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The '''M2 Browning''' is a American heavy machine gun designed in 1918 by John Browning. It has been the primary heavy machine gun of the United States Armed Forces since World War I and is still in service in Iraq and Afghanistan. It continues to be used by its customers due to its reliability and because of the .50 BMG cartridge the weapon uses.
 
The '''M2 Browning''' is a American heavy machine gun designed in 1918 by John Browning. It has been the primary heavy machine gun of the United States Armed Forces since World War I and is still in service in Iraq and Afghanistan. It continues to be used by its customers due to its reliability and because of the .50 BMG cartridge the weapon uses.
 
==[[Battlefield 1942]]==
 
==[[Battlefield 1942]]==
In Battlefield 1942 the M2 Browning the M2 Browning is the primary heavy machine gun for the Western Allies: the [[United States of America|US]], UK, Canada and the Free French Forces. It is mounted on the [[M4A1 Sherman|M4 Sherman]] and M3 Half-Track on cupola mounts as well as on the turrets on the B-17 and SBD Dauntless rear facing ring mount.
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In ''Battlefield 1942'' the '''M2 Browning''' is the primary heavy machine gun for the Western Allies: the [[United States of America|US]], UK, Canada and the Free French Forces. It is mounted on the [[M4A1 Sherman|M4 Sherman]] and M3 Half-Track on cupola mounts as well as on the turrets on the B-17 and SBD Dauntless rear facing ring mount.
 
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File:BF1942_M2_BROWNING_LCVP.png|An M2 Browning mounted on an [[LCVP]]
 
File:BF1942_M2_BROWNING_LCVP.png|An M2 Browning mounted on an [[LCVP]]
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==[[Battlefield 2]]==
 
==[[Battlefield 2]]==
In Battlefield 2 the M2 Browning appears as the Heavy Machine Gun mounted on the [[M1A2 Abrams]] and the [[HMMWV]]. On the M1A1 Abrams the M2 Browning is used in a remote control configuration while on the HMMWV it is mounted in a cupola with armor to the sides.
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In ''Battlefield 2'' the '''M2 Browning''' appears as the Heavy Machine Gun mounted on the [[M1A2 Abrams]] and the [[HMMWV]]. On the M1A1 Abrams the M2 Browning is used in a remote control configuration while on the HMMWV it is mounted in a cupola with armor to the sides.
 
==[[Battlefield 2: Modern Combat]]==
 
==[[Battlefield 2: Modern Combat]]==
In ''Battlefield 2: Modern Combat'', the M2 Browning appears as a mounted machine gun on American and European vehicles, as well as mounted on sandbags. It has an extremely high rate of fire, and can damage all targets, even tanks. Continuous fire on a tank for about 10 seconds can destroy one, and infantry are simply blown away by 1-2 hits, making it a very effective defensive emplacement.
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In ''Battlefield 2: Modern Combat'', the '''M2 Browning''' appears as a mounted machine gun on American and European vehicles, as well as mounted on sandbags. It has an extremely high rate of fire, and can damage all targets, even tanks. Continuous fire on a tank for about 10 seconds can destroy one, and infantry are simply blown away by 1-2 hits, making it a very effective defensive emplacement.
 
==[[Battlefield: Bad Company 2]]==
 
==[[Battlefield: Bad Company 2]]==
 
[[File:HeavyMGStatsBC2.png|thumb|238px|The damage and range of the M2 Browning]]
 
[[File:HeavyMGStatsBC2.png|thumb|238px|The damage and range of the M2 Browning]]
In Bad Company 2 the M2 Browning appears as the Heavy Machine Gun mounted on the [[M1A2 Abrams]] and the [[M3A3 Bradley]]. The M2 Browning is used in a remote control configuration, so the user isn't vulnerable to enemy sniper fire. Despite its low rate of fire it is capable of killing quickly because of its extremely high damage.
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In ''Bad Company 2'' the '''M2 Browning''' appears as the Heavy Machine Gun mounted on the [[M1A2 Abrams]] and the [[M3A3 Bradley]]. The M2 Browning is used in a remote control configuration, so the user isn't vulnerable to enemy sniper fire. Despite its low rate of fire it is capable of killing quickly because of its extremely high damage.
   
 
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==[[Battlefield: Bad Company 2: Vietnam]]==
 
==[[Battlefield: Bad Company 2: Vietnam]]==
The M2 Browning is the mounted turret gun on the [[M48 Patton]] tank. It uses the same firing sound as the M2 Browning on the [[M1A2 Abrams]] from the base game.
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The ''M2 Browning'' is the mounted turret gun on the [[M48 Patton]] tank. It uses the same firing sound as the M2 Browning on the [[M1A2 Abrams]] from the base game.
 
