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POF HMG PK-16 Heavy Machine Gun:

PAKISTAN Ordnance Factories (POF) is PAKISTAN’s leading state-owned facility that design, manufacture and export state of the art weapons, ammunition, rifles, pistols, special weapons, military-grade explosives and so on. PAKISTAN Ordnance Factories manufacture state of the art sniper rifles, sub machine gun, machine gun, Anti-Aircraft machine gun, Semi-Automatic Precision Sniper Rifle, assault cum sniper rifle DMR and so on. The name of the new product offered by the company is POF HMG PK-16 Heavy Machine Gun.


The POF HMG PK-16 Heavy Machine Gun, as the name clearly indicates, is basically a gas operated, belt-fed, air-cooled automatic machine gun designed mainly for infantry troops. The POF HMG PK-16 Heavy Machine Gun is quite effective against armored vehicles, low flying aircrafts, helicopters, UAVs, ground target and so on.

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The POF Heavy Machine Gun is supplied with the complete anti-aircraft sighting system, tripod and a chromium plated spare barrel. 


The POF HMG PK-16 Heavy Machine Gun features the 12.7 x 108 mm caliber and it supports the maximum rate of fire from 540 – 600 rounds/min. The PAKISTAN Ordnance Factories (POF) Heavy Machine Gun has a total life of the barrel after each 3500 rounds.

This Heavy Machine Gun (HMG) provides much convenience in handling and mounting, as this anti-aircraft gun can easily be mounted on Armored Personnel Carriers, Tanks, Military Vehicles and it can be deployed in both ground and anti-aircraft modes.

The overall weight of the PAKISTAN Heavy Machine Gun is approx. 30 Kilograms with an elevation of 260° +730° and it has a traverse movement up to 360°. This gun has an overall length up to 1500 mm and it has a total length up to 520 mm.

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HMG PK-16 Heavy Machine Gun
HMG PK-16 Heavy Machine Gun

The POF HMG PK-16 Heavy Machine Gun has a muzzle velocity up to 810m/Sec. As far as the sight range of the heavy machine gun is concerned; the HMG PK-16 comes with the 1500 – 1600 meters sighting range.

The total assembly mounts time required for the anti-aircraft gun is under 5 min 30 Seconds, while the dismount time is well below than total 5 minutes in total. Whereas, the total assembling time to mount the gun is less than 1 minutes in total, which is remarkable.

Technical Specifications of the POF HMG PK-16 Heavy Machine Gun:

  1. Role: Heavy Machine Gun: Heavy Machine Gun
  2. Caliber: 12.7 x 108 mm
  3. Sight Range of HMG PK-16 Heavy Machine Gun: 1500 – 1600 meters
  4. Rate of Fire of Heavy Machine Gun: 540 – 600 rounds/min
  5. Muzzle Velocity: 810m/Sec
  6. Life of Barrel: 3500 Rounds
  7. Total Length of Barrel: 1003 mm
  8. Elevation Angle: -26° – +73°
  9. Total Length of HMG PK-16 HMG: 30 ± 2 Kilograms
  10. Total Length of the Heavy Machine Gun: 1500 mm
  11. Total Diameter of PK-16 Heavy Machine Gun: 520 mm
  12. Traverse Movement: 360°
  13. Assembling time (mount) 5 Min 20 Seconds
  14. Disassembling Time (Mount): 4 Min 30 Seconds
  15. Assembling Time (Gun with Mount): ≤ 1 minute


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