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Not used by us but other GPMG's or 'Jimpy's include:
 
Not used by us but other GPMG's or 'Jimpy's include:
  
MG3 :German
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[[MG3]] :German
  
 
SIG [[MG710]] :Swiss
 
SIG [[MG710]] :Swiss
  
AAT-52 :French
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[[AAT-52]] :French
  
 
M60 :USA
 
M60 :USA
 
[[Category:Weapons]]
 
[[Category:Weapons]]

Revision as of 19:51, 20 November 2006

General Purpose Machine Gun

The General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) can be used as a light weapon, mounted on a bipod. It can also be seen in a sustained fire role, mounted on a tripod and fitted with the C2 optical sight. In this role , it will be a two-man team who grouped in a specialist Machinegun platoon to provide battalion-level fire support. Versions of the GPMG are mounted on most Army vehicles and some helicopters.

Kushty as fcuk, and makes anyone look well 'ard. Extremely warry!

It is a little known fact that SF crews are selected after careful consideration of their medical records, and in particular X-Rays of their nappas, which must be thick enough to withstand tripod 'grazing' with getting amoungst a bit of man-portability.

The main GPMG in the British Forces is the L7A2.

Not used by us but other GPMG's or 'Jimpy's include:

MG3 :German

SIG MG710 :Swiss

AAT-52 :French

M60 :USA