The Minigun is a pop culture cannon of carnage, appearing in hundreds of games and movies. Whether that’s mounted to helicopters in Battlefield, in the arms of Grand Theft Auto V’s bank robbers or churning up the jungle in Predator, developers and filmmakers love to harness the Minigun’s power, but how exactly does it work? (Presented by PUBG MOBILE)

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The Minigun is a pop culture cannon of carnage, appearing in hundreds of games and movies. Whether that’s mounted to helicopters in Battlefield, in the arms of Grand Theft Auto V’s bank robbers or churning up the jungle in Predator, developers and filmmakers love to harness the Minigun’s power, but how exactly does it work? (Presented by PUBG MOBILE)

In this episode of Loadout, Dave Jewitt visits the Royal Armouries to talk to Keeper of Firearms & Artillery Jonathan Ferguson to discover the surprising origins of the M134 Minigun, and see why it’s one of the least well-represented guns in pop culture history.

You can check out more episodes of Loadout right here. – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzSrmGkpWKk&list=PLpg6WLs8kxGMzIemU1gyyLmg5VlKI2UvC

You can check out our Firearms Expert Reacts series here. – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FVzcoRjoN4&list=PLpg6WLs8kxGMgYb13XjPgOKbm5O-CDq7R

If you’re interested in seeing more of Jonathan’s work, you can check out more from the Royal Armouries right here. –https://www.youtube.com/user/RoyalArmouries

If you would like to support the Royal Armouries, you can make a charitable donation to the museum here. –https://royalarmouries.org/support-us/donations/

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Dave Jewitt takes a closer look at the iconic weapons and tools that have shared the spotlight as part of our favourite games and movies.