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Overview Edit

The M249 B is a returning Light Machine Gun in Tom Clancy's The Division 2.


Like in the previous game, the M249 is a high-damage, low rate of fire belt-fed weapon. Compared to the other belt-fed LMGs, the M249 deals more damage than the MG5 and magazine-fed LMGs, but less than the M60.

While it has high-damage, it suffers from poor stability, which results in swaying recoil when firing.

Variants Edit


  • Military MK46 Replica

Real World Weapon Edit

  • The M249 is an American produced version of the Belgian FN Minimi.
  • It is capable of having a cyclic rates of 750 RPM to 1000 RPM
  • It fires the 5.56x45mm NATO rounds.
  • The M249 are typically belt feed, but is capable of using the same magazine used on M16 rifles.
    • By standards, it is equipped 200 round belt kept in an attachable box.
  • There are no M249 variant with the designation of "M249B"
  • A similar weapon that is based on the same design and mechanism of the M249 is the Mk. 48.
    • It is essentially a M249 scaled up to fire the 7.62x51mm NATO rounds.
    • Due to the use of the larger 7.62×51mm round the Mk. 48 generally has a cyclic rate lower than that of the M249.
    • The Mk. 48 is capable of having cyclic rates of 500 RPM to 700 RPM.
    • By standards, it is equiped with a 100 round belt kept in an attachable box.

Gallery Edit

External links Edit

Favicon Wikipedia Wikipedia: M249 light machine gun

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