Browning M2 .50-Cal. Heavy Machine Gun

Description

Description

The Browning M2 .50-calibre heavy machine gun is belt fed, recoil operated, heavy barrel, and air-cooled. The standard ammunition is C44 armour piercing tracer which is fired from a disintegrating link belt, fed from the right or left and operated and fired electrically or mechanically.

This flexible weapon can be adapted to a variety of combat vehicles and ground mounts. It may be mounted on vehicles or on a tripod for ground operations, or dismounted to provide supporting fire.

Specifications

Specifications

  • Weight: 38 kg
  • Sustained rate of fire: 40 rounds per minute
  • Maximum rate of fire: 635 rounds per minute
  • Maximum range of fire: 1850 m
  • Effective range of fire against armour: 600 m
Ammo

Ammo

  • .50-calibre ball cartridge
  • .50-calibre linked cartridge
  • .50-calibre tracer cartridge
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