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BC2V M2 CR.png|The furthest an enemy can be for the M2 to do its maximum damage at 18m.
 
BC2V M2 CR.png|The furthest an enemy can be for the M2 to do its maximum damage at 18m.
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|source = |used = [[United States Marine Corps]] [[Russian Ground Forces]]}}In ''Battlefield Play4Free'', the M2 Browning appears as the heavy machine gun mounted on the [[M1A2 Abrams]] and the [[HMMWV]].
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|source = |used = [[United States Marine Corps]] [[Russian Ground Forces]]}}In ''Battlefield Play4Free'', the '''M2 Browning''' appears as the heavy machine gun mounted on the [[M1A2 Abrams]] and the [[HMMWV]].
 
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==[[Battlefield 3]]==
 
==[[Battlefield 3]]==
 
[[File:MaDeuce_BF3.jpg|thumb|The M2 Browning mounted at the commander's hatch of a M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank.]]
 
[[File:MaDeuce_BF3.jpg|thumb|The M2 Browning mounted at the commander's hatch of a M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank.]]
The M2 Browning can be seen mounted on the [[M1A2 Abrams]] tank during the "Thunder Run" Official Gameplay Trailer released at E3 by [[EA]]. In contrast to the its configuration in the ''Bad Company'' series, the M2 is not mounted on a CROWS remote firing system.
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The '''M2 Browning''' can be seen mounted on the [[M1A2 Abrams]] tank during the "Thunder Run" Official Gameplay Trailer released at E3 by [[EA]]. In contrast to the its configuration in the ''Bad Company'' series, the M2 is not mounted on a CROWS remote firing system.
 
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{{Weapons/BF3}}
 
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[[Category:Weapons]]

Revision as of 17:30, September 19, 2011

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M2 Browning in real life

The M2 Browning is a American heavy machine gun designed in 1918 by John Browning. It has been the primary heavy machine gun of the United States Armed Forces since World War I and is still in service in Iraq and Afghanistan. It continues to be used by its customers due to its reliability and because of the .50 BMG cartridge the weapon uses.

Battlefield 1942

In Battlefield 1942 the M2 Browning is the primary heavy machine gun for the Western Allies: the US, UK, Canada and the Free French Forces. It is mounted on the M4 Sherman and M3 Half-Track on cupola mounts as well as on the turrets on the B-17 and SBD Dauntless rear facing ring mount.

Battlefield Vietnam

In Battlefield Vietnam's WWII mod, the Browning is the USMC's heavy machine gun. It can be founded in the same places as they appeared in Battlefield 1942: mounted in defensive positions and on vehicles. It is mounted on the M4 Sherman, the M3A1 and the LCVP. Its performance is identical to that of the Stationary M60 in the base game.

Battlefield 2

In Battlefield 2 the M2 Browning appears as the Heavy Machine Gun mounted on the M1A2 Abrams and the HMMWV. On the M1A1 Abrams the M2 Browning is used in a remote control configuration while on the HMMWV it is mounted in a cupola with armor to the sides.

Battlefield 2: Modern Combat

In Battlefield 2: Modern Combat, the M2 Browning appears as a mounted machine gun on American and European vehicles, as well as mounted on sandbags. It has an extremely high rate of fire, and can damage all targets, even tanks. Continuous fire on a tank for about 10 seconds can destroy one, and infantry are simply blown away by 1-2 hits, making it a very effective defensive emplacement.

Battlefield: Bad Company 2

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The damage and range of the M2 Browning

In Bad Company 2 the M2 Browning appears as the Heavy Machine Gun mounted on the M1A2 Abrams and the M3A3 Bradley. The M2 Browning is used in a remote control configuration, so the user isn't vulnerable to enemy sniper fire. Despite its low rate of fire it is capable of killing quickly because of its extremely high damage.

Battlefield: Bad Company 2: Vietnam

The M2 Browning is the mounted turret gun on the M48 Patton tank. It uses the same firing sound as the M2 Browning on the M1A2 Abrams from the base game.

Battlefield Play4Free

In Battlefield Play4Free, the M2 Browning appears as the heavy machine gun mounted on the M1A2 Abrams and the HMMWV.

Battlefield 3

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The M2 Browning mounted at the commander's hatch of a M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank.

The M2 Browning can be seen mounted on the M1A2 Abrams tank during the "Thunder Run" Official Gameplay Trailer released at E3 by EA. In contrast to the its configuration in the Bad Company series, the M2 is not mounted on a CROWS remote firing system.

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