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EDF Heavy Machinegun
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Faction Earth Defence Force
Type Mounted
Location Mars

The EDF Heavy Machine Gun is mounted weapon used by the Earth Defense Force throughout the Second Martian Revolution.


It is the standard weapon mount for most EDF vehicles including EDF Scout Cars, Staff Cars, APCs, Heavy Trucks, Medium Tanks, Self-Propelled Artillery and Heavy Tanks as well as being commonly installed in defensive positions such as bunkers or guard towers.

A more compact version is also adopted by the Red Faction and the Marauders as weapon mounts when converting civilian vehicles to military uses.

One of the EDF Memorial Statues in Eos shows this weapon carried instead of an Assault Rifle by one of the Troopers, implying that it is meant to be used as a Support weapon such as a Modern SAW, not just as a Mounted Weapon.


  • The overall design is heavily inspired by the M240 and the SAW, Why it can't be dismounted and used on foot or used as a primary weapon is unknown.
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