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Japan Small Arms List (Current and Former Types)

Catalog of military small arms associated with the nation of Japan.

Japan Small Arms List (Current and Former Types)

Catalog of military small arms associated with the nation of Japan.

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There are a total of 107 entries as part of the Japan Small Arms List (Current and Former Types) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed by initial year of service descending. Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator.


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#1
2009
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN SCAR (Mk 16 / Mk 17)
Fabrique Nationale FN SCAR (Mk 16 / Mk 17)
Modular Automatic Assault Rifle
#2
2006
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M32 MGL (Multiple Grenade Launcher)
M32 MGL (Multiple Grenade Launcher)
Six-Shot Grenade Launcher
#3
2006
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK 417
Heckler & Koch HK 417
Battle Rifle / Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR)
#4
2006
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 06 AT
Type 06 AT
Anti-Tank Rifle Grenade
#5
2006
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hirtenberger M6C (Commando)
Hirtenberger M6C (Commando)
Lightweight 60mm Infantry Mortar
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
2005
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Smith & Wesson M&P (Military and Police)
Smith & Wesson M&P (Military and Police)
Semi-Automatic Pistol
#7
2005
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK 416
Heckler & Koch HK 416
Assault Rifle / Tactical Carbine Weapons
#8
2001
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 01 LMAT
Type 01 LMAT
Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) System
#9
2001
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK MP7
Heckler & Koch HK MP7
Submachine Gun (SMG) / Machine Pistol (MP)
#10
2000
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bushmaster M4-Type
Bushmaster M4-Type
Assault Carbine
#11
1996
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Howa Type 96
Howa Type 96
40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher (AGL)
#12
1996
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK G36
Heckler & Koch HK G36
Assault Rifle / Assault Carbine
#13
1995
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Benelli M3 Super 90
Benelli M3 Super 90
Pump-Action / Semi-Automatic Shotgun
#14
1994
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 91 (Hand Arrow)
Type 91 (Hand Arrow)
4th Generation MANPAD System
#15
1994
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Colt M4
Colt M4
Assault Carbine
#16
1993
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Heckler & Koch USP (Universal Self-Loading Pistol)
Heckler & Koch USP (Universal Self-Loading Pistol)
Semi-Automatic Pistol
#17
1992
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dynamit-Nobel Panzerfaust 3
Dynamit-Nobel Panzerfaust 3
Single-Shot Disposable Anti-tank Rocket Launcher
#18
1990
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Minebea PM-9
Minebea PM-9
Machine Pistol / Submarine Gun (SMG)
#19
1989
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 87 Chu-MAT
Type 87 Chu-MAT
Laser-Guided Anti-Tank Missile System
#20
1989
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the MO-120 RT-61 (Mortier 120mm Raye Tracte Modele F1)
MO-120 RT-61 (Mortier 120mm Raye Tracte Modele F1)
Towed Rifled Heavy Mortar-Gun
#21
1989
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Howa Type 89
Howa Type 89
Assault Rifle
#22
1987
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Remington M24 SWS (Sniper Weapon System)
Remington M24 SWS (Sniper Weapon System)
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
#23
1984
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale M249 SAW / LMG
Fabrique Nationale M249 SAW / LMG
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / Squad Support Weapon (SSW)
#24
1984
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 79 Jyu-MAT
Type 79 Jyu-MAT
Anti-Tank, Wire-Guided Missile System
#25
1983
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Colt M16A2
Colt M16A2
Assault Rifle
#26
1982
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN Minimi
Fabrique Nationale FN Minimi
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW)
#27
1982
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Barrett M82
Barrett M82
Anti-Tank / Anti-Material Rifle (AMR)
#28
1981
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the General Dynamics / Raytheon FIM-92 Stinger
General Dynamics / Raytheon FIM-92 Stinger
Man-Portable, Air Defense Missile System
#29
1975
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SIG-Sauer P220 (Pistole 75 / Model 75)
SIG-Sauer P220 (Pistole 75 / Model 75)
Semi-Automatic Pistol
#30
1971
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M67 (Grenade)
M67 (Grenade)
Fragmentation Infantry Hand Grenade
#31
1970
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hughes / Raytheon BGM-71 TOW / TOW-2
Hughes / Raytheon BGM-71 TOW / TOW-2
Heavy Anti-Tank (AT) Weapon System
#32
1969
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the ArmaLite AR-18
ArmaLite AR-18
Automatic Rifle
#33
1969
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Colt / AAI M203
Colt / AAI M203
