Machine Gun, M2, Browning, .50 Cal, WWII Gallery

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Inventory Number

A19680511000

Physical Description

Firing pin, bolt, E-10 mount adapter, right hand feed mechanism. Steel Browning M2 air-cooled machine gun with ventilated barrel jacket. Link chute attached to left side.

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

HAZMAT: Cadmium Plating

Dimensions

  • 3-D (Machine Gun): 146.7 × 12.7 × 16.5cm, 29.5kg (4 ft. 9 3/4 in. × 5 in. × 6 1/2 in., 65lb.)
  • Storage (Archival Box): 152.4 × 26 × 25.4cm (5 ft. × 10 1/4 in. × 10 in.)
  • Storage (Aluminum Cage (Overall Housing)): 155.6 × 29.2 × 30.5cm, 39.5kg (5 ft. 1 1/4 in. × 11 1/2 in. × 1 ft., 87lb.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

ARMAMENT-Guns

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