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The M240 is a very potent medium machine gun firing 7.62mm rounds. It's a belt fed machine gun, only able to accept 100Rnd. M240 as its ammunition. The M240 only spawns in the northwest airfield barracks, making it less common than its variant, the Mk 48 Mod 0. They are also found mounted on the sides of intact UH-1H Hueys, though they cannot be removed. Unlike the Mk 48 Mod 0, the M240 has iron sights instead of an Aimpoint sight. However, the M240 boasts a higher rate of fire than the Mk 48 Mod 0.

Like the M249 SAW and the Mk 48 Mod 0, the M240 can be seen as a large magazine assault rifle, sharing stats with the other 7.62 weapons in the game, holding 100 rounds where two standard magazines would only hold 60. Because it fires a more powerful round, it is also very loud.

By Maxthe222 on 2013/06/06 at 5:05pm

This is the kind of gun you would use to take down heaps of enemies quickly. If you knew where a bandit camp was, or where a good 20 people are lurking through in Cherno are, I would back this without a doubt. But taking this for general raids is useless, as it's loud, the ammo eats up very, very quickly. This against zombies is a bad idea. It's only meant for mass PvP situations. Shatter Dreams pretty much has the right idea, and the only zombies i'd use it against are military zombies at NWAF only due to the fact they have a chance at dropping them.

By zippy1 on 2013/02/02 at 8:47am

I never see these things.

By madhellsing on 2013/04/13 at 10:47pm

Thank god they fixt the backpack issue. Now I can wear my backpack along with this primary weapon. Is a monster for PVP. SUper rare, the ammo spawn everywhere. I only use it if I get a spare one lol. Else I keep it in the ninja tent.

The tits this gun is for this game :D

By xXBloodyLoationXx on 2013/04/06 at 2:07am

Found one of these with an scope on... they are fking awesome!!

By Heinrich on 2013/01/23 at 6:21pm

This is in reply to "Complex". Some maps have custom loot tables. If the 240 you picked up had a scope on it, that would be why it dropped your backpack. They are supposed to be fixing that soon from what I understand.

By Philippe on 2012/12/01 at 4:42pm

I like to have this and become Rambo (well he had an M60 but that's close enough)

By alayton on 2012/07/24 at 6:12pm

If there's no ammo with it, it's 95% sure dropped by a player that ran out of ammo.

By SatiX on 2012/07/11 at 1:32am

7999 dmg/per hit

By Complex on 2012/10/09 at 3:53pm

Not sure if I picked up a hacked-in m240 but when I selected the arrow to picked it up my backpack was dropped! I thought at first my arma needed to be updated by I remembered I had just updated it. A little wary about picking them up now. Let me know if this has happened to you or if it's a glitch.

By ShAtTeR-DrEaMz on 2012/09/04 at 11:46am

Excellent for a PvP scenario, meaning you plan on encountering a live player. Otherwise it is LOUD and alerts every zombie in the area. The gun ammo is kind of uncommon, You can find 100 round bandoleer every so often, so in theory you could last quite a while with 100 rounds until you found some more ammo, but you will go throw 100 rounds defending your self from zombies after you shot it once...which kinda of renders it useless. Like I said great PvP gun.

By Underdog on 2012/08/10 at 4:01am

Fully automatic with the damage of a sniper rifle, this is madness!

Edited by Underdog on 2012/08/10
By Pwningpros on 2013/03/14 at 5:45am

Just found one of those at the NWA, logged out to look at details, logged in again and it was gone. O.O


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