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United States - 0.5 inch Browning Machine Gun M2

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0.5 inch Browning Machine Gun M2
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Calibre12.70mm
Rate of Fire480 rpm
 
MG(MG)
12.70mm 0.04Kg 884M/Sec
Quoted Penetration 22mm@100m
Range(Mtr)1002004008001200160020002400
Flight Time(Secs) 0.13 0.28
Penetration(mm@30°) 7 5
Penetration(mm@0°) 9 6
Hit Probability(%) 98 98

Vehicles in our database using this gun
Vehicle NameCommon Name
 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage M13 
 Antitank SP76mm M10 
 3 inch Gun Motor Carriage M10 
 3 inch Gun Motor Carriage M10A1 
 Antitank SP17pdr M10Achilles 
 

Hit probability is based on a static 2 x 2.4 metre panel at 0 degrees(vertical) at the range specified.

The data that has been used to create these records has come from Wikipedia, The Lone Sentry, The Bundes Archive and numerous books and websites that have provided the detailed information that has not been available anywhere else. The information we use to calculate the penetration tables, flight times and the hit probability comes from the Gun Calibre, the Shell Mass(Kg) and the muzzle velocity, plus range reductions to allow for gravity and wind resistance. This calculation originally came from a pre-war Krupp calculation which has been modified, and seems to fit the actual test results.

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