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The M60 is a decently powerful machine gun, capable of tearing apart most low level enemies.
While it's not as powerful as the light support weapon or the Bozar, the M60 holds the distinction of being the only weapon in the Big Guns class that uses 7.62mm rounds, as opposed to 5mm or .223. It also has a higher damage per shot than any of the miniguns, making it more efficient when fighting enemies that take more than one burst.