World Infantry Weapons: Mexico

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Handguns

The Ejército de Tierra had 42,502 handguns in service in 2006.

 

Common Name: Five-seveN

Calibre: 5.7×28mm

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

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

Police forces: special service (200?-). 67+ acquired; 17 in 2008, 50 in 2009. In use with EMP and Distrito Federal (Ciudad de México) municipal police.

Sources: Samaniego, Raúl/Sánchez, Gabriela. "Exige la ALDF al gobierno federal investigar a fondo decomiso de armas". La Jornada (21-FEB-2008); Valpolini, Paolo. "There are Two Types of Men in This World". Armada International (6/2009); United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2009-2010).

 

Common Name: Glock 25

Calibre: 9×17mm (.380 ACP)

Origin: Glock GmbH, Deutsch-Wagram, Austria.

Use: Police forces: limited service (199?-). 3,030 acquired in 2009.

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

 

Common Name: Mod 92FS

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Pietro Beretta Armi SpA, Gardone Val Trompia, Italy; Direccion General de Fabricas de la Defensa, Ciudad de México, Mexico (licensed).

Use: Armed forces: special service (199?-). In use with FES and GOE.

Police forces: general service (199?-). 11,189 acquired in 2007. In use with AFI, EMP, and Chiapas and Chihuahua state and municipal police.

Sources: Katz, Samuel. Top Counter-Terrorist Units (Concord, 2001); United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008).

 

Common Name: P×4 Storm

Calibre: 9×19mm

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

Use: Police forces: general service (2007-). 13,130+ acquired; 1,515 in 2007, 11,615 in 2008. In use with Sinaloa state police.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008-2009).

 

Common Name: TMP (TP9)

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Brügger & Thomet (B&T), Thun, Switzerland.

Use: Police forces: special service (2009-). 101+ acquired.

Details: Folding stock. MIL-STD-1913 sight and accessory rails.

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

 

Common Name: All-American 2000

Calibre: 9×19mm

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

Use: Armed forces: limited service (199?-). In use with DSPTM.

 

Common Name: CZ75BD

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Česká Zbrojovka a.s. (ČZ), Uherský Brod, Czech Republic.

Use: Police forces: limited service (2007-). 2,055+ acquired; 1,444 in 2007, 611 in 2008.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008-2009).

 

Common Name: CZ75 SP-01 Shadow

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Česká Zbrojovka a.s. (ČZ), Uherský Brod, Czech Republic.

Use: Police forces: limited service (2008-). 2,742 acquired in 2008.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2009).

 

Common Name: Browning HP

Calibre: 9×19mm

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

Use: Police forces: limited service. In use with Chihuahua state police.

 

Common Name: FNP9

Calibre: 9×19mm

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

Use: Police forces: limited service (2008-). 505 acquired in 2008.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2009).

 

Common Name: Glock 17

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Glock GmbH, Deutsch-Wagram, Austria.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (199?-). In use with navy and DSPTM.

Police forces: general service (199?-). 27,490+ acquired; 45 in 2006, 9,829 in 2007, 9,494 in 2008, 8,122 in 2009. In use with Policía Judicial Antinarcóticos and Sinaloa and Veracruz state and municipal police.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2007-2010); Press photos (2008-2009).

 

Common Name: P7M13S

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany; Departamento de la Industriá Militar (DIM), Ciudad de México, Mexico; Direccion General de Fabricas de la Defensa, Ciudad de México, Mexico.

Use: Armed forces: general service (1986-). 3,000+ acquired. In use with army, air force, and military police.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Kersten, Manfred. "P7 für Mexiko". Waffenfreund (3/1992); Press photos (2010).

 

Common Name: P9S

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (198?-). In use with military police.

 

Common Name: USP

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Police forces: limited service? 1,110 acquired in 2007.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008).

 

Common Name:

Calibre: 9×19mm

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

Use: Police forces: limited service. In use with Chiapas municipal police.

 

Common Name: P225

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: SIG-Sauer GmbH, Eckernförde, Germany.

Use: Police forces: limited service (198?-). In use with Distrito Federal (Ciudad de México) municipal police.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms of the World (Arms & Armour Press, 1993).

 

Common Name: P226

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: SIG-Sauer GmbH, Eckernförde, Germany.

Use: Armed forces: special service.

Police forces: limited service.

 

Common Name: Model 659

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Smith & Wesson, Springfield, USA

Use: Police forces: special service (198?-). In use with AFI.

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

 

Common Name: Model 910

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Smith & Wesson, Springfield, USA

Use: Armed forces: special service (200?-). 612 acquired in 2007. In use with FES and Chihuahua state and municipal police.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008); Press photos (2008).

 

Common Name: Model 5906

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Smith & Wesson, Springfield, USA

Use: Armed forces: limited service. In use with Infantería de Marina.

Police forces: limited service.

Sources: Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: Model 6904

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Smith & Wesson, Springfield, USA

Use: Police forces: special service. In use with state police forces.

