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Maxim MG IRL
The Maxim machine gun was the world's first recoil-operated machine gun, invented in 1883. Most of the belt-fed heavy machine guns of World War I were derived from the Maxim, such as the British Vickers, the German MG 08 and the Russian PM1910.


Battlefield 1Edit

The Heavy Machine Gun featured in Battlefield 1 as a static machine gun emplacement uses the Maxim as its model. The weapon has unlimited ammunition but will overheat if constantly fired for long enough, forcing the player to stop firing until it cools. The carriage-mounted version of the gun is fitted with a bulletproof gunshield to protect the user, however those fitted with pintle mounts have no shield. The turret has limited traversal, unlike the other emplacements.

The Maxim gun is also used on various vehicles, such as the air defense stations on the Airship L30.

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