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    Guns from 1960 to 1969

    Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/19/2015

    The Cold War brewed all manner of warfare following World War 2, as typified by the Vietnam War in Southeast Asia.





    There are a total of (69) Firearms from 1960 to 1969 in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




    1963
    50mm Sky Horse
    Since the Viet Cong forces of the Vietnam War (1955-1975) lacked a settled industrial base from whic... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the 50mm Sky Horse

    1964
    Anschutz Model 64 MP-R Multi-Purpose
    The German Anschutz Model 64 MP-R was a bolt-action rifle appearing in 1964 and popularized through ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Anschutz Model 64 MP-R Multi-Purpose

    1960
    APAV40 (Anti-Personnel / Anti-Vehicule, 40mm)
    The rifle grenade began receiving noticeable attention in the early part of the last century when th... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the APAV40 (Anti-Personnel / Anti-Vehicule, 40mm)

    1969
    ArmaLite AR-18
    With Eugene Stoner's AR-15 rifle design firmly entrenched as the M16 under production by Colt, his A... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the ArmaLite AR-18

    1968
    Beretta RS-200
    The Beretta RS-200 series are an Italian short-barreled, pump-action shotgun utilized by military an... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Beretta RS-200

    1961
    Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 61 (Skorpion)
    The Skorpion submachine gun is originally of Czechoslovakian origin and was designed in the late 195... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 61 (Skorpion)

    1968
    China Lake Grenade Launcher
    The US military attempted - through several notable endeavors - to provide a capable squad-level rep... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the China Lake Grenade Launcher

    1969
    Colt / AAI M203
    The M203 is a single-shot, reusable 40mm grenade launcher designed to extend the reach of the standa... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Colt / AAI M203

    1966
    Colt CAR-15 Commando (XM177)
    The Colt CAR-15 Commando (XM177) was an assault carbine developed during the United States military ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Colt CAR-15 Commando (XM177)

    1963
    Colt M16 (Series)
    During World War 1 (1914-1918) the standard American service rifle was the bolt-action Springfield M... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Colt M16 (Series)

    1963
    Dragunov SVD
    The Dragunov SVD sniper rifle is an automatic rifle based on the Kalashnikov rifle series. The weapo... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Dragunov SVD

    1963
    Dynamit Nobel Panzerfaust 2 (PzF 44 2A1)
    Many of the Western-aligned nations of post-World War 2 Europe relied on the proven American "Bazook... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Dynamit Nobel Panzerfaust 2 (PzF 44 2A1)

    1963
    Enfield L7 GPMG (General Purpose Machine Gun)
    The British L7 GPMG (General Purpose Machine Gun - though sometimes called 'Gimpy' or 'Jimpy') serie... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Enfield L7 GPMG (General Purpose Machine Gun)

    1966
    Fabrique Nationale FN CAL
    In 1962, the United States adopted the famous M16 assault rifle and, along with its selection, came ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN CAL

    1963
    FEG AKM-63
    The Hungarian AKM-63 was a modernized version of the fabled Soviet Kalashnikov AK-47 assault rifle s... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the FEG AKM-63

    1967
    FEG AMD-65
    With the AKM-63 firmly entrenched as the standard-issue Hungarian assault rifle, attention was given... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the FEG AMD-65

    1968
    General Dynamics FIM-43 Redeye
    The FIM-43 "Redeye" was a man-portable anti-aircraft missile launcher requiring only a single crewme... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the General Dynamics FIM-43 Redeye

    1965
    General Electric GAU-17/A Minigun
    The General Electric GAU-17/A "minigun" represents the USAF/USN derivative of the U.S. Army's Vietna... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the General Electric GAU-17/A Minigun

    1963
    General Electric M134 Minigun
    The vehicle-mounted General Electric M134 "Minigun" was born as a derivative of the 20mm General Ele... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the General Electric M134 Minigun

    1961
    Heckler & Koch HK 21
    In 1949, Heckler & Koch GmbH was formed at Oberndorf am Neckar in West Germany to become a small arm... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK 21

    1962
    Heckler & Koch HK 32KA1
    The Heckler & Koch HK32KA1 carbine was designed for the military market that revolved around the fir... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK 32KA1

