World Infantry Weapons: Morocco

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Handguns

Common Name: TT-33

Calibre: 7.62×25mm

Origin: Tulskii Oruzheinyi Zavod (TOZ), Tula, Russia?

Use: Armed forces: general service?

 

Common Name: HK4

Calibre: 7.65×17mmSR (.32 ACP)

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Police forces: limited service (1977-). 2,000+ acquired.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: PA Rr 51

Calibre: 7.65×17mmSR (.32 ACP)

Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de Pyrénées Françaises (MAPF), Hendaye, France.

Use: Police forces: limited service. In use with Sûreté Nationale and Gendarmerie Royalé.

 

Common Name: PP

Calibre: 7.65×17mmSR (.32 ACP)

Origin: Manufacture de Machines du Haut-Rhin (MANURHIN), Mulhouse-Bourtzwiler, France.

Use: Police forces: limited service.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: Mod 92FS

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Pietro Beretta SpA, Gardone Val Trompia, Italy.

Use: Police forces: limited service (199?-). In use with Gendarmerie Royale.

 

Common Name: PA 15

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de Bayonne (MAB), Bayonne, France.

Use: Armed forces: limited service?

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: MAC 50

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de Châtelleraut (MAC), Châtelleraut, France.

Use: Armed forces: general service. In use with army.

Police forces: general service. In use with Gendarmerie Royale.

Sources: Huon, Jean. Un siècle d’armement mondial (Crépin-Leblond, 1981); Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: P226

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: SIG-Sauer GmbH, Eckernförde, Germany.

Use: Police forces: special service (199?-). In use with GISGR.

 

Common Name: P228

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: SIG-Sauer GmbH, Eckernförde, Germany.

Use: Police forces: special service (199?-). In use with GISGR.

 

Common Name: .38 Detective Special

Calibre: 9×29mmR (.38 Special)

Origin: Colt’s Manufacturing Corp Co, Hartford, USA.

Use: Police forces: limited service?

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: Model 10 Military & Police

Calibre: 9×29mmR (.38 Special)

Origin: Smith & Wesson (S&W), Springfield, USA

Use: Armed forces: limited service? 1,298 acquired for free in 1995.

Police forces: limited service?

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: USP

Calibre: 11.43×23mm (.45 ACP)

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Police forces: special service (200?-). In use with GISGR.

 

Common Name: MK 23 MOD 0

Calibre: 11.43×23mm (.45 ACP)

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Police forces: special service (200?-). In use with GISGR.

 

Submachine Guns and Personal Defence Weapons

Common Name: P90

Calibre: 5.7×28mm

Origin: Fabrique Nationale SA (FN), Herstal, Belgium.

Use: Police forces: special service (200?-). In use with GISGR.

Details: Integral reflex sight.

 

Common Name: Mod 4 (Mod 38/49)

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Pietro Beretta SpA, Gardone Val Trompia, Italy.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. In use with navy. OBSOLESCENT.

Sources: Huon, Jean. Un siècle d’armement mondial (Crépin-Leblond, 1981); Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Press photos (2007).

 

Common Name: Mod 12S

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Pietro Beretta SpA, Gardone Val Trompia, Italy.

Use: Armed forces: limited service?

Sources: Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: MP5A3

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Royal Small Arms Factory (RSAF), Enfield, England.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. In use with Garde Royale and army officers.

Police forces: limited service. In use with Gendarmerie Royale.

Details: Retractable stock.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Press photos (2006-2009).

 

Common Name: MP5A3

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Makina ve Kimya Endüstrisi Kurumu (MKE), Silahsan AŞ, Kirikkale, Turkey.

Use: Armed forces: special service (2006-)? 50 acquired.

Details: Retractable stock.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2007).

 

Common Name: MP5A5

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Armed forces: special service.

Police forces: special service. In use with GISGR.

Details: Fires semiautomatic, 3-round bursts, and full automatic. Retractable stock.

Sources: Press photos (2006).

