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Catalog of military and civilian small arms belonging to the nation of South Africa.

This listing allows you to trace back a particular nation's aviation history in reverse-chronological order.

There are a total of [ 68 ] South Africa Infantry Arms List (Current and Former Types) entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed by initial year of service descending, then grouped by designation (A-to-Z) to better showcase a given country's evolution in the field of infantry arms. Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator.

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1
Picture of the Smith & Wesson M&P 15 Sport II
National Flag Graphic
2015
Smith & Wesson M&P 15 Sport II
Semi-Automatic Civilian Rifle
2
Picture of the Milkor SuperSix MGL
National Flag Graphic
2012
Milkor SuperSix MGL
40mm Multi-Shot Grenade Launcher
3
Picture of the Milkor Mk-4 UBGL
National Flag Graphic
2009
Milkor Mk-4 UBGL
40mm Single-Shot Under-Barrel Grenade Launcher
4
Picture of the Milkor MGL-140
National Flag Graphic
2008
Milkor MGL-140
Multi-Range Grenade Launcher (MRGL)
5
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK MG4 (HK MG43)
National Flag Graphic
2005
Heckler & Koch HK MG4 (HK MG43)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
6
Picture of the Beretta Px4 Storm
National Flag Graphic
2004
Beretta Px4 Storm
Semi-Automatic Pistol
7
Picture of the Denel Y3 AGL
National Flag Graphic
2003
Denel Y3 AGL
Automatic Grenade Launcher
8
Picture of the NeoStead 2000 (NS2000)
National Flag Graphic
2001
NeoStead 2000 (NS2000)
Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
9
Picture of the Bushmaster M4-Type
National Flag Graphic
2000
Bushmaster M4-Type
Assault Carbine
10
Picture of the McMillan TAC-50
National Flag Graphic
2000
McMillan TAC-50
Anti-Material / Sniper Rifle
11
Picture of the Truvelo SR-20
National Flag Graphic
2000
Truvelo SR-20
Anti-Materiel Rifle (AMR)
12
Picture of the Denel NTW-20
National Flag Graphic
1998
Denel NTW-20
Anti-Materiel Rifle (AMR)
13
Picture of the Thales STARStreak
National Flag Graphic
1997
Thales STARStreak
Man-Portable, Shoulder-Launched, Anti-Aircraft Missile System
14
Picture of the Heckler & Koch USP (Universal Self-loading Pistol)
National Flag Graphic
1993
Heckler & Koch USP (Universal Self-loading Pistol)
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
15
Picture of the Vektor SP (Series)
National Flag Graphic
1992
Vektor SP (Series)
Semi-Automatic Pistol
16
Picture of the SNT Motiv K3
National Flag Graphic
1991
SNT Motiv K3
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
17
Picture of the Heckler & Koch SR9
National Flag Graphic
1990
Heckler & Koch SR9
Sporting / Target Sniper Rifle
18
Picture of the Vektor Z-88
National Flag Graphic
1989
Vektor Z-88
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
19
Picture of the Vektor SS-77
National Flag Graphic
1986
Vektor SS-77
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) / Squad Automatic Weapon
20
Picture of the Milkor BXP
National Flag Graphic
1984
Milkor BXP
Submachine Gun (SMG)
21
Picture of the Armsel Striker
National Flag Graphic
1983
Armsel Striker
Semi-Automatic Shotgun
22
Picture of the Milkor MGL Y2
National Flag Graphic
1983
Milkor MGL Y2
Six-Shot 40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher
23
Picture of the Vektor Rifle R4
National Flag Graphic
1982
Vektor Rifle R4
Assault Rifle / Assault Carbine
24
Picture of the Hawk MM-1 MGL
National Flag Graphic
1980
Hawk MM-1 MGL
Automatic Grenade Launcher
25
Picture of the Sanna 77
National Flag Graphic
1977
Sanna 77
Semi-Automatic Submachine Gun (SMG)
26
Picture of the Beretta Model 92 (M92)
National Flag Graphic
1975
Beretta Model 92 (M92)
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
27
Picture of the Denel M4 Commando
National Flag Graphic
1975
Denel M4 Commando
Lightweight Infantry Field Mortar
28
Picture of the IWI Galil ARM / SAR
National Flag Graphic
1973
IWI Galil ARM / SAR
Assault Rifle / Carbine / Submachine Gun (SMG) / Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR)
29
Picture of the MBDA MILAN (Missile d'Infanterie Leger ANtichar)
National Flag Graphic
1972
MBDA MILAN (Missile d'Infanterie Leger ANtichar)
Wire-Guided Anti-Tank Guided-Missile (ATGM) System
30
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK MP5
National Flag Graphic
1966
Heckler & Koch HK MP5
Submachine Gun (SMG) / Machine Pistol
31
Picture of the Colt M16 (Series)
National Flag Graphic
1963
Colt M16 (Series)
Infantry Assault Rifle / Assault Carbine
32
Picture of the Walther MP (Maschinenpistole)
National Flag Graphic
1963
Walther MP (Maschinenpistole)
Machine Pistol / Submachine Gun (SMG)
33
Picture of the Kalashnikov PK (Pulemyot Kalashnikova)
National Flag Graphic
1961