 

Common Name: Model 6906

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Smith & Wesson, Springfield, USA

Use: Police forces: limited service. In use with Chiapas state and municipal police.

 

Common Name: M&P9

Calibre: 9×19mm

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

Use: Police forces: limited service (200?-). 1,405 acquired in 2007.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008); Reuters. "M&P Pistols Now Selected by Law Enforcement and Security Divisions in 13 Countries" (28-APR-2008).

 

Common Name: M-A1

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Steyr-Mannlicher GmbH & Co KG, Kleinraming, Austria.

Use: Police forces: limited service (200?-).

 

Common Name: Mod 8000F Cougar

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Stoeger Silah Sanayi AS, Istanbul, Turkey.

Use: Police forces: limited service (2007-). 1,436 acquired in 2007.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008).

 

Common Name: P99 AS

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Carl Walther GmbH, Ulm, Germany.

Use: Police forces: limited service (2007-). 5,184+ acquired. In use with Chihuahua state police.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008).

 

Common Name: .38 Super Auto

Calibre: 9×23mmSR (.38 Super Auto)

Origin: Colt’s Patent Firearms Manufacturing Co, Hartford, USA.

Use: Police forces: limited service.

 

Common Name: Model 10 Military & Police

Calibre: 9×29mmR (.38 Special)

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

Use: Police forces: limited service. 1,010 acquired in 2008. In use with Chihuahua and Veracruz municipal police.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2009).

 

Common Name: Model 15 Combat Masterpiece

Calibre: 9×29mmR (.38 Special)

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

Use: Police forces: limited service.

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

 

Common Name: Browning HP MK 3

Calibre: 10×21mm (.40 S&W)

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

Use: Police forces: limited service (200?-). 500 acquired in 2007. In use with AFI and GOPES.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008).

 

Common Name: Model 657

Calibre: 10.4×33mmR (.41 Magnum)

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

Use: Police forces: special service. In use with Grupo Beta.

 

Common Name: M1911A1

Calibre: 11.43×23mm (.45 ACP)

Origin: Colt’s Patent Firearms Manufacturing Co, Hartford, USA.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (1926-).

Police forces: limited service. In use with EMP.

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

 

Submachine Guns and Personal Defence Weapons

Common Name: P90

Calibre: 5.7×28mm

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

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

Police forces: special service (200?-). 33+ acquired; 20 in 2007, 13 in 2008. In use with EMP and Distrito Federal (Ciudad de México) police.

Details: Integral reflex sight.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008-2009); Quinto, Ricardo. "Advierten Sobre Compra de Armas". Prensa Libre (03-MAY-2009); Press photos (2008).

 

Common Name: C×4 Storm

Calibre: 9×19mm

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

Use: Police forces: limited service (2008-). 800 acquired in 2008. In use with Comisión Federal de Electricidad.

Details: Fires semiautomatic only.

Sources: Michel, Víctor. "Equipa CFE a sus guardias con armas de alto poder". Milenio.com (01-AUG-2008); United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2009); Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: Mod 12S

Calibre: 9×19mm

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

Use: Police forces: limited service. In use with Distrito Federal (Ciudad de México) municipal police.

Details: Folding stock.

 

Common Name: CAR-15 R635 (M16 SMG)

Calibre: 9×19mm

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

Use: Police forces: limited service (200?-). 446 acquired in 2009. In use with AFI and FEPA.

Details: Retractable stock.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2010); Press photos (2008-2009).

 

Common Name: CAR-15 R6451

Calibre: 9×19mm

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

Use: Police forces: limited service (199?-). 264+ acquired; 255 in 2008, 9 in 2009.

Details: Fires semiautomatic only. Retractable stock.

Sources: Bartocci, Christopher. Black Rifle II (Collector Grade, 2004); United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2009-2010).

 

Common Name: MP5A2

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany; Departamento de la Industriá Militar (DIM), Ciudad de México, Mexico; Direccion General de Fabricas de la Defensa, Ciudad de México, Mexico.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (198?-). In use with army, marines, and air force.

Police forces: limited service (198?-). 811 acquired in 2007. In use with Policía Federal Preventiva and Distrito Federal (Ciudad de México) municipal police.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008); Press photos (2008).

 

Common Name: MP5A3

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany; Departamento de la Industriá Militar (DIM), Ciudad de México, Mexico; Direccion General de Fabricas de la Defensa, Ciudad de México, Mexico.

Use: Armed forces: general service (198?-). In use with army and air force.

Police forces: limited service (198?-). 1,313+ acquired; 101 in 2007, 1,212 in 2008. In use with Policía Federal Preventiva, Policía Judicial Antinarcóticos, and Policía Judicial del Estado.

Details: Retractable stock.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008-2009); Press photos (2008-2010).

 

Common Name: MP5SFA3

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Police forces: special service. 9 acquired in 2008. In use with GERI.

Details: Fires semiautomatic only. Retractable stock.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2009); Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: MP5K

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany; Departamento de la Industriá Militar (DIM), Ciudad de México, Mexico; Direccion General de Fabricas de la Defensa, Ciudad de México, Mexico.

