The Vickers machine gun was a big part of the war. and without it things might have been a lot different. Without it there are raids we might not have succeed in or times we advanced on the enemy we might not have won.
The Vickers Gun has helped advance Americas weaponry a lot. towards the end of the war we started mounting the guns on Airplanes and Automobiles. changing the way war was fought. Today we have weapons that were based of the vickers gun like the, M134 minigun with a crazy RPM (rounds per minute) of 3000-4000RPM. Or guns like the M60,M249 witch could be operated by one man and has capability of shooting 100 RPM. With a Box Belt fed Magazine.
The Vickers Gun truly shows that if we get hit once we are gonna come back and hit ten times harder. We now fight strategically and could take down a small army with well placed and well equipped men. If we decided to not use the vickers gun in WWI we might not have ever had the idea of weapons like these.
This topic keeps changing because of the amount of change we make to are weaponry in war. and it wont stop changing because everyday we find a new way to improve are arsenal of weaponry.