What is machine gun?

  • (verb): Shoot with a machine gun.
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Machine Gun

A machine gun is a fully automatic mounted or portable firearm, usually designed to fire bullets in quick succession from an ammunition belt or magazine, typically at a rate of several hundred rounds per minute.

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List Of Equipment Of The Norwegian Army - Weapons - Crew Weapons
... Origin Type Comment Rheinmetall MG3 Germany General purpose machine gun FN MAG Belgium General purpose machine gun Installed on Leopard 2 tanks bought from the Netherlands ... M2 Browning machine gun United States Heavy machine gun Carl Gustav recoilless rifle Sweden Recoilless rifle ERYX France / Canada Anti-tank Currently ...
LSAT Light Machine Gun - Design
... The standard LSAT machine gun weighs 9.4 lb empty, compared to 17.6 lb for a standard SAW ... The LMG design is a traditionally laid-out machine-gun ... features conducive to its use as a light machine gun, such as a quick-change barrel, a vented fore-grip, a belt feeding mechanism, provisions for the use of an ...
Moorer Report - Ongoing Controversy and Unresolved Questions
... Thus, he sent a person to the forward machine gun to fire at them ... Then a machine gun on 03 level sounded like it was firing, but nobody was seen at the gun ... attack, testified that he gave permission for manned firing of the 03 level machine gun after the torpedo boats began firing at Liberty ...
Machine Gun - Human Interface
... The most common interface on machine guns is a pistol grip and trigger ... On earlier manual machine guns, the most common type was a hand crank ... On externally powered machine guns, such as miniguns, an electronic button or trigger on a joystick is commonly used ...
St. √Čtienne Mle 1907
... Mle 1907 T) was a gas operated air-cooled machine gun in 8mm Lebel which was widely used in the early years of the First World War ... It was not derived from the Hotchkiss machine-gun, as often repeated erroneously ... The Bang system was transposed in 1905 to the French "Puteaux" APX machine-gun which soon proved to be unsatisfactory ...

More definitions of "machine gun":

  • (noun): A rapidly firing automatic gun (often mounted).

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