Real Rifle History;
M240 Meduim Machine Gun (MMG) is the US Army designation for the Belgium made MAG (Mitrailleuse d'Appui Général in French, means ”General Purpose Machine Gun” in English) which is a belt-fed, gas-operated machine gun firing the 7.62x51mm NATO cartridge. M240 has been used by US Army for over 20 years.
M240 had pitted against the M60E4 Machine Gun during the Army trials in 1990s for a new infantry MMG in order to replace the old M60s which has serviced since Vietnam War. Finally, M240 wons and classified as M240B, or always referred as M240 Bravo or even just “240”. It becomes the standard infantry MMG of US Army and also in service with the US Air Force