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== Description ==
 
== 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. Compile a list of air, ground, or naval vehicles that feature this weapon system in the game.''
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''Named mg 17 to fool the allies to beliving it was a late war desing thus being not in violation of the treaty of versailes that prohibited the devlopment of machine guns.''  
  
 
=== Vehicles equipped with this weapon ===
 
=== Vehicles equipped with this weapon ===
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=== Available shells ===
 
=== Available shells ===
 
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* Default: AP-T/Ball/Ball/AP-I/AI
 
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=== Comparison with analogues ===
 
=== Comparison with analogues ===
''Give a comparative description of cannons/machine guns, that have firepower equal to these type of weapons.''
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[[MG 15 (7.92 mm)]]
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[[MG 34 (7.92 mm)]]
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[[MG 42 (7.92 mm)]]
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[[Vickers (7.7 mm)]]
  
 
== Usage in battles ==
 
== 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.''
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=== Pros and cons ===
 
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Revision as of 17:28, 10 August 2019

Description

Named mg 17 to fool the allies to beliving it was a late war desing thus being not in violation of the treaty of versailes that prohibited the devlopment of machine guns.

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

Vehicles equipped with this weapon
Fighters 
Bf 109 A-E  Flegel's Bf 109 A · Bf 109 B-1 · Bf 109 E-1 · Bf 109 E-3 · ▅Bf 109 E-7 · Bf 109 E-4 · Bf 109 E-7/U2
Bf 109 F-G  Bf 109 F-1 · Bf 109 F-2 · Bf 109 F-4 · Bf 109 F-4/trop · ▃Bf 109 F-4 · Bf 109 G-2/trop · Bf 109 G-2
Fw 190  Fw 189 A-1 · Fw 190 A-1 · Fw 190 A-4 · Fw 190 A-5 · Fw 190 A-5 · ▅Fw 190 A-5 · Fw 190 C
He 51  He 51 A-1 · He 51 B-1 · He 51 B-2/H · He 51 C-1 · He 51 C-1/L
He 100  He 100 D-1
He 112  He 112 B-0 · He 112 B-1/U2 · He 112 B-2/U2 · He 112 V-5 · A7He1
Twin-engine fighters 
Bf 110  Bf 110 C-7 · Bf 110 F-2
Do 217  Do 217 J-1 · Do 217 J-2 · Do 217 N-1 · Do 217 N-2
Me 410  Me 410 A-1 · Me 410 A-1/U2
Other  Do 17 Z-7 · Ju 88 C-6
Attackers  Hs 129 B-2 · Hs 129 B-2 (Romania) · Hs 129 B-2 (Romania) (Italy) · Hs 129 B-3
Bombers  He 111 H-6 (Defensive) · Hs 123 A-1 · Ju 87 B-2 · Ju 87 D-3 · ▄Ju 87 D-3 · Ju 87 R-2 · ▄Ju 87 R-2

General info

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

Available shells

  • Default: AP-T/Ball/Ball/AP-I/AI
  • Universal: AP-T/AP/AI/AP-I
  • Tracers: AP-T
  • Stealth: AI/AP/AP/AP/AI

Comparison with analogues

MG 15 (7.92 mm)

MG 34 (7.92 mm)

MG 42 (7.92 mm)

Vickers (7.7 mm)

Usage in battles

In game it works as all of the other rifle caliber machine guns allowing for easier learning of ballistics.

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:

  • high muzzle velocity
  • common round

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

Links to the articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example:

  • reference to the article about the variant of the cannon/machine gun;
  • references to approximate analogues by other nations and research trees.

External links

Paste links to sources and external resources, such as:

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


Aircraft machine guns
USA 
7.62 mm  Browning · M134 Minigun
12.7 mm  Browning M2 · Browning M3
Germany 
7.62 mm  MG 3
7.92 mm  MG 15 · MG 17 · MG 81
12.7 mm  FN M3P
13.0 mm  MG 131
USSR 
7.62 mm  DA · PV-1 · ShKAS
12.7 mm  Berezin UB · A-12.7 · YaK-B
Britain 
7.7 mm  Lewis · Vickers E · Vickers K · Browning .303
Japan 
Army 
7.7 mm  Te-1 · Type 89 · Type 89 special
7.92 mm  Type 98
12.7 mm  Ho-103 · Ho-104
Navy 
7.7 mm  Type 92 · Type 97
13.0 mm  Type 2
13.2 mm  Type 3
Italy 
7.7 mm  Breda-SAFAT (7.7 mm)
7.92 mm  FN Browning
12.7 mm  Breda-SAFAT (12.7 mm) · Scotti M1933
France 
7.5 mm  Mle 33 · Darne 1933 · Mle 1923 · FN Browning Mle 38 · MAC 1934
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/40 · LKk/42
13.2 mm  Akan m/39 · Akan m/39A