Use: Armed forces: special service.

Police forces: special service.

Details: No stock.

 

Common Name: MP5KA5

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Police forces: special service (200?-). 2 acquired in 2009.

Details: Fires semiautomatic, 3-round limited bursts, and full automatic. No stock.

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

 

Common Name: MP5SD2

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Armed forces: special service. In use with FES.

Details: Integral sound suppressor.

 

Common Name: MP5SD6

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Armed forces: special service. In use with FES.

Police forces: special service. In use with GERI.

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

Sources: Press photos (2008-2009).

 

Common Name: Mini-Uzi

Calibre: 9×19mm

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

Use: Police forces: special service. 72 acquired in 2008.

Details: Folding stock.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2009).

 

Common Name: Uzi

Calibre: 9×19mm

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

Use: Police forces: limited service. In use with Policía Federal and Chiapas and Chihuahua state and municipal police.

Details: Folding stock.

Sources: Press photos (2009-2010).

 

Common Name: Uzi Model B Carbine

Calibre: 9×19mm

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

Use: Police forces: limited service. In use with Policía Judicial Antinarcóticos.

Details: Fires semiautomatic only. Folding stock.

 

Common Name: HM-3-S

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Productos Mendoza SA, Ciudad de México, Mexico.

Use: Police forces: limited service. OBSOLETE. Formerly in use with state police and Distrito Federal (Ciudad de México) police.

Details: Fires semiautomatic only. Folding stock. 

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

 

Common Name: HM-4-S

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Productos Mendoza SA, Ciudad de México, Mexico.

Use: Police forces: limited service (2002-)

Details: Fires semiautomatic only. Folding stock. 

Sources: Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: MGP-84

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Servicio Industrial de La Marina (SIMA), Callao, Peru.

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

Details: Folding stock.

 

Common Name: MPK

Calibre: 9×19mm

Origin: Carl Walther Waffenfabrik, Ulm, Germany.

Use: Armed forces: out of service. In use with navy. OBSOLETE.

Details: Folding stock.

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

 

Common Name: M3A1

Calibre: 11.43×23mm (.45 ACP)

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

Use: Armed forces: limited service. OBSOLESCENT.

Details: Retractable stock.

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

 

Common Name: UMP

Calibre: 11.43×23mm (.45 ACP)

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Armed forces: special service (200?-). In use with BIMFUSPAR and FES.

Details: MIL-STD-1913 sight and accessory rails. Folding stock.

Sources: Press photos (2008-2010).

 

Common Name: Ingram M10

Calibre: 11.43×23mm (.45 ACP)

Origin: RPB Inc, Powder Springs, USA.

Use: Police forces: special service.

Details: Retractable stock.

Sources: Huon, Jean. Un siècle d’armement mondial (Crépin-Leblond, 1981).

 

Rifles

The Ejército de Tierra had 230,618 automatic rifles in service in 2006.

 

Common Name: ARX 160

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: limited service (2009-). 1,012 acquired in 2008.

Details: Folding stock.

Sources: Valpolini, Paolo. "Steps Forward for the Italian Digitized Infantry". SoldierMod (6/2009); Kington, Tom. "Mexico joins Albania and Italy as customer for new Beretta rifle". Defensenews.com (10-SEP-2009); United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2010).

 

Common Name: SC 70/90

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: limited service (2007-). 4,040+ acquired; 2,020 in 2007, 1,010 in 2008, 1,010 in 2009.

Details: Fires semiautomatic only. Folding stock.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008-2010); Press photos (2008-2010).

 

Common Name: SCP 70/90

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: limited service (2009-). 1,010 acquired in 2009.

Details: Fires semiautomatic only. Folding stock.

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

 

Common Name: XM15-E2S

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Bushmaster Firearms, Windham, USA.

Use: Police forces: general service (2007-). 8,091+ acquired; 2,257 in 2007, 4,565 in 2008, 1,269 in 2009.

Details: Fires semiautomatic only. MIL-STD-1913 sight rail.

Sources: Bushmaster Firearms Press release. "Bushmaster around the World" (2007); United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008-2010).

 

Common Name: Carbon 15 Type 21S (C15-P21S)

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Bushmaster Firearms, Windham, USA.

Use: Police forces: special service (2007-)? 515 acquired in 2007.

Details: Carbine with 228mm barrel. Fires semiautomatic only. No stock. MIL-STD-1913 sight rail.

Sources: Bushmaster Firearms Press release. "Bushmaster around the World" (2007); United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008).

 

Common Name: AR-15 R6000 Sporter

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: special service (198?-). In use with DSPTM and Policía Judicial Antinarcóticos.

Details: Fires semiautomatic only.

 

Common Name: AR-15A1 R613 (M16A1)

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: special service (198?-).

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

 

Common Name: AR-15A2 R705 (M16A2)

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Armed forces: general service (1999-). In use Infantería de Marina (1999-) and PGR.

Police forces: special service (199?-). In use AFI and Zorros.

Details: Fires semiautomatic and 3-round limited bursts.

