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General Dynamics GAU-19/A - .50 BMG. Here pictured with Jet pilot, Helicopter pilot, and infantry soldier's helmets, and belt of .50 BMG ammo.
GD GAU-19/A with muzzle brake and mount - .50 BMG.
Originally designed by General Electrics (GE) as the GECAL 50, this gun was designated by the US military as the General Dynamics GAU-19. Though otherwise similar to the GE M134 Minigun, the GAU-19/A is an electronically fired, three-barrelled Gatling Gun built to fire the .50 BMG round. The weapon can selectively fire 1,000-2,000RPM while the version mounted on the AM General HMMWV fires at a fixed rate of 1,300RPM.
The General Dynamics GAU-19/A has been used in the following films, video games, and anime:
|| Mounted on Super Frelon helicopter
|| Appeares as MBS-9M "Hydra"; mounted on SA-2 Samson helicopters