“A powerful anti-infantry unit which excels against large groups of enemies. Their attacks suppress enemy infantry, causing them to move at half speed and deal half damage.”
General Information Edit
This unit has the ability to shoot multiple defenders at once and over the wall at a relatively shorter distance compare to other Range Unit. Their target will move at half speed and deal half damage.
A Machine Gun is a firearm designed to fire bullets as long as the trigger is held, as opposed to semi-automatic weapons that require a trigger-pull for each bullet. The first truly automatic machine gun, the water-cooled Maxim, saw action in WWI, helping make that conflict the high-casualty nightmare it would become.
A Heavy Machine Gun in history is usually a machine that fires larger caliber rounds than a standard MG. HMGs were not portable devices and were often only mounted in defensive emplacements, tanks, and rarely on aircraft.
Historical Description Edit
The M60 was a belt-fed, squad automatic weapon (SAW) that featured prominently throughout the Vietnam War. American soldiers often referred to it as “The Pig”, due to its heavy bulk and distinctive noise. The M60 could be fired from the hip or shoulder at close range, but most preferred to set up in a prone position and use the integral bipod for greater accuracy. The Pig was also the mounted weapon of choice for most American APCs, tanks, jeeps, helicopters, and gunboats from this era.
Though the M60 offered considerable firepower, the barrel was prone to overheating after sustained fire. This fact, combined with a complex barrel-change procedure, could leave soldiers vulnerable in the heat of battle.
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