List of machine guns

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This page is a list of Machine guns from around the world.

Light machine guns[edit]

Gun Manufacturer Cartridge Country Year
Fittipaldi machine gun n/d 7.65×53mm Argentine  Argentina 1912
Prado machine gun n/d 7.65×53mm Argentine  Argentina 1900
Besal Royal Small Arms Factory .303 British  United Kingdom 1941
Ares Shrike Ares Defence 5.56x45mm NATO  United States 2002
M27 IAR Heckler & Koch 5.56×45mm NATO  Germany 2008
ZB vz. 26 Zbrojovka Brno 8x57mm IS  Czechoslovakia 1923
Furrer M25 W+F Bern 7.5x55 mm   Switzerland 1925
ZB vz. 30 Zbrojovka Brno 8x57mm IS  Czechoslovakia 1930
Mondragón rifle Secretariat of National Defense 7×57mm Mauser  Mexico 1910
Mendoza C-1934 Productos Mendoza 7×57mm Mauser  Mexico 1934
Breda 30 Breda Meccanica Bresciana 6.5x52mm Mannlicher-Carcano  Italy 1930
Browning wz.1928 Państwowa Fabryka Karabinów 7.92x57mm Mauser  Poland 1928
Bren Royal Small Arms Factory .303 British
7.92x57mm Mauser
7.62x51mm NATO
 United Kingdom 1935
CETME Ameli General Dynamics 5.56x45mm NATO  Spain 1982
Charlton Automatic Rifle Charlton Motor Workshops (NZ) / Electrolux (Australia) .303 British  New Zealand 1942
Chauchat SIDARME 8mm Lebel  France 1915
ČZW-762 Czech Weapons 7.62x39mm M43  Czechoslovakia 2000s
DP Degtyarev plant 7.62x54mmR  Soviet Union 1928
Maxim-Tokarev Tula Arms Factory 7.62x54mmR  Soviet Union 1927
McCrudden light machine rifle .303 British  Australia 1921
EMERK Myanmar Heavy Industries 5.56x45mm NATO  Myanmar 2010
EPK Pyrkal 7.92x36mm EPK  Greece 1939
FG-42 Rheinmetall-Borsig 7.92x57mm Mauser  Germany 1942
FM 24/29 Manufacture d'armes de Châtellerault 7.5x54mm French  France 1924
FN Minimi Fabrique Nationale de Herstal 5.56x45mm NATO
7.62x51mm NATO
 Belgium 1982
FN Mk48 Fabrique Nationale de Herstal 7.62x51mm NATO  Belgium 2003
HK21 Heckler & Koch 7.62x51mm NATO
5.56x45mm NATO
 West Germany 1961
Hotchkiss M1909 Hotchkiss et Cie .30-06 Springfield
8mm Lebel
.303 British
 France 1909
Huot Automatic Rifle Dominion Rifle Factory .303 British  Canada 1916
K3 S&T Daewoo 5.56x45mm NATO  South Korea 1991
KG/1940 Svenska Automatvapen AB 6.5x55mm  Sweden 1940
Kk 62 Valmet 7.62x39mm  Finland 1960
Lahti-Saloranta M/26 Valtion kivääritehdas 7.62x53mmR  Finland 1927
Lewis Gun Birmingham Small Arms Company .303 British
.30-06 Springfield
 United States  United Kingdom 1913
LSAT Lightweight Small Arms Technologies 5.56mm  United States
 West Germany
2003-
M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle Colt's Manufacturing Company .30-06 Springfield
7.92x57mm Mauser
7.65x53mm Argentine
7x57mm Mauser
6.5x55mm
.303 British
7.62x51mm NATO
 United States 1917
M249 Squad Automatic Weapon Fabrique Nationale de Herstal 5.56x45mm NATO  United States 1984
M1941 Johnson machine gun Melvin Johnson .30-06 Springfield  United States 1940
Madsen Compagnie Madsen A/S 7x57mm Mauser
6.5x55mm
7.92x57mm Mauser
7.62x54mmR
 Denmark 1896
Mendoza RM2 Fábrica Nacional de Armas .30-06 Springfield  Mexico 1965
MG4 Heckler & Koch 5.56x45mm NATO  Germany 2003
Negev Israel Weapon Industries 5.56x45mm NATO  Israel 1990
Nikonov Izhmash 5.45x39mm  Soviet Union 1978
QBB-95 Norinco 5.8x42mm DBP87
5.56x45mm NATO
 People's Republic of China 1995
RPD Degtyarev plant 7.62x39mm  Soviet Union 1944
RPK Vyatskie Polyany Machine-Building Plant «Molot». 7.62x39mm
5.45x39mm
 Soviet Union 1961
Sterling 7.62 Sterling Armaments Company 7.62x51mm NATO  United Kingdom 1944-1994
Stoner 63 Cadillac Gage 5.56x45mm NATO  United States 1963
Stoner LMG Knight's Armament Company 5.56x45mm NATO  United States 1986
Type 11 Light Machine Gun Tokyo Arsenal 6.5x50mm Arisaka  Japan 1922
Hotchkiss M1922 machine gun Hotchkiss et Cie 8mm Lebel  France 1922
Type 81 squad machine gun Norinco 7.62x39mm  People's Republic of China 1983
Type 96 Light Machine Gun Tokyo Arsenal 6.5x50mm Arisaka  Japan 1936
Type 97 Light Machine Gun Army Technical Bureau 7.7x58mm Arisaka  Japan 1937
Type 99 Light Machine Gun Tokyo Arsenal 7.7x58mm Arisaka  Japan 1939
Ultimax 100 ST Kinetics 5.56x45mm NATO  Singapore 1982
Vickers-Berthier (VB) Ishapore Rifle Factory .303 British  India 1932
VMG-27 Vollmer 7.92x57mm Mauser  Germany 1927
MG 08/18 Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken 7.92x57mm Mauser  Germany 1918
Weibel M/1932 Dansk Industri Syndikat 7x44mm Danrif  Denmark 1932
XM235 Rodman 6x45mm NATO  United States 1976
Zastava M72 Zastava Oružja 7.62x39mm  Yugoslavia 1973

