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20 mm MG 213/20


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Service Data

In Service: 1944 to 1945

Production Data

Manufacturer: Mauser
Number built:

Technical Data

Type: Maschinengewehr

Calibre: 20 mm
Length: 1.930 mm
Weight: 75 kg
Rate of fire: 1,200 rounds per minute
Muzzle velocity: 1,000 m/s
Effective range: m
20 mm MG 213/20
30 mm MK 213/30

Other: Armaments


The 20 mm MG 213/20 (Maschinengewehr 213/20) was a machine gun designed and produced by Mauser Werke AG in 1944 and 1945. At the same time the 30 mm MK 213/30 (Maschinenkanone 213/30) version was the designed. However neither variant became operational, but the French and British built their own copies of the gun. French version DEFA 540 and British version Aden 3M.


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