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XM556 Microgun Has 4X the Firepower of Belt-fed Squad Automatic Weapons


It has much less weight and a smaller footprint compared to the larger M134 electrically driven Gatling gun system. The lightest titanium version of the M134 still weighs about 41 pounds.

The XM556 can be used on vehicles like in place of the M134 and it could be carried by soldiers for short engagements where a lot of suppression fire was needed.