Miniguns since Vietnam

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Interestingly, the Australian Army in 1965-66 in Vietnam rejected the use of a Minigun on their M113 APCs on the basis it was "too much firepower". Considered equivalent to six GPMGs, it was felt that its ammunition requirements were excessive and that it was quite simply too powerful for the job contemplated for it, as support for the dismounted section.

I wonder whether that opinion may well have changed, on the basis of experience since and 40 years of Hollywood portrayal of their overuse?
 

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