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The QJY1988 (abbreviated as QJY88) is a Chinese general purpose machine gun developed in the late 1980s to replace the QJY67. The firearm started development in 1988 where detailed designs being produced in July 1989. The QJY88 was accepted for service in July 1999, where it then entered active service. The QJZ88 is a heavy mount version on a tripod, it is otherwise identical.

The QJY-88 is developed to fire the 5.8x42mm cartridge, which provides a much lighter experience for the operator and thus increases mobility for machine gun units.


Light machine gun version using a bipod.
Heavy machine gun version using a tripod.
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