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Vietnam War Infantry Arms


Military History | Vietnam Conflict

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.




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National flag icon
1970
Picture of the AAI Inline Machine Gun (IMG)
AAI Inline Machine Gun (IMG)
Experimental Multi-Shot Weapon System
2/121
National flag icon
1968
Picture of the Aerojet XM174
Aerojet XM174
40mm Automatic Grenade Launcher Prototype
3/121
National flag icon
1905
Picture of the Arisaka Type 38
Arisaka Type 38
Bolt-Action Infantry Service Rifle
4/121
National flag icon
1963
Picture of the AT-3 (Sagger) / 9M14 (Malyutka)
AT-3 (Sagger) / 9M14 (Malyutka)
Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM)
5/121
National flag icon
1912
Picture of the Bangalore Torpedo
Bangalore Torpedo
Demolition Charge
6/121
National flag icon
1902
Picture of the Browning Auto-5
Browning Auto-5
Self-Loading, Semi-Automatic Shotgun
7/121
National flag icon
1917
Picture of the Browning M1917 (Model 1917)
Browning M1917 (Model 1917)
Belt-Fed, Water-Cooled Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
8/121
National flag icon
1919
Picture of the Browning M1919 GPMG
Browning M1919 GPMG
Medium Machine Gun (MMG)
9/121
National flag icon
1921
Picture of the Browning M2
Browning M2
Multi-role Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
10/121
National flag icon
1945
Picture of the Carl-Gustav m/45 (Kulsprutepistol m/45 / Kpist m/45 / Swedish K)
Carl-Gustav m/45 (Kulsprutepistol m/45 / Kpist m/45 / Swedish K)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
11/121
National flag icon
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
12/121
National flag icon
1928
Picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 26
Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 26
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / Vehicle Machine Gun
13/121
National flag icon
1968
Picture of the China Lake Grenade Launcher
China Lake Grenade Launcher
40mm Pump-Action Grenade Launcher
14/121
National flag icon
1969
Picture of the Colt / AAI M203
Colt / AAI M203
40mm Single-Shot, Breech-Loading Under-Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL)
15/121
National flag icon
1966
Picture of the Colt CAR-15 Commando (XM177)
Colt CAR-15 Commando (XM177)
Assault Carbine / Submachine Gun (SMG)
16/121
National flag icon
1972
Picture of the Colt Individual Multi-Purpose Weapon (IMP)
Colt Individual Multi-Purpose Weapon (IMP)
Aircrew Survival Weapon (ASW)
17/121
National flag icon
1963
Picture of the Colt M16 (Series)
Colt M16 (Series)
Infantry Assault Rifle / Assault Carbine
18/121
National flag icon
1911
Picture of the Colt M1911
Colt M1911
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
19/121
National flag icon
1898
Picture of the Colt Model 1898 (New Service)
Colt Model 1898 (New Service)
Six-Shot Revolver
20/121
National flag icon
1917
Picture of the Colt Model 1917
Colt Model 1917
Service Revolver
21/121
National flag icon
1966
Picture of the Colt XM148 UBGL
Colt XM148 UBGL
Experimental Under-Barrel Grenade Launcher
22/121
National flag icon
1928
Picture of the Degtyarev DP LMG (DP28)
Degtyarev DP LMG (DP28)
Light Machine Gun
23/121
National flag icon
1949
Picture of the Degtyarev KPV-14.5 (Krupnokaliberniy Pulemyot Vladimirova)
Degtyarev KPV-14.5 (Krupnokaliberniy Pulemyot Vladimirova)
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
24/121
National flag icon
1938
Picture of the DShK Model 1938
DShK Model 1938
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
25/121
National flag icon
1954
Picture of the Enfield L1A1 SLR (Self-Loading Rifle)
Enfield L1A1 SLR (Self-Loading Rifle)
Semi-Automatic Infantry Battle Rifle / Combat Rifle
26/121
National flag icon
1953
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN FAL
Fabrique Nationale FN FAL
Battle Rifle
27/121
National flag icon
1933
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
28/121
National flag icon
1965
Picture of the FB P-64
FB P-64
Semi-Automatic Compact Service Pistol
29/121
National flag icon
1965
Picture of the FB PM-63 RAK (Reczny Automat Komandosow)
