Browning M2 (12.7 mm)

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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.

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

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 iconcerns autocanons or machine guns, so 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 the 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.



Historical part

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 If the historical reference turns out to be big one, take it into a separate article and add a link to it by using the "main" template.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.


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

Read also


Paste links to sources and external resources, such as:

  • topic on the official game forum
  • page on the Wikipedia
  • page on aircraft or gorund forces encyclopedia
  • 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
  13 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
  7.7 mm: Type 92 · Type 97
  13 mm: Type 2
  13.2 mm: Type 3
Italy  7.7 mm: Breda-SAFAT da 7.7 mm
  7.92 mm: FN Browning
  12.7 mm: Breda-SAFAT da 12.7 mm · Scotti M1933
France  7.5 mm: Mle 33 · Darne 1933 · Mle 1923 · FN Browning Mle 38 · MAC 1934