Zastava M87

The Zastava M87 (Serbian: Застава М87) is a 12.7 mm heavy machine gun produced by the Zastava Arms works of Serbia. The M87 is a licensed copy of the Soviet NSV 12.7 mm heavy machine gun. It is intended for anti-aircraft duties, but it also used for action against ground and water targets at long distances.

M87 12.7 mm Heavy Machine gun
TypeHeavy machine gun
Place of originYugoslavia
Service history
In service1987–present
Used bySerbia and Liberia
Production history
DesignerZastava Arms
Mass25 kg
Length1560 mm
Barrel length1100 mm

Cartridge12.7 x 108 mm
Rate of fire700 round/min
Muzzle velocity845 m/s
Effective firing range2000 m
Feed systemBelts in 60 round boxes


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