Type 1 (7.92 mm)
The 7.92 mm Type 1 machine gun is a Japanese defensive armament equipped on bombers. Currently it is only seen on the B6N2a Model 12Ko.
The 7.92 mm Type 1 is based on the German MG 15 machine gun.
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
- B6N2a Model 12Ko (Defensive)
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In a rare case of collaboration between Imperial Japanese Army and Imperial Japanese Navy, both used the MG 15 machine gun made under license by Nagoya Army Arsenal with slight differences. The Navy variant is designated the Type 1 and lacks the second hand-grip the Imperial Japanese Army's Type 98. The Type 1 is used on the B7A2 Ryusei torpedo bomber, the Army's Ki-67 Hiryū heavy bomber, Nakajima C6N Saiun carrier based reconnaissance aircraft and the D4Y Suisei.
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- MG 15 (7.92 mm) - The weapon the IJN's Type 1 was based on.
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|7.62 mm||Browning · M134 Minigun|
|12.7 mm||GAU-19 · M2 Browning · M3 Browning|
|7.92 mm||MG 15 · MG 17 · MG 81|
|12.7 mm||FN M3P|
|13 mm||MG 131|
|7.62 mm||DA · GShG-7.62 · PV-1 · ShKAS|
|12.7 mm||A-12.7 · Berezin UB · YaK-B|
|7.62 mm||FN 60.30 · L8A1|
|7.7 mm||Browning · Lewis · Vickers E · Vickers K|
|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|
|7.7 mm||Breda-SAFAT · Lewis|
|7.92 mm||FN Browning|
|12.7 mm||Breda-SAFAT · FN M3M · Scotti|
|7.5 mm||Darne 1933 · Fabrique Nationale Mle 38 · FN Browning · MAC 1934 · MAC 1934T · Mle 33 · Mle 1923|
|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|