1935 to 1945
Rate of fire:
540 rounds per minute
585 to 718 m/s
The 20 mm MG FF/M (Maschinengewehr FF/M) was a machine gun
designed and produced by Oerlikon
in 1935. The 20 mm MG FF/M was also known as Schräge
Musik, this oblique automatic upward firing weapon was operated
by an infrared sensor and was developed in 1942, The 20 mm
MG FF/M was mounted in night fighters of the Luftwaffe, which
allowed them to approach and attack enemy aircraft from underneath,
which gave the Luftwaffe pilots, a huge advantage, as most
bombers would be unable to see a night fighter below them.
The 20 mm MG FF/M (Maschinengewehr FF/M) machine gun was installed
in the following Luftwaffe aircraft
The Warplanes of the Third Reich.
Flying Guns World War II.
German Aircraft Guns WW I WW II.
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