40mm Single-Shot, Breech-Loading Under-Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL)
#34
1966
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK MP5
Heckler & Koch HK MP5
Submachine Gun (SMG) / Machine Pistol
#35
1965
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the General Electric GAU-17/A Minigun
General Electric GAU-17/A Minigun
Six-Barrel Gatling Gun
#36
1965
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ordnance L16 82mm
Ordnance L16 82mm
Medium Infantry-Level Mortar Weapon System
#37
1965
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SCK Model 65 / Model 66 (New Nambu M66)
SCK Model 65 / Model 66 (New Nambu M66)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
#38
1964
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 64 ATM (64MAT / KAM-3))
Type 64 ATM (64MAT / KAM-3))
Anti-Tank, Wire-Guided Missile System
#39
1964
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Howa Type 64
Howa Type 64
Assault Rifle / Battle Rifle
#40
1963
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the General Electric M134 Minigun
General Electric M134 Minigun
Six-Barrel Gatling Gun
#41
1963
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M72 LAW (Light Anti-armor Weapon)
M72 LAW (Light Anti-armor Weapon)
Disposable Anti-Tank (AT) Rocket Launcher
#42
1962
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sumitomo Type 62 (NTK-62)
Sumitomo Type 62 (NTK-62)
General Purpose Machine Gun / Medium Machine Gun
#43
1960
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M18 Claymore
M18 Claymore
Anti-Personnel Mine
#44
1955
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M40 (RR)
M40 (RR)
106mm Recoilless Rifle
#45
1948
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Carl-Gustav M1948
Carl-Gustav M1948
Multirole, Shoulder-Fired Recoilless Rifle
#46
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arisaka Type 4 / Type 5 (Japanese Garand)
Arisaka Type 4 / Type 5 (Japanese Garand)
Experimental Self-Loading / Semi-Automatic Service Rifle / Battle Rifle
#47
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M2 4.2-inch (Goon Gun)
M2 4.2-inch (Goon Gun)
Rifled Infantry Mortar Weapon
#48
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M3 (Grease Gun)
M3 (Grease Gun)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
#49
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M2-2 / M9A1-7
M2-2 / M9A1-7
Man-Portable Backpack Infantry Flamethrower
#50
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 100 SMG (100 Shiki Kikan-tanju)
Type 100 SMG (100 Shiki Kikan-tanju)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
#51
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mortar, 60mm M19
Mortar, 60mm M19
Light Infantry Mortar
#52
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1 Carbine (US Carbine, Caliber 30, M1)
M1 Carbine (US Carbine, Caliber 30, M1)
Semi-Automatic / Full-Automatic Carbine
#53
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1 (Bazooka) / (2.36-inch Rocket Launcher M1)
M1 (Bazooka) / (2.36-inch Rocket Launcher M1)
Reusable, Shoulder-Fired, Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher
#54
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Beretta Model 38/42/43/44)
Beretta Model 38/42/43/44)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
#55
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the STEN SMG
STEN SMG
Submachine Gun / Machine Carbine
#56
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hamada Type (Hamada Type Automatic)
Hamada Type (Hamada Type Automatic)
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
#57
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 99 81mm
Type 99 81mm
Infantry Field Mortar
#58
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Molotov Cocktail
Molotov Cocktail
Hand Greande / Fire Bomb
#59
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 97 (Kyuunana-Shiki Jidouho)
Type 97 (Kyuunana-Shiki Jidouho)
Anti-Tank / Anti-Material Rifle (AMR)
#60
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 99
Type 99
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#61
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arisaka Type 99 (Rifle)
Arisaka Type 99 (Rifle)
Bolt-Action Service Rifle
#62
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 99 (Grenade)
Type 99 (Grenade)
Fragmentation Infantry Hand Grenade
#63
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 97 (Grenade)
Type 97 (Grenade)
Anti-Personnel Fragmentation Hand Grenade
#64
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 97 81mm
Type 97 81mm
Infantry Mortar
#65
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 97 90mm (mortar)
Type 97 90mm (mortar)
Infantry Mortar
#66
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boys 0.55in
Boys 0.55in
Anti-Tank Rifle (ATR) / Anti-Material Rifle (AMR)
#67
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arisaka Type 97
Arisaka Type 97
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
#68
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Winchester Model 70
Winchester Model 70
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
#69
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 2 (Rifle Grenade Launcher)
Type 2 (Rifle Grenade Launcher)
Rifle Grenade Launcher
#70
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 96
Type 96
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#71
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1 Garand (United States Rifle, Caliber .30, M1)
