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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
''Write an introduction to the article in 2-3 small paragraphs. Briefly tell about the history of the devekopment and combat using of the weaponry and also about it's features. Make a air or ground vehicles list on which this weapon is installed in our game.''
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''Write an introduction to the article in 2-3 small paragraphs. Briefly tell us about the history of the development and combat using the weaponry and also about its features. Make an air or ground vehicles list on which this weapon is installed in our game.''
  
 
=== Vehicles equipped with this weapon ===
 
=== Vehicles equipped with this weapon ===
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{{Navigation-First-Line|Fighters}}[[F2A-1]]{{-}}[[Thach's F2A-1]]{{-}}[[F2A-3]]
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[F3F-2]]{{-}}[[Galer's F3F-2]]{{-}}[[F4F-3]]{{-}}[[F4F-4]]{{-}}[[Martlet Mk IV]]
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[F4U-1A]]{{-}}[[F4U-1A (Japan)|▄F4U-1A]]{{-}}[[F4U-1A (USMC)]]{{-}}[[F4U-1D]]{{-}}[[F4U-4]]{{-}}[[Corsair F Mk II (Great Britain)|▄Corsair F Mk II]]
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[F6F-5]]{{-}}[[F6F-5 (France)|▄F6F-5]]{{-}}[[F6F-5N]]{{-}}[[F6F-5N (France)|▄F6F-5N]]{{-}}[[Hellcat Mk II (Great Britain)|▄Hellcat Mk II]]
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[F7F-1]]{{-}}[[F7F-3]]{{-}}[[F8F-1]]{{-}}[[F8F-1B (France)|▄F8F-1B]] (secondary){{-}}[[F8F-1B]] (secondary)
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[P-26A-34 M2]]{{-}}[[P-36A]]{{-}}[[Rasmussen's P-36A]]{{-}}[[P-36C]]{{-}}[[P-36G]]
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[P-39K-1 (USSR)|▂P-39K-1]]{{-}}[[P-39N-0]]{{-}}[[Pokryshkin's P-39N-0 (USSR)|Pokryshkin's ▂P-39N-0]]{{-}}[[P-39Q-5]]{{-}}[[P-39Q-15 (USSR)|▂P-39Q-15]]
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[P-400]]{{-}}[[P-40C]]{{-}}[[P-40E-1]]{{-}}[[P-40E-1 (USSR)|▂P-40E-1]]{{-}}[[P-40F-10]]
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[P-47D (Germany)|▀P-47D]]{{-}}[[P-47D-25]]{{-}}[[P-47D-27 (USSR)|▂P-47D-27]]{{-}}[[P-47D-28]]{{-}}[[Lanovski's P-47M-1-RE]]{{-}}[[Bostwick's P-47M-1-RE]]{{-}}[[P-47N-15]]
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[P-51A]]{{-}}[[P-51D-10]]{{-}}[[P-51D-20-NA]]{{-}}[[P-51D-30]]{{-}}[[P-51D-5]]{{-}}[[P-51H-5-NA]]{{-}}[[F-82E]] (secondary)
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[P-43A-1]]{{-}}[[XP-55]]{{-}}[[P-61A-1]] (defensive){{-}}[[P-61C-1]]
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[P-63A-10]]{{-}}[[P-63A-10 (USSR)|▂P-63A-10]]{{-}}[[P-63A-5]]{{-}}[[P-63A-5 (USSR)|▂P-63A-5]]{{-}}[[P-63C-5]]{{-}}[[P-63C-5 (France)|▄P-63C-5]]{{-}}[[P-63C-5 (USSR)|▂P-63C-5]]{{-}}[[Kingcobra (USA)|␠Kingcobra]]
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[Spitfire F Mk XIVe]]{{-}}[[Spitfire F Mk XVI]]{{-}}[[Spitfire F Mk XVIIIe]]{{-}}[[Spitfire FR Mk XIVe]]{{-}}[[Spitfire LF Mk IX]]
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{{Navigation-Line|Twin-engine fighters}}[[Beaufighter Mk 21]]{{-}}[[XF5F]]{{-}}[[XP-50]]
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[P-38E]]{{-}}[[XP-38G]]{{-}}[[P-38G-1]]{{-}}[[P-38J-15]]{{-}}[[Bong's P-38J-15]]{{-}}[[P-38K]]{{-}}[[P-38L-5-LO]]
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{{Navigation-Line|Jet fighters}}[[F-80A-5]]
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{{Navigation-Line|Attackers}}[[A-20G-25]]{{-}}[[A-26B-10]]{{-}}[[A-26B-50]]{{-}}[[A-26C-45]]{{-}}[[A-26C-45DT]]
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[A-36]]{{-}}[[AD-4 (France)|▄AD-4]] (defensive){{-}}[[PBJ-1H]]{{-}}[[PBJ-1J]]{{-}}[[XA-38]]
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{{Navigation-Line|Bombers}}[[A-35B (France)|▄A-35B]]{{-}}[[Avenger Mk II (Great Britain)|▄Avenger Mk II]]
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[B-17E]] (defensive){{-}}[[B-17E (Japan)|▄B-17E]] (defensive){{-}}[[B-17E/L]] (defensive){{-}}[[B-17G-60-VE]] (defensive)
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[B-25J-1]]{{-}}[[B-25J-20]]{{-}}[[B-25J-30 (USSR)|▂B-25J-30]]
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[B-24D-25-CO]] (defensive){{-}}[[B-29A-BN]] (defensive){{-}}[[B-34]]
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[Beaufort Mk VIII]]{{-}}[[Catalina Mk IIIa (Great Britain)|▄Catalina Mk IIIa]]{{-}}[[Lancaster B Mk III]] (defensive){{-}}[[Lincoln B Mk II]] (defensive){{-}}[[Sunderland Mk V]] (defensive)
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[PB4Y-2]] (defensive){{-}}[[PBM-3 "Mariner"]] (defensive){{-}}[[PBY-5 Catalina]] (defensive){{-}}[[PBY-5a Catalina]] (defensive){{-}}[[PBY-5a Catalina (USSR)|▂PBY-5a Catalina]] (defensive)
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{{Navigation-Line|}}[[PV-2D]]{{-}}[[SB2C-4]] (secondary){{-}}[[SB2U-3]]{{-}}[[SBD-3]]{{-}}[[TBD-1]]{{-}}[[TBF-1C]]
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== General info ==
 