 

Common Name: MP5SD6

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Police forces: special service. In use with GISGR.

Details: Fires semiautomatic, 3-round bursts, and full-automatic. Integral sound suppressor. Retractable stock.

 

Common Name: VP70

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Armed forces: special service? In use with GISGR? OBSOLESCENT.

Details: Fires semiautomatic and 3-round bursts. Detachable stock.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: Micro-Uzi

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Israel Military Industries (IMI), Ramat Ha Sharon, Israel.

Use: Police forces: special service. In use with GISGR, DGST and DGED.

Details: Folding stock.

 

Common Name: Mini-Uzi

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Israel Military Industries (IMI), Ramat Ha Sharon, Israel.

Use: Police forces: special service. In use with GISGR, DGST and DGED.

Details: Folding stock.

 

Common Name: Uzi

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Israel Military Industries (IMI), Ramat Ha Sharon, Israel.

Use: Police forces: limited service. In use with Gendarmerie Royale, DGST and DGED.

Details: Folding stock.

 

Common Name: MAT 49

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de Tulle (MAT), Tulle, France.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. In use with navy.

Police forces: general service.

Details: Retractable stock.

Sources: Huon, Jean. Un siècle d’armement mondial (Crépin-Leblond, 1981); Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Press photos (200?-2009).

 

Common Name: Ingram M10

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Military Armaments Corp (MAC), Atlanta, USA.

Use: Police forces: special service. In use with GISGR, DGST and DGED. OBSOLESCENT?

Details: Retractable stock.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: Mark 4 (L2A3)

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Sterling Armaments Co, Dagenham, England.

Use: Armed forces: limited service?

Details: Folding stock.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: M3

Calibre: 11.43×23mm (.45 ACP)

Origin: Guide Lamp Division, General Motors, Detroit, USA.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 1,472+ acquired.

Details: Retractable stock.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: UMP

Calibre: 11.43×23mm (.45 ACP)

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Police forces: special service (200?-). In use with GISGR.

Details: Folding stock.

 

Rifles

Common Name: AK-74

Calibre: 5.45×39mm

Origin: Izhevskiy Mashinostroitelniy Zavod (Izhmash), Izhevsk, Russia.

Use: Armed forces: limited service.

 

Common Name: AKS-74U

Calibre: 5.45×39mm

Origin: Tulskii Oruzheinyi Zavod (TOZ), Tula, Russia.

Use: Armed forces: limited service.

Details: Carbine with 206mm barrel. Folding stock.

 

Common Name: AR 70

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Pietro Beretta SpA, Gardone Val Trompia, Italy.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. Acquired via FN. In use with navy.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: SAR-21

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Chartered Industries of Singapore (CIS), Singapore, Singapore

Use: Armed forces: special service (200?-). In use with Garde Royale.

Details: 1.5× sight. Integral targeting laser.

Sources: Press photos (2006).

 

Common Name: AR-15A1 R0613 (M16A1)

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Colt’s Manufacturing Corp Co, Hartford, USA.

Use: Police forces: limited service (197?-). 3,500+ acquired. In use with Sûrete Nationale and GISGR.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: CAR-15A1 R0653 (M16A1 Carbine)

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Colt’s Manufacturing Corp Co, Hartford, USA.

Use: Police forces: special service (197?-). 100+ acquired. In use with Sûrete Nationale and GISGR.

Details: Carbine with 408mm barrel. Retractable stock.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: AR-15A2 R0701 (M16A2)

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Colt’s Manufacturing Corp Co, Hartford, USA.

Use: Armed forces: special service. In use with Garde Royale.

Police forces: special service. In use with GISGR.

Details: Fires semiautomatic and 3-round bursts.

 

Common Name: CAR-15A3 R0977 (M4A1)

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Colt’s Manufacturing Corp Co, Hartford, USA.

Use: Police forces: special service. In use with GISGR.

Details: Carbine with 368mm barrel. Retractable stock.

Sources: Press photos (2007).