Sources: N/A. "Equipo Individual de Campaña". www.semar.gob.mx (retrieved 28-MAY-2010); Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: AR-15A2 R6??? Sporter

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Armed forces: special service. In use with Policía Judicial.

 

Common Name: CAR-15A1 R653 (M16A1 Carbine)

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: special service (198?-). In use with AFI.

Details: Carbine with 419mm barrel. Retractable stock.

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

 

Common Name: CAR-15A2 R727 (M16A2 Carbine)

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Armed forces: special service (1999-). In use with Infantería de Marina.

Details: Carbine with 368mm barrel. Fires semiautomatic or 3-round limited bursts. Retractable stock.

Sources: Press photos (2008-2010).

 

Common Name: CAR-15A2 R725A (M16A2 Carbine)

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: special service (199?-).

Details: Carbine with 368mm barrel. Fires semiautomatic or 3-round limited bursts. Retractable stock.

Sources: Katz, Samuel. Top Counter-Terrorist Units (Concord, 2001).

 

Common Name: CAR-15A2 R733 (M16A2 Commando)

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Armed forces: special service (199?-).

Police forces: special service (199?-).

Details: Carbine with 290mm barrel. Retractable stock.

 

Common Name: CAR-15A2 R6520M Government Carbine

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: general service (199?-). 2,106+ acquired; 449 in 2007, 1,657 in 2009. In use with PFP, AFI, and Guerrero state police.

Details: Carbine with 406mm barrel. Fires semiautomatic only. Retractable stock.

Sources: Bartocci, Christopher. Black Rifle II (Collector Grade, 2004); United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008-2010); Press photos (2008).

 

Common Name: CAR-15A2 R6530M

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: limited service (200?-). 3,099+ acquired; 30 in 2007. In use with Guerrero state (950), municipal (1,778), and auxiliary (371) police.

Details: Carbine with 406mm barrel. Fires semiautomatic only.

Sources: Bartocci, Christopher. Black Rifle II (Collector Grade, 2004); United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008); Jones, Richard. Jane’s Infantry Weapons 2008-09 (Jane’s, 2008); Press photos (2008-2009).

 

Common Name: CAR-15A2 R6450M

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: limited service (199?-).

Details: Carbine with 406mm barrel. Fires semiautomatic only. Retractable stock.

Sources: Bartocci, Christopher. Black Rifle II (Collector Grade, 2004).

 

Common Name: CAR-15A2 R6551M

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: limited service (199?-).

Details: Carbine with 406mm barrel. Fires semiautomatic only.

Sources: Bartocci, Christopher. Black Rifle II (Collector Grade, 2004).

 

Common Name: CAR-15A3 R933 (M4 Commando)

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Armed forces: special service (200?-). 249 acquired in 2009. In use with Infantería de Marina and FES.

Details: Carbine with 290mm barrel. Retractable stock. MIL-STD-1913 sight rail.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2010); Press photos (2008-2010).

 

Common Name: CAR-15A3 R977 (M4A1)

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Armed forces: special service (199?-). 496 acquired in 2006. In use with GAFE and FES.

Details: Carbine with 368mm barrel. Retractable stock. MIL-STD-1913 sight rail.

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

 

Common Name: CAR-15A3 R6933 (M4 Commando)

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: special service (200?-). 629 acquired in 2008.

Details: Carbine with 290mm barrel. Fires semiautomatic only. Retractable stock. MIL-STD-1913 sight rail.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2009).

 

Common Name: CAR-15A3 LE6921

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: special service (200?-). 11 acquired in 2009.

Details: Carbine with 408mm barrel. Fires semiautomatic only. Retractable stock. MIL-STD-1913 sight and accessory rails.

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

 

Common Name: CAR-15A3 LE6940

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: special service (200?-).

Details: Carbine with 408mm barrel. Fires semiautomatic only. Retractable stock. MIL-STD-1913 sight and accessory rails.

Sources: Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: IAR-15A3 R6940M

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Armed forces: special service (2009-). 394+ acquired in 2009.

Details: Carbine with 408mm barrel. Retractable stock. MIL-STD-1913 sight and accessory rails.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2010); Press photos (2009-2010).

 

Common Name: FX05 Xiuhcóatl

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Departamento de la Industriá Militar (DIM), Ciudad de México, Mexico.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (2006-). 5,000+ acquired.

Details: Carbine with 393mm barrel? Folding stock. MIL-STD-1913 sight rail.

Sources: Gimelli Sulashvili, Barbara. "Multiplying the Sources: Licensed and unlicensed military production". Small Arms Survey 2007: Guns and the City (Small Arms Survey, 2007); Wall, Alan. "The Mexican Army and its Controversial New Rifle". MexiData.info (12-MAR-2007); Sistema de Solicitudes de Información a la Administración Pública Federal. Folio No. 0000700062408 (24-MAY-2008); Press photos (2006-2010).

 

Common Name: FX05 Xiuhcóatl

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Departamento de la Industriá Militar (DIM), Ciudad de México, Mexico.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (2007-). 5,000+ acquired.