    1966
    Heckler & Koch HK MP5
    One of the most popular submachine guns ever produced, the Heckler & Koch HK MP5 ("Maschinenpistole ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK MP5

    1969
    Heckler & Koch HK P9
    Heckler & Koch engineers of West Germany began design of a new, all-modern compact semi-automatic pi... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK P9

    1964
    Howa Type 64
    After World War 2, the Japanese were a conquered people with the United States acting as majority ov... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Howa Type 64

    1967
    Korobov TKB-059
    ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Korobov TKB-059

    1964
    L6 WOMBAT (Weapon Of Magnesium, Battalion, Anti-Tank)
    Armored combat actions of World War 2 influenced much of the doctrine and weapons design of the ensu... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the L6 WOMBAT (Weapon Of Magnesium, Battalion, Anti-Tank)

    1963
    Lithgow F1 SMG
    The F1 submachine gun replaced the World War 2-era Owen submachine gun series then in service with t... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Lithgow F1 SMG

    1960
    M18 Claymore
    The M18 Claymore anti-personnel mine was specifically designed to kill or maim enemy ground troops a... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M18 Claymore

    1961
    M28/M29 Davy Crockett
    Throughout the Cold War, the Soviet Union served as the potential enemy to Europe and the US militar... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M28/M29 Davy Crockett

    1963
    M67 Recoilless Rifle
    The recoilless rifle became a prominent battlefield anti-tank weapon during the 1950s and 1960s as e... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M67 Recoilless Rifle

    1963
    M72 LAW (Light Anti-armor Weapon)
    The M72 LAW was the standard shoulder-fired anti-armor weapon for the United States military and its... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M72 LAW (Light Anti-armor Weapon)

    1961
    M79 GL
    During World War 2, the standard infantryman utilized thrown hand grenades and rifle grenades when c... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M79 GL

    1966
    MAS FR F1
    Until the arrival of the improved FR F2 sniper rifle of 1984, the French Army stocked its sharpshoot... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the MAS FR F1

    1965
    MK154 Mine Clearance Launcher
    ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the MK154 Mine Clearance Launcher

    1960
    Model K-50M
    During the Vietnam War (1955-1975), the North was supplied by outside parties including communist Ch... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Model K-50M

    1965
    MON-50
    ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the MON-50

    1967
    NORINCO Type 67 GPMG
    The Chinese Type 67 is a direct production copy of the Soviet PK series of successful squad automati... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the NORINCO Type 67 GPMG

    1960
    Ontario Mark 3 Navy (MKIII)
    While the dagger proved critical to assassinations and close-in fighting throughout ancient history,... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Ontario Mark 3 Navy (MKIII)

    1965
    Ordnance L16 81mm
    The original British Ordnance ML 3-inch Mortar of World War 2 proved its worth and then some through... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Ordnance L16 81mm

    1963
    Pistol Mitraliera Model 1963 (PM md. 63)
    The Soviet Kalashnikov AK-47 assault rifle became one of the most famous automatic weapons of all ti... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Pistol Mitraliera Model 1963 (PM md. 63)

    1965
    PKM General Purpose Machine Gun
    The PK General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) is a highly respected weapon that was added to the Soviet ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the PKM General Purpose Machine Gun

    1965
    PM-63 RAK (Reczny Automat Komandosow)
    Despite the Soviet influence in Poland during the Cold War decades, the nation managed an indigenous... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the PM-63 RAK (Reczny Automat Komandosow)

    1960
    Rasheed Carbine
    The Egyptian Rasheed Carbine (also "Rashid") was born from the Hakim Rifle which, in turn, was born ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Rasheed Carbine

    1966
    Remington M40
    Long-time gun maker Remington introduced their bolt-action "Model 700" rifle series in 1962 to the A... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Remington M40

    1963
    Remington Model 1100
    Despite its introduction in 1963, the Remington Model 1100 remains one of the most popular game shot... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Remington Model 1100

    1962
    Remington Model 700
    The Remington Model 700 (M700) rifle series appears in civilian, police and military guises. Product... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Remington Model 700

