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The Vietnam War pitted all manner of individual weapons on a battlefield that was as primitive as it was technologically advanced.

There are a total of [ 121 ] Vietnam War Infantry Arms 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. Weapons such as hand grenades and portable artillery systems are also featured in this listing.




1
Picture of the AAI Inline Machine Gun (IMG)
National Flag Graphic
1970
AAI Inline Machine Gun (IMG)
Experimental Multi-Shot Weapon System
2
Picture of the Aerojet XM174
National Flag Graphic
1968
Aerojet XM174
40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher Prototype
3
Picture of the Arisaka Type 38
National Flag Graphic
1905
Arisaka Type 38
Bolt-Action Infantry Service Rifle
4
Picture of the AT-3 (Sagger) / 9M14 (Malyutka)
National Flag Graphic
1963
AT-3 (Sagger) / 9M14 (Malyutka)
Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM)
5
Picture of the Bangalore Torpedo
National Flag Graphic
1912
Bangalore Torpedo
Demolition Charge
6
Picture of the Browning Auto-5
National Flag Graphic
1902
Browning Auto-5
Self-Loading, Semi-Automatic Shotgun
7
Picture of the Browning M1917 (Model 1917)
National Flag Graphic
1917
Browning M1917 (Model 1917)
Belt-Fed, Water-Cooled Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
8
Picture of the Browning M1919 GPMG
National Flag Graphic
1919
Browning M1919 GPMG
Medium Machine Gun (MMG)
9
Picture of the Browning M2
National Flag Graphic
1921
Browning M2
Multi-role Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
10
Picture of the Carl-Gustav m/45 (Kulsprutepistol m/45 / Kpist m/45 / Swedish K)
National Flag Graphic
1945
Carl-Gustav m/45 (Kulsprutepistol m/45 / Kpist m/45 / Swedish K)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
11
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
12
Picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 26
National Flag Graphic
1928
Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 26
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / Vehicle Machine Gun
13
Picture of the China Lake Grenade Launcher
National Flag Graphic
1968
China Lake Grenade Launcher
40mm Pump-Action Grenade Launcher
14
Picture of the Colt / AAI M203
National Flag Graphic
1969
Colt / AAI M203
40mm Single-Shot, Breech-Loading Under-Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL)
15
Picture of the Colt CAR-15 Commando (XM177)
National Flag Graphic
1966
Colt CAR-15 Commando (XM177)
Assault Carbine / Submachine Gun (SMG)
16
Picture of the Colt Individual Multi-Purpose Weapon (IMP)
National Flag Graphic
1972
Colt Individual Multi-Purpose Weapon (IMP)
Aircrew Survival Weapon (ASW)
17
Picture of the Colt M16 (Series)
National Flag Graphic
1963
Colt M16 (Series)
Infantry Assault Rifle / Assault Carbine
18
Picture of the Colt M1911
National Flag Graphic
1911
Colt M1911
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
19
Picture of the Colt Model 1898 (New Service)
National Flag Graphic
1898
Colt Model 1898 (New Service)
Six-Shot Revolver
20
Picture of the Colt Model 1917
National Flag Graphic
1917
Colt Model 1917
Service Revolver
21
Picture of the Colt XM148 UBGL
National Flag Graphic
1966
Colt XM148 UBGL
Experimental Under-Barrel Grenade Launcher
22
Picture of the Degtyarev DP LMG (DP28)
National Flag Graphic
1928
Degtyarev DP LMG (DP28)
Light Machine Gun
23
Picture of the Degtyarev KPV-14.5 (Krupnokaliberniy Pulemyot Vladimirova)
National Flag Graphic
1949
Degtyarev KPV-14.5 (Krupnokaliberniy Pulemyot Vladimirova)
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
24
Picture of the DShK Model 1938
National Flag Graphic
1938
DShK Model 1938
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
25
Picture of the Enfield L1A1 SLR (Self-Loading Rifle)
National Flag Graphic
1954
Enfield L1A1 SLR (Self-Loading Rifle)
Semi-Automatic Infantry Battle Rifle / Combat Rifle
26
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN FAL
National Flag Graphic
1953
Fabrique Nationale FN FAL
Battle Rifle
27
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
National Flag Graphic
1933
Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
28
Picture of the FB P-64
National Flag Graphic
1965
FB P-64
Semi-Automatic Compact Service Pistol
29
Picture of the FB PM-63 RAK (Reczny Automat Komandosow)
National Flag Graphic
1965
FB PM-63 RAK (Reczny Automat Komandosow)
Submachine Gun / Machine Pistol / Personal Defense Weapon (PDW)
30
Picture of the General Dynamics FIM-43 Redeye
National Flag Graphic
1968
General Dynamics FIM-43 Redeye
Man-Portable Air Defense System
31
Picture of the General Electric GAU-17/A Minigun
National Flag Graphic
1965
General Electric GAU-17/A Minigun
Six-Barrel Gatling Gun
32
Picture of the General Electric M134 Minigun
National Flag Graphic
1963
General Electric M134 Minigun
Six-Barrel Gatling Gun
33
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
34
Picture of the Ingram MAC-10 (M10)
National Flag Graphic
1970
Ingram MAC-10 (M10)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
35
Picture of the Ithaca M6
National Flag Graphic
1952
Ithaca M6
Aircrew Survival Rifle
36
Picture of the Ithaca Model 37
National Flag Graphic
1937
Ithaca Model 37
Sporting / Security / Law Enforcement / Combat Shotgun
37
Picture of the Ithaca Model 37 Stakeout
National Flag Graphic
1946
Ithaca Model 37 Stakeout
Pump-Action Military / Security Shotgun
38
Picture of the Izhmash RPK (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Kalashnikova)
National Flag Graphic
1961
Izhmash RPK (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Kalashnikova)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
39
Picture of the Kalashnikov AK-47
National Flag Graphic
1949
Kalashnikov AK-47
Assault Rifle
40
Picture of the Kalashnikov PK (Pulemyot Kalashnikova)
National Flag Graphic
1961
Kalashnikov PK (Pulemyot Kalashnikova)
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
41
Picture of the L6 WOMBAT (Weapon Of Magnesium, Battalion, Anti-Tank)
National Flag Graphic
1964
L6 WOMBAT (Weapon Of Magnesium, Battalion, Anti-Tank)
Recoilless Rifle
42
Picture of the Lithgow F1 SMG
National Flag Graphic
1963
Lithgow F1 SMG
Submachine Gun
43
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
44
Picture of the M1 Carbine (US Carbine, Caliber 30, M1)
National Flag Graphic
1942
M1 Carbine (US Carbine, Caliber 30, M1)
Semi-Automatic / Full-Automatic Carbine
45
Picture of the M1 Thompson (Tommy Gun)
National Flag Graphic
1938
M1 Thompson (Tommy Gun)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
46
Picture of the M18 Claymore
National Flag Graphic
1960
M18 Claymore
Anti-Personnel Mine
47
Picture of the M18 RR
National Flag Graphic
1945
M18 RR
Crew-Served Recoilless Rifle / Anti-Tank / Anti-Personnel Weapon
48
Picture of the M1917 Enfield (American Enfield)
National Flag Graphic
1917
M1917 Enfield (American Enfield)
Bolt-Action Service Rifle
49
Picture of the M1938 120mm (120-HM 38)
National Flag Graphic
1939
M1938 120mm (120-HM 38)
Infantry Field Mortar
50
Picture of the M1941 82mm (82-PM 41)
National Flag Graphic
1941
M1941 82mm (82-PM 41)
Battalion Field Mortar
51
Picture of the M2 4.2-inch (Goon Gun)
National Flag Graphic
1943
M2 4.2-inch (Goon Gun)
Rifled Infantry Mortar Weapon
52
Picture of the M2 Carbine (US Carbine, Caliber 30, M2)
National Flag Graphic
1944
M2 Carbine (US Carbine, Caliber 30, M2)
Select-Fire Automatic Carbine
53
Picture of the M2-2 / M9A1-7
National Flag Graphic
1943
M2-2 / M9A1-7
Man-Portable Backpack Infantry Flamethrower
54
Picture of the M20 75mm
National Flag Graphic
1945
M20 75mm
Recoilless Rifle
55
Picture of the M26 (Lemon Grenade)
National Flag Graphic
1950
M26 (Lemon Grenade)
Fragmentation Hand Grenade
56
Picture of the M3 (Grease Gun)
National Flag Graphic
1943
M3 (Grease Gun)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
57
Picture of the M3 Carbine (US Carbine, Caliber 30, M3)
National Flag Graphic
1944
M3 Carbine (US Carbine, Caliber 30, M3)
Sniper Carbine Rifle
58
Picture of the M30 (4.2-inch / Four-Deuce)
National Flag Graphic
1951
M30 (4.2-inch / Four-Deuce)
106.7mm Heavy Mortar System
59
Picture of the M40 (RR)
National Flag Graphic
1955
M40 (RR)
106mm Recoilless Rifle
60
Picture of the M61 (Grenade)