Details: Folding stock. MIL-STD-1913 sight rail.

Sources: Wall, Alan. "The Mexican Army and its Controversial New Rifle". MexiData.info (12-MAR-2007). Sistema de Solicitudes de Información a la Administración Pública Federal. Folio No. 0000700062408 (24-MAY-2008); Press photos (2009-2010).

 

Common Name: F2000 Tactical

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Armed forces: special service (2008-). 47+ acquired; 20 in 2008, 27 in 2009.

Details: MIL-STD-1913 sight rail.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2009-2010).

 

Common Name: G36C1

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: special service (2009-). 1,010 acquired in 2009.

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

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

 

Common Name: G36KV

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: special service (2009-). 1,111 acquired in 2009.

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

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

 

Common Name: G36A1

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Armed forces: special service (200?-). In use with Infantería de Marina.

Police forces: special service (2006-). 40 acquired in 2006. In use with Guerrero state police.

Details: Folding stock. Integral Hensoldt 3× scope and Zeiss collimating sight.

Sources: Press photos (2008).

 

Common Name: G36V

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Police forces: limited service (2006-). 7,418+ acquired; 1,985 in 2006, 2,605 in 2007, 2,828 in 2008. In use with FEPA, Chiapas, Chihuahua, and Nuevo Leon state police, and Monterrey and Tapachula municipal police.

Details: Folding stock. MIL-STD-1913 sight rail.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2007-2009); Press photos (2008-2009).

 

Common Name: G36V

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Police forces: limited service (2008-). 300 acquired in 2008. In use with Yucatan state police.

Details: Folding stock. Integral Hensoldt 1.5× scope.

 

Common Name: HK33A2

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Armed forces: special service.

Sources: Jones, Richard. Jane’s Infantry Weapons 2008-09 (Jane’s, 2008); Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: HK33A3

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Armed forces: special service.

Details: Retractable stock.

 

Common Name: HK33KA3

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

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

Details: Carbine with 322mm barrel. Retractable stock.

Sources: Katz, Samuel. Top Counter-Terrorist Units (Concord, 2001).

 

Common Name: HK53A3

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Police forces: limited service. In use with Policía Judicial del Estado and Zorros.

Details: Carbine with 211mm barrel. Retractable stock.

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

 

Common Name: Galil AR

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

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

Details: Folding stock.

Sources: Press photos (2011).

 

Common Name: Galil SAR

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: special service (200?-). 62 acquired 2008. In use with AFI and Chiapas state police.

Details: Carbine with 332mm barrel. Folding stock.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2009); Press photos (2008).

 

Common Name: Galil MAR

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Israel Weapon Industries (IWI), Ramat Ha Sharon, Israel.

Use: Police forces: special service (2008-). 79 acquired in 2008. In use with AEI.

Details: Carbine with 195mm barrel. Folding stock.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2009); Press photos (2009-2010).

 

Common Name: M&P15 Tactical

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Police forces: limited service (2008-). 2,564+ acquired; 707 in 2008, 1,857 in 2009.

Details: Carbine with 408mm barrel? Retractable stock.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2009-2010).

 

Common Name: M1

Calibre: 7.62×33mm (.30 M1)

Origin: Winchester Repeating Arms, New Haven, USA; and others.

Use: Police forces: reserve service. 48,946+ acquired. OBSOLESCENT.

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

 

Common Name: AK-47

Calibre: 7.62×39mm

Origin:

Use: Police forces: special service. In use with Policía Judicial del Estado.

 

Common Name: AKS-47

Calibre: 7.62×39mm

Origin:

Use: Police forces: special service. In use with Policía Judicial del Estado.

Details: Folding stock.

 

Common Name: AKMS

Calibre: 7.62×39mm

Origin:

Use: Police forces: special service. In use with Policía Judicial del Estado.

Details: Folding stock.

 

Common Name: HK32KA1

Calibre: 7.62×39mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Police forces: special service. Very few acquired. In use with Sinaloa police.

Details: Carbine with 322mm barrel. Retractable stock.

Sources: Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: AW

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Accuracy International Ltd, Portsmouth, England.

Use: Armed forces: special service (199?-).

Details: Schmidt & Bender 3-12× scope. Bipod.

 

Common Name: BCWVMF16-308 ORC

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Bushmaster Firearms, Windham, USA.

Use: Police forces: general service (2009-). 1,000 acquired in 2009.

Details: Carbine with 406mm barrel. Retractable stock. MIL-STD-1913 sight and accessory rails.

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

 

Common Name: Panther LR-308 AP4

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: DPMS Firearms, St Cloud, USA.

Use: Police forces: general service (2009-). 2,700 acquired.

Details: Carbine with 406mm barrel. Retractable stock. MIL-STD-1913 sight rail.

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

 

Designation: Fusil Automatico Livano Para – FAL-Para

Common Name: FAL-Para-50-63

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Departamento de la Industriá Militar (DIM), Ciudad de México, Mexico (assembled from parts supplied by FN, Herstal, Belgium).

