M240 Gunner Silhouette by Benjamin Sloma

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Humvee gunner just before a night patrol


iraq, war, silhouette, soldier, army, military, hummer, gunner, machine gun, m240


  • ndicki
    ndickiover 4 years ago

    Very nice shot!
    Where is this? Difficult to tell… The gun looks a bit like an FN MAG58 GPMG, but it isn’t one.

  • It’s an M240, it was taken just before a patrol near Balad, Iraq. I was in an armor unit and the machine gun on our M1A1’s were all 240’s so when we transfered to Hummers, we just moved our weapons over.

    – Benjamin Sloma

  • ndicki
    ndickiover 4 years ago

    OK, if I’d read the caption first!

  • No worries mate.

    – Benjamin Sloma

  • ndicki
    ndickiover 4 years ago

    Ok, so it is an FN MAG, just with US mods to suit US Forces practices. Thought it looked familiar. Good weapon – you can do a barrel change in about four seconds.

  • Yeah the barrel change is extremely simple. Great design. Good simple gun.

    – Benjamin Sloma

  • Jenny Ryan
    Jenny Ryanover 4 years ago

    Awesome shot Ben! =)

  • Thank you, you are the kindest woman ever

    – Benjamin Sloma

  • DLDesignWorks
    DLDesignWorksover 4 years ago

    This shot is so beautiful!! It almost makes me want to cry..
    oh so powerful!

  • Wow, I’m touched that it made you feel that way. Thanks for the kind words

    – Benjamin Sloma

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