National Flag Graphic
1952
M61 (Grenade)
Fragmentation Hand Grenade
61
Picture of the M67 Recoilless Rifle
National Flag Graphic
1963
M67 Recoilless Rifle
Portable Anti-Infantry / Anti-Armor Weapon
62
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
63
Picture of the M79
National Flag Graphic
1961
M79
Single-Shot 40mm Grenade Launcher
64
Picture of the Makarov PM (Pistol Marakova)
National Flag Graphic
1951
Makarov PM (Pistol Marakova)
Semi-Automatic Pistol
65
Picture of the MAS 49 (Fusil Semi-Automatique de 7.5mm Modele 1949)
National Flag Graphic
1951
MAS 49 (Fusil Semi-Automatique de 7.5mm Modele 1949)
Semi-Automatic Service Rifle / Battle Rifle
66
Picture of the Maschinengewehr Modell 34 (MG34)
National Flag Graphic
1936
Maschinengewehr Modell 34 (MG34)
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
67
Picture of the MAT-49 (Manufacture Nationale d'Armes de Tulle 49)
National Flag Graphic
1949
MAT-49 (Manufacture Nationale d'Armes de Tulle 49)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
68
Picture of the Mauser C96
National Flag Graphic
1896
Mauser C96
Semi-Automatic Pistol
69
Picture of the Mauser Karabiner Kar 98k
National Flag Graphic
1935
Mauser Karabiner Kar 98k
Bolt-Action Service Rifle
70
Picture of the Mk 2 (Pineapple Hand Grenade)
National Flag Graphic
1918
Mk 2 (Pineapple Hand Grenade)
Fragmentation Hand Grenade
71
Picture of the MK154 Mine Clearance Launcher
National Flag Graphic
1965
MK154 Mine Clearance Launcher
Mine Clearance Launcher
72
Picture of the Model K-50M
National Flag Graphic
1960
Model K-50M
Submachine Gun (SMG)
73
Picture of the Mondragon Rifle (Fusil Mondragon)
National Flag Graphic
1900
Mondragon Rifle (Fusil Mondragon)
Semi-Automatic Service Rifle
74
Picture of the Mortar, 60mm M19
National Flag Graphic
1942
Mortar, 60mm M19
Light Infantry Mortar
75
Picture of the Mortar, 60mm M2
National Flag Graphic
1940
Mortar, 60mm M2
Light Infantry Mortar
76
Picture of the Mortar, 81mm M1
National Flag Graphic
1935
Mortar, 81mm M1
81mm Medium Infantry Mortar
77
Picture of the Mosin-Nagant M/52
National Flag Graphic
1952
Mosin-Nagant M/52
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
78
Picture of the MP40 (Maschinenpistole 40)
National Flag Graphic
1940
MP40 (Maschinenpistole 40)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
79
Picture of the Nagant Model 1895 (M1895)
National Flag Graphic
1895
Nagant Model 1895 (M1895)
Seven-Shot Service Revolver
80
Picture of the NORINCO Type 54 (TT-33)
National Flag Graphic
1954
NORINCO Type 54 (TT-33)
Semi-Automatic Military Service Pistol
81
Picture of the NORINCO Type 56 (AK47)
National Flag Graphic
1956
NORINCO Type 56 (AK47)
Assault Rifle / Assault Carbine
82
Picture of the Ontario Mark 3 Navy (MKIII)
National Flag Graphic
1960
Ontario Mark 3 Navy (MKIII)
Combat Knife
83
Picture of the Owen SMG (Owen Machine Carbine)
National Flag Graphic
1941
Owen SMG (Owen Machine Carbine)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
84
Picture of the PPSh-41 (Pistolet-Pulemyot Shpagina 41)
National Flag Graphic
1941
PPSh-41 (Pistolet-Pulemyot Shpagina 41)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
85
Picture of the Pulemet Maksima Obrazets Model 1910 (PM Model 1910)
National Flag Graphic
1910
Pulemet Maksima Obrazets Model 1910 (PM Model 1910)
Water-Cooled Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
86
Picture of the Remington M40
National Flag Graphic
1966
Remington M40
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
87
Picture of the Remington Model 10 (M10)
National Flag Graphic
1908
Remington Model 10 (M10)
Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
88
Picture of the Remington Model 11 (M11 / Remington Autoloading Gun)
National Flag Graphic
1905
Remington Model 11 (M11 / Remington Autoloading Gun)
Semi-Automatic, Self-Loading Shotgun
89
Picture of the Remington Model 1903 (Springfield)
National Flag Graphic
1941
Remington Model 1903 (Springfield)
Bolt-Action Hunting / Sniper Rifle
90
Picture of the Remington Model 870
National Flag Graphic
1950
Remington Model 870
Pump-Action Shotgun
91
Picture of the Remington Model 870 Wingmaster
