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20 mm MG FF


20 mm MG FF

Service Data

In Service: 1935 to 1945

Production Data

Manufacturer: Oerlikon
Number built:

Technical Data

Type: Maschinengewehr

Calibre: 20 mm
Length: 1523 mm
Weight: 27.2 kg
Rate of fire: 520 rounds per minute
Muzzle velocity: 595 m/s
Effective range: m

Other: Armaments


The 20 mm MG FF (Maschinengewehr MG FF) was a machine gun designed and produced by Oerlikon in 1935. The 20 mm MG FF was used extensively during the early stages of the war by the Luftwaffe. However, 1941 onwards. It was replaced by the 20 mm MG 151/20, this weapon was used in fighters such as Bf 109, Bf 110, Fw 190, and also bombers Do 17, Do 217, Ju 88, He 111,


20 mm MG FF He 111 picture 2
20 mm MG FF Ju 88B picture 3

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