Vietnam War Rifles (1955-1975)
The self-loading, automatic rifle took center stage in the decades-long Vietnam War.There are a total of 18 Vietnam War Rifles (1955-1975) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.
This listing includes all manner of rifle (long guns) including sniper, assault, and Battle Rifle types.
The M16 of 1963 began the line of classic assault weapons by Colt - since manufactured globally and encompassing en...
The sturdy, if unspectacular, FN FAL automatic rifle became a popular standard for NATO-aligned countries during th...
Since 1949, the timeless Kalashnikov AK-47 Assault Rifle has found many operators worldwide - from organized nation...
The lightweight M1 Carbine proved a reliable and robust American firearm during World War 2 and beyond....
The MAS 49 was the culmination of steady progression made by the French concerning self-loading rifles of the 1940s...
The Mauser Kar 98k was the standard-issue German infantry bolt-action rifle of World War 2....
The Mexican Mondragon Rifle was one of the first self-loading service rifles adopted for frontline military service...
The M21 rifle was developed from the base M14 rifle which itself was derived from the World War 2 M1 Garand....
The Springfield M14 automatic rifle grew out of the famous World War 2-era M1 Garand service rifle....
The famous Springfield M1903 bolt-action rifle appeared in mass quantities but in few variations - such was the suc...
Eugene Stoner pioneered the modular weapon system through his all-in-one Stoner 63 automatic series....
The German wartime Sturmgewehr 44 system became the predecessor to the modern day assault rifle....
At least 1.6 million SVT-40 rifles were produced, some seeing action even as recently as the 2nd Chechen War....
The Type 58 is the locally-produced North Korean version of the famous Soviet-era Kalashnikov AK-47 Assault Rifle....