Hotchkiss M1922 machine gun

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M1922 machine gun
Type Light machine gun
Place of origin France
Service history
Used by See Users
Production history
Manufacturer Hotchkiss et Cie
Specifications
Length 1216 mm
Barrel length 600 mm

Action Gas operated
Rate of fire 450 rounds/minute
Feed system 20 round overhead box magazine, 15-24-30 round feed strip
Sights Iron

The Hotchkiss M1922 was a light machine gun manufactured by Hotchkiss.

Description

It had a regulator that could adjust the rate of fire and was chambered in a wide range of calibres and fed from either 20 round overhead magazines or 15-24-30 round feed strip.

Hotchkiss M1922 was also used by the Chinese Nationalist Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War to fight against the Japanese Imperial Army.

Users

Two Chinese soldiers were using a Hotchkiss M1922 machine gun.

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