its stats are identical to the M2 and Type 85 HMG heavy machineguns which appear as the coaxial mounts on the M1A2 Abrams and Type 98 respectively; high damage with low spread. It has infinite ammo, but can overheat if used continuously for too long.


Battlefield 2: Modern CombatEdit

The PKM is a weapon featured in Battlefield 2: Modern Combat, issued to the MEC Support kit. It has a 100 box magazine and 2 in reserve. It has high power, a good rate of fire, but poor accuracy when continuously firing, even when prone.



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Render of the PKM from the PS2 version of BF2 Modern Combat.


Battlefield: Bad CompanyEdit

"Russian general purpose machinegun. This high calibre machinegun is famous for its power and reliability and is used in many different countries. "

— In game description.


The PKM is a light machine gun featured in Battlefield: Bad Company.

SingleplayerEdit

The PKM is the standard light machine gun for Russian and Serdaristani forces. It first appears in Acta Non Verba, Air Force One and can be found multiple times during Par for the Course, once as a collectible on a crate.

MultiplayerEdit

The PKM is the default light machine gun for the Russian Support kit. The American counterpart of the gun is the M249 SAW and the MEC counterpart is the QJY-88. It has a 150-round magazine and the player will have two 150 magazines in reserve. It has a good rate of fire and medium damage, but its performance is hampered by low accuracy.

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Battlefield OnlineEdit

The PKM is a weapon featured in Battlefield Online.

Battlefield HeroesEdit

For the regular variants of these guns, see MG 131#Battlefield Heroes.

In Battlefield Heroes, there are three machine guns that are based on the PKM, being the PKM, Specialist's Tier 1 PKM and Scoped Arctic PKM.

PKMEdit

"Sound and fury all in one fierce package!"

— In-Game Description


The PKM is a weapon featured in Battlefield Heroes, released with the Battlefield Heroes Gets Bad Company update. It is available to the Gunner class of the National Army. It is the counterpart of the Royal Army M249. A pilfered variant of the PKM is also available to the Royal Army. The PKM is statistically identical to the Wolfgang's Uber Wonderful.

Golden PKMEdit

"Super shiny PKM to show off to your friends!"

— In-Game Description


The Golden PKM is a golden weapon variant featured in Battlefield Heroes, released with the Football Fiesta 2010 update. It is available to the Gunner class of the National Army. It is the counterpart of the Royal Army Golden M249. To obtain the Golden PKM, a player must have purchased a face paint of the championship football team (Spain) from a promotional event during the 2010 FIFA World Cup. A pilfered variant of the Golden PKM is also available to the Royal Army, released for the Football Fiesta 2014 update.


Specialist's Tier 1 PKMEdit

"This Tier 1 MG is most powerful when used against close range targets!"

— In-Game Description


The Specialist's Tier 1 PKM is a weapon featured in Battlefield Heroes, released with the Medal of Honor 2010 update. It is available to the Gunner class of the National Army. It is the counterpart of the Royal Army Tier 1 Elite M249. The Specialist's Tier 1 PKM is statistically identical to The Uber Backscratcher.


Scoped Arctic PKMEdit

"This uber mid-ranged MG not only has a unique arctic camo look, but also comes equipped with a functional scope that lets you zoom in to take out the enemy!"

— In-Game Description


The Scoped Arctic PKM is a weapon featured in Battlefield Heroes, released with the Christmas 2010 update. It is available to the Gunner class of the National Army. It is the counterpart of the Royal Army Scoped Arctic M249. The Scoped Arctic PKM is statistically identical to the Rudi's Uber Ridiculous, barring the addition of a usable scope.


CostEdit

Weapon 1 day 3 days 7 days 14 days 30 days Forever
PKM 999P4F Funds BFH - - 250Battlefunds (Former)
420Battlefunds (Former)
2,249P4F Funds BFH
560Battlefunds (Former)
335Battlefunds (Former)
1,120Battlefunds (Former)
670Battlefunds (Former)
Pilfered PKM 999P4F Funds BFH 559P4F Funds BFH
140Battlefunds (Former)
85Battlefunds (Former)
- - 2,509P4F Funds BFH
625Battlefunds (Former)
375Battlefunds (Former)
5,019P4F Funds BFH
1,250Battlefunds (Former)
750Battlefunds (Former)
Golden PKM 2010 FIFA World Cup reward
Pilfered Golden PKM 2014 FIFA World Cup reward
Specialist's Tier 1 PKM 1,119P4F Funds BFH
999P4F Funds BFH
- - - 2,409P4F Funds BFH 7,199P4F Funds BFH
Scoped Arctic PKM 999P4F Funds BFH - - - 2,409P4F Funds BFH
600Battlefunds (Former)
4,899P4F Funds BFH
1,200Battlefunds (Former)

Battlefield: Bad Company 2Edit

"Russian general purpose machine gun adopted worldwide for its rugged operation and reliability. With a high rate of fire and 7.62x54mm caliber it provides excellent long range capability."

— In-game description


The PKM LMG is a first light machine gun featured in Battlefield: Bad Company 2, issued to the Medic kit. It boasts medium power and low recoil. For a starting weapon, the PKM is surprisingly effective having both considerable damage and high accuracy, even during prolonged bursts. While moving however, it suffers massive accuracy penalties, as do all other light machine guns. Its main drawback is the slow rate of fire, a common disadvantage for LMGs, which makes it inferior to most assault rifles when on the move. The addition of wide crosshairs and terrible accuracy when hip firing also place it below most other guns at close range. The PKM deals some of the most damage per second out of the LMGs, with good accuracy.

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PKTEdit

The PKT is an coaxial variation of the PKM, it appears to be mounted on the T-90.

Battlefield Play4FreeEdit

"Russian general purpose machine gun adopted worldwide for its rugged operation and reliability. With a high rate of fire and 7.62x54mm caliber it proves excellent long range capability."

— In-game Description


The PKM is issued to the Medic kit. It has an average rate of fire, medium damage, high recoil and high accuracy . It boasts an 80-round belt with 160 rounds in reserve. Compared to its closest counterpart, the M60, the PKM is slightly more accurate and fires faster at the cost of lower damage.

The PKT is an coaxial variation of the PKM, it appears mounted on T-90.

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Battlefield 3Edit

The PKT is a weapon featured in the singleplayer of Battlefield 3 and is used by passengers riding in the BMP-2M. It is also used as the coaxial light machine gun for the T-90A and BMP-2M. It performs similarly to its Bad Company 2 equivalent, allowing a driver with the Coaxial LMG vehicle specialization to be more effective against infantry.

The PKP Pecheneg is a modernization of the PKM much like the AK-74M is to the AK-74. It is available for Support class as an unlockable weapon.

TriviaEdit

  • In Battlefield Play4Free, the Veteran PKM and Elite PKM were originally separate variations of the default PKM, different firing rates and values. Like most other Veteran and Elite weapons, they were later made into skins, only differing ascetically.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Bad Company 2 DenKirson on Xanga - retrieved March 10, 2010
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