From the Vault: 1976 Article on US Coax Machine Guns

Last month our posts on the US M73 and M85 tank machine guns proved rather popular.  We figured people might enjoy this article from an old 1976 issue of International Defense Review on US tests to find a new coax machine gun in the 1970’s.  The tests compared two weapons, the M60E2 and the MAG 58.  The MAG 58 would win the competition and enter US service under the designation M240.