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Zulu's PKM is a unique machine gun that appears in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha and S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat.

This belt-fed machine gun is a portable modification with a complex two-stage feeding system. Despite its weight and low precision, this LMG has found admirers in the Zone. Used primarily to fight off outnumbering enemy forces during faction conflicts and clear out mutant lairs.
- Inventory description


  • Unique variant of the PKM Machine Gun.
  • Main differences:
    • Magazine size increased to 150
    • Much heavier and more expensive
    • Increased durability (-v1.4002)
    • Pre-installed upgrades 1A, 3A, 5A (v1.4005+)
  • It was introduced in the Developer's Cut (v1.4000+).


Lost Alpha

  • Not available in Lost Alpha.

Developer's Cut


  • In v1.4002 the name is display as st_wpn_pkm_zulus due to a bug.
  • Can be bought on a random basis from Arnie in Pripyat (v1.4005+).
  • If you fully upgrade durability, it can reach up to astonishing 16670 rounds.
  • Fully loaded weapon with 250 round capacity weighs 14 kgs.
  • Despite being a LMG it is a surprisingly accurate weapon.
  • It is not possible to use iron sights.
  • While carrying a gun, player is unable to sprint.
  • Weapon is not changed by the v1.4007 PRM Weapons Pack.