 

Common Name: CAL-??-??

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Fabrique Nationale d’Armes de Guerre SA (FN), Herstal, Belgium.

Use: Police forces: limited service. In use with Gendarmerie Royale.

Details: Fires semiautomatic, 3-round bursts, and full automatic.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Press photos.

 

Common Name: G36C

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Police forces: special service (200?-). In use with GISGR.

Details: Carbine with 228mm barrel. Folding stock. MIL-STD-1913 sight rail.

 

Common Name: G36KV

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH (H&K), Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Police forces: special service (200?-). In use with GISGR.

Details: Carbine with 320mm barrel. Folding stock. MIL-STD-1913 sight rail.

 

Common Name: AUG A1

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Steyr-Mannlicher GmbH, Steyr, Austria.

Use: Armed forces: special service.

Details: 1.5× scope.

Sources: Jones, Richard. Jane’s Infantry Weapons 2008-09 (Jane’s, 2008).

 

Common Name: AUG A2

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Steyr-Mannlicher GmbH, Steyr, Austria.

Use: Armed forces: special service.

Details: MIL-STD-1913 sight rail.

 

Common Name: FR F1

Calibre: 7.5×54mm?

Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de St Étienne (MAS), St Étienne, France.

Use: Police forces: special service. In use with GISGR.

Details: APX 3.8× scope. Bipod.

 

Common Name: MAS 36

Calibre: 7.5×54mm

Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de St Étienne (MAS), St Étienne, France.

Use: Armed forces: reserve service? OBSOLETE.

Sources: Huon, Jean. Un siècle d’armement mondial (Crépin-Leblond, 1981); Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: MAS 49/56

Calibre: 7.5×54mm

Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de St Étienne (MAS), St Étienne, France.

Use: Armed forces: reserve service? OBSOLETE.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: Mod 58

Calibre: 7.62×33mm (.30 M1)

Origin: Pietro Beretta SpA, Gardone Val Trompia, Italy; Manufacture d’Armes de Fes, Fes, Morocco.

Use: Armed forces: reserve service? OBSOLETE.

Sources: Huon, Jean. Un siècle d’armement mondial (Crépin-Leblond, 1981); Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: M2

Calibre: 7.62×33mm (.30 M1)

Origin: Winchester, New Haven, USA.

Use: Armed forces: reserve service? OBSOLETE.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: AK (Type 56)

Calibre: 7.62×39mm

Origin: North China Industries (NORINCO), Beijing, China.

Use: Armed forces: general service.

 

Common Name: AK (M54)

Calibre: 7.62×39mm

Origin: Fabrica de Arme Cugir, Cugir, Romania.

Use: Armed forces: general service.

Sources: Press photos (200?).

 

Common Name: AKM (Misr)

Calibre: 7.62×39mm

Origin: Maadi, Cairo, Egypt.

Use: Armed forces: general service.

 

Common Name: AKM (M63)

Calibre: 7.62×39mm

Origin: Fabrica de Arme Cugir, Cugir, Romania.

Use: Armed forces: general service.

Details: Wooden foregrip.

Sources: Press photos (2006-2010).

 

Common Name: AKMS (M70AB2)

Calibre: 7.62×39mm

Origin: Zavodi Crvena Zastava (ZCZ), Kragujevac, Yugoslavia.

Use: Armed forces: general service.

Details: Folding stock.

 

Common Name: M76

Calibre: 7.62×39mm

Origin: Oy VALMET AB, Tourula, Finland.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 600+ acquired.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: BM 59 Mark I

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Pietro Beretta SpA, Gardone Val Trompia, Italy.

Use: Armed forces: reserve service? OBSOLETE.

Sources: Huon, Jean. Un siècle d’armement mondial (Crépin-Leblond, 1981); Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: FAL-50-00

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Fabrique Nationale d’Armes de Guerre SA (FN), Herstal, Belgium.

Use: Armed forces: general service (1963-). Latest 10,000 acquired in 1982. In use with army and Garde Royale.