Kalashnikov PK (Pulemyot Kalashnikova)
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
34
Picture of the RPG-7
National Flag Graphic
1961
RPG-7
Rocket-Propelled Grenade (RPG) Launcher
35
Picture of the TDA 81mm
National Flag Graphic
1961
TDA 81mm
Infantry Medium Mortar
36
Picture of the Denel MG4
National Flag Graphic
1960
Denel MG4
Belt-Fed, Air-Cooled Machine Gun
37
Picture of the M18 Claymore
National Flag Graphic
1960
M18 Claymore
Anti-Personnel Mine
38
Picture of the Vektor Rifle R1
National Flag Graphic
1960
Vektor Rifle R1
Battle Rifle
39
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK G3
National Flag Graphic
1959
Heckler & Koch HK G3
Assault Rifle / Battle Rifle
40
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN MAG
National Flag Graphic
1958
Fabrique Nationale FN MAG
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
41
Picture of the M40 (RR)
National Flag Graphic
1955
M40 (RR)
106mm Recoilless Rifle
42
Picture of the Soltam K5 (M65)
National Flag Graphic
1955
Soltam K5 (M65)
120mm Infantry Heavy Mortar
43
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN FAL
National Flag Graphic
1953
Fabrique Nationale FN FAL
Battle Rifle
44
Picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 23 / 24 / 25/ 26 (Samopal)
National Flag Graphic
1951
Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 23 / 24 / 25/ 26 (Samopal)
Submachine Gun (SMG) / Machine Pistol
45
Picture of the IWI UZI
National Flag Graphic
1950
IWI UZI
Sub-Machine Gun (SMG) / Machine Pistol
46
Picture of the M26 (Lemon Grenade)
National Flag Graphic
1950
M26 (Lemon Grenade)
Fragmentation Hand Grenade
47
Picture of the Mecar ENERGA
National Flag Graphic
1950
Mecar ENERGA
Anti-Tank Rifle Grenade (ATRG)
48
Picture of the M1 (Bazooka) / (2.36-inch Rocket Launcher M1)
National Flag Graphic
1942
M1 (Bazooka) / (2.36-inch Rocket Launcher M1)
Reusable, Shoulder-Fired, Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher
49
Picture of the STEN SMG
National Flag Graphic
1941
STEN SMG
Submachine Gun / Machine Carbine
50
Picture of the Molotov Cocktail
National Flag Graphic
1939
Molotov Cocktail
Fire Bomb
51
Picture of the BESA (Gun, Machine, 7.92mm, BESA)
National Flag Graphic
1938
BESA (Gun, Machine, 7.92mm, BESA)
Vehicle / Tank Machine Gun
52
Picture of the BREN (BRno ENfield)
National Flag Graphic
1938
BREN (BRno ENfield)
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
53
Picture of the Walther P38 (Pistole 38)
National Flag Graphic
1938
Walther P38 (Pistole 38)
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
54
Picture of the Browning .303
National Flag Graphic
1936
Browning .303
Medium Machine Gun (MMG) / Aircraft Machine Gun
55
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
National Flag Graphic
1933
Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
56
Picture of the Walther PPK (Polizei Pistole Kriminalmodell)
National Flag Graphic
1931
Walther PPK (Polizei Pistole Kriminalmodell)
Concealed-Carry Semi-Automatic Pistol
57
Picture of the Walther PP (Polizei Pistole)
National Flag Graphic
1929
Walther PP (Polizei Pistole)
Compact Semi-Automatic Pistol
58
Picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 27
National Flag Graphic
1927
Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 27
Semi-Automatic Pistol
59
Picture of the Browning M2
National Flag Graphic
1921
Browning M2
Multi-role Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
60
Picture of the Browning M1919 GPMG
National Flag Graphic
1919
Browning M1919 GPMG
Medium Machine Gun (MMG)
61
Picture of the Stokes Mortar (3-inch)
National Flag Graphic
1915
Stokes Mortar (3-inch)
81mm Light Infantry Mortar / Trench Mortar
62
Picture of the Vickers Machine Gun (Gun, Machine, Vickers, .303in, Mk 1)
National Flag Graphic
1912
Vickers Machine Gun (Gun, Machine, Vickers, .303in, Mk 1)
Medium Machine Gun (MMG) / Multirole Weapon
63
Picture of the Model 1904 Vergueiro-Mauser (Portuguese Mauser)
National Flag Graphic
1904
Model 1904 Vergueiro-Mauser (Portuguese Mauser)
Bolt-Action Service Rifle.
64
Picture of the Smith & Wesson Model 10 (38 Special)
National Flag Graphic
1899
Smith & Wesson Model 10 (38 Special)
Six-Shot, Double-Action Service Revolver
65
Picture of the Lee-Enfield (Series)
National Flag Graphic
1895
Lee-Enfield (Series)
Bolt-Action, Magazine-Fed, Repeating Service Rifle
66
Picture of the Mauser Model 1888 (Gew 88 / Model 1888 Reichsgewehr)
National Flag Graphic
1888
Mauser Model 1888 (Gew 88 / Model 1888 Reichsgewehr)
Bolt-Action Military Service Rifle
67
Picture of the Mauser Model 1871
National Flag Graphic
1872
Mauser Model 1871
Bolt-Action Military Service Rifle
68
Picture of the Martini-Henry Rifle
National Flag Graphic
1871
Martini-Henry Rifle
Single-Shot, Breech-Loaded Service Rifle
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