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|Onomarchos ||13 Sep 2018 8:49 a.m. PST|
These look great. Just one comment … the M240 GPMG did not replace the M60 GPMG in the US infantry units until the early 1990s. The 240 was used as a coaxial MG in the M60A3 and the M1 starting in the early 1980s.
|Thresher01 ||13 Sep 2018 9:32 a.m. PST|
Yep, that's my understanding as well.
M60s through the end of the Cold War.
Need a prone M60 gunner.
|FABET01||13 Sep 2018 3:46 p.m. PST|
Can't speak for other units, but the 10th Mountain Division had the M249 in '88/89. I think the 9th ID had them earlier.
|Thresher01 ||13 Sep 2018 8:07 p.m. PST|
1989 was the end of the Cold War, by many peoples' calendars.
1991 for the fall of the Soviet Union.
|Martian Banshee||26 Sep 2018 11:58 a.m. PST|
10th Mountain Division had the M249 in '88/89
82nd still had the M-60. Always the last to get anything.