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Force Recon Weapons (USMC)

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

Force Recon 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 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.






AirTronic PSRL-1 (RPG-7USA)
Anti-Armor / Anti-Personnel Shoulder-Fired Rocket Launcher
Picture of the AirTronic PSRL-1 (RPG-7USA)
001
National Flag Graphic
2009
Barrett M82
Anti-Tank / Anti-Material Rifle (AMR)
Picture of the Barrett M82
002
National Flag Graphic
1982
Benelli M4 Super 90 (M1014 JSCS)
Semi-Automatic Combat Shotgun
Picture of the Benelli M4 Super 90 (M1014 JSCS)
003
National Flag Graphic
1999
Colt / AAI M203
40mm Single-Shot, Breech-Loading Under-Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL)
Picture of the Colt / AAI M203
004
National Flag Graphic
1969
Colt M4
Assault Carbine
Picture of the Colt M4
005
National Flag Graphic
1994
ADVERTISEMENTS
Colt M45 MEU(SOC)
Special Forces Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
Picture of the Colt M45 MEU(SOC)
006
National Flag Graphic
1986
Colt M4A1 SOPMOD
Carbine Rifle with Special Forces Modification Kit
Picture of the Colt M4A1 SOPMOD
007
National Flag Graphic
1993
Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
008
National Flag Graphic
1933
Fabrique Nationale M240
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) / Medium Machine Gun (MMG)
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale M240
009
National Flag Graphic
1977
Fabrique Nationale M249 SAW / LMG
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / Squad Support Weapon (SSW)
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale M249 SAW / LMG
0010
National Flag Graphic
1984
Glock 19
Semi-Automatic Compact Pistol
Picture of the Glock 19
0011
National Flag Graphic
1988
Heckler & Koch HK 416
Assault Rifle / Tactical Carbine Weapons
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK 416
0012
National Flag Graphic
2005
Heckler & Koch HK 417
Battle Rifle / Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR)
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK 417
0013
National Flag Graphic
2006
Heckler & Koch HK M27 IAR (Infantry Automatic Rifle)
Squad Support / Designated Marksman Weapon
Picture of the Heckler & Koch HK M27 IAR (Infantry Automatic Rifle)
0014
National Flag Graphic
2011
Kimber Custom
Semi-Automatic Single-Action (SA) Pistol / Handgun
Picture of the Kimber Custom
0015
National Flag Graphic
1997
M110 SASS (Semi-Automatic Sniper System)
Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR) / Sniper Rifle
Picture of the M110 SASS (Semi-Automatic Sniper System)
0016
National Flag Graphic
2007
Mossberg Model 590
Pump-Action Shotgun
Picture of the Mossberg Model 590
0017
National Flag Graphic
1975
Remington M40
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
Picture of the Remington M40
0018
National Flag Graphic
1966
Remington Model 870
Pump-Action Shotgun
Picture of the Remington Model 870
0019
National Flag Graphic
1950


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