FB PM-63 RAK (Reczny Automat Komandosow)
Submachine Gun / Machine Pistol / Personal Defense Weapon (PDW)
30/121
National flag icon
1968
Picture of the General Dynamics FIM-43 Redeye
General Dynamics FIM-43 Redeye
Man-Portable Air Defense System
31/121
National flag icon
1965
Picture of the General Electric GAU-17/A Minigun
General Electric GAU-17/A Minigun
Six-Barrel Gatling Gun
32/121
National flag icon
1963
Picture of the General Electric M134 Minigun
General Electric M134 Minigun
Six-Barrel Gatling Gun
33/121
National flag icon
1970
Picture of the Hughes / Raytheon BGM-71 TOW / TOW-2
Hughes / Raytheon BGM-71 TOW / TOW-2
Anti-Tank Guided-Missile (ATGM) System
34/121
National flag icon
1970
Picture of the Ingram MAC-10 (M10)
Ingram MAC-10 (M10)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
35/121
National flag icon
1952
Picture of the Ithaca M6
Ithaca M6
Aircrew Survival Rifle
36/121
National flag icon
1937
Picture of the Ithaca Model 37
Ithaca Model 37
Sporting / Security / Law Enforcement / Combat Shotgun
37/121
National flag icon
1946
Picture of the Ithaca Model 37 Stakeout
Ithaca Model 37 Stakeout
Pump-Action Military / Security Shotgun
38/121
National flag icon
1961
Picture of the Izhmash RPK (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Kalashnikova)
Izhmash RPK (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Kalashnikova)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
39/121
National flag icon
1949
Picture of the Kalashnikov AK-47
Kalashnikov AK-47
Assault Rifle
40/121
National flag icon
1961
Picture of the Kalashnikov PK (Pulemyot Kalashnikova)
Kalashnikov PK (Pulemyot Kalashnikova)
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
41/121
National flag icon
1964
Picture of the L6 WOMBAT (Weapon Of Magnesium, Battalion, Anti-Tank)
L6 WOMBAT (Weapon Of Magnesium, Battalion, Anti-Tank)
Recoilless Rifle
42/121
National flag icon
1963
Picture of the Lithgow F1 SMG
Lithgow F1 SMG
Submachine Gun
43/121
National flag icon
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
44/121
National flag icon
1942
Picture of the M1 Carbine (US Carbine, Caliber 30, M1)
M1 Carbine (US Carbine, Caliber 30, M1)
Semi-Automatic / Full-Automatic Carbine
45/121
National flag icon
1938
Picture of the M1 Thompson (Tommy Gun)
M1 Thompson (Tommy Gun)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
46/121
National flag icon
1960
Picture of the M18 Claymore
M18 Claymore
Anti-Personnel Mine
47/121
National flag icon
1945
Picture of the M18 RR
M18 RR
Crew-Served Recoilless Rifle / Anti-Tank / Anti-Personnel Weapon
48/121
National flag icon
1917
Picture of the M1917 Enfield (American Enfield)
M1917 Enfield (American Enfield)
Bolt-Action Service Rifle
49/121
National flag icon
1939
Picture of the M1938 120mm (120-HM 38)
M1938 120mm (120-HM 38)
Infantry Field Mortar
50/121
National flag icon
1941
Picture of the M1941 82mm (82-PM 41)
M1941 82mm (82-PM 41)
Battalion Field Mortar
51/121
National flag icon
1943
Picture of the M2 4.2-inch (Goon Gun)
M2 4.2-inch (Goon Gun)
Rifled Infantry Mortar Weapon
52/121
National flag icon
1944
Picture of the M2 Carbine (US Carbine, Caliber 30, M2)
M2 Carbine (US Carbine, Caliber 30, M2)
Select-Fire Automatic Carbine
53/121
National flag icon
1943
Picture of the M2-2 / M9A1-7
M2-2 / M9A1-7
Man-Portable Backpack Infantry Flamethrower
54/121
National flag icon
1945
Picture of the M20 75mm
M20 75mm
Recoilless Rifle
55/121
National flag icon
1950
Picture of the M26 (Lemon Grenade)
M26 (Lemon Grenade)
Fragmentation Hand Grenade
56/121
National flag icon
1943
Picture of the M3 (Grease Gun)
M3 (Grease Gun)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
57/121
National flag icon
1944
Picture of the M3 Carbine (US Carbine, Caliber 30, M3)
M3 Carbine (US Carbine, Caliber 30, M3)
Sniper Carbine Rifle
58/121
National flag icon
1951
Picture of the M30 (4.2-inch / Four-Deuce)
M30 (4.2-inch / Four-Deuce)
106.7mm Heavy Mortar System
59/121
National flag icon
1955
Picture of the M40 (RR)
M40 (RR)
106mm Recoilless Rifle
60/121
National flag icon
1952
Picture of the M61 (Grenade)
M61 (Grenade)
Fragmentation Hand Grenade
61/121
National flag icon
1963
Picture of the M67 Recoilless Rifle