Use: Armed forces: limited service. In use with military police. OBSOLESCENT.

Police forces: limited service (200?-). In use with PFP. Acquired from armed forces.

Details: Folding stock.

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: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany; Departamento de la Industriá Militar (DIM), Ciudad de México, Mexico (licensed); Direccion General de Fabricas de la Defensa, Ciudad de México, Mexico (licensed).

Use: Armed forces: general service (1979-). 146,000+ acquired (including G3A4).

Police forces: limited service.

Details: Some with Hensoldt 4× scope.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Gimelli Sulashvili, Barbara. "Multiplying the Sources: Licensed and unlicensed military production". Small Arms Survey 2007: Guns and the City (Small Arms Survey, 2007); Press photos (2009-2010).

 

Common Name: G3A4

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany; Departamento de la Industriá Militar (DIM), Ciudad de México, Mexico (licensed); Direccion General de Fabricas de la Defensa, Ciudad de México, Mexico (licensed).

Use: Armed forces: general service (1979-).146,000+ acquired (including G3A3).

Police forces: limited service. In use with UNESA.

Details: Retractable stock. Some with Hensoldt 4× scope.

Sources: Press photos (2007-2010).

 

Common Name: MSG90

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Armed forces: special service. In use with FES.

Police forces: special service. In use with GERI.

Details: Hensoldt 10× scope.

Sources: Press photos (2008-2009).

 

Common Name: PSG1

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Armed forces: special service. In use with FES.

Details: Hensoldt 6× scope.

 

Common Name: Morelos

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Direccion General de Fabricas de la Defensa, Ciudad de México, Mexico.

Use: Armed forces: limited service.

Details: Hensoldt 4× scope. Based on G3A3.

Sources: Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: Galil SR

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

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

Use: Armed forces: special service. In use with FES.

Details: Folding stock. Nimrod 6× scope. Bipod.

 

Common Name: Model 700

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Remington Arms Co Inc, Madison, USA.

Use: Armed forces: special service. In use with GOE.

Details: ??× scope. Bipod.

Sources: Press photos (2008).

 

Common Name: Tikka T3 Tactical

Calibre: 7.62×51mm?

Origin: Oy SAKO AB, Riihimäki, Finland.

Use: Police forces: special service (2009-). 45 acquired in 2009.

Details: ???× scope. Bipod.

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

 

Common Name: BCWVMS16-45

Calibre: 11.43×43mm (.450 Bushmaster)

Origin: Bushmaster Firearms, Windham, USA.

Use: Police forces: limited service (2009-). 1,010 acquired in 2009.

Details: Carbine with 406mm barrel. MIL-STD-1913 sight and accessory rails.

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

 

Common Name: Model 82A1

Calibre: 12.7×99mm (.50 Browning)

Origin: Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Inc, Murfreesboro, USA.

Use: Armed forces: special service (199?-). In use with GOE and FES.

Police forces: special service (199?-). 41+ acquired in 2009. In use with AFI.

Details: Swarovski 10× scope. Bipod.

Sources: Jones, Richard. Jane’s Infantry Weapons 2008-09 (Jane’s, 2008); United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2010); Press photos (2008-2010).

 

Shotguns

The Ejército de Tierra had 1,521 shotguns in service in 2006.

 

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?-). 101 acquired in 2009.

Details: Retractable stock.

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

 

Common Name: HK510

Calibre: 18.5×70mmR (12-gauge)

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Police forces: limited service (198?-).

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

 

Common Name: Model 500 ATP8

Calibre: 18.5×76mmR (12-gauge)

Origin: Mossberg & Sons, Inc, North Haven, USA.

Use: Police forces: general service (198?-). 4,955+ acquired; 2,020 in 2007, 915 in 2008, 2,020 in 2009. In use with Policía Federal and state police forces.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008-2010).

 

Common Name: Model 590 Mariner

Calibre: 18.5×76mmR (12-gauge)

Origin: Mossberg & Sons, Inc, North Haven, USA.

Use: Armed forces: special service. 108 acquired in 2006. In use with FES.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2007); Press photos (2008).

 

Machine Guns

The Ejército de Tierra had 6,393 machine guns in service in 2006.

 

Common Name: HBAR-15A2 R750 (M16A2 Automatic Rifle)

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Armed forces: special service (1999-). In use with Infantería de Marina.

Details: Bipod.

Sources: Press photos (2010).

 

Common Name: HBAR-15A3 R950 (M16A4 Automatic Rifle)

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Armed forces: special service (2008-). 224 acquired in 2008.

Details: MIL-STD-1913 sight and accessory rails. Bipod.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2009).

 

Common Name: CETME AMELI

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Empresa Nacional de Industrias Militares Santa Bárbara, Oviedo, Spain.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (198?-). In use with Infantería de Marina.

Details: Bipod.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Press photos (2008-2009).

 

Common Name: MINIMI Mk 2

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Armed forces: special service (200?-). In use with Infantería de Marina.

Details: Bipod.