== General info ==
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=== Available shells ===
 
=== Available shells ===
''Describe the shells that are available for the cannon and their features and purpose. If it iconcerns autocanons or machine guns, so write about different ammo belts and what is inside (which types of shells).''
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''Describe the shells that are available for the cannon and their features and purpose. If it concerns autocannons or machine guns, write about different ammo belts and what is inside (which types of shells).''
  
 
=== Comparison with analogues ===
 
=== Comparison with analogues ===
 
''Give a comparative description of cannons/machine guns, that have firepower equal to these type of weapons.''
 
''Give a comparative description of cannons/machine guns, that have firepower equal to these type of weapons.''
  
== Usage in the battles ==
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== Usage in battles ==
 
''Describe the cannon/machine gun in the game - its distinctive features, tactics of usage against the main opponents. Please don't write a "guide" - do not impose a single point of view, but give the reader food for thought.''
 
''Describe the cannon/machine gun in the game - its distinctive features, tactics of usage against the main opponents. Please don't write a "guide" - do not impose a single point of view, but give the reader food for thought.''
  
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== Historical part ==
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== History ==
''Examine the history of the creation and combat usage of this weapon. If the historical reference turns out to be big one, take it into a separate article and add a link to it by using the "main" template. In the end be sure to include references to sources.''
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''Examine the history of the creation and combat usage of this weapon. If the historical reference turns out to be too big, take it to a separate article, taking a link to an article about the vehicle and adding a block "/ History" (example: <nowiki>https://wiki.warthunder.com/(weapon-name)/History</nowiki>) and add a link to it here using the <code>main</code> template. Be sure to reference text and sources by using <code><nowiki><ref></nowiki></code>, as well as adding them at the end of the article.''
  
 
== Media ==
 
== Media ==
 
''An excellent addition to the article would be a video guide, as well as screenshots from the game and photos.''
 
''An excellent addition to the article would be a video guide, as well as screenshots from the game and photos.''
  
== Read also ==
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== See also ==
 
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* ''reference to the article about the variant of the cannon/machine gun;''
 
* ''reference to the article about the variant of the cannon/machine gun;''
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* [[Browning M2HB (12.7 mm)|M2HB - Ground variant]]
 
* [[Browning M2HB (12.7 mm)|M2HB - Ground variant]]
  
== Sources ==
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== External links ==
 
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''Paste links to sources and external resources, such as:''
* ''topic on the official game forum''
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* ''topic on the official game forum;''
* ''page on the Wikipedia''
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* ''encyclopedia page on weapon;''
* ''page on aircraft or gorund forces encyclopedia''
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* ''other literature.''
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{{Aircraft machine guns}}
 
{{Aircraft machine guns}}
  
 
[[Category:Aircraft machine guns]]
 
[[Category:Aircraft machine guns]]

Revision as of 19:03, 4 March 2019

Msg-info.png This page refers to the M2 Browning mounted on aircraft. For the ground-mount variant, see M2HB Browning.