Sources: Huon, Jean. Un siècle d’armement mondial (Crépin-Leblond, 1981); Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Press photos (2008-2010).

 

Common Name: G3A3

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de St Étienne (MAS), St Étienne, France.

Use: Armed forces: limited service?

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Press photos (200?).

 

Common Name: UR Commando I?

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: PGM Précision SARL, Les Chavannes, France.

Use: Police forces: special service (200?-). In use with GISGR.

Details: ???× scope. Bipod.

 

Common Name: M14NM

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Springfield Arsenal, Springfield, USA.

Use: Armed forces: special service? 44+ acquired.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: Bravo 51

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Tactical Operations Inc (TacOps), Beverly Hills, USA.

Use: Police forces: special service. In use with GISGR.

Details: Leupold 10× scope. Bipod.

 

Common Name: Model 82A1

Calibre: 12.7×99mm (.50 Browning)

Origin: Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Inc, Murfreesboro, USA.

Use: Armed forces: special service.

Details: ??× scope. Bipod.

 

Shotguns

Common Name: M4 Super 90

Calibre: 18.5×76mmR (12-gauge)

Origin: Armi Benelli SpA, Gardone Val Trompia, Italy.

Use: Police forces: special service (200?-). In use with GISGR.

Details: Retractable stock.

 

Common Name: SPAS 12

Calibre: 18.5×70mmR (12-gauge)

Origin: Luigi Franchi SpA, Fornaci, Italy.

Use: Police forces: special service. In use with GISGR.

Details: Folding stock.

 

Common Name: SPAS 15

Calibre: 18.5×70mmR (12-gauge)

Origin: Luigi Franchi SpA, Fornaci, Italy.

Use: Police forces: special service. In use with GISGR.

Details: Folding stock.

 

Common Name: PM 5

Calibre: 18.5×76mmR (12-gauge)

Origin: Valtro SpA, Brescia, Italy.

Use: Police forces: special service. In use with GISGR?

Details: Folding stock?

Sources: Press photos (200?).

 

Machine Guns

Common Name: RPK-74

Calibre: 5.45×39mm

Origin: Vyatsko-Polyaniskney Mashinostroitelniy Zavod Molot, Vyatskiye Polyany, Russia.

Use: Armed forces: limited service.

Details: Bipod.

Sources: Press photos (2006).

 

Common Name: Ultimax 100 Mk III

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Chartered Industries of Singapore (CIS), Singapore, Singapore.

Use: Armed forces: special service.

Details: Bipod. 100-round drum.

 

Common Name: FM 24/29

Calibre: 7.5×54mm

Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de Châtelleraut (MAC), Châtelleraut, France.

Use: Armed forces: reserve service? OBSOLETE.

Details: Bipod.

Sources: Huon, Jean. Un siècle d’armement mondial (Crépin-Leblond, 1981); Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: Mitr 31

Calibre: 7.5×54mm

Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de Châtelleraut (MAC), Châtelleraut, France.

Use: Armed forces: reserve service? 16+ acquired. In use as coaxial gun on EBR 75 armoured car. OBSOLETE.

 

Common Name: AA 52 FM

Calibre: 7.5×54mm

Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de Tulle (MAT), Tulle, France.

Use: Armed forces: general service. In use with army and Garde Royale.

Details: Retractable stock. Bipod.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: AA 52 Char No.1

Calibre: 7.5×54mm

Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de Tulle (MAT), Tulle, France.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 320+ acquired. In use as coaxial gun on AML 60 armoured car, AML 90 armoured car, and AMX 13 light tank.

Details: Lacks stock and trigger.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: RPD (Suez)

Calibre: 7.62×39mm

Origin: Maadi, Cairo, Egypt.

Use: Armed forces: general service.

Details: Bipod.

Sources: Huon, Jean. Un siècle d’armement mondial (Crépin-Leblond, 1981); Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: RPD

Calibre: 7.62×39mm

Origin: Zavod imeni V.A. Degytarev (ZiD), Kovrov, Russia.

