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Machine guns are a common secondary weapon in Advance Wars.

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Notes

The machine guns of Infantry, Mechs, Recons, and Tanks are strong against Infantry and Mechs, weak against Battle Helicopters and T.Copters, and cannot attack anything else

Trivia

Infantry and Mech

  • Orange Star machine guns are based off of the M14 battle rifle, a 7.62x51mm caliber weapon used by the US military in the 1960s. It is fired from the hip in full automatic.
  • Blue Moon machine guns are based off of the Russian PPS-43, a submachine gun used by Russian armed forces in World War II. The weapon lacks a stock.
  • Green Earth machine guns are based off of the German MP-40 submachine gun, the standard-issue submachine gun of Nazi Germany during World War II. It is fired from the hip.
  • Yellow Comet machine guns are based off of the Japanese Type 99, the Japanese Army's weapon of choice during World War II. Despite the fact that they are based off of bolt-action rifles, the YC machine guns still fire in full automatic.

Recon and Tank

  • Orange Star: M249
  • Blue Moon: NSV
  • Green Earth: MG-34
  • Yellow Comet: Type 92

Orange Star machine guns are based off of the American-made M249, a common weapon for US armor crews and close-quarters combat Blue Moon machine guns are based off of the Russian NSV, utilized by the Russian military as well as almost every revolutionary or terrorist organization. Green Earth machine guns are based off of the German MG-34 mounted machine gun, the standard-issue mounted machine gun of Nazi Germany during World War II. Yellow Comet machine guns are based off of the Japanese Type 92, the Japanese Army's weapon of choice during World War II.

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