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    Machine Guns from Origin to Present Day

    Making their official debut in World War 1, the modern machine gun had the power to single-handedly change any one engagement in favor of the operator.





    The machine gun evolved into a formidable battlefield element by the time of World War 1 - mounted onto aircraft, on naval warships or as stationary ground-based defensive systems. With it would come the very real threat of increased fatalities from a system that could chew through ranks upon ranks of advancing infantry with presses of the trigger. The machine gun would go on to grow into more of portable weapon system by the Second World War characterized by the excellent German MG42. The machine gun remained a highly feared and respected foe and, in the post-war world, would continue to evolve. By the turn of the century, the squad support weapon was in full vogue though systems such as the ubiquitous Browning M2 have continued service in great numbers.


    There are a total of (119) Machine Guns from Origin to Present Day in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.


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    1952
    Thumbnail picture of the AAT-52 (Arme Automatique Transformable Modele 1952)
    AAT-52 (Arme Automatique Transformable Modele 1952)
    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the ALFA 44 (Ametralladora ALFA Modelo 44)
    ALFA 44 (Ametralladora ALFA Modelo 44)
    2012
    Thumbnail picture of the Ares Defense Ares-16 Small Arms Family
    Ares Defense Ares-16 Small Arms Family
    2002
    Thumbnail picture of the Ares Defense Shrike 5.56 Advanced Weapons System
    Ares Defense Shrike 5.56 Advanced Weapons System
    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the Beretta AS70 LMG
    Beretta AS70 LMG
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the BESA (Gun, Machine, 7.92mm, BESA)
    BESA (Gun, Machine, 7.92mm, BESA)
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the BESAL (Gun, Light, Machine, Faulkner, .303-inch)
    BESAL (Gun, Light, Machine, Faulkner, .303-inch)
    1930
    Thumbnail picture of the Breda Modello 30 (Breda 30)
    Breda Modello 30 (Breda 30)
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the BREN
    BREN
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Browning .303
    Browning .303
    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Browning M1917 (Model 1917)
    Browning M1917 (Model 1917)
    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Browning M1918 BAR (Browning Automatic Rifle)
    Browning M1918 BAR (Browning Automatic Rifle)
    1919
    Thumbnail picture of the Browning M1919 GPMG
    Browning M1919 GPMG
    1921
    Thumbnail picture of the Browning M2 (HMG)
    Browning M2 (HMG)
    1921
    Thumbnail picture of the Carl-Gustav m/21-m37 (Kulsprutegevar KG m/21-m/37)
    Carl-Gustav m/21-m37 (Kulsprutegevar KG m/21-m/37)
    1993
    Thumbnail picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka CZ2000
    Ceska Zbrojovka CZ2000
    1928
    Thumbnail picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 26
    Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 26
    1930
    Thumbnail picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 30
    Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 30
    1952
    Thumbnail picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 52/57
    Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 52/57
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 59
    Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 59
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka ZK-383
    Ceska Zbrojovka ZK-383
    1982
    Thumbnail picture of the CETME Ameli (Ametralladora CETME Modelo Ameli )
    CETME Ameli (Ametralladora CETME Modelo Ameli )
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Charlton Automatic Rifle
    Charlton Automatic Rifle
    1929
    Thumbnail picture of the Chatellerault Model 1929 (modele 1924/29)
    Chatellerault Model 1929 (modele 1924/29)
    1991
    Thumbnail picture of the CIS / ST Kinetics 50MG (Fifty)
    CIS / ST Kinetics 50MG (Fifty)
    1982
    Thumbnail picture of the CIS / ST Kinetics Ultimax 100 / U100 / M100
    CIS / ST Kinetics Ultimax 100 / U100 / M100
    1895
    Thumbnail picture of the Colt Browning M1895 (Potato Digger)
    Colt Browning M1895 (Potato Digger)
    1984
    Thumbnail picture of the Colt Canada / Diemaco C7
    Colt Canada / Diemaco C7
    1991