Use: Armed forces: general service.

Details: Bipod.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: RPK (M72B1)

Calibre: 7.62×39mm

Origin: Zavodi Crvena Zastava (ZCZ), Kragujevac, Yugoslavia.

Use: Armed forces: limited service.

Details: Bipod.

 

Common Name: BM 59 Mark IV

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Pietro Beretta SpA, Gardone Val Trompia, Italy.

Use: Armed forces: reserve service? OBSOLETE.

Details: Bipod.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: FALO-50-41

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Fabrique Nationale d’Armes de Guerre SA (FN), Herstal, Belgium.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (1963-).

Details: Bipod.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: MAG-60-20 Infanterie T1

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Fabrique Nationale d’Armes de Guerre SA (FN), Herstal, Belgium.

Use: Armed forces: general service (1982-). 1,000+ acquired. In use with army and Garde Royale.

Details: Bipod.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Press photos (2007).

 

Common Name: MAG-60-40 Coaxial (M240)

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Fabrique Nationale Manufacturing Inc (FNMI), Colombia, USA.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (1996-). 120+ acquired. In use as coaxial gun on M60A3 TTS main battle tank.

Details: Lacks stock and trigger.

 

Common Name: MAG-60-40 Coaxial BELU M3

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Fabrique Nationale d’Armes de Guerre SA (FN), Herstal, Belgium.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (2009-). 90+ acquired. In use as coaxial gun on AIFV-B-25 infantry fighting vehicle.

Details: No stock and bipod.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2010).

 

Common Name: M73

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: General Electric (GE), Burlington, USA.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 224+ acquired. In use as coaxial gun on M48A5 main battle tank.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: M134

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: General Electric Corp, Burlington, USA. 

Use: Armed forces: limited service. In use on helicopters.

Details: Externally powered 6-barrel rotary gun.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: M219

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: General Electric (GE), Burlington, USA.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (1980-). 200+ acquired. In use as coaxial gun on M60A1.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: HK11A1?

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany?

Use: Armed forces: limited service.

Details: Bipod.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: Browning M1919A4 (Vektor MG4 CA)

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Lyttleton Ingenieurswerke (LIW), Pretoria, South Africa.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 60+ acquired. In use as coaxial gun on Eland 90 armoured car, Ratel 20 armoured car, and Ratel 90 armoured car.

 

Common Name: Browning M1919A4 (Vektor MG4 AA)

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Lyttleton Ingenieurswerke (LIW), Pretoria, South Africa.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. In use as flexible gun on Ratel 20 armoured car and Ratel 90 armoured car.

 

Common Name: AA 7.62N F1 Char No.1

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de Tulle (MAT), Tulle, France.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (1981-). 173+ acquired. In use as coaxial gun on AMX 10RC armoured car, ERC 90 F1 Lynx armoured car, and VAB VCI/I Toucan I infantry fighting vehicle and as door gun on Alouette II helicopter.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Press photos (2006).

 

Common Name: M60

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Saco Defence, Saco, USA.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (1975-). 237+ acquired. In use as flexible gun on M901A1 antitank vehicle.

Details: Bipod.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: M60D

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Saco Defence, Saco, USA.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (1980-). 108+ acquired. In use as door gun on helicopters.

Details: No stock. Bipod.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: MG42/59 (MG 74)

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Steyr-Daimler-Puch GmbH, Kleinraming, Austria.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 110+ acquired. In use as coaxial gun on SK 105 light tank.

Details: No stock and trigger.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Press photos (2006).

 

Common Name: PKM

Calibre: 7.62×54mmR

Origin: Kovrovsky Mekhanichesky Zavod (KMZ), Kovrov, Russia.

Use: Armed forces: limited service.

Details: Bipod.

Sources: Press photos (2006).

 

Common Name: PKT

Calibre: 7.62×54mmR

Origin: Cegielski-Poznan SA, Poznan, Poland.

