List of modern weapons


List of modern weapons

List of all weapons currently in development, production, or significant service in the world.

Weapons by country

"See list of modern weapons by country"

Weapons by type

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Weapons by name

* 2A42 30 mm autocannon from Russia
* 9K38 Igla Russian man portable, shoulder launched surface to air missile, also known by its NATO reporting name as SA-18 Grouse] .
* AA-52 general purpose machine gun made in France
* ADEN 25 25 mm autocannon (United Kingdom)
* ADEN Mk 4 30 mm autocannon (United Kingdom)
* AG-3 Norwegian version of the German G3 rifle.
* AGS-17 Soviet designed 30mm automatic grenade launcher, in service world wide.
* AK5 assault rifle (license-copy of the FN FNC built by Bofors of Sweden)
* AK-47 assault rifle in production and wide service worldwide.
* AK-74 standard assault rifle of the Russian military
* AN-94 Russian assault rifle, in limited service with elite Russian military and some police forces.
* AK-101 series Kalashnikov series rifle. Variants include 101, 102, and 108, which use standard NATO 5.56 x 45mm ammunition, the AK 103 and 104, which use 7.62 x 39, and the AK 105 and 107, which use 5.45 x 39 ammunition, built solely for export.
* Ares Shrike 5.56 light machine gun conversion kit for M16 rifles
* Benelli M4 Super 90 shotgun from Italy
* Beretta 92F/FS 9 mm pistol used by the United States as the M9
* BGM-71 TOW antitank guided missile in service with the United States and worldwide
* Breda 35 20 mm autocannon built in Italy
* C7 assault rifle (Canadian built version of the M16 rifle)
* C8 shortened assault rifle (Canadian version of the M4 carbine)
* C9 light machine gun (Canadian designation for the FN MINIMI)
* Colt Mk 12 20 mm cannon from the United States
* Colt Model 1911 .45 cal. pistol adopted by the United States military as the M1911
* Desert Eagle a .50 caliber pistol built by Israeli Military Industries
* Dragunov sniper rifle from Russia, formerly known as the SVD
* Emerlec 30 mm naval gun mount built by Emerson Electric of the United States and exported to several countries
* F1 20 mm autocannon produced in France
* F89 light machine gun (Australian service designation for the FN MINIMI)
* FAMAS standard assault rifle of the French military
* FIM-92 Stinger shoulder-launched surface-to-air missile in United States service
* Five-seveN 5.7 mm pistol by Fabrique Nationale
* FN FAL assault rifle built by Belgium and in service with many nations
* FN FNC assault rifle built by Belgium and in service worldwide
* FN MAG general purpose machine gun built by Belgium and in service worldwide
* FN MINIMI light machine gun built by Belgium and in service with many countries
* FN SCAR Modular rifle designed by Fabrique Nationale for US SOCOM. The SCAR-L fires the standard NATO 5.56mm cartridge, while the SCAR-H fires NATO 7.62mm cartridges.
* Franchi SPAS-12 Combat shotgun
* Galil assault rifle built by Israel
* GAU-8/A Avenger 30 mm 7-barrel Gatling gun built by Martin Marietta in the United States
* GAU-12/U Equalizer 25 mm 5-barrel Gatling gun built by Martin Marietta in the United States
* GAU-13/A 30 mm 4-barrel Gatling gun built by Martin Marietta in the United States
* GIAT BM92-G1 (PAMAS-G1) French Army variant of Beretta 92F 9mm pistol.
* Glock series of Austrian pistols
* GPU-5/A Pave Claw 30 mm gun pod (houses a GAU-13/A Gatling gun)
* GShG-7.62 Russian 4 barreled minigun of 7.62 calibre
* Heckler & Koch 416 Upper receiver conversion for M16/M4 rifles manufactured by Heckler & Koch
* Heckler & Koch AG36 German single shot grenade launcher designed for the G36 assault rifle
* Heckler & Koch G3 assault rifle built by Germany during the Cold War and in service worldwide
* Heckler & Koch G36 assault rifle built by Germany
* Heckler & Koch GMG 40mm automatic grenade launcher in service with the German, British, and Dutch armies.
* Heckler & Koch HK 21 squad automatic weapon built in Germany
* Heckler & Koch MP5 9 mm submachine gun built by Germany and in worldwide service
* Heckler & Koch MP7 submachine gun built by Germany
* Heckler & Koch USP series of pistols

