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For the Steel Division: Normandy 44 unit see SD:M16 MGMC

M16 MGMC is a United States Anti-air unit in Steel Division II.

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The M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage was a self-propelled anti-aircraft unit created by combining the well-liked and versatile M3 half-track with a M45 Quadmount equipped with four .50 caliber M2 Browning heavy machine guns. It was effective as a counter against low-flying aircraft, but with the advances in aeronautics, it was eventually adapted as a fire support platform. It proved devastatingly effective against infantry, eventually earning the nickname Meat Chopper. The 3 550 units built and converted remained in service for a decade, until 1953.

These were used in  Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion, Self-Propelled. Each battery has eight M16 MGMC along with 8 more of M15 CGMC

3rd Armored had 486th Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion, Self-Propelled attached.

Task Force 45 had elements of the 434th Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion, Self-Propelled. During the 34th Infantry Divisional Artillery time with the task force, Battery A and B provide air defense to the artillery units. Then Battery A and a Platoon from Battery B took over the coastal defense role from the reconnaissance company of 894th Tank Destroyer Battalion. After the 34th Infantry Divisional Artillery and the relief from the coastal patrol, 434th Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion was converted to a infantry role.

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