    Thumbnail picture of the Daewoo K3
    Daewoo K3
    1990
    Thumbnail picture of the Daewoo K6
    Daewoo K6
    1928
    Thumbnail picture of the Degtyarev DP LMG (DP28)
    Degtyarev DP LMG (DP28)
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Degtyarev DPM LMG
    Degtyarev DPM LMG
    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the Dror LMG
    Dror LMG
    1938
    Thumbnail picture of the DShK Model 1938
    DShK Model 1938
    1957
    Thumbnail picture of the Enfield L4 (BREN)
    Enfield L4 (BREN)
    1963
    Thumbnail picture of the Enfield L7 GPMG (General Purpose Machine Gun)
    Enfield L7 GPMG (General Purpose Machine Gun)
    1986
    Thumbnail picture of the Enfield L86 LSW (Light Support Weapon)
    Enfield L86 LSW (Light Support Weapon)
    1953
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN FAL
    Fabrique Nationale FN FAL
    1930
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN M1930 (BAR)
    Fabrique Nationale FN M1930 (BAR)
    1933
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
    Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
    2009
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN M3P
    Fabrique Nationale FN M3P
    1958
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN MAG
    Fabrique Nationale FN MAG
    1982
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN Minimi
    Fabrique Nationale FN Minimi
    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN Mle D (BAR)
    Fabrique Nationale FN Mle D (BAR)
    1977
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale M240 GPMG
    Fabrique Nationale M240 GPMG
    1984
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale M249 SAW / LMG
    Fabrique Nationale M249 SAW / LMG
    2003
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale Mk 46 LWMG
    Fabrique Nationale Mk 46 LWMG
    2003
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale Mk 48 LWMG
    Fabrique Nationale Mk 48 LWMG
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Fallschirmjagergewehr 42 (FG42 / FjG42)
    Fallschirmjagergewehr 42 (FG42 / FjG42)
    1914
    Thumbnail picture of the FIAT-Revelli Modello 1914
    FIAT-Revelli Modello 1914
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the FIAT-Revelli Modello 1915 (Villar Perosa)
    FIAT-Revelli Modello 1915 (Villar Perosa)
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the FIAT-Revelli Modello 1935
    FIAT-Revelli Modello 1935
    1925
    Thumbnail picture of the Furrer Model 25 (M25)
    Furrer Model 25 (M25)
    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the Fusil-Mitrailleur Modele 1915 CSRG (Chauchat)
    Fusil-Mitrailleur Modele 1915 CSRG (Chauchat)
    2004
    Thumbnail picture of the General Dynamics XM312 HMG
    General Dynamics XM312 HMG
    2009
    Thumbnail picture of the General Dynamics XM806 (LW50MG)
    General Dynamics XM806 (LW50MG)
    1965
    Thumbnail picture of the General Electric GAU-17/A Minigun
    General Electric GAU-17/A Minigun
    1963
    Thumbnail picture of the General Electric M134 Minigun
    General Electric M134 Minigun
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Goryunov SG-43
    Goryunov SG-43
    2005
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK 121
    Heckler & Koch HK 121
    1961
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK 21
    Heckler & Koch HK 21
    1996
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK G36
    Heckler & Koch HK G36
    2011
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK M27 IAR (Infantry Automatic Rifle)
    Heckler & Koch HK M27 IAR (Infantry Automatic Rifle)
    2005
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK MG4 (HK MG43)
    Heckler & Koch HK MG4 (HK MG43)
    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK11
    Heckler & Koch HK11
    1909
    Thumbnail picture of the Hotchkiss Model 1909 (Mle 1909 / Benet-Mercie)
    Hotchkiss Model 1909 (Mle 1909 / Benet-Mercie)
    1914
    Thumbnail picture of the Hotchkiss Model 1914 (Mle 1914)
    Hotchkiss Model 1914 (Mle 1914)
    1997
    Thumbnail picture of the IMI Negev LMG
    IMI Negev LMG
    1998
    Thumbnail picture of the INSAS (INdian Small Arms System)
    INSAS (INdian Small Arms System)
    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Johnson LMG
    Johnson LMG
    2014
    Thumbnail picture of the Kalashnikov AK-12 (AK-200)
    Kalashnikov AK-12 (AK-200)
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the KG m/40 LMG (Knorr-Bremse)
    KG m/40 LMG (Knorr-Bremse)
    1998