* Hispano-Suiza HS.404 20 mm autocannon from France
* Hispano-Suiza HS.804 20 mm autocannon from France
* Hispano-Suiza HS.820 20 mm autocannon from France
* Hughes Bushmaster 25 mm chain gun in service with the United States as the M242
* Hughes Bushmaster II 30 mm chain gun under development
* Hughes Bushmaster III 35 mm or 50 mm chain gun under development
* INSAS 5.56 mm assault rifle
* K6 120 mm mortar built in Israel by Soltam
* KAA 20 mm autocannon built by Oerlikon in Switzerland
* KAB 20 mm autocannon built by Oerlikon in Switzerland
* KBA 25 mm autocannon built by Oerlikon in Switzerland
* KDF 35 mm autocannon built by Oerlikon in Switzerland
* Khaybar KH2002 Iranian bull-pup conversion for M16A1 assault rifle.
* Ksp 90 light machine gun (Swedish designation for the FN MINIMI)
* LAG 40 40mm automatic grenade launcher in service with the Portuguese and Spanish forces
* L16 81mm Mortar built by Royal Ordnance in the United Kingdom
* L96 sniper rifle in British Army service
* LAW 80 94mm man-portable one-shot disposable anti-tank weapon used by the British Army and others, capable of penetrating 700 mm of RHA.
* M2 Browning .50 Cal heavy machine gun
* M4 carbine shortened assault rifle in service with the United States and other nations
* M4 Super 90 shotgun from Benelli in Italy
* M9 9 mm pistol (United States Army designation for the Beretta 92F/FS)
* M16 standard assault rifle of the United States military and in service worldwide
* M24 Sniper Weapon System in service with the United States Army
* M39 20 mm cannon (United States)
* M40 sniper rifle in service with the United States Marine Corps
* M60 machine gun in service with the United States military and worldwide
* M61 Vulcan 20 mm 6-barrel Gatling Gun built by General Electric in the United States
* M120 120 mm mortar (United States designation for the Soltam K6)
* M121 120 mm mortar (United States designation for the Soltam TT6)
* M197 20 mm 3-barrel Gatling gun built by Martin-Marietta in the United States
* M203 grenade launcher 40mm underslung grenade launcher in service with the US Army, for its M16 and M4 rifles.
* M230 30 mm chain gun (United States)
* M238 30 mm autocannon (United States)
* M240 general purpose machine gun (United States designation for the FN MAG)
* M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (United States designation for the FN MINIMI)
* M252 81 mm mortar (United States designation for the L16)
* MAC-10 Machine pistol, often considered a submachinegun.
* MG 710 general purpose machine gun built by SIGARMS of Switzerland
* MAG general purpose machine gun built by Fabrique Nationale of Belgium
* Makarov PM pistol in service with Russian forces
* Matador antitank rocket launcher from Singapore
* MINIMI light machine gun built by Fabrique Nationale of Belgium and widely exported
* Minigun a six barrelled Machinegun capable of 6,000 rounds per minute
* Mk 15 Phalanx 20 mm close-in weapon system built by Raytheon in the United States
* Mk 19 grenade launcher 40mm automatic grenade launcher in service with US forces.
* Mk 75 76 mm/62 naval gun mount (United States Navy designation for the OTO-Melara 76 mm/62 Compact)
* Mauser BK-27 27 mm autocannon built in Germany
* Mauser MK 30F 30 mm autocannon built in Germany
* Milkor MGL Multishot Grenade Launcher 6-rounds/40 mm grenade launcher built in South Africa.
* Negev light machine gun, built by Israeli Military Industries
* NeoStead 2000 shotgun from South Africa