Use: Armed forces: general service. In use as coaxial gun on OT-62 armoured personnel carrier and OT-64 armoured personnel carrier. OBSOLETE.

Details: No stock and trigger.

 

Common Name: PKT

Calibre: 7.62×54mmR

Origin: Kovrovsky Mekhanichesky Zavod (KMZ), Kovrov, Russia.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 330+ acquired. In use as coaxial gun on BRDM-2 armoured car, T-72BV main battle tank, BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicle, and BTR-90 infantry fighting vehicle.

Details: No stock and trigger.

 

Common Name: Browning M1919A4

Calibre: 7.62×63mm (.30-06)

Origin: USA.

Use: Armed forces: reserve service? OBSOLETE.

Details: Tripod.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: Browning M2HB

Calibre: 12.7×99mm (.50 Browning)

Origin: Saco Defence, Saco, USA; Fabrique Nationale d’Armes de Guerre SA (FN), Herstal, Belgium.

Use: Armed forces: general service. In use with army and Garde Royale. In use on tripod and as flexible gun on Toyota Landcruiser, M1025 weapons carrier, M113A1 armoured personnel carrier, and VAB VTT armoured personnel carrier.

Details: Tripod.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Press photos (200?).

 

Common Name: M85

Calibre: 12.7×99mm (.50 Browning)

Origin: General Electric Corp, Burlington, USA.

Use: Armed forces: general service (1980-). 320+ acquired. In use as cupola gun on M60A1 and M60A3 TTS main battle tank.

 

Common Name: DShK-38

Calibre: 12.7×108mm

Origin: Zavod imeni V.A. Degytarev (ZiD), Kovrov, Russia.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. OBSOLETE.

Details: Tripod.

 

Common Name: DShKM

Calibre: 12.7×108mm

Origin: Zavod imeni V.A. Degytarev (ZiD), Kovrov, Russia.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. OBSOLETE.

Details: Tripod.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Press photos (2007).

 

Common Name: NSV-12.7

Calibre: 12.7×108mm

Origin: Vyatsko-Polyaniskney Mashinostroitelniy Zavod Molot, Vyatskiye Polyany, Russia. Belarus!

Use: Armed forces: limited service (1999-). 148+ acquired. In use as flexible gun on T-72BV main battle tank.

 

Common Name: KPV

Calibre: 14.5×114mm

Origin: Zavod imeni V.A. Degytarev (ZiD), Kovrov, Russia.

Use: Armed forces: general service. 440+ acquired. In use with army and Garde Royale. In use on ZPU-1 AA mount, ZPU-2 AA mount, and ZPU-4 AA mount. ZPU-2 in use on M998 weapons carrier and M113A1 armoured personnel carrier.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Press photos (200?).

 

Common Name: KPVT

Calibre: 14.5×114mm

Origin: Cegielski-Poznan SA, Poznan, Poland.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. In use on OT-62 armoured personnel carrier and OT-64 armoured personnel carrier. OBSOLETE.

 

Common Name: KPVT

Calibre: 14.5×114mm

Origin: Zavod imeni V.A. Degytarev (ZiD), Kovrov, Russia.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. In use on BRDM-2 armoured car. OBSOLETE.

 

Grenade Launchers

Common Name: 40AGL

Calibre: 40×53mmSR

Origin: Chartered Industries of Singapore (CIS), Singapore, Singapore.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (200?-). In use as flexible gun on URO Atlas 1 light truck.

Sources: Press photos (2006).

 

Light Mortars

Common Name: MO 60 L

Calibre: 60mm

Origin: Hotchkiss-Brandt, Meudon-La-Forêt, France.

Use: Armed forces: general service?

 

Common Name: M2

Calibre: 60mm

Origin: Watervliet Arsenal, Watervliet, USA.

Use: Armed forces: general service?

Sources: Jones, Richard. Jane’s Infantry Weapons 2008-09 (Jane’s, 2008).

