Printer friendly

What does MG stand for?

MG stands for Maschinengewehr (German: Machine Gun)

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Military and Government

See other definitions of MG

Other Resources:
We have 54 other meanings of MG in our Acronym Attic

Samples in periodicals archive:

They had learned the hard way what a few German soldiers behind a Maschinengewehr (MG 08) machine gun, nicknamed the "devil's paintbrush", could do to advancing American troops.
75 pounds Feed device: 50-round belt or 75-round saddle drum Rate of fire: 800-900 rpm Sights: Front- Inverted V-blade Rear- V-notch adjustable from 100 to 2000 meters MACHINEGUNS OF THE VOLKSSTURM As the Volkssturm usually fought from static and (sometimes) prepared positions the Maschinengewehr, or machine gun, was a vitally important tool .