M-60 machine gun

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A US Marine fires his M60 in the Vietnam War

The M60 is a type of American-made machine gun. The M60 fires 7.62mm NATO cartridges. The cartridges are fed into the gun using a belt. The United States Army started to use the M60 in 1957. It has been used by all the branches of the U.S. military. Recently, the U.S. military has started to replace the M60 with the M240 machine gun.