Medium/general-purpose machine guns[edit]

Gun Manufacturer Cartridge Country Year
Besa machine gun Birmingham Small Arms Company 7.92x57mm Mauser  United Kingdom 1936
ALFA 44 Fabrica de Armas de Oviedo 7.92x57mm Mauser  Spain 1944
ALFA 55 Fabrica de Armas de Oviedo 7.62x51mm NATO  Spain 1955
Madsen-Saetter Dansk Rekyl Riffel Syndikat A/S 7.62x51mm NATO  Switzerland 1952
Fiat-Revelli Modello 1914 6.5x52mm Mannlicher-Carcano  Italy 1914
Uk vz. 59 Zbrojovka Vsetín 7.62x54mmR  Czechoslovakia 1959
MG 08/15 Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken 7.92x57mm Mauser  Germany 1915
Skoda M1909 Škoda Works 8x50mmR Mannlicher  Austria-Hungary 1909
Schwarzlose MG M.07/12 Škoda Works 8x50mmR Mannlicher  Austria-Hungary 1905
Darne Hotchkiss et Cie 7.5x54mm French  France 1922
DS-39 Degtyarev plant 7.62x54mmR  Soviet Union 1939
FN MAG Fabrique Nationale de Herstal 7.62x51mm NATO  Belgium 1958
ZB-53 Zbrojovka Brno 7.92 x 57mm Mauser  Czechoslovakia 1936
Fittipaldi 7.92 x 57mm Mauser  Argentina 1912
Fokker Fokker 6.5x53mm Dutch Mannlicher  Netherlands 1922
Heckler & Koch HK121 Heckler & Koch 7.62x51mm NATO  Germany 2010
Hotchkiss M1914 Hotchkiss et Cie 8mm Lebel
7x57mm Mauser
6.5x50mm Arisaka
 France 1914
K12 S&T Daewoo 7.62x51mm NATO  South Korea 2012
Ksp m/42 machine gun n/a 6.5x55mm  Sweden 1942
MAC 1931 Hotchkiss et Cie 7.5x54mm French  France 1931
MAC 1934 Hotchkiss et Cie 7.5x54mm French  France 1934
AA-52 Manufacture d'armes de Saint-Étienne 7.5x54mm French  France 1952
M1919 Browning Rock Island Arsenal
General Motors
.30-06 Springfield
7.62x51mm NATO
.303 British
7.92x57mm Mauser
 United States 1919
M60 U.S. Ordnance 7.62x51mm NATO  United States 1957
MG34 Mauser 7.92x57mm Mauser  Germany 1934
MG42 Metall-und Lackierwarenfabrik Johannes Großfuß AG 7.92x57mm Mauser  Germany 1942
MG3 Rheinmetall 7.62x51mm NATO  Germany 1959
MG51 Waffenfabrik Bern 7.5x55mm Swiss   Switzerland 1951
Perino Model 1908 N/A 6.5x52mm Mannlicher-Carcano  Italy 1908
NTK-62 Sumitomo Heavy Industries 7.62x51mm NATO  Japan 1962
SG-43 Goryunov Degtyarev plant 7.62x54mmR  Soviet Union 1943
SIG MG 710-3 Schweizerische Industrie Gesellschaft 7.62x51mm NATO   Switzerland 1960s
St. Étienne Mle 1907 Manufacture d'armes de Saint-Étienne 8mm Lebel  France 1907
7,62 ITKK 31 VKT Valtion kivääritehdas 7.62x53mmR  Finland 1931
PK, PKM Izhmash 7.62x54mmR  Soviet Union 1961
Type 67 Norinco 7.62x54mmR  People's Republic of China 1967
Type 80 Norinco 7.62x54mmR  People's Republic of China 1980
PKP Pecheneg Izhmash 7.62x54mmR  Russia 1999
UKM-2000 Zakłady Mechaniczne Tarnów 7.62x51mm NATO  Poland 2000
Uirapuru Mekanika Industria e Comercio Ltd 7.62x51mm NATO  Brazil 1975
Vektor SS-77 Vektor Arms 7.62x51mm NATO
5.56x45mm NATO
 South Africa 1977
Vickers machine gun Vickers .303 British  United Kingdom 1912
Vickers K Vickers .303 British  United Kingdom 1935
Zastava M84 Zastava Oružja 7.62x54mmR  Yugoslavia 1985

