Browning machine gun


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Browning machine gun

n.
A .30- or .50-caliber automatic belt-fed, air-cooled or water-cooled machine gun capable of firing ammunition at a rate of more than 500 rounds per minute, used by US troops in World War II and the Korean War.

[After John Moses Browning.]
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Noun1.Browning machine gun - a belt-fed machine gun capable of firing more than 500 rounds per minuteBrowning machine gun - a belt-fed machine gun capable of firing more than 500 rounds per minute; used by United States troops in World War II and the Korean War
machine gun - a rapidly firing automatic gun (often mounted)
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Browning Machine Gun belts and links are of the "pull out"-type.
Additional information for this equipment can be found in Appendix B, FM 3-22.65 (FM 23-65) with Change 1, Browning Machine Gun, Caliber .50 HB, M2, March 2005.
Unless you're in the military or a recently discharged vet, however, it's probably been a while since you've seen a 50-caliber Browning machine gun. Known affectionately as "Ma Deuce" and officially as "Browning Machine Gun, Cal.
The Browning machine gun fires up to 550 rounds per minute and can penetrate buildings and lightly-armoured vehicles.
THE WILD BUNCH: General Mapache is about to fire a belt-fed, water-cooled Browning machine gun being held by several of his men, while a German military adviser (staying near cover) shouts repeatedly, "It must be mounted on a tripodl" Only after his method proves unworkable does the general sourly order his men, "Put it on the tripod".
Next to him, Lance Corporal Larry Dawson yanked the charging knob of his .30 caliber Browning machine gun twice, loading it fully.
In 1967, he set a new record for the longest sniper kill of 2,460 yards using an M2 .50-caliber Browning machine gun mounted with a scope.
Group dispersion of this size is superior to that of the M1917A1 water-cooled Browning machine gun mounted on its tripod.
A FARMER dredging a pond has found a Browning machine gun from a Second World War US fighter plane.
The primary gun was the 0.50 caliber Browning machine gun with armor-piercing incendiary ammunition.
Caliber: .50 Browning Machine Gun, 10-round magazine
The Barrett M107 is chambered for the powerful .50 caliber Browning Machine Gun (BMG) cartridge.