Sources: Press photos (2010).

 

Common Name: MINIMI-Para Mk 2

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

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

Use: Armed forces: special service (199?-). 151+ acquired; 150 in 2007, 1 in 2009. In use with GOE, GAFE, and FES.

Details: Bipod.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008-2010); Press photos (2008-2010).

 

Common Name: HK23E

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Armed forces: special service. In use with FES.

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

Sources: Press photos (2008).

 

Common Name: Negev

Calibre: 5.56×45mm

Origin: Israel Weapon Industries (IWI), Ramat Ha Sharon, Israel.

Use: Police forces: special service (200?-).

Details: Folding stock. Bipod.

Sources: Press photos (2011).

 

Common Name: MINIMI-7.62-Para

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

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

Use: Armed forces: special service (2009-). 24 acquired in 2009.

Details: Retractable stock. Bipod.

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

 

Common Name: MINIMI-7.62-TR

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

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

Use: Armed forces: special service (2009-). 8 acquired in 2009.

Details: MIL-STD-1913 rail. Bipod.

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

 

Common Name: HK21A1

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany; Departamento de la Industriá Militar (DIM), Ciudad de México, Mexico (licensed); Direccion General de Fabricas de la Defensa, Ciudad de México, Mexico (licensed).

Use: Armed forces: general service (198?-). Also in use as flexible gun on HMMWV truck, DN-VI Ocelote armoured car, DN-VII Lince armoured car, BTR-70 armoured personnel carrier, etc. Replaced the Mendoza RM-2.

Details: Bipod.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Press photos (200?-2010).

 

Common Name: AA 7.62N F1 Char No.1

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

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

Use: Armed forces: limited service (1982-). 600+ acquired. In use as coaxial gun on ERC 90 F1 Lynx armoured car, and as turret gun on DNC-I armoured personnel carrier and HWK 11 armoured personnel carrier.

 

Common Name: AA 7.62N F1 Char No.2

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

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

Use: Armed forces: limited service (1982-)? 120+ acquired. In use as as flexible gun on ERC 90 F1 Lynx armoured car?

 

Common Name: MAG-60-20 Infanterie

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

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

Use: Armed forces: general service. In use as flexible gun on fast attack vehicle, VBL armoured car, DN-III Sedena armoured car, DN-IV Caballo armoured car, DNC-II armoured personnel carrier?, and as door gun on UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter.

Details: Bipod.

Sources: Ezell, Eward. Small Arms Today (Stackpole, 1988); Press photos (2008-2010).

 

Common Name: MAG-60-40 Coaxial

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

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

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 49+ acquired; 6 in 2006. In use as coaxial gun on DN-IV Caballo armoured car and DN-V Toro armoured car.

Details: No stock and trigger.

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

 

Common Name: M60

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Saco Division, Maremont Corp, Saco, USA.

Use: Armed forces: special service.

Details: Bipod.

 

Common Name: M60D

Calibre: 7.62×51mm

Origin: Saco Division, Maremont Corp, Saco, USA.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. In use as door gun on helicopters.

Details: No stock.

Sources: Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: PKT

Calibre: 7.62×54mmR

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

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 60+ acquired. In use as coaxial gun on BTR-70 armoured personnel carrier.

Details: No stock and trigger.

 

Common Name: Browning M2HB

Calibre: 12.7×99mm (.50 Browning)

Origin: USA.

Use: Armed forces: general service. In use on tripod, on M55 quadruple antiaircraft mount, and as flexible gun on DN-IV Caballo armoured car and M2A1 halftrack armoured personnel carrier.

Details: Tripod.

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

 

Common Name: Browning M2HB QCB

Calibre: 12.7×99mm (.50 Browning)

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

Use: Armed forces: limited service (199?-). 12+ acquired.

Details: Tripod.

Sources: Keymer, Eleanor. Jane’s World Armies 2008-2009 (Jane’s, 2008).

 

Common Name: Browning M3M

Calibre: 12.7×99mm (.50 Browning)

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

Use: Armed forces: limited service (199?-). 2 acquired in 2006. In use with navy. In use as door gun on AS 565MA Pantera helicopter.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2007); Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: GAU-19/A

Calibre: 12.7×99mm (.50 Browning)

Origin: General Electric, Vermont, USA.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (200?-). In use with navy. In use as fixed gun on MD 902 Combat Explorer helicopter and as door gun on Mi-17 helicopter.

Details: Externally powered 3-barrel rotary gun.

Sources: Press photos (200?).

 

Common Name: KPVT

Calibre: 14.5×114mm

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

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 60+ acquired? In use on BTR-70 armoured personnel carrier.

 

Grenade Launchers

Common Name: TL1

Calibre: 37×122mmSR

Origin: Combined Tactical Systems Inc (CTS), Jamestown, USA.

Use: Police forces: limited service (2009-). 229 acquired in 2009.

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

 

Common Name: GLX 160

Calibre: 40×46mmSR

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

Use: Police forces: limited service (2009-). 302 acquired in 2009.

Details: Mounted under Beretta ARX 160.

