MG FF/M (20 mm)

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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. Compile a list of air, ground, or naval vehicles that feature this weapon system in the game.

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

Vehicles equipped with this weapon
Fighters  Bf 109: ▅Bf 109 E-7 · Bf 109 E-4 · Bf 109 E-7/U2 · Bf 109 F-1
  Fw 190: Fw 190 A-1 · Fw 190 A-4 · Fw 190 A-5 · ▅Fw 190 A-5
Twin-engine fighters  Bf 110 C-7 · Bf 110 F-2 · Do 217 J-1 · Do 217 J-2 · Ju 88 C-6
Bombers  Do 217 E-4
(Defensive) · He 111 H-16 (Defensive)

General info

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

Available shells

  • Default: IT*/HEI/APHE
  • Universal: IT*/HEI/HEI/APHE
  • Air Targets: FI-T*/HEI/HEI/FI-T*/HEI/HEI/APHE
  • Tracers: IT*
  • Stealth: APHE/HEI/HEI/HEI/AP-I

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.




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 If the historical reference turns out to be too big, take it to a separate article, taking a link to an article about the vehicle and adding a block "/ History" (example: and add a link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.


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.

Germany aircraft cannons
15 mm  MG 151/15
20 mm  MG FF · MG FF/M · MG C/30L · MG 151/20
30 mm  Maschinenkanone 103 · Maschinenkanone 108
37 mm  Bordkanone 3,7
50 mm  Bordkanone 5 · Maschinenkanone 214A
75 mm  Bordkanone 7,5
20 mm  ShVAK (USSR) · Hispano Mk.V (Britain)
23 mm  VYa-23 (USSR) · NR-23 (USSR)
30 mm  GSh-30-2K (USSR) · NR-30 (USSR)
37 mm  N-37D (USSR)

Japan aircraft cannons
20 mm  Ho-1 · Ho-3 · Ho-5
30 mm  Ho-155
37 mm  Type 94 · Ho-203 · Ho-204
40 mm  Ho-301
57 mm  Ho-401
75 mm  Type 88
20 mm  Type 99 Model 1 · Type 99 Model 2
30 mm  Type 5
20 mm  MG FF (Germany) · MG FF/M (Germany) · MG 151/20 (Germany)