M60D Machine Gun and M134 Mini Gun

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The M60D machine gun is a 7.62mm calibre automatic, gas-operated machine gun.

It is mounted on the Chinook helicopter and can be fired from either side of the cabin, or from the aircraft's rear ramp.

The M60D machine gun is a 7.62mm calibre gas-operated machine gun mounted on the Chinook helicopter and can be fired from either side of the cabin, or from the aircraft's rear ramp.

The gun is attached to a mount fixed to the aircraft that permits it to swivel freely between mechanical stops, thus preventing damage to the aircraft during firing. The gun is fired manually at up to 550 rounds per minute.

The M134 Minigun is a 7.62mm air-cooled, percussion-fired, multi-barrelled rotary gun, which is mounted on the Chinook helicopter. The gun is electrically driven from the aircraft's 115V AC supply and is mounted on either the port or starboard side of the aircraft in the escape hatch or the cabin door respectively. The gun is fired manually, using belt-fed ammunition at up to 4,000 rounds per minute.


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