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

 

Common Name: M79

Calibre: 40×46mmSR

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

Use: Armed forces: out of service. OBSOLETE.

 

Common Name: M203

Calibre: 40×46mmSR

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

Use: Armed forces: general service (1999-). 395+ acquired; 248 in 2008, 147 in 2009.

Details: Mounted under Colt M4-series and Colt M16-series.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2009-2010); N/A. "Equipo Individual de Campaña". www.semar.gob.mx (retrieved 28-MAY-2010); Press photos (2008-2009).

 

Common Name: M203A2

Calibre: 40×46mmSR

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

Use: Armed forces: limited service (200?-). In use with Infantería de Marina.

Details: Mounted under Colt M4-series and Colt M16-series.

Sources: Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: MGL MK1

Calibre: 40×46mmSR

Origin: Milkor, Lynn East, South Africa.

Use: Armed forces: general service (199?-). 242 acquired in 2007.

Details: Folding stock. 6-round revolving drum. Trijicon Armson OEG collimating sight.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2008); Jones, Richard. Jane’s Infantry Weapons 2008-09 (Jane’s, 2008); Press photos (2008).

 

Common Name: PGL65-40

Calibre: 40×46mmSR

Origin: Penn Arms Inc, Punxsutawney, USA.

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

Details: 6-round revolving drum. MIL-STD-1913 sight rail.

Sources: Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: M203PI

Calibre: 40×46mmSR

Origin: R/M Equipment Inc, Miami, USA.

Use: Armed forces: general service (200?-). 408+ acquired, 307 in 2006, 101 in 2009.

Details: Mounted under H&K G3-series.

Sources: United Nations Register of Conventional Arms (2007-2010); Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: 40AGL

Calibre: 40×53mmSR

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

Use: Armed forces: limited service (200?-). In use with Infantería de Marina.

Details: Tripod.

Sources: Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: GMG

Calibre: 40×53mmSR

Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.

Use: Armed forces: limited service (200?-).

Details: Tripod. EOTech sight.

 

Common Name: MK 19 MOD 3

Calibre: 40×53mmSR

Origin: Saco Defense, Saco, USA.

Use: Armed forces: general service (199?-). In use on tripod and as flexible gun on fast attack vehicle, VBL armoured car, and M1025A2 truck.

Details: Tripod.

Sources: Press photos (200?-2010).

 

Light Mortars

Common Name: Vektor M4L3

Calibre: 60mm

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

Use: Armed forces: limited service (200?-).

 

Common Name: C03 Commando

Calibre: 60mm

Origin: Soltam, Haifa, Israel.

Use: Armed forces: ??? service.


Common Name: M2

Calibre: 60mm

Origin: Cazador, ???, Mexico.

Use: Armed forces: ??? service.

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

 

Common Name: M19

Calibre: 60mm

Origin: Watervliet Arsenal, Watervliet, USA.

Use: Armed forces: ??? service.

 

Common Name: M57

Calibre: 60mm

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

Use: Armed forces: ??? service.

 

Light Antitank Weapons

Common Name: RPG-7V

Calibre: 40mm (85mm warhead)

Origin: KBP, Kovrov, Russia.

Use: Armed forces: special service. In use with GOE

Details: Bipod.

Sources: Press photos (2010).

 

Common Name: B-300

Calibre: 82mm

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

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 20+ acquired.

Sources: Keymer, Eleanor. Jane’s World Armies 2008-2009 (Jane’s, 2008).

 

Common Name: RL-83 Blindicide

Calibre: 83mm

Origin: Mecar SA, Petit-Roeulx-lez-Nivelles, Belgium.

Use: Armed forces: general service. 1,191+ acquired. OBSOLESCENT.

Sources: Keymer, Eleanor. Jane’s World Armies 2008-2009 (Jane’s, 2008); Press photos (2009).

 

Common Name: RPG-29 Vampir

Calibre: 105mm

Origin: Bazalt, Moscow; Kovrovsky Mekhanichesky Zavod (KMZ), Kovrov, Russia?

Use: Armed forces: limited service (2004-).

 

Cannon

Common Name: HS804 (M55)

Calibre: 20×110mm

Origin: Zavodi Crvena Zastava (ZCZ), Kragujevac, Yugoslavia (licensed from Hispano-Suiza, Génève, Switzerland).

Use: Armed forces: general service. 40+ acquired. In use on M55 AA mount.

 

Common Name: KAA (204GK)

Calibre: 20×128mm

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

Use: Armed forces: limited service. In use as turret gun on DN-V Toro armoured personnel carrier and on naval vessels. 

 

Common Name: M693

Calibre: 20×139mm

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

Use: Armed forces: limited service (198?-). In use as turret gun on DNC-II armoured personnel carrier.

Details: Twin feed.

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

 

Common Name: KAB-O01 (5TG)

Calibre: 20×139mm

Origin: Oerlikon AG, Zürich-Oerlikon, Switzerland.

Use: Armed forces: limited service. 40+ acquired. In use on GAI-B01 AA mount.