Browning machine gun


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Browning machine gun

[′brau̇·niŋ mə′shēn ‚gən]
(ordnance)
Any of certain caliber-.30 and caliber-.50 machine guns designed by, or modified from designs by, John M. Browning.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Because of that, GIs have been blowing the top covers off of BMGs (Browning Machine Guns) for almost 100 years, up to and including the current combat in Afghanistan (where the .50 caliber M2 HB is deployed off of armored vehicles).
One day your company is manufacturing steering gears for trucks, and the next day you're pumping out Browning machine guns. By the end of the war, General Motors had produced hundreds of thousands of Browning machine guns of all types.
Browning Machine Guns, a so-called "Baby" (short-barreled) water-cooled version made by Colt's and an M2 HB (Heavy Barrel) air-cooled gun made by Savage during World War II.
In 2004 we started transitioning from the XM-218 and GAU-16, which are basically Second World-era M2 Browning machine guns, to the GAU-21A which gives a greater rate-of-fire and greater reliability than previous types, particularly in the desert environment.
Browning machine guns in the wings was not successful.
They include a bullet-proof shield, revolving number plates, replica Browning machine guns hidden behind the front sidelights, a radar tracking device - decades before GPS technology - an ejector seat and an oil slick sprayer and nail spreader.
Everything still works, except of course the Browning machine guns.
Tertiary weapon: Browning machine guns (.30-caliber) mounted coaxially in the turret and in the bow machine gun port and a Browning M2 antiaircraft machine gun (.50-caliber)
However, High Standard was producing .50 Browning Machine Guns for the British, which left little production capacity for a new SMG.
Stevens Arms Company," and used its production capacity to build Mosin-Nagants for the Russians and Browning machine guns for the Americans.
The maximum bomb load was 14,000lbs and they were also armed with Browning machine guns in nose, dorsal and tail turrets.
There were also a small number of Browning machine guns on site, as a defence against low-flying aircraft.