the type 99 machine gun is a fallout new vegas unique weapon. it is a unique light machine gun. it was originally used during world war 2 by the japanese. by the time of new vegas this is the only known one in america. it has some how survived scince WWII. the magazine takes less time to reload than and lmg but due to it being on top of the gun it takes longer than other guns. the magazine is much smaller than an lmg but it does and extra 20 dam.