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Small Arms Manufacturers


The gun, as we know it, now dates back several centuries and this has generated many-a-famous-name associated with various designs over time.

Below is a listing of small arms manufacturers throughout history with links to their respective aircraft products - current as well as historical and future.

Letter Group A

AAI Corporation
Accuracy International
AeroJet Ordnance Mfg Company
Airtronic USA, Incorporated
Allen & Thurber
Allen & Wheelock
Al-Qadissiya (Iraq)
Anschutz
Anzio Ironworks
Ares
Arges
ArmaLite
Armsel
Astra (Spain)
Avibras

Letter Group B

Bandaevsky
Barrett
Bazalt
Benelli
Beretta
Bergmann
Bernardelli
Birmingham Small Arms Company (BSA)
Breda
Bridge Tool & Die
Bridesburg
Browning
Brugger & Thomet
Burnside
Bushmaster

Letter Group C

Calico
Cezka Zbrojovka (CZ)
CETME
Charleville
CheyTac
China Lake
Chartered Industries of Singapore (CIS)
Colt Firearms Company
Colt Canada
Cook & Brother
Cooper
Combined Service Forces
Cosmopolitan

Letter Group D

Daewoo
Defcom
Degtyarev
Denel Land Systems
Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken
Devisme
Dickson Nelson & Company
Diemaco
Defense Industries Organization (DIO) (Iran)
Dynamit-Nobel

Letter Group E

E.G. Lamson and Company
Eidgenossischen Waffenfabrik
Enfield
Erfurt Arsenal (Germany)
Eurometaal (Netherlands)

Letter Group F

Fabrica de Arme Cugir SA
Fabrica Militar de Armas Portatiles Domingo Matheu (FMAPDM)
Fabrique National (FN Herstal)
FAMAE (Chile)
FEG (Hungary)
FIAT-Revelli
FMFLB (Argentina)
Franchi
Francotte

Letter Group G

Gasser & Rast
Gatling (Richard Gatling)
General Dynamics Armament
Glisenti (Societa Siderurgica Glisenti)
Glock
Greco Sport S.A.
Guide Lamp Division of GM
Gustloff Werke

Letter Group H

Hanyang Arsenal
Harrington & Richardson
Harpers Ferry
Harris (McMillan)
Heckler & Koch
Helenius
Henry (Joseph Henry)
High Standard Firearms Company
Hispano Argentine Fabrica de Automoviles SA
Hotchkiss
Howa
HS Product
Hughes

Letter Group I

Ishapore Rifle Factory (India)
IMBEL (Brazil)
Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd
Israeli Military Industries (IMI)
Israel Weapon Industries (IWI)
Inland MFG Division of General Motors
Ithaca Gun Company
Izhmash (Russia)

Letter Group J

JRESCO (Egypt)
JF Brown
John Lysaght Factories
Johnson (Iver Johnson)

Letter Group K

KBM (Russia)
KBP Instrument Design Bureau
Kimber Manufacturing, Incorporated
Knight's Armament Company

Letter Group L

Labpratorio de Pesquisa de Armamento Automatico (LAPA)
La Precisa Teano SpA
Lee-Metford
Lee-Enfield
Lefaucheux
LeMat (USA)
Lindsay
Lithgow Small Arms Factory
Lockheed Martin
Lucznik Arms Factory (Kbk)
Lyttleton Engineering Works

Letter Group M

Madsen-Saetter
Magnum Research
Manhattan
Mannlicher
Manufacture d'Armes de Saint-Etienne (MAS)
Manufacture d'Armes de Tulle (MAT)
Mauser-Werke AG
Marlin
Massachusetts Arms Company
McMillan
Mekanika Industria e Comercio Ltda (MIC)
Mendoza
Meridan Manufacturing Company
Merrill
Metallurgica Brescia gia Tempini (MBT)
Milkor USA
Milkor Pty Ltd (South Africa)
Military Armament Corporation
Military Police Systems, Incorporated
MEKE (Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation)

Letter Group N

Nagant
Naval Ordnance Station (NOS)
NORINCO (China NORth INdustries COrporation)

Letter Group O
Ordnance Factories Board (OFB) (India)

Letter Group P

Pancor Corporation
Parker-Hale Limited
Peabody and Providence Tool Company
PGM Precision
Pindad
PGW Defence Technologies, Incorporated

Letter Group Q

NONE

Letter Group R

Radom (Fabryka Broni w Radomui)
Raytheon Company
Remington Arms Company
RH-Alan (Croatia)
Rheinmetall-Borsig
Rock Island Arsenal
RPC Fort
Royal Ordnance Factory

Letter Group S

Saab Bofors Dynamics
Saco Defense Industries
Sako, Limited
SIG-Sauer
SEDENA
Sharps (Christian Sharps)
SITES S.p.A.
Smith & Wesson
Smith Enterprises, Incorporated
Spandau
ST Kinetics (CIS)
Sturm, Ruger & Company

Letter Group T

Truvelo
TsKIB SOO
Tula Arms Plant

Letter Group U

US Ordnance
USMC Armorers

Letter Group V

Valmet
Vektor (Denel)
Vigneron (Belgium)
Vickers Ltd
Vickers Armstrong Ltd

Letter Group W

Walther (Carl Walther Waffenfabrik AG)
Washington Arms Company
Waters (A. Waters & Company)
Webley (Philip Webley & Sons)
Whitworth Rifle Company
Winchester Repeating Arms Company

Letter Group X

NONE

Letter Group Y

NONE

Letter Group Z

Zastava Arms
Zbrojovka Vsetin