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Type 1 machine gun
Type Machine gun
Place of origin  Empire of Japan
Weight 7kg
Length 109cm

Cartridge 7.92×57mm Mauser
Caliber 7.9 mm
Rate of fire 1,000RPM
Muzzle velocity 790 m/s (2,590 ft/s)
Feed system 75-round double-drum magazine
Sights Iron

The Type 1 machine gun was developed for aerial use for the Imperial Japanese Army and Navy during World War II. It was an adaptation of the German MG 15 machine gun. (Note that the 12.7mm Ho-103 and H-104 machine guns are also known as the "Type 1 machine gun", but are actually a 12.7mm adaption of the Browning M1919 machine gun in fixed and flexible mountings, respectively.)


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