How do you use a machine gun?
At it's most basic, you attach the ammunition feeding device, which can be a belt, a magazine or a clip, charge the gun and press or pull the trigger.
The way a machine gun is used depend on what type of a machine gun it is and what attachments and controls it has. Machine guns are generally divided into light and heavy. The FN Minimi/M249 is an example of a Light Machine Gun (LMG), and the Browning M2 .50 caliber machine gun is an example of a heavy machine gun.
Machine guns can be portable or mounted. Mounts can be mobile or stationary. Machine guns can also be mounted on vehicles, boats and planes.
LMG are used to provide fire support for a team of soldiers and are usually carried by one solder. The amminition is split among the rest of the team.
Vehicle mounted machine guns can be a secondary defensive weapon, like on a tank, or the main armament, like on some airplanes.
Machine gun or machinegun. All of them are automatic, so it is redundant to say that. There is no such thing as a semi automatic machine gun, or a single shot machine gun. That answer is correct, but many people use the term fully automatic machine gun or full auto machine gun to specify they are not talking about a semi-auto pistol or rifle, which are commonly referred to as autos, and sometimes that term…
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AEK-999 (Machine gun - 7.62 x 54 mm) AO-9 (Machine Gun - 23 x 115 mm) AO-18 (Gatling Machine Gun - 30 mm) DP-27 / DP-28 (Light machine gun - 7.62x54mmR) * ** DPM (Light machine gun - 7.62x54 mmR) ** DA (Light machine gun - 7.62x54mmR) ** DT / DTM (Light machine gun - 7.62x54mmR) ** RP-46 (Light machine gun - 7.62x54mmR) * DShK ** DShK 1938 (Heavy machine gun - 12.7x107mm) ** DShK…
It wasn't. The machine gun has it's advantages and disadvantages, just like every other gun. It was renown for for its ability to spray out a lot of bullets very quickly. However, like all other guns, it has it's drawbacks. MG's are heavy, use a lot of ammunition, and require constant cleaning. As to your question, they aren't. You have to use the right gun for the job.