* Non-Line-Of-Sight Cannon (NLOS-C) built by Metal Storm
* Oerlikon KAA 20 mm autocannon built in Switzerland
* Oerlikon KAB 20 mm autocannon built in Switzerland
* Oerlikon KAD 20 mm autocannon, renamed Hispano-Suiza HS.820
* Oerlikon KBA 25 mm autocannon built in Switzerland
* Oerlikon KDF 35 mm autocannon built in Switzerland
* OTO-Melara 76 mm/62 Compact naval gun mount in service with many navies
* P90 submachine gun built by Fabrique Nationale of Belgium
* Pancor Jackhammer automatic shotgun designed in the United States, but not in full production
* PGM Hecate II .50cal sniper rifle in service with the French Army.
* QBZ-95 Assault rifle in service with China
* R1 assault rifle old SADF rifle which was replaced by the R4.
* R4 assault rifle standard SADF assault rifle used worldwide.
* Rheinmetall Rh202 20 mm cannon from Germany
* Rk 62 assault rifle built by Valmet in Finland
* Rk 95 TP assault rifle built by SAKO in Finland
* RPK-74 light machine gun in service with Russian and other military forces
* RPG-7 Widely-produced and used handheld anti-tank grenade launcher designed by the Soviet Union. The RPG-7 can use HEAT, thermobaric, and fragmentation warheads.
* SA80 series of rifles for service with British forces
* SAR-21 assault rifle built by Singapore
* ShKH Zuzana 155 mm Self-propelled Gun Howitzer from Slovakia
* SKS Semi-automatic carbine (Soviet design from the 1940s, still in service in many nations)
* Sniper Weapon System in service with the United States Army as the M24 Sniper Weapon System
*M26 Modular Accessory Shotgun System modular 12 gau. shotgun system
* Soltam K6 120 mm mortar built in Israel
* Soltam TT6 120 mm mortar built in Israel
* SR-47 M4 assault rifle converted to fire Soviet 7.62x39mm ammunition, and accepts standard AK-47 magazines.
* Steyr AUG assault rifle in service with Austria and other nations
* Steyr M series of semi-automatic pistols
* Steyr Scout sniper rifle
* Strela 2 Russian man portable, shoulder launched, surface to air missile, also known by NATO reporting name as SA-7 "Grail".
* Sturmgewehr 57 battle rifle, made in Switzerland
* Sturmgewehr 77 assault rifle (Austrian service designation for the Steyr AUG)
* Tavor TAR-21 assault rifle, built in Israel
* TOW antitank guided missile in service with the United States (as BGM-71) and elsewhere
* Type 88 Sniper rifle in service with China
* Ultimax 100 light machine gun built by Singapore
* Uzi submachine gun, built in Israel and widely used in military and police forces
* Vektor Y3 AGL 40mm automatic grenade launcher, in use by South African Army.
* VHS assault rifle, built in Croatia
* VLe a variable lethality weapon with no moving parts developed by Metal Storm
* XM8 prototype assault rifle was being tested by the U.S army to replace the M16 rifle before the project was cancelled.
*XM25 is the Air-burst part of the XM29
* XM29 prototype 20 mm air-burst grenade launcher/5.56 mm submachinegun under testing in the U.S
* M320 under-barrel grenade launcher built by Heckler & Koch
* Zastava M21 is a modern 5.56x45mm assault rifle manufactured by Serbia and is in service with 3 other nations

ee also

* List of weapons
* List of artillery
* List of firearms
*Military technology and equipment "(all eras)"
* List of individual weapons of the U.S. Armed Forces
*List of crew served weapons of the US Armed Forces
*List of weapons of the U.S. Marine Corps
*List of modern armament manufacturers
*Bulletproof vest
*Gas mask


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