1934 to 1945
Rate of fire:
1,200 rounds per minute
The 7.92 mm MG 17 (Maschinengewehr 17) was a machine gun designed
and produced by Rheinmetall-Borsig
in 1934. This weapon was widely used on many types of Luftwaffe
planes, including Fighters, Fighter-Bombers, Night Fighters,
Ground Attack. The 7.92 mm MG 17 was also modified for infantry
The 7.92 mm MG 17 (Maschinengewehr 17) 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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