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Popular Infantry Guns


Infantry Arms | The Warfighter

The gun has come a long way from its modest beginnings and, today, these few serve as the most influential designs.

There are a total of [ 47 ] Popular Infantry Guns entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator.

This listing showcases those small arms that have proliferated the globe through use by regular armies, special police and special forces units. Their placement here is based on the data collected through our database and interpreted by our panel which places these small arms ahead of others on the world stage right now. These are proven, readily available/accessbile weapon systems that should enjoy healthily long services despite some on this list having been introduced as far back as the last century. If you are going to war, these are the products you are most lkely to encounter on any given modern battlefield.




1
Picture of the Accuracy International AW50
National Flag Graphic
1999
Accuracy International AW50
Anti-Materiel Rifle (AMR) / Sniper Rifle
2
Picture of the Accuracy International AWM (Arctic Warfare Magnum)
National Flag Graphic
1996
Accuracy International AWM (Arctic Warfare Magnum)
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
3
Picture of the Barrett M82
National Flag Graphic
1982
Barrett M82
Anti-Tank / Anti-Material Rifle (AMR)
4
Picture of the Benelli M4 Super 90 (M1014 JSCS)
National Flag Graphic
1999
Benelli M4 Super 90 (M1014 JSCS)
Semi-Automatic Combat Shotgun
5
Picture of the Beretta Model 92 (M92)
National Flag Graphic
1975
Beretta Model 92 (M92)
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
6
Picture of the Browning M2
National Flag Graphic
1921
Browning M2
Multi-role Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
7
Picture of the Carl-Gustav M3 (M1948)
National Flag Graphic
1948
Carl-Gustav M3 (M1948)
Multirole, Shoulder-Fired Recoilless Rifle
8
Picture of the Carl-Gustav M4 (CGM4)
National Flag Graphic
2014
Carl-Gustav M4 (CGM4)
Man-Portable, Shoulder-Fired Multi-role Weapon
9
Picture of the Colt / AAI M203
National Flag Graphic
1969
Colt / AAI M203
40mm Single-Shot, Breech-Loading Under-Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL)
10
Picture of the Colt M16 (Series)
National Flag Graphic
1963
Colt M16 (Series)
Infantry Assault Rifle / Assault Carbine
11
Picture of the Colt M1911
National Flag Graphic
1911
Colt M1911
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
12
Picture of the Colt M4
National Flag Graphic
1994
Colt M4
Assault Carbine
13
Picture of the Dragunov SVD (Snayperskaya Vintovka sistemy Dragunova)
National Flag Graphic
1963
Dragunov SVD (Snayperskaya Vintovka sistemy Dragunova)
Semi-Automatic Sniper Rifle / Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR)
14
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN MAG
National Flag Graphic
1958
Fabrique Nationale FN MAG
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
15
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN Minimi
National Flag Graphic
1982
Fabrique Nationale FN Minimi
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW)
16
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN SCAR (Mk 16 / Mk 17)
National Flag Graphic
2009
Fabrique Nationale FN SCAR (Mk 16 / Mk 17)
Modular Automatic Assault Rifle
17
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale M240
National Flag Graphic
1977
Fabrique Nationale M240
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) / Medium Machine Gun (MMG)
18
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale M249 SAW / LMG
National Flag Graphic
1984
Fabrique Nationale M249 SAW / LMG
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / Squad Support Weapon (SSW)
19
Picture of the General Dynamics / Raytheon FIM-92 Stinger
National Flag Graphic
1981
General Dynamics / Raytheon FIM-92 Stinger
MAN-Portable, Air Defense (MANPAD) Missile System
20
Picture of the General Electric GAU-17/A Minigun
National Flag Graphic
1965
General Electric GAU-17/A Minigun
Six-Barrel Gatling Gun
21
Picture of the General Electric M134 Minigun
National Flag Graphic
1963
General Electric M134 Minigun
Six-Barrel Gatling Gun
22
Picture of the Glock 17
National Flag Graphic
1983
Glock 17
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
23
Picture of the Glock 19
National Flag Graphic
1988
Glock 19
Semi-Automatic Compact Pistol
24
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK 416
National Flag Graphic
2005
Heckler & Koch HK 416
Assault Rifle / Tactical Carbine Weapons
25
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK 417
National Flag Graphic
2006
Heckler & Koch HK 417
Battle Rifle / Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR)
26
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK G3
National Flag Graphic
1959
Heckler & Koch HK G3
Assault Rifle / Battle Rifle
27
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK G36
National Flag Graphic
1996
Heckler & Koch HK G36
Assault Rifle / Assault Carbine
28
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK MP5
National Flag Graphic
1966
Heckler & Koch HK MP5
Submachine Gun (SMG) / Machine Pistol
29
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK MP5K (Kurz)
National Flag Graphic
1991
Heckler & Koch HK MP5K (Kurz)
Submachine Gun (SMG) / Personal Defense Weapon (PDW) / Machine Pistol
30
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK MP5SD
National Flag Graphic
1974
Heckler & Koch HK MP5SD
Suppressed Submachine Gun (SSMG)
31
Picture of the Heckler & Koch UMP (Universal Machine Pistol)
National Flag Graphic
1999
Heckler & Koch UMP (Universal Machine Pistol)
Submachine Gun (SMG) / Machine Pistol (MP)
32
Picture of the Hughes / Raytheon BGM-71 TOW / TOW-2
National Flag Graphic
1970
Hughes / Raytheon BGM-71 TOW / TOW-2
Anti-Tank Guided-Missile (ATGM) System
33
Picture of the Kalashnikov AK-47
National Flag Graphic
1949
Kalashnikov AK-47
Assault Rifle
34
Picture of the Kalashnikov AKM
National Flag Graphic
1959
Kalashnikov AKM
Assault Rifle
35
Picture of the Kalashnikov PKM (Pulemyot Kalashnikova Modernizirovany)
National Flag Graphic
1969
Kalashnikov PKM (Pulemyot Kalashnikova Modernizirovany)
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) / Light Machine Gun (LMG)
36
Picture of the M18 Claymore
National Flag Graphic
1960
M18 Claymore
Anti-Personnel Mine
37
Picture of the M72 LAW (Light Anti-armor Weapon)
National Flag Graphic
1963
M72 LAW (Light Anti-armor Weapon)
Disposable Anti-Tank (AT) Rocket Launcher
38
Picture of the Mossberg Model 590
National Flag Graphic
1975
Mossberg Model 590
Pump-Action Shotgun
39
Picture of the NORINCO Type 56 (AK47)
National Flag Graphic
1956
NORINCO Type 56 (AK47)
Assault Rifle / Assault Carbine
40
Picture of the Raytheon / Lockheed Martin FGM-148 Javelin
National Flag Graphic
1996
Raytheon / Lockheed Martin FGM-148 Javelin
Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) Launcher
41
Picture of the Remington M40
National Flag Graphic
1966
Remington M40
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
42
Picture of the Remington Model 870
National Flag Graphic
1950
Remington Model 870
Pump-Action Shotgun
43
Picture of the RPG-7
National Flag Graphic
1961
RPG-7
Rocket-Propelled Grenade (RPG) Launcher
44
Picture of the Saco Mk 19
National Flag Graphic
1967
Saco Mk 19
40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher (AGL)
45
Picture of the SIG-Sauer P226
National Flag Graphic
1984
SIG-Sauer P226
Semi-Automatic Handgun
46
Picture of the SIG-Sauer P228 (M11)
National Flag Graphic
1988
SIG-Sauer P228 (M11)
Semi-Automatic Pistol
47
Picture of the SIG-Sauer P229
National Flag Graphic
1993
SIG-Sauer P229
Semi-Automatic Concealed-Carry Security Pistol
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