The M1917 Browning machine gun is a water-cooled heavy machine gun that was used by U.S. Army in World War I, World War II, Korea and to a small extent in Vietnam. It was commonly seen mounted on vehicles and at battalion level.
There are two main variants of it; the M1917, which was used in World War I, and the M1917A1 which was used after. The M1917 was used on the ground and on some aircrafts, and had a firing rate of 450 round/min; the M1917A1 had a firing rate of 450 to 600 round/min.
- Republic of China (locally produced copies chambered for 7.92 mm Mauser rounds)
- Thailand (designated as the Type 66)
- United States
- South Vietnam