    Thumbnail picture of the Kord-12.7mm (HMG)
    Kord-12.7mm (HMG)
    1914
    Thumbnail picture of the Lewis Machine Gun
    Lewis Machine Gun
    1989
    Thumbnail picture of the Lithgow F89
    Lithgow F89
    1957
    Thumbnail picture of the M60 GPMG
    M60 GPMG
    1986
    Thumbnail picture of the M60E3 LMG
    M60E3 LMG
    1952
    Thumbnail picture of the Madsen-Saetter SFMG Mark 4
    Madsen-Saetter SFMG Mark 4
    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the Maschinengewehr Modell 15 (MG15)
    Maschinengewehr Modell 15 (MG15)
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Maschinengewehr Modell 34 (MG34)
    Maschinengewehr Modell 34 (MG34)
    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Maschinengewehr Modell 42 (MG42)
    Maschinengewehr Modell 42 (MG42)
    1908
    Thumbnail picture of the Maxim MG08 (Maschinengewehr 08)
    Maxim MG08 (Maschinengewehr 08)
    1934
    Thumbnail picture of the Mendoza C-1934 (M1934)
    Mendoza C-1934 (M1934)
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Mendoza Model 45
    Mendoza Model 45
    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the Mendoza RM-2
    Mendoza RM-2
    1977
    Thumbnail picture of the MIC Uirapuru GPMG
    MIC Uirapuru GPMG
    1997
    Thumbnail picture of the NORINCO QBZ-95 (Series)
    NORINCO QBZ-95 (Series)
    1967
    Thumbnail picture of the NORINCO Type 67 GPMG
    NORINCO Type 67 GPMG
    1977
    Thumbnail picture of the NORINCO Type 77 HMG
    NORINCO Type 77 HMG
    1971
    Thumbnail picture of the NSV HMG (Utes / Utjos)
    NSV HMG (Utes / Utjos)
    1965
    Thumbnail picture of the PKM General Purpose Machine Gun
    PKM General Purpose Machine Gun
    2001
    Thumbnail picture of the PKP Pecheneg (6P41)
    PKP Pecheneg (6P41)
    1910
    Thumbnail picture of the Pulemet Maksima Obrazets Model 1910 (PM Model 1910)
    Pulemet Maksima Obrazets Model 1910 (PM Model 1910)
    1986
    Thumbnail picture of the Pusca Automata Model 1986 (PA md. 86)
    Pusca Automata Model 1986 (PA md. 86)
    1968
    Thumbnail picture of the Rheinmetall MG3 (Maschinengewehr Modell 3)
    Rheinmetall MG3 (Maschinengewehr Modell 3)
    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the RP-46
    RP-46
    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the RPD (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Degtyaryova)
    RPD (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Degtyaryova)
    1961
    Thumbnail picture of the RPK (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Kalashnikova)
    RPK (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Kalashnikova)
    1905
    Thumbnail picture of the Schwarzlose MG
    Schwarzlose MG
    1951
    Thumbnail picture of the SIG MG 50
    SIG MG 50
    1965
    Thumbnail picture of the SIG MG 710 (MG-55)
    SIG MG 710 (MG-55)
    1893
    Thumbnail picture of the Skoda MG (series)
    Skoda MG (series)
    1930
    Thumbnail picture of the Solothurn-Steyr S2-200 (MG30)
    Solothurn-Steyr S2-200 (MG30)
    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Steyr AUG
    Steyr AUG
    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Steyr AUG-LMG
    Steyr AUG-LMG
    1963
    Thumbnail picture of the Stoner 63 (Universal Combat Weapon)
    Stoner 63 (Universal Combat Weapon)
    1962
    Thumbnail picture of the Sumitomo Type 62 (NTK-62)
    Sumitomo Type 62 (NTK-62)
    1992
    Thumbnail picture of the T75 LMG (Type 75)
    T75 LMG (Type 75)
    2000
    Thumbnail picture of the T86 (Type 86)
    T86 (Type 86)
    1922
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 11 (Light Machine Gun)
    Type 11 (Light Machine Gun)
    1932
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 92 Shiki Kikanju
    Type 92 Shiki Kikanju
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 96
    Type 96
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 99
    Type 99
    1986
    Thumbnail picture of the Vektor SS-77
    Vektor SS-77
    1912
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Machine Gun (Gun, Machine, Vickers, .303in, Mk 1)
    Vickers Machine Gun (Gun, Machine, Vickers, .303in, Mk 1)
    1925
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers-Berthier (VB)
    Vickers-Berthier (VB)
    1951
    Thumbnail picture of the Waffenfabrik Bern (W+F) MG51
    Waffenfabrik Bern (W+F) MG51
    1984
    Thumbnail picture of the Zastava M84
    Zastava M84
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the Zbrojovka ZB vz. 59 / Uk vz. 59
    Zbrojovka ZB vz. 59 / Uk vz. 59