Asked in WW1 Air Warfare
What was the name of the man who invented the machine gun used in world war 1?
Answer One of the most poplar machine guns was the Maxim, which was named after its inventor. ...
Asked in World War 2, World War 1
What is the world's most powerful light machine gun mmg medium machine gun and hmg heavy machine gun?
light machine gun is the m249 a medium machine gun is the m240 and the heavy machine gun is the browning m2 50. cal machine gun ...
What is the difference between machine gun and sub machine gun?
Generally, a sub-machine gun fires a handgun round and a machine gun fires a rifle round. ...
Asked in Firearms, Inventions, Military Equipment
What year was the machine gun invented?
Although there were earlier rapid-fire weapons, they all used multiple barrels and a hand crank. The first true machine gun which used the recoil from one shot to chamber and fire the next was the Maxim gun invented by the British inventor Sir Hiram Maxim in 1884. ...
What caused Doctor Richard Gatling to believe his invention of a machine gun would benefit humanity?
The inventor of the Gatling gun believed that by having a weapon that produced heavy casualties, it would be a deterrent to wars. ...
Asked in Firearms, Military Equipment
What is the traditional word for a group of machine guns?
There really isn't a "traditional" word for it. It could be a machine gun section, machine gun squad, machine gun platoon, machine gun company, a group or cluster of machine guns, etc. ...
Which is correct machine gun or automatic machine gun?
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 confuses people. ...