Browning .303 (7.7 mm)

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The Browning .303 (7.7 mm) is a Browning M1919 machine gun adapted to fire the British .303 round (7.7 mm) and is seen predominantly on British aircraft.

Note: The one American plane armed with the Browning .303, the SB2U2, has a unique gun with lower accuracy than the ones found on British planes.

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

Vehicles equipped with this weapon
Fighters  Boomerang: ▄Boomerang Mk I · ▄Boomerang Mk II
  Gladiator: Gladiator Mk II · Tuck's Gladiator Mk II · Sea Gladiator Mk I · Gladiator Mk IIS · Gladiator Mk IIF
  Hurricane: Hurricane Mk I Late · Sea Hurricane Mk IB · Hurricane Mk IIB/Trop · Hurricane Mk IV
  Spitfire: Spitfire Mk Ia · Spitfire Mk IIb · Spitfire Mk IIa · Spitfire Mk Vb/trop · ▄Spitfire Mk Vb/trop · Spitfire Mk Vb · Spitfire F Mk IX · Plagis' Spitfire LF Mk IXc · ▃Spitfire LF Mk IXc · ▂Spitfire Mk IXc · Spitfire F Mk XIVc · Seafire F Mk XVII
  Typhoon: Typhoon Mk Ia
Twin-engine fighters  Beaufighter Mk X · Mosquito FB Mk VI · Mosquito FB Mk XVIII
Bombers  Hampden: Hampden Mk I · Hampden TB Mk I · ▂Hampden TB Mk I UTK-1
  Lancaster: Lancaster B Mk I (Defensive) · Lancaster B Mk III (Defensive)
  Stirling: Stirling B Mk I (Defensive) · Stirling B Mk III (Defensive)
  Sunderland: Sunderland Mk IIIa · Sunderland Mk V
  Wellington: Wellington Mk Ic (Defensive) · Wellington Mk Ic /Late (Defensive) · ▀Wellington Mk Ic (Defensive) · Wellington Mk III (Defensive) · Wellington Mk X (Defensive)
  Other: Beaufort Mk VIII (Defensive) · Blenheim Mk IV · ▄Boston Mk I · Halifax B Mk IIIa (Defensive) · ▄Havoc Mk I · ▄Hudson Mk V · SB2U-2 · V-156-B1

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Aircraft machine guns
7.62 mm  Browning · M134 Minigun
12.7 mm  Browning M2 · Browning M3
7.62 mm  MG 3
7.92 mm  MG 15 · MG 17 · MG 81
12.7 mm  FN M3P
13.0 mm  MG 131
7.62 mm  DA · PV-1 · ShKAS
12.7 mm  Berezin UB · A-12.7 · YaK-B
7.7 mm  Lewis · Vickers E · Vickers K · Browning .303
7.7 mm  Te-1 · Type 89 · Type 89 special
7.92 mm  Type 98
12.7 mm  Ho-103 · Ho-104
7.7 mm  Type 92 · Type 97
13.0 mm  Type 2
13.2 mm  Type 3
7.7 mm  Breda-SAFAT (7.7 mm)
7.92 mm  FN Browning
12.7 mm  Breda-SAFAT (12.7 mm) · Scotti M1933
7.5 mm  Mle 33 · Darne 1933 · Mle 1923 · FN Browning Mle 38 · MAC 1934
7.62 mm  PKA