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Type 2 machine gun
Type Heavy machine gun
Place of origin  Empire of Japan
Specifications
Weight 17 kg (37 lb)
Length 1,170 mm (46 in)

Caliber 13 mm (0.51 in)
Rate of fire 900 RPM
Muzzle velocity 750 m/s (2,500 ft/s)
Feed system Belt
Sights Iron

The Type 2 machine gun was developed for aerial use for the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. It was an adaptation of the German MG 131 machine gun.[1]

Installations

References

  1. "Japanese 13mm Type 2 Machine Gun". The Pacific War Online Encyclopedia. 2013. http://pwencycl.kgbudge.com/J/a/Japanese_13mm_Type_2_gun.htm. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 

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