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Battlefield 4 M240B

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Battlefield 4 M240BThe Battlefield 4 M240B machine gun can be unlocked by the Support class. The M240B in Battlefield 4 is a heavy machine gun that offers great damage at most ranges. It can be equipped with Battlefield 4 unlocks such as bipods for greater stability and accuracy, and scopes for longer ranges. It’s Russian counterpart is the PKP Pecheneg gun, which offers similar range and damage. However, the M240B is slightly more accurate, but deals slightly less damage at longer range.

The Battlefield 4 M240B has been in use with the US military for decades, and is based on the FN MAG. The M240B was first featured in the Battlefield series as the driver machine gun on the M1 Abrams tank in BF2. It was first usable by ground soldiers on BF3.

Battlefield 4 M240B stats

The M240B in Battlefield 4 is very similar stats-wise to the Russian PKP machine gun. They both deal the same damage, while the M240B has a bit longer range and firing speed.

  • Capacity: 100 rounds
  • Rate of fire: 650 RPM
  • Fire modes: full auto only
  • Reload time: 6.2 seconds
  • Bullet velocity: 610 m/s
  • Min damage: 22
  • Max damage: 34
  • Weight: 7.5 KG

Battlefield 4 M240B screenshots

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7 COMMENTS & TRACKBACKS

  1. Tommy tippytoes
    August 16th, 2013 at 12:03 pm

    This is… The 240 doesn’t shoot this slow. You can cycle the weapon up to 900 odd rpm. There needs to be a higher damage differential between the 7.62 and 5.56 also.

  2. George Conklin
    December 11th, 2013 at 9:36 pm

    The M240B is a Light Machine Gun, not Heavy.

    • George
      December 25th, 2013 at 6:34 am

      Actually its a medium machine gun. the M249 is light

    • Colton The Sniper
      May 11th, 2014 at 11:11 am

      I’m in the 1st Force Recon battlefield group an I’m a 0331 Machine gunner. So this is my main weapon I use. Believe me when I say this is not light.
      Thing fires a 7.62x51mm NATO cartridge, you hold 100 of those and a M145 3.4x scope, along with a laser and a muzzle break believe me it’s everything but light. I’ve never held one in real life but from experience with a M249 I can tell you that is would not be light or heavy.

      Any sort of heavy MG would fire a .50 caliber round. (ie M2 Browning)
      Any sort of medium MG would fire a 7.62x51mm NATO or 7.62x39mm Soviet (ie PKP Pecheneg and M240B)
      Any sort of Light MG would fire a 5.56x45mm NATO or 5.45x39mm Soviet (ie M249)
      And an IAR (ie M27 or RPK-74M) would be the power of an LMG in the package of a rifle, firing 5.56x45mm NATO or 5.45x39mm Soviet.

      Just a little firearms lesson for y’all.

      • -
        August 5th, 2014 at 11:54 am

        EXACTLY, finally an Un-pretentious response.

        I could tell straight from the get-go that you probably are the real thing.

        • A real 240 gunner.
          August 7th, 2014 at 7:25 pm

          The m240b is 27.6 pounds without a m145 or a pvs14(the laser) the weapon is by no means light and the fact that you can shoulder fire the weapon in the game is completely wrong you wouldn’t be able to hit shit. The most you could do is hip fire. The 240 is supposed to be fired from the prone on bipods or tripods. Also they should update it to the 240L. That’s what regular infantry squads use cause it’s about 6lbs lighter it has a adjustable butt stock and a shorter barrel but with the 240L you can’t adjust the gas regulator. Also shooting the 240 at 900 rpm is just stupid if you aren’t mounted on vehicle and it would jam like a hell.

      • Damager7.62NATO
        May 7th, 2015 at 1:41 pm

        An M240 is considered a General Purpose Machine Gun. “Medium Machine Gun” is not a term often employed. GPMGs, as opposed to LMGs are designed to be both man portable and emplaced in firing positions, bunkers, or vehicles. LMGs are designed to be shoulder-fire capable and efficiently operated by a single gunner.
        The M27 and RPK are auto-rifles which are typically closed-bolt firing, box-mag fed, heavy barreled versions of the standard infantry rifle. The M249 blurs all those lines by having an available tripod, and a removable barrel. According to the M249 TM, when loaded with the 100 round assault pouch or a 30 round Stanag, it’s considered an auto-rifle. Having the 200 round drum and a tripod issued makes it an LMG.
        HMGs are anything .50/12.7mm or larger and are restricted to anti-materiel application in theory. They generally require three or more personnel to carry on foot and cannot be fired from a bipod.

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