360° Equipment Views: M240 Machine Gun
The M240 Machine Gun provides Marines with a continuous and high rate of fire with which to engage long-range targets. It is a heavier automatic weapon than the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW), but provides a faster rate of fire and a greater effective range.
As battlefields evolve, so too does the manner in which Marines are armed and equipped. Learn more about the weapons of the Marine Corps.