    1968
    Rheinmetall MG3 (Maschinengewehr Modell 3)
    The West German MG3 ("Machinengewehr Modell 3") General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) was introduced in... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Rheinmetall MG3 (Maschinengewehr Modell 3)

    1960
    Rifle R1
    In need of a modern automatic service rifle, the South African government trialed the American AR-10... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Rifle R1

    1969
    Rock Island Arsenal M21 Sniper Weapon System (SWS)
    The M21 was developed from the standard M14 rifle, itself a further development of the highly succes... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Rock Island Arsenal M21 Sniper Weapon System (SWS)

    1961
    RPG-7
    The RPG-7 was the Soviet-produced follow-up in the RPG family series of man-portable, anti-tank rock... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the RPG-7

    1961
    RPK (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Kalashnikova)
    The RPK , Ruchnoi Pulemyot Kalashnikova, entered service in 1961 as a powerful firearm, developed fr... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the RPK (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Kalashnikova)

    1968
    SA-7 (Grail) / 9K32 Strela-2
    The SA-7 (NATO designation of "Grail" or Soviet designation of "Strela-2") is a MANPAD system - a po... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the SA-7 (Grail) / 9K32 Strela-2

    1967
    Saco Mk 19 AGL
    Design of the Mk 19 system began in 1966 by the Naval Ordnance Center out of Louisville with the req... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Saco Mk 19 AGL

    1965
    SIG MG 710 (MG-55)
    The MG 710 was offered by Schweizerische Industrie Gesellschaft (better known under the initials of ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the SIG MG 710 (MG-55)

    1967
    Smith & Wesson SW Model 76 (M76)
    Entering the Vietnam War (1955-1975), the United States Navy SEALs (SEa, Air and Land) special force... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Smith & Wesson SW Model 76 (M76)

    1962
    SPG-9 Kopye (Spear)
    When the tank emerged as a viable warring platform during World War 1 (1914-1918), it fell to engine... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the SPG-9 Kopye (Spear)

    1969
    Steyr MPi 69
    The Steyr MPi 69 was an UZI-influenced submachine gun of Austrian origin intended for military and s... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Steyr MPi 69

    1969
    Steyr SSG 69
    The Cold War proved the ultimate market for firearms of all sorts though things became decidedly res... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Steyr SSG 69

    1963
    Stoner 63 (Universal Combat Weapon)
    While of relatively common practice today, the idea of a single common assault weapon receiver modif... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Stoner 63 (Universal Combat Weapon)

    1962
    Sumitomo Type 62 (NTK-62)
    After World War 2 (1939-1945), Japan lost its military power and underwent a period of American occu... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Sumitomo Type 62 (NTK-62)

    1963
    Tarpley Carbine
    Southerner Jere H. Tarpley of Greensboro, North Carolina developed his aptly-named, breech-loading "... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Tarpley Carbine

    1967
    Type 51
    The Chinese Type 51 was nothing more than a locally-produced Chinese copy of the famed Soviet Tokare... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 51

    1968
    Type 63 / Type 68 (SVS)
    The Chinese took to local-license production of the Soviet SKS self-loading rifle (SLR) in the 1950s... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 63 / Type 68 (SVS)

    1966
    Type 64 (SMG)
    Following in line with other major armies of the period, the Chinese adopted a dedicated suppressed ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 64 (SMG)

    1964
    Type 64 ATM (64MAT / KAM-3))
    The field of anti-tank weaponry appropriately broadened as tank protection increased from the days o... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 64 ATM (64MAT / KAM-3))

    1960
    Valmet M60/M62 (RK 62)
    After World War 2, the Soviet Union maintained something of a presence in Finland. While not outrigh... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Valmet M60/M62 (RK 62)

    1963
    Walther MP (Maschinenpistole)
    The storied German concern of Walther - primarily recognized for their excellent work in pistols - t... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Walther MP (Maschinenpistole)

    1964
    Winchester Model 1200
    The Model 1200 was a capable pump-action, full-size shotgun developed for a variety of markets inclu... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Winchester Model 1200

    1968
    XM174
    The XM174 was an experimental 40mm automatic grenade launcher born from the fighting during the Viet... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the XM174