M67 Recoilless Rifle
Portable Anti-Infantry / Anti-Armor Weapon
62/121
National flag icon
1963
Picture of the M72 LAW (Light Anti-armor Weapon)
M72 LAW (Light Anti-armor Weapon)
Disposable Anti-Tank (AT) Rocket Launcher
63/121
National flag icon
1961
Picture of the M79
M79
Single-Shot 40mm Grenade Launcher
64/121
National flag icon
1951
Picture of the Makarov PM (Pistol Marakova)
Makarov PM (Pistol Marakova)
Semi-Automatic Pistol
65/121
National flag icon
1951
Picture of the MAS 49 (Fusil Semi-Automatique de 7.5mm Modele 1949)
MAS 49 (Fusil Semi-Automatique de 7.5mm Modele 1949)
Semi-Automatic Service Rifle / Battle Rifle
66/121
National flag icon
1936
Picture of the Maschinengewehr Modell 34 (MG34)
Maschinengewehr Modell 34 (MG34)
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
67/121
National flag icon
1949
Picture of the MAT-49 (Manufacture Nationale d'Armes de Tulle 49)
MAT-49 (Manufacture Nationale d'Armes de Tulle 49)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
68/121
National flag icon
1896
Picture of the Mauser C96
Mauser C96
Semi-Automatic Pistol
69/121
National flag icon
1935
Picture of the Mauser Karabiner Kar 98k
Mauser Karabiner Kar 98k
Bolt-Action Service Rifle
70/121
National flag icon
1918
Picture of the Mk 2 (Pineapple Hand Grenade)
Mk 2 (Pineapple Hand Grenade)
Fragmentation Hand Grenade
71/121
National flag icon
1965
Picture of the MK154 Mine Clearance Launcher
MK154 Mine Clearance Launcher
Mine Clearance Launcher
72/121
National flag icon
1960
Picture of the Model K-50M
Model K-50M
Submachine Gun (SMG)
73/121
National flag icon
1900
Picture of the Mondragon Rifle (Fusil Mondragon)
Mondragon Rifle (Fusil Mondragon)
Semi-Automatic Service Rifle
74/121
National flag icon
1942
Picture of the Mortar, 60mm M19
Mortar, 60mm M19
Light Infantry Mortar
75/121
National flag icon
1940
Picture of the Mortar, 60mm M2
Mortar, 60mm M2
Light Infantry Mortar
76/121
National flag icon
1935
Picture of the Mortar, 81mm M1
Mortar, 81mm M1
81mm Medium Infantry Mortar
77/121
National flag icon
1952
Picture of the Mosin-Nagant M/52
Mosin-Nagant M/52
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
78/121
National flag icon
1940
Picture of the MP40 (Maschinenpistole 40)
MP40 (Maschinenpistole 40)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
79/121
National flag icon
1895
Picture of the Nagant Model 1895 (M1895)
Nagant Model 1895 (M1895)
Seven-Shot Service Revolver
80/121
National flag icon
1954
Picture of the NORINCO Type 54 (TT-33)
NORINCO Type 54 (TT-33)
Semi-Automatic Military Service Pistol
81/121
National flag icon
1956
Picture of the NORINCO Type 56 (AK47)
NORINCO Type 56 (AK47)
Assault Rifle / Assault Carbine
82/121
National flag icon
1960
Picture of the Ontario Mark 3 Navy (MKIII)
Ontario Mark 3 Navy (MKIII)
Combat Knife
83/121
National flag icon
1941
Picture of the Owen SMG (Owen Machine Carbine)
Owen SMG (Owen Machine Carbine)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
84/121
National flag icon
1941
Picture of the PPSh-41 (Pistolet-Pulemyot Shpagina 41)
PPSh-41 (Pistolet-Pulemyot Shpagina 41)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
85/121
National flag icon
1910
Picture of the Pulemet Maksima Obrazets Model 1910 (PM Model 1910)
Pulemet Maksima Obrazets Model 1910 (PM Model 1910)
Water-Cooled Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
86/121
National flag icon
1966
Picture of the Remington M40
Remington M40
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
87/121
National flag icon
1908
Picture of the Remington Model 10 (M10)
Remington Model 10 (M10)
Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
88/121
National flag icon
1905
Picture of the Remington Model 11 (M11 / Remington Autoloading Gun)
Remington Model 11 (M11 / Remington Autoloading Gun)
Semi-Automatic, Self-Loading Shotgun
89/121
National flag icon
1941
Picture of the Remington Model 1903 (Springfield)
Remington Model 1903 (Springfield)
Bolt-Action Hunting / Sniper Rifle
90/121
National flag icon
1950
Picture of the Remington Model 870
Remington Model 870
Pump-Action Shotgun
91/121
National flag icon
1951
Picture of the Remington Model 870 Wingmaster
Remington Model 870 Wingmaster
Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
92/121
National flag icon
1942
Picture of the RG-42
RG-42
Infantry Hand Grenade
93/121
National flag icon
1933
Picture of the RGD-33
RGD-33
Anti-Infantry Stick Hand Grenade
94/121
National flag icon
1969
Picture of the Rock Island Arsenal M21 Sniper Weapon System (SWS)
Rock Island Arsenal M21 Sniper Weapon System (SWS)
Semi-Automatic Sniper Rifle
95/121
National flag icon
1946
Picture of the RP-46
RP-46
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
96/121
National flag icon
1945
Picture of the RPD (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Degtyaryova)
RPD (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Degtyaryova)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
97/121
National flag icon
1954
Picture of the RPG-2
RPG-2
Rocket-Propelled Grenade Launcher
98/121
National flag icon
1968
Picture of the SA-7 (Grail) / 9K32 Strela-2
SA-7 (Grail) / 9K32 Strela-2
Man-Portable SAM System
99/121
National flag icon
1957
Picture of the Saco M60
Saco M60
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
100/121
National flag icon
1935
Picture of the Savage Arms M720
Savage Arms M720
Semi-Automatic Shotgun
101/121
National flag icon
1945
Picture of the Simonov SKS (Samozaryadniy Karabin sistemi Simonova)
Simonov SKS (Samozaryadniy Karabin sistemi Simonova)
Semi-Automatic, Self-Loading Carbine
102/121
National flag icon
1963
Picture of the Sky Horse
Sky Horse
50mm Light Field Mortar
103/121
National flag icon
1908
Picture of the Smith & Wesson 1st Model New Century (Triple Lock)
Smith & Wesson 1st Model New Century (Triple Lock)
Service Revolver
104/121
National flag icon
1899
Picture of the Smith & Wesson Model 10 (38 Special)
Smith & Wesson Model 10 (38 Special)
Six-Shot, Double-Action Service Revolver
105/121
National flag icon
1917
Picture of the Smith & Wesson Model 1917
Smith & Wesson Model 1917
Six-Shot Service Revolver
106/121
National flag icon
1967
Picture of the Smith & Wesson Model 76
Smith & Wesson Model 76
Submachine Gun (SMG)
107/121
National flag icon
1959
Picture of the Springfield M14
Springfield M14
Automatic Service Rifle / Battle Rifle
108/121
National flag icon
1903
Picture of the Springfield Model 1903 (M1903)
Springfield Model 1903 (M1903)
Bolt-Action Service Rifle / Sniper Rifle
109/121
National flag icon
1951
Picture of the Stechkin APS (Automatic Pistol Stechkin)
Stechkin APS (Automatic Pistol Stechkin)
Selective-Fire Service Pistol / Machine Pistol
110/121
National flag icon
1941
Picture of the STEN SMG
STEN SMG
Submachine Gun / Machine Carbine
111/121
National flag icon
1944
Picture of the Sterling Submachine Gun (L2A1)
Sterling Submachine Gun (L2A1)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
112/121
National flag icon
1963
Picture of the Stoner 63 (Universal Combat Weapon)
Stoner 63 (Universal Combat Weapon)
Modular Assault Weapon
113/121
National flag icon
1942
Picture of the Sturmgewehr 44 (StG44) / Maschinenpistole 44 (MP44)
Sturmgewehr 44 (StG44) / Maschinenpistole 44 (MP44)
Assault Rifle
114/121
National flag icon
1940
Picture of the Tokarev SVT-40
Tokarev SVT-40
Self-Loading, Semi-Automatic Rifle
115/121
National flag icon
1933
Picture of the Tokarev TT-33
Tokarev TT-33
Semi-Automatic Military Service Pistol / Sidearm
116/121
National flag icon
1958
Picture of the Type 58
Type 58
Assault Rifle
117/121
National flag icon
1968
Picture of the Winchester Model 1200
Winchester Model 1200
Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
118/121
National flag icon
1897
Picture of the Winchester Model 1897
Winchester Model 1897
Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
119/121
National flag icon
1912
Picture of the Winchester Model 1912 (Model 12)
Winchester Model 1912 (Model 12)
Pump-Action Slide Shotgun
120/121
National flag icon
1936
Picture of the Winchester Model 70
Winchester Model 70
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
121/121
National flag icon
1936
Picture of the Zbrojovka ZB vz. 37 (ZB-53)
Zbrojovka ZB vz. 37 (ZB-53)
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
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