M1 Garand (United States Rifle, Caliber .30, M1)
Self-Loading Rifle (SLR) / Battle Rifle
#72
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 94 90mm
Type 94 90mm
Infantry Mortar
#73
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nambu Type 94
Nambu Type 94
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
#74
1933
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 93 / Type 100
Type 93 / Type 100
Man-Portable Flamethrower
#75
1933
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#76
1932
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 92 Shiki Kikanju
Type 92 Shiki Kikanju
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#77
1932
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Maschinengewehr Modell 15 (MG15)
Maschinengewehr Modell 15 (MG15)
Aircraft Machine Gun / General Purpose Machine Gun
#78
1931
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 91 (Grenade)
Type 91 (Grenade)
Fragmentation Hand / Rifle Grenade
#79
1930
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Solothurn-Steyr S1-100 (MP34)
Solothurn-Steyr S1-100 (MP34)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
#80
1929
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 89, 50mm Grenade Discharger
Type 89, 50mm Grenade Discharger
Light Mortar / Grenade Launcher
#81
1928
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 26
Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 26
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / Vehicle Machine Gun
#82
1927
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nambu Type 14
Nambu Type 14
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
#83
1924
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 24
Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 24
Bolt-Action Service Rifle
#84
1922
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 11 (Light Machine Gun)
Type 11 (Light Machine Gun)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#85
1921
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 10, 50mm Grenade Discharger
Type 10, 50mm Grenade Discharger
Light Mortar / Grenade Launcher
#86
1921
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 10 (Grenade)
Type 10 (Grenade)
Fragmentation Hand / Rifle Grenade
#87
1921
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Browning M2 (HMG)
Browning M2 (HMG)
Multi-role Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#88
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bergmann MP18/I (Maschinenpistole 18/I)
Bergmann MP18/I (Maschinenpistole 18/I)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
#89
1914
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lewis Gun
Lewis Gun
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#90
1914
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hotchkiss Model 1914 (Mle 1914)
Hotchkiss Model 1914 (Mle 1914)
Medium Machine Gun (MMG) / Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#91
1912
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arisaka Type 44 Cavalry Rifle
Arisaka Type 44 Cavalry Rifle
Carbine Service Weapon
#92
1905
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arisaka Type 38
Arisaka Type 38
Bolt-Action Infantry Service Rifle
#93
1904
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Luger P08 (Pistole Parabellum 1908 / Parabellum-Pistole)
Luger P08 (Pistole Parabellum 1908 / Parabellum-Pistole)
Semi-Automatic Handgun
#94
1902
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Browning Auto-5
Browning Auto-5
Self-Loading, Semi-Automatic Shotgun
#95
1902
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Madsen Machine Gun
Madsen Machine Gun
Light Infantry Support Weapon / Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#96
1900
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mondragon Rifle (Fusil Mondragon)
Mondragon Rifle (Fusil Mondragon)
Semi-Automatic Service Rifle
#97
1899
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arisaka Type 30
Arisaka Type 30
Bolt-Action Service Rifle / Infantry Carbine
#98
1892
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Carcano Modello 1891 (M91)
Carcano Modello 1891 (M91)
Bolt-Action Service Rifle / Carbine
#99
1891
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mosin-Nagant Model 1891
Mosin-Nagant Model 1891
Bolt-Action Service Rifle / Carbine
#100
1880
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Murata (Series)
Murata (Series)
Bolt-Action Service Rifle
#101
1872
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mauser Model 1871
Mauser Model 1871
Bolt-Action Military Service Rifle
#102
1869
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Smith & Wesson Model 3
Smith & Wesson Model 3
Six-Shot Revolver
#103
1861
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Remington Model 1858 Army
Remington Model 1858 Army
Six-Shot Percussion Revolver
#104
1860
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Spencer Rifle / Carbine
Spencer Rifle / Carbine
Lever-Action Repeating Firearm
#105
1856
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Enfield Pattern 1856
Enfield Pattern 1856
Rifle-Musket Long Gun
#106
1853
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Enfield Pattern 1853
Enfield Pattern 1853
Rifle-Musket Long Gun
#107
1848
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Dreyse Model 1841 (Needle Gun)
Dreyse Model 1841 (Needle Gun)
Bolt-Action Service Rifle