Small Arm Weapons of Indian Armed Forces: Check List Here

Small Arm Weapons of Indian Armed Forces: Check List Here

 

List of Small Arms Weapon of Indian Army: Jai Hind Aspirants, it is very important to increase your knowledge about Indian Armed Forces if you are willing to join the same. You will always have upper hand in your SSB Interview when you will have upto-date knowledge about the force you have applied. in this article we have provided you the list of small Arms weapon of Indian Army.

List of Small Arms Weapon of Indian Army


INSAS LMG (Indian New Small Arms System)
  • Manufacturer: Ordnance Factories Board
  • Origin: India
  • Cartridge: 5.56mm
  • Type: LMG (Light Machine Gun)
  • Used by: Standard SAW (Squad Automatic Weapon) of the Indian Armed Forces


Denel NTW - 20





  • Manufacturer: Denel Land Systems
  • Origin: South Africa
  • Cartridge: 14.5mm & 20mm
  • Type: AMG (Anti Material Gun)
  • Used by: Indian Army in small numbers


IWI Negev



  • Manufacturer: Israeli Weapon Industries
  • Origin: Israel
  • Cartridge: 5.56mm
  • Type: LMG (Light Machine Gun)
  • Used by: Standard SAW (Squad Automatic Weapon) of the Special Forces


Uk vz. 59



  • Manufacturer: Zbrojovka Vsetín
  • Origin: Czechoslovakia
  • Cartridge: 7.62mm
  • Type: GPMG (General Purpose Machine Gun)
  • Used by: Special Forces in small numbers


FN MAG


  • Manufacturer: Fabrique Nationale
  • Origin: Belgium
  • Cartridge: 7.62mm
  • Type: GPMG (General Purpose Machine Gun)
  • Used by: Standard Machine Gun of Infantry Battalions


M2 Browning


  • Manufacturer: General Dynamics
  • Origin: USA
  • Cartridge: 12.7mm
  • Type: HMG (Heavy Machine Gun)
  • Used by: Indian Armed Forces in small numbers


PKM



  • Manufacturer: Degtyarev plant
  • Origin: Soviet Union
  • Cartridge: 7.62mm
  • Type: GPMG (General Purpose Machine Gun)
  • Used by: Indian Army Armoured Corps as co – axial weapons on Tanks


NSV


  • Manufacturer: Kazakh SSR
  • Origin: Soviet Union
  • Cartridge: 12.7mm
  • Type: HMG (Heavy Machine Gun)
  • Used by: Indian Army Armoured Corps as secondary weapons on Tanks


KPV

  • Manufacturer: Degtyarev Plant
  • Origin: Soviet Union
  • Cartridge: 12.7mm
  • Type: HMG (Heavy Machine Gun)
  • Used by: Indian Armed Forces in small numbers

Steyr SSG 69 (Scharfschützengewehr 69 means Sniper Rifle 69)

  • Manufacturer: Steyr Mannlicher
  • Origin: Austria
  • Cartridge: 7.62mm
  • Type: Bolt Action Sniper Rifle
  • Used by: Standard Sniper Rifle
  • Effective firing range: 800 m (875 yd)
  • Maximum firing range: 3,700 m (4,046 yd)

SIG Sauer SSG 3000

  • Manufacturer: SIG Sauer
  • Origin: Germany
  • Cartridge: 7.62mm
  • Type: Bolt Action Sniper Rifle
  • Used by: Standard Sniper Rifle
  • Effective firing range: 900 m

Mauser SP66

  • Manufacturer: Mauser
  • Origin: Germany
  • Cartridge: 7.62mm
  • Type: Bolt Action Sniper Rifle
  • Used by: Standard Sniper Rifle
  • Effective firing range: 800 m


Dragunov SVD

  • Manufacturer: Kalashnikov Concern & Norinco
  • Origin: Soviet Union
  • Cartridge: 7.62mm
  • Type: Semi-Automatic Sniper Rifle
  • Used by: Standard Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR)
  • Effective firing range: 800 m

Heckler & Koch PSG1

  • Manufacturer: Heckler & Koch
  • Origin: Germany
  • Cartridge: 7.62mm
  • Type: Semi-Automatic Sniper Rifle
  • Used by: Special Forces
  • Effective firing range: 1,000 m

Barrett Model 98B

  • Manufacturer: Barrett Firearms Manufacturing
  • Origin: USA
  • Cartridge: 8.58mm
  • Type: Bolt Action Sniper Rifle
  • Used by: Special Forces

IMI Galil

  • Manufacturer: Israeli Military Industries
  • Origin: Israel
  • Cartridge: 7.62mm
  • Type: Semi-Automatic Sniper Rifle
  • Used by: Special Forces
  • Effective firing range: 300–500 m
   

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