Browning MG4 (7.62 mm)

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Description

The 7.62 mm Browning MG4 is a South African production designation of the Browning M1919 machine gun.

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

General info

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Available ammunition

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Usage in battles

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Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Jack-of-all-trade machine gun with a decent penetration and rate of fire

Cons:

  • Subpar rate of fire compared to other machine guns being used at the MG4's mounted vehicle ranks

History

The Browning MG4 was a production of the Browning M1919 machine gun in South Africa, by Lyttleton Engineering Works.[1] This production was owned by Denel SOC Ltd. as Lyttleton was merged into a division under Denel Land Systems.[2]

As of 2009, the Browning MG4 is still under production by Denel SOC Ltd.[3]

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See also

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External links

References
  1. Rottman 2014, p.67
  2. Denel Land Systems "Company Profile"
  3. Denel 2009, p.39
Bibliography
  • Denel. "Annual Report 2009." Denel, 21 Jul. 2009, PDF link.
  • Denel Land Systems. "Company Profile." Denel, Website.
  • Rottman, Gordon L. Browning .30-caliber Machine Guns. Osprey Publishing Ltd., 2014.


Tank machine guns
USA 
7.62 mm  M37 · M60D · M73 · M240 · M1919A4
12.7 mm  M2HB · M80 · M85
Germany 
7.62 mm  C6 · MG3A1
7.92 mm  MG13 Dreyse · MG34 · MG37(t) · MG42
USSR 
7.62 mm  DT · PKT · RP-46 · SGMT
12.7 mm  DK · DShK · 6P50 · NSVT
14.5 mm  KPVT
Britain 
7.62 mm  Browning MG4 · L3A1 · L8A1 · L8A2 · L37A1 · L37A2 · L94A1
7.7 mm  Vickers
7.92 mm  BESA
12.7 mm  L21A1
Japan 
6.5 mm  Type 91
7.62 mm  Type 74
7.7 mm  Type 97
12.7 mm  Type 60 (B)
China 
7.62 mm  Type 86
12.7 mm  QJC88A
Italy 
7.62 mm  Beretta MG42/59 · FN MAG 60-40
8 mm  Breda Mod. 38
13.2 mm  Breda Model 31
France 
7.5 mm  AAT-52 · MAC 31
7.62 mm  A-A-F1N
Sweden 
6.5 mm  ksp m/14-29
7.62 mm  ksp 39 C · ksp 58 · ksp 94
8 mm  ksp m/36 · ksp m/39B
12.7 mm  ksp 88