Heavy machine guns[edit]

Gun Manufacturer Cartridge Country Year
MAC-58 MAS .50 BMG  France 1958
13.2 mm Hotchkiss machine gun Hotchkiss 13.2mm  France 1930
MG 131 Rheinmetall 13mm APT  Germany 1938
MG 18 TuF Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg 13x92mm  Germany 1918
MG 08 Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken 8x57 IS  Germany 1908
MG 11 Waffenfabrik Bern 7.5x55mm Swiss Template:SWISS 1911
CIS 50MG ST Kinetics .50 BMG  Singapore 2011
Ckm wz.30 Fabryka Karabinow 7.92x57mm Mauser  Poland 1930
DShK Degtyarev plant 12.7x108mm  Soviet Union 1935
PM M1910 Izhmash 7.62x54mmR  Russia 1910
Berezin UB 12.7x108mm  Soviet Union 1939
HK25 Heckler & Koch 12.7x99mm NATO  Germany 1961
Type 77 Norinco 12.7x108mm  People's Republic of China 1976
W85 Norinco 12.7x108mm  People's Republic of China 1985
M2 Browning General Dynamics .50 BMG  United States 1921
XM806 General Dynamics .50 BMG  United States 2012
K6 Daewoo .50 BMG  South Korea 1990
M1917 Browning machine gun Rock Island Arsenal .30-06 Springfield  United States 1917
Breda M37 Breda Meccanica Bresciana 8x59mm RB Breda  Italy 1937
RMG .50 Rheinmetall .50 BMG  Germany 2010
Salvator-Dormus M1893 Škoda Works 8x50mmR Mannlicher  Austria-Hungary 1893
ZB-50 Škoda Works 7.92x57mm Mauser  Czechoslovakia 1932
Fiat-Revelli Modello 1935 Società Metallurgica Bresciana 8x59mm RB Breda  Italy 1935
Vickers .50 machine gun Alvis Vickers .50 BMG  United Kingdom 1940
Maxim gun Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim .303 British  United Kingdom 1884
Type 3 heavy machine gun Kijiro Nambu 6.5x50mm Arisaka  Japan 1914
Type 92 heavy machine gun Kijiro Nambu 7.7×58 mm Type 2  Japan 1932
Type 1 heavy machine gun Kijiro Nambu 7.7x58mm Arisaka  Japan 1941
NSV machine gun 12.7x108mm  Soviet Union 1971
Kord machine gun Degtyarev plant 12.7x108mm  Russia 1990
M02 Coyote Zastava Arms 12.7x108mm  Serbia 2005
KPV-14.5 Degtyarev plant 14.5x114mm M41  Russia 1944
QJG-02 heavy machine gun Norinco 14.5x114mm M41  People's Republic of China 2005
FN BRG-15 FN Herstal 15x115mm & 15.5x106mm  Belgium 1983

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