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- "Spetsnaz LMG, accurate in short to medium range. Capable of long range controlled fire."
— In-game description
Story and Terrorist Hunt
The 6P41 is the only light machine gun used by the White Masks. The weapon is only seen being used by Bombers during Article 5 and the last wave of a Protect Hostage mission in Terrorist Hunt, as well as the introductory video to Article 5.
The PKP "Pecheneg" is a general-purpose machine gun manufactured by TsNIITochMash that chambers the 7.62x54mmR round. 6P41 is the designation of the weapon given by the GRAU Index. It currently exists in two variants, with the second one being a bullpup conversion manufactured by Zenit. The bullpup variant offers less weight, a new compensator, an improved trigger, and a Picatinny rail on top to attach tactical modules.
In-game, the 6P41 is an ideal weapon for laying down suppressive fire with its high magazine. With a decent damage model and relatively controllable recoil pattern, this LMG can easily create choke points for enemies.
The downsides of this light machine gun include its relatively slow rate of fire of 680. This means that accuracy with the 6P41 is mandatory if the user wishes kill the Defending team. It also has a long reload time that makes the user vulnerable to counterattack.
- The 6P41 in reality fires in an open bolt configuration, meaning that one in the chamber would be impossible, unlike the in-game counterpart, which holds one in the chamber. This error is shared with other guns with an open-bolt configuration.