FN M3M (12.7 mm)

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Description

The 12.7 mm FN M3M is a heavy machine gun used by airborne and ground vehicles in the game. Produced by Fabrique Nationale based on the Browning M2 machine gun, the M3M boasts a higher firing rate. Compared to the M3P, the M3M has a flexible mount.

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

General info

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History

The FN M3M is flexible mounted variant of the M3 Browning used for helicopters. Every branch in the US Armed Forces has this gun available for their helicopters such as the UH-1 Huey, UH-60 Blackhawk, CH-53E Super Stallion, OH-58 Kiowa among others. In the Canadian Armed Forces, it is used by CH-146 Griffon helicopter with the INGRESS upgrade. The British Army uses the M3M on their AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcat and AgustaWestland AW101 Merlin helicopters. In Italy, it was used on the A-129 International (p) prototype export helicopter.

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Aircraft machine guns
USA 
7.62 mm  Browning · M134 Minigun
12.7 mm  M2 Browning · M3 Browning
Germany 
7.62 mm  MG3
7.92 mm  MG 15 · MG 17 · MG 81
12.7 mm  FN M3P
13 mm  MG 131
USSR 
7.62 mm  DA · GShG-7.62 · PV-1 · ShKAS
12.7 mm  A-12.7 · Berezin UB · YaK-B
Britain 
7.62 mm  L8A1
7.7 mm  Browning · Vickers E · Vickers K
Japan 
7.7 mm  Te-1 · Type 89 · Type 89 'special' · Type 92 · Type 97 navy
7.92 mm  Type 1 · Type 98
12.7 mm  Ho-103 · Ho-104
13 mm  Type 2
13.2 mm  Type 3
China 
12.7 mm  QJK99-12.7-1
Italy 
7.7 mm  Breda-SAFAT · Lewis
7.92 mm  FN Browning
12.7 mm  Breda-SAFAT · FN M3M · Scotti
France 
7.5 mm  Darne 1933 · Fabrique Nationale Mle 38 · FN Browning · MAC 1934 · MAC 1934T · Mle 33 · Mle 1923
7.62 mm  PKA
Sweden 
7.7 mm  FN-Browning M.36 No.3
8 mm  Ksp m/22 · Ksp m/22 Fh · Ksp m/22 Fv · Ksp m/22-37 R
12.7 mm  Akan m/39A · Akan m/40 · Akan m/45 · LKk/42
13.2 mm  Akan m/39 · Akan m/39A