Browning MG4 (7.62 mm)
The 7.62 mm Browning MG4 is a South African production designation of the Browning M1919 machine gun.
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Pros and cons
- Jack-of-all-trade machine gun with a decent penetration and rate of fire
- Subpar rate of fire compared to other machine guns being used at the MG4's mounted vehicle ranks
The Browning MG4 was a production of the Browning M1919 machine gun in South Africa, by Lyttleton Engineering Works. This production was owned by Denel SOC Ltd. as Lyttleton was merged into a division under Denel Land Systems.
As of 2009, the Browning MG4 is still under production by Denel SOC Ltd.
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- Rottman 2014, p.67
- Denel Land Systems "Company Profile"
- Denel 2009, p.39
- 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|
|7.62 mm||M37 · M60D · M73 · M240 · M1919A4|
|12.7 mm||M2HB · M80 · M85|
|7.62 mm||C6 · MG3A1|
|7.92 mm||MG13 Dreyse · MG34 · MG37(t) · MG42|
|7.62 mm||DT · PKT · RP-46 · SGMT|
|12.7 mm||DK · DShK · 6P50 · NSVT|
|7.62 mm||Browning MG4 · L3A1 · L8A1 · L8A2 · L37A1 · L37A2 · L94A1|
|6.5 mm||Type 91|
|7.62 mm||Type 74|
|7.7 mm||Type 97|
|12.7 mm||Type 60 (B)|
|7.62 mm||Type 86|
|7.62 mm||Beretta MG42/59 · FN MAG 60-40|
|8 mm||Breda Mod. 38|
|13.2 mm||Breda Model 31|
|7.5 mm||AAT-52 · MAC 31|
|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|