List of weapons used by U.S. Armed Forces

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This page is designed to help users who are not familiar with firearms that are both in and out of service with the U.S military to help discover inaccuracies and/or anachronisms similar to the purpose of the gun identification guides on the wiki.

Contents

Handguns

In Service

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Service Years Designation Used By: Image
Beretta M9 9x19mm 15 1985 - Present M9 All Services M9-pistolet.jpg
SIG-Sauer P320 Full Size 9x19mm
.45 ACP
17, 21
10
2017 - Present M17 Modular Handgun System All services SIG-P320-FS-MHS.jpg
SIG-Sauer P320 Carry 9x19mm
.45 ACP
17, 21
10
2017 - Present M18 Modular Handgun System All services SIG-P320-C-MHS.jpg
SIG-Sauer P228 9x19mm 13, 15 1993 - Present M11 United States Army
United States Air Force
US Army CID
NCIS (Formerly)
Sig-Sauer-P228.jpg
SIG-Sauer P226 9x19mm 15 1980s - Present Mk 25 Mod 0 NAVSOC P226 Navy.jpg
SIG-Sauer P229 .40 S&W 12 ???? - Present P229 DAK United States Coast Guard
CGIS
NCIS
Sig-sauerP229DAK.jpg
SIG-Sauer P239 .40 S&W 7 ???? - Present P239 DAK NCIS
CGIS
P239-DAK.jpg
Beretta M9A1 9x19mm 15, 17 2006 - Present M9A1 United States Marine Corps BerettaM9A1.jpg
MEU(SOC) .45 ACP 7 1986 - Present M45 MEU(SOC) MARSOC
United States Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance
M-45 MEU(SOC).jpg
Kimber ICQB .45 ACP 8 2003 - Present Kimber ICQB MARSOC Kimber ICQB.jpg
Colt Rail Gun .45 ACP 7 2012 - Present M45A1 CQBP MARSOC M45A1.jpg
Mk 23 Mod 0 .45 ACP 12 1996 - Present Mk 23 Mod 0 SOCOM Mk23.jpg
M1911A1 .45 ACP 7 1924 - Present M1911A1 MARSOC
1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta
M1911Colt.jpg
HK45CT .45 ACP 10 2010 - Present Mk 24 Mod 0 Combat Assault Pistol NAVSOC HK45C with Threaded Barrel.jpg
Glock 19 9x19mm 15, 17 2015 - Present Mk 27 Mod 0 (Navy & MARSOC, Gen 4)
M007 (USMC CID, 19M)
SOCOM
United States Air Force
United States Marine Corps
Glock19pistol.jpg
Heckler & Koch P11 7.62mmx36 steel darts 5 ??? - Present P11 SOCOM Hk p11-1.jpg
Glock 22 .40 S&W 15 2003 - Present Glock 22 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta Glock22.jpg
Glock 26 9x19mm 10, 12 ??? - Present Mk 26 Mod 0 NAVSOC Glock 26.jpg
Glock 17 9x19mm 17 ???? - Present Mk 28 Mod 0 SOCOM Glock173rdGen.jpg

Out of Service

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Service Years Designation Used By: Image
Colt Paterson 1836 .36 caliber 5 1836 - 1847 Colt Model 1848 Percussion Army Revolver United States Army ColtPatterson5thmodel.jpg
Colt Dragoon .44 caliber 6 1848 - 1865 Colt Model 1848 Percussion Army Revolver United States Army Colt1stDragoon-44Cal.jpg
Colt 1860 Army .44 caliber 6 1861 – 1870s Colt Model 1860 United States Army 1860Army.jpg
Colt 1861 Navy .44 caliber 6 1861 – 1870s Colt Model 1861 United States Army 1861 navy civil brass lg.jpg
Colt 1873 Single Action Army .45 Colt 6 1873 – 1902 (with some later use) M1873 United States Army Colt saa4.jpg
M1889 .38 Long Colt 6 1889 - 1909 (with some later use) M1889 United States Navy
United States Army
Hc-9289.jpg
Colt M1892 .38 Long Colt 6 1892 - 1909 (with some later use) M1892 United States Army
United States Navy
ColtNewService45LC.jpg
Colt New Service .45 ACP 6 1909 - 1945 (with some later use) M1909 All Branches ColtNewService1917.jpg
M1911 .45 ACP 7 1911 - 1924 M1911 All Branches COLTM1911 1913.jpg
Colt M1917 .45 ACP 6 1917 - 1954 (with some later use) M1917 United States Marine Corps
United States Army
MACV-SOG
ColtModel1917.jpg
S&W M1917 .45 ACP 6 1917 - 1954 (with some later use) M1917 United States Marine Corps
United States Army
MACV-SOG
S&W-Model-1917.jpg
Colt Model 1903 .32 ACP 8 1939 - 1970s Model 1903 United States Army officers
United States Air Force officers
Office of Strategic Services officers
Colt Model 1903.jpg
M8 flare pistol 37mm 1 1942 - 2002 AN/M8 Pyrotechnic Pistol All Branches M8FlarePistol.jpg
Smith & Wesson Model 12 .38 Special 6 1953 - ?? M13 United States Air Force Smith & Wesson Model 12.jpg
Smith & Wesson 39 9x19mm 8, 14 1955 - 1975 Mk 22 Mod 0 United States Navy SEALs
Naval Special Warfare
Mk22 Mod 0.jpg
High Standard HDM .22 LR 10 1942 - ???? SNL B-32 OSS
United States Marine Corps
Special Forces
Hi-Standard-HD-Silenced.jpg
Browning Hi-Power 9x19mm 13 Vietnam War Browning Hi-Power Special forces BrowningHiPowerPistol9mm.jpg
Welrod Mark II .32 ACP 8 Used in Vietnam, unclear when adopted or when / if retired .32 Hand Firing Mechanism Mk. 1 MACV SOG HPIM0965.jpg
MBA Gyrojet 13mm 6 Vietnam War MACV SOG Gyrojet Mark 1 Model B Short barrel.jpg
Smith & Wesson Model 15 .38 Special 6 1962 - 1992 M15 United States Air Force Military Police Model15a.jpg
Ruger Service Six .38 Special 6 1978 - 1993 GS32-N United States Army
United States Navy
United States Air Force
Ruger Pol Serv 6.jpg
M15 General Officer's Pistol .45 ACP 7 1972 - 1981 M15 United States Army General officers Colt Officers ACP.jpg
Semmerling LM4 .45 ACP 4 Late 70s-unknown United States Army
"Government agencies"
SemmerlingLM4 FlipSide.jpg

