Apparently, yes they will. This isn't a great picture, but it still fascinates me, and prompts two main thoughts:
First, note the tripods in the background. It's as if the bad guys in The Road Warrior got themselves a PR person and set up a photo op.
Second, do you think those welds holding the heavy machine gun to the bag rack of the ATV "technical" are going to hold up if the weapon is being fired at full auto?
Previously on Photoblog, two strong pictures from Feisal Omar: