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Fallout 2Minigun
Avenger minigun
Vindicator minigun
Fallout 3Minigun
Fallout: New VegasMinigun
Fallout 4Minigun
Fallout 76Minigun
Gauss minigun
Fallout TacticsAvenger minigun
Vindicator minigun
MEC Gauss minigun
Fallout: BoSMinigun
Fallout: The Board GameMinigun
Van Buren.223 minigun Unused Content
Fallout ShelterMinigun (rusty, enhanced, hardened, armor piercing)

A minigun is a multi-barrel machine gun with a high rate of fire, employing Gatling-style rotating barrels.


CZ53 personal minigun

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Gameplay articles: Fallout, Fallout 2

The Rockwell CZ53 personal minigun is capable of firing 5mm rounds at over 60,000 RPM,[1] with an ammo capacity of 120 rounds.[2] The weapon was intended to replaced by the CZ57 Avenger minigun.[3]


Gameplay articles: Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas

The Minigun fires 5mm rounds and a typical cartridge holds 100 rounds.

CZ57 Avenger minigun

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Rockwell designed the Avenger as the replacement for the CZ53 Personal Minigun. The Avenger's design improvements include improved, gel-fin, cooling and chromium plated barrel-bores.[3] Some variants are chambered for 5.56mm bullets, with a magazine capacity of 120 rounds.

Vindicator minigun

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Gameplay articles: Fallout 2, Fallout Tactics

A product of German company Rheinmetal AG, this six-barreled minigun is capable of firing over 90,000 4.7mm caseless rounds per minute, making it the pinnacle of engineering.[4] It has an ammo capacity of 100 rounds. In the Midwest, a slightly modified version of the Vindicator exists, which instead is chambered for 7.62mm rounds.

5mm Man-Portable Minigun

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The 5mm Man-Portable Minigun[5] is a model commonly mounted on Vertibirds as a door gun. It is commonly used by members of the Brotherhood of Steel and Super Mutants.

MEC Gauss minigun

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Gameplay article: Fallout Tactics

A rare minigun of Chinese origin, it is capable of firing over 90,000 2mm EC rounds per minute, by means of the weapon's electromagnetic fields.[6]

Vault-Tec minigun


A five-barreled minigun, used by the Attis army.

CZ25 military minigun

Gameplay article: Van Buren

The Rockwell CZ25 military minigun appears only the Van Buren tech demo, and is able to fire large amounts of .223 caliber rounds without overheating quickly.[7] The weapon's magazine holds 54 rounds.


  1. Fallout and Fallout 2 item description: "A Rockwell CZ53 Personal Minigun. A multi-barrelled chaingun firing 5mm ammunition at over 60,000 RPM. Min ST: 7."
    (PRO ITEM.MSG (Fallout) and PRO ITEM.MSG (Fallout 2))
  2. Fort Independence terminal entries; research terminal (minigun), Research Log - Minigun
  3. 3.0 3.1 Fallout 2 item description: "Rockwell designed the Avenger as the replacement for their aging CZ53 Personal Minigun. The Avenger's design improvements include improved, gel-fin, cooling and chromium plated barrel-bores. This gives it a greater range and lethality. Min ST: 7."
    (PRO ITEM.MSG (Fallout 2))
  4. Fallout 2 item description: "The German Rheinmetal AG company created the ultimate minigun. The Vindicator throws over 90,000 caseless shells per minute down its six carbon-polymer barrels. As the pinnacle of Teutonic engineering skill, it is the ultimate hand-held weapon. Min ST: 7."
    (PRO ITEM.MSG (Fallout 2))
  5. Boston Airport terminal entries; outgoing supply order RQR-2210
  6. Fallout Tactics item description: "The MEC Gauss is of Chinese design. It uses multiple electromagnetic fields to propel over 90,000 rounds per minute to relativistic velocities."
  7. Van Buren tech demo item description: "A Rockwell CZ25 Military Minigun. A multi-barrelled weapon capable of firing large quantities of ammo with minimal heat issues."