|MG 18 Tank und Flieger|
|Type||Heavy machine gun|
|Place of origin||German Empire|
|Wars||World War I|
|Manufacturer||planned Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg|
|Caliber||13.2 mm (0.520 in)|
The Maschinengewehr 18 TuF (MG18 TuF) was a 13.2 mm (0.520 in) variant of the MG08. The MG 18 was developed as an anti-tank machine gun and additionally as an anti-aircraft gun. It was quite large and was usually operated by a team of 2 to 6 men. The gun was too large to put in the trenches so it was usually put behind the front line.
- "HISTORIC FIREARM OF THE MONTH, February 2002". http://www.cruffler.com/Features/FEB-02/historic-february02.html. Retrieved 15 February 2011.
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