 

Light Antitank Weapons

Common Name: RPG-7V

Calibre: 40mm (85mm warhead)

Origin: Bazalt, Moscow, Russia.

Use: Armed forces: general service. In use with army and Garde Royale.

Sources: Jones, Richard. Jane’s Infantry Weapons 2008-09 (Jane’s, 2008).

 

Common Name: RPG-7V (Type 69)

Calibre: 40mm (85mm warhead)

Origin: North China Industries (NORINCO), Beijing, China.

Use: Armed forces: general service.

Details: Bipod.

Sources: Press photos (200?)

 

Common Name: M72A3?

Calibre: 66mm

Origin: USA?

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 500+ acquired.

Details: Disposable.

Sources: Jones, Richard. Jane’s Infantry Weapons 2008-09 (Jane’s, 2008).

 

Common Name: LRAC 89 (STRIM)

Calibre: 89mm

Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de St Étienne (MAS), St Étienne, France.

Use: Armed forces: general service. 2,000+ acquired.

 

Common Name: M20 Super Bazooka

Calibre: 89mm

Origin: USA?
Use: Armed forces: limited service?
OBSOLETE.

Sources: Jones, Richard. Jane’s Infantry Weapons 2008-09 (Jane’s, 2008).


Common Name: APILAS

Calibre: 112mm

Origin: Matra-MANURHIN Défense, Velizy, France.

Use: Armed forces: general service. 1,000+ acquired.

Details: Disposable.

 

Cannon

Common Name: M168 Vulcan

Calibre: 20×102mm

Origin: General Electric Corp, Burlington, USA.

Use: Armed forces: general service (1979-). 140+ acquired. In use on M163 Vulcan armoured air defence vehicle and M167 Vulcan AA mount.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988).

 

Common Name: M621

Calibre: 20×102mm

Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de Tulle (MAT), Tulle, France.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (1983-). 12+ acquired. In use as turret gun on VAB VDAA TA20 armoured air defence vehicle and as fixed gun on Gazelle attack helicopter.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Press photos (2006).

 

Common Name: KAA (204GK)

Calibre: 20×128mm

Origin: Oerlikon-Bührle AG, Zürich-Oerlikon, Switzerland.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. In use on naval vessels.

 

Common Name: M693

Calibre: 20×139mm

Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de Tulle (MAT), Tulle, France.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 139+ acquired. In use on twin AA mount and as turret gun on VAB VCI/I Toucan I infantry fighting vehicle.

Details: Dual feed.

Sources: Press photos (2006).

 

Common Name: M693 (Vektor G12)

Calibre: 20×139mm

Origin: Lyttleton Ingenieurswerke (LIW), Pretoria, South Africa.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 30+ acquired. In use on Ratel 20 armoured car.

Details: Dual feed.

 

Common Name: 2A7

Calibre: 23×152mm

Origin: Tulamashzavod, Tula, Russia.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 120+ acquired. In use on ZSU-23-4 Shilka armoured air defence vehicle.

Sources: Press photos (2006).

 

Common Name: 2A14

Calibre: 23×152mm

Origin: Tulamashzavod, Tula, Russia.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 280+ acquired. In use on ZU-23-2 twin AA mount on UNIMOG truck.

Sources: Press photos (2006).

 

Common Name: KBA-B02

Calibre: 25×137mm

Origin: Oerlikon-Bührle AG, Zürich-Oerlikon, Switzerland.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (2009-). 90+ acquired. In use on AIFV-B-25 infantry fighting vehicle.

Details: Twin feed.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2010).

 

Common Name: 2A42

Calibre: 30×165mm

Origin: Tulamashzavod, Tula, Russia.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 45+ acquired. In use on BTR-90 infantry fighting vehicle.

Details: Dual feed.

 

Common Name: 2A72

Calibre: 30×165mm

Origin: Tulamashzavod, Tula, Russia.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 45+ acquired. In use on BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicle.

Details: Dual feed.