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21:58 Jun 27, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: mounted general-purpose machinegun
The Viking, armed with a 7.62mm mounted general-purpose machinegun, was put on show...
Xavier Renard

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naMitrailleuse d'Appui Generale fixe (MAG fixe)Ana and Michel
namitrailleuse fixe de (calibre) 7,62 mm à usage général
Yves Georges



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mitrailleuse fixe de (calibre) 7,62 mm à usage général

mounted = montée, ici fixe (non amovible si vous préférez).

général purpose = à usage général, à tout faire, non spécialisé.

7,62 mm = calibre de la mitrailleuse (6/20 de pouce). Calibre peut être sous-entendu en français comme en anglais.

machinegun = mitrailleuse

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Yves Georges
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Mitrailleuse d'Appui Generale fixe (MAG fixe)

General Purpose Machinegun (GPMG)
Mitrailleuse d'Appui Generale (MAG)

Le fait qu'elle soit "mounted" implique qu'elle est fixe.

Je vous renvoie à deux sites, surtout celui du glossaire de Jane qui seraient excellents, n'était leur profond militarisme...

Sic transit gloria mundi

    Reference: http://world.guns.ru/machine/mg06-e.htm
    Reference: http://www.janes.com/defence/glossary/glosma-md.shtml
Ana and Michel
Local time: 10:44
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 81
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