1938 to 1945
Rate of fire:
1,500 rounds per minute
7.92 mm MG 81
7.92 mm MG 81Z
The 7.92 mm MG 81 (Maschinengewehr 81) was a machine gun designed
and produced by Mauser
in 1938. The 7.92 mm MG 81, was basically a modified
. That was adapted for the Luftwaffe. The 7.92 mm
MG 81 was air cooled, belt fed, recoil operated (gas assisted)
this weapon is light and easy to manufacture and replaced
the 7.92 mm MG 15
mm MG 17
The 7.92 mm MG 81 (Maschinengewehr 81) machine cannon 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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