Description

Write an introduction to the article in 2-3 small paragraphs. Briefly tell us about the history of the development and combat using the weaponry and also about its features. Make an air or ground vehicles list on which this weapon is installed in our game.

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

Vehicles equipped with this weapon
Fighters  F2A-1 · Thach's F2A-1 · F2A-3
  F3F-2 · Galer's F3F-2 · F4F-3 · F4F-4 · Martlet Mk IV
  F4U-1A · ▄F4U-1A · F4U-1A (USMC) · F4U-1D · F4U-4 · ▄Corsair F Mk II
  F6F-5 · ▄F6F-5 · F6F-5N · ▄F6F-5N · ▄Hellcat Mk II
  F7F-1 · F7F-3 · F8F-1 · ▄F8F-1B (secondary) · F8F-1B (secondary)
  P-26A-34 M2 · P-36A · Rasmussen's P-36A · P-36C · P-36G
  ▂P-39K-1 · P-39N-0 · Pokryshkin's ▂P-39N-0 · P-39Q-5 · ▂P-39Q-15
  P-400 · P-40C · P-40E-1 · ▂P-40E-1 · P-40F-10
  ▀P-47D · P-47D-25 · ▂P-47D-27 · P-47D-28 · Lanovski's P-47M-1-RE · Bostwick's P-47M-1-RE · P-47N-15
  P-51A · P-51D-10 · P-51D-20-NA · P-51D-30 · P-51D-5 · P-51H-5-NA · F-82E (secondary)
  P-43A-1 · XP-55 · P-61A-1 (defensive) · P-61C-1
  P-63A-10 · ▂P-63A-10 · P-63A-5 · ▂P-63A-5 · P-63C-5 · ▄P-63C-5 · ▂P-63C-5 · ␠Kingcobra
  Spitfire F Mk XIVe · Spitfire F Mk XVI · Spitfire F Mk XVIIIe · Spitfire FR Mk XIVe · Spitfire LF Mk IX
Twin-engine fighters  Beaufighter Mk 21 · XF5F · XP-50
  P-38E · XP-38G · P-38G-1 · P-38J-15 · Bong's P-38J-15 · P-38K · P-38L-5-LO
Jet fighters  F-80A-5
Attackers  A-20G-25 · A-26B-10 · A-26B-50 · A-26C-45 · A-26C-45DT
  A-36 · ▄AD-4 (defensive) · PBJ-1H · PBJ-1J · XA-38
Bombers  ▄A-35B · ▄Avenger Mk II
  B-17E (defensive) · ▄B-17E (defensive) · B-17E/L (defensive) · B-17G-60-VE (defensive)
  B-25J-1 · B-25J-20 · ▂B-25J-30
  B-24D-25-CO (defensive) · B-29A-BN (defensive) · B-34
  Beaufort Mk VIII · ▄Catalina Mk IIIa · Lancaster B Mk III (defensive) · Lincoln B Mk II (defensive) · Sunderland Mk V (defensive)
  PB4Y-2 (defensive) · PBM-3 "Mariner" (defensive) · PBY-5 Catalina (defensive) · PBY-5a Catalina (defensive) · ▂PBY-5a Catalina (defensive)
  PV-2D · SB2C-4 (secondary) · SB2U-3 · SBD-3 · TBD-1 · TBF-1C

General info

Tell us about the tactical and technical characteristics of the cannon or machine gun.

Available shells

Describe the shells that are available for the cannon and their features and purpose. If it concerns autocannons or machine guns, write about different ammo belts and what is inside (which types of shells).

Comparison with analogues

Give a comparative description of cannons/machine guns, that have firepower equal to these type of weapons.

Usage in battles

Describe the cannon/machine gun in the game - its distinctive features, tactics of usage against the main opponents. Please don't write a "guide" - do not impose a single point of view, but give the reader food for thought.

Pros and cons

Summarize and briefly evaluate the weaponry in terms of its characteristics and combat effectiveness. Mark pros and cons as a list.

Pros:

Cons:

History

Examine the history of the creation and combat usage of this weapon. If the historical reference turns out to be too big, take it to a separate article, taking a link to an article about the vehicle and adding a block "/ History" (example: https://wiki.warthunder.com/(weapon-name)/History) and add a link to it here using the main template. Be sure to reference text and sources by using <ref>, as well as adding them at the end of the article.

Media

An excellent addition to the article would be a video guide, as well as screenshots from the game and photos.

See also

External links

Paste links to sources and external resources, such as:

  • topic on the official game forum;
  • encyclopedia page on weapon;
  • other literature.


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 · Mle 33 · Mle 1923
7.62 mm  PKA
Sweden 
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