MG 15 (7.92 mm)

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Description

The 7.92 mm MG 15 is a German machine gun seen used on a variety of vehicles. Its roles consist of a defensive armament for German large aircraft and as an anti-aircraft armament for German motor torpedo boats.

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

Vehicles equipped with this weapon
Twin-engine fighters  Do 17 Z-7 (Defensive)
Strike aircraft  Bf 110 C-6 (Defensive) · Bf 110 C-7 (Defensive) · Bf 110 F-2 (Defensive)
Bombers 
Ar 196  Ar 196 A-3 (Defensive)
Do 17  Do 17 E-1 · Do 17 Z-2
Do 217  Do 217 E-2 (Defensive) · Do 217 E-4 (Defensive)
Fw 189  Fw 189 A-1 (Defensive)
Fw 200  Fw 200 C-1 (Defensive)
He 111  He 111 H-3 (Defensive) · He 111 H-6 (Defensive)
Ju 87  Ju 87 B-2 (Defensive) · Ju 87 R-2 (Defensive) · ▄Ju 87 R-2 (Defensive)
Ju 88  Ju 88 A-1
Ki-49  Ki-49-IIa (Defensive)
Motor torpedo boats  S-100 (1944) · S-100 · S-204 Lang

General info

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Available ammunition

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See also

  • Type 98/Type 1 - The MG 15 licensed to Imperial Japan and used in the Army and Navy respectively.

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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
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

Naval machine guns
USA 
12.7 mm  AN-M2
Germany 
7.92 mm  GM08 pattern 1908 · MG15 · MG34
13.2 mm  Hotchkiss
15 mm  MG M38(t)
USSR 
12.7 mm  DShK
14.5 mm  KPVT
Britain 
7.7 mm  Lewis 1916 · Vickers GO No.5
12.7 mm  Vickers Mk.V
Japan 
6.5 mm  Type 38 pattern 1907 · Type 3
7.7 mm  Type 92
13.2 mm  Type 93
Italy 
6.5 mm  Breda Mod.30 · Fiat Model 26
12.7 mm  Breda-SAFAT
13.2 mm  Breda Model 31