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South Africa Infantry Arms List (Current and Former Types)


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