Shotguns

In Service

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Service Years Designation Used By: Image
Mossberg 500 12 gauge 5+1, 8+1 ??? - Present M500 All Branches Mossberg500.jpg
Mossberg 590 12 gauge 5+1, 8+1 ??? - Present M590 United States Army Mossberg 590.jpg
Mossberg 590A1 12 gauge 5+1, 8+1 2004 - Present (Navy)
2005 - Present (Army)
M590A1 United States Navy
United States Army
M590A1.jpg
Remington 870 12 gauge 4+1, 7+1 1950s - Present M870 All Branches Remington870NewModel.jpg
Benelli M4 Super 90 12 gauge 4+1, 7+1 1999 - Present M1014 United States Marine Corps
United States Navy SEALS
United States Army
M4Super90.jpg
M26 Modular Accessory Shotgun System 12 gauge 5 2010 - Present M26 Modular Accessory Shotgun System United States Army M26 MASS 5 round.jpg

Out of Service

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Service Years Designation Used By: Image
Remington Model 11 12 gauge 5 1905-1950 Model 11 All Branches RemingtonRiot11.jpg
Winchester Model 1897 12 gauge 5 1910s - 1960s (saw very limited use in the Vietnam War) Model 97/M97 All Branches Winchester1897TrenchTakedown.jpg
Remington Model 10 12 gauge 6 1910s - 1930s Model 10-A United States Marine Corps Remington Model 10Anoheatshield.jpg
Winchester Model 1912 12 gauge 5 1910s - 1960s Model 12/M12 All Branches WinchesterM12Trench.jpg
Stevens Model 520 12 gauge 5 ???? - 1960s Model 520 United States Army Stevenstrenchgun.jpg
Stevens Model 620 12 gauge 5 ???? - 1960s Model 620 United States Army Stevens Model 620 Trench Gun.jpg
Ithaca 37 12 gauge 4 1940s - 1980s M37 United States Marine Corps IthacaBayo.jpg
Remington Model 31 12 gauge 4 1940s Model 31 United States Army RemingtonModel31.jpg
Remington 7188 12 gauge 8 1967 - 1970s Model 7188 Mk 1/2/3/4/5/6 United States Navy SEALs Remington 7188.jpg
Winchester Model 1200 12 gauge 6 1968 - 1969 Model 1200 United States Army Winchester1200Police.jpg

Submachine Guns

In Service

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Service Years Designation Used By: Image
Heckler & Koch MP5A3 9x19mm 30 ??? - Present MP5A3 SOCOM MP5A3.jpg
Heckler & Koch MP5K 9x19mm 15, 30 ??? - Present MP5K SOCOM MP5K-SEF.jpg
Heckler & Koch MP5KN 9x19mm 30 ??? - Present MP5KN United States Navy MP5K-N.jpg
Heckler & Koch MP5SD 9x19mm 30 ??? - Present MP5SD SOCOM MP5SD5.jpg
Heckler & Koch MP5N 9x19mm 30 1986 - Present MP5N United States Navy Hk-mp5n.jpg
Heckler & Koch MP7A1 4.6x30mm 20, 40 ??? - Present MP7A1 United States Navy SEALs
United States Naval Special Warfare Development Group
H&K MP71A1.jpg
Colt 9mm SMG 9mm 32 ??? - Present Colt 9mm SMG United States Marine Corps Colt-9mm--SMG.jpg

Out of Service

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Service Years Designation Used By: Image
M1928 Thompson .45 ACP 20
30
50
1938–1942 M1928 United States Marine Corps
United States Army
United States Navy
M1928.jpg
M1928A1 Thompson .45 ACP 20
30
50
1938–1942 M1928A1 United States Marine Corps
United States Army
United States Navy
M1928-A1 T.jpg
Reising M50 .45 ACP 12
20
1941–1953 M50 United States Coast Guard
United States Marine Corps
Reising m50-1.jpg
M1 Thompson .45 ACP 20
30
1942–1971 M1 United States Marine Corps
United States Army
M1Thompson.jpg
M1A1 Thompson .45 ACP 20
30
1942 - 1971 M1A1 All Branches M1sb.jpg
M3 "Grease Gun" .45 ACP 30 1942–1992 M3 (Affectionately nicknamed "Grease Gun") All Branches M3 Grease.jpg
M3A1 "Grease Gun" .45 ACP 30 1942–1992 M3A1 (Affectionately nicknamed "Grease Gun") All Branches Grease3