National Flag Graphic
1951
Remington Model 870 Wingmaster
Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
92
Picture of the RG-42
National Flag Graphic
1942
RG-42
Infantry Hand Grenade
93
Picture of the RGD-33
National Flag Graphic
1933
RGD-33
Anti-Infantry Stick Hand Grenade
94
Picture of the Rock Island Arsenal M21 Sniper Weapon System (SWS)
National Flag Graphic
1969
Rock Island Arsenal M21 Sniper Weapon System (SWS)
Semi-Automatic Sniper Rifle
95
Picture of the RP-46
National Flag Graphic
1946
RP-46
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
96
Picture of the RPD (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Degtyaryova)
National Flag Graphic
1945
RPD (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Degtyaryova)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
97
Picture of the RPG-2
National Flag Graphic
1954
RPG-2
Rocket-Propelled Grenade Launcher
98
Picture of the SA-7 (Grail) / 9K32 Strela-2
National Flag Graphic
1968
SA-7 (Grail) / 9K32 Strela-2
Man-Portable SAM System
99
Picture of the Saco M60
National Flag Graphic
1957
Saco M60
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
100
Picture of the Savage Arms M720
National Flag Graphic
1935
Savage Arms M720
Semi-Automatic Shotgun
101
Picture of the Simonov SKS (Samozaryadniy Karabin sistemi Simonova)
National Flag Graphic
1945
Simonov SKS (Samozaryadniy Karabin sistemi Simonova)
Semi-Automatic, Self-Loading Carbine
102
Picture of the Sky Horse
National Flag Graphic
1963
Sky Horse
50mm Light Field Mortar
103
Picture of the Smith & Wesson 1st Model New Century (Triple Lock)
National Flag Graphic
1908
Smith & Wesson 1st Model New Century (Triple Lock)
Service Revolver
104
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
105
Picture of the Smith & Wesson Model 1917
National Flag Graphic
1917
Smith & Wesson Model 1917
Six-Shot Service Revolver
106
Picture of the Smith & Wesson Model 76
National Flag Graphic
1967
Smith & Wesson Model 76
Submachine Gun (SMG)
107
Picture of the Springfield M14
National Flag Graphic
1959
Springfield M14
Automatic Service Rifle / Battle Rifle
108
Picture of the Springfield Model 1903 (M1903)
National Flag Graphic
1903
Springfield Model 1903 (M1903)
Bolt-Action Service Rifle / Sniper Rifle
109
Picture of the Stechkin APS (Automatic Pistol Stechkin)
National Flag Graphic
1951
Stechkin APS (Automatic Pistol Stechkin)
Selective-Fire Service Pistol / Machine Pistol
110
Picture of the STEN SMG
National Flag Graphic
1941
STEN SMG
Submachine Gun / Machine Carbine
111
Picture of the Sterling Submachine Gun (L2A1)
National Flag Graphic
1944
Sterling Submachine Gun (L2A1)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
112
Picture of the Stoner 63 (Universal Combat Weapon)
National Flag Graphic
1963
Stoner 63 (Universal Combat Weapon)
Modular Assault Weapon
113
Picture of the Sturmgewehr 44 (StG44) / Maschinenpistole 44 (MP44)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Sturmgewehr 44 (StG44) / Maschinenpistole 44 (MP44)
Assault Rifle
114
Picture of the Tokarev SVT-40
National Flag Graphic
1940
Tokarev SVT-40
Self-Loading, Semi-Automatic Rifle
115
Picture of the Tokarev TT-33
National Flag Graphic
1933
Tokarev TT-33
Semi-Automatic Military Service Pistol / Sidearm
116
Picture of the Type 58
National Flag Graphic
1958
Type 58
Assault Rifle
117
Picture of the Winchester Model 1200
National Flag Graphic
1968
Winchester Model 1200
Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
118
Picture of the Winchester Model 1897
National Flag Graphic
1897
Winchester Model 1897
Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
119
Picture of the Winchester Model 1912 (Model 12)
National Flag Graphic
1912
Winchester Model 1912 (Model 12)
Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
120
Picture of the Winchester Model 70
National Flag Graphic
1936
Winchester Model 70
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
121
Picture of the Zbrojovka ZB vz. 37 (ZB-53)
National Flag Graphic
1936
Zbrojovka ZB vz. 37 (ZB-53)
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
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