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Force Recon (FORECON) Weapons (USMC)

Force Recon operates under the umbrella of the United States Marine Corps with the primary task of securing intelligence.

Force Recon (FORECON) Weapons (USMC)

Force Recon operates under the umbrella of the United States Marine Corps with the primary task of securing intelligence.

OVERVIEW



Established on June 19th, 1957, Force Recon has been charged with intelligence-gathering missions of opposing forces since. It saw considerable service during the Vietnam War (1955-1975) and continues to service today - having participated in operations across Iraq and the Middle East. Some 400 personnel make up the force and these elements are trained in five primary phases before being granted the status of Force Recon. Their equipment consists of various weapons and equipment including Close-Quarters Battle (CQB) small arms, Fast Attack Vehicles (FAVs) and heavy, man-portable weaponry to see the mission through.

There are a total of 19 Force Recon (FORECON) Weapons (USMC) 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 is part of our Special Forces Weapons collection showcasing weapons used by special forces groups of the world.






#1
2009
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the AirTronic PSRL-1 (RPG-7USA)
AirTronic PSRL-1 (RPG-7USA)
Anti-Armor / Anti-Personnel Shoulder-Fired Rocket Launcher
#2
1982
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Barrett M82
Barrett M82
Anti-Tank / Anti-Material Rifle (AMR)
#3
1999
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Benelli M4 Super 90 (M1014 JSCS)
Benelli M4 Super 90 (M1014 JSCS)
Semi-Automatic Combat Shotgun
#4
1969
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Colt / AAI M203
Colt / AAI M203
40mm Single-Shot, Breech-Loading Under-Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL)
#5
1994
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Colt M4
Colt M4
Assault Carbine
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1986
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Colt M45 MEU(SOC)
Colt M45 MEU(SOC)
Special Forces Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
#7
1993
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Colt M4A1 SOPMOD
Colt M4A1 SOPMOD
Carbine Rifle with Special Forces Modification Kit
#8
1933
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#9
1977
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale M240
Fabrique Nationale M240
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) / Medium Machine Gun (MMG)
#10
1984
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale M249 SAW / LMG
Fabrique Nationale M249 SAW / LMG
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / Squad Support Weapon (SSW)
#11
1988
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Glock 19
Glock 19
Semi-Automatic Compact Pistol
#12
2005
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK 416
Heckler & Koch HK 416
Assault Rifle / Tactical Carbine Weapons
#13
2006
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK 417
Heckler & Koch HK 417
Battle Rifle / Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR)
#14
2011
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK M27 IAR (Infantry Automatic Rifle)
Heckler & Koch HK M27 IAR (Infantry Automatic Rifle)
Squad Support Weapon
#15
1997
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kimber Custom
Kimber Custom
Semi-Automatic Single-Action (SA) Pistol / Handgun
#16
2007
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M110 SASS (Semi-Automatic Sniper System)
M110 SASS (Semi-Automatic Sniper System)
Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR) / Sniper Rifle
#17
1975
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mossberg Model 590
Mossberg Model 590
Pump-Action Shotgun
#18
1966
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Remington M40
Remington M40
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
#19
1950
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Remington Model 870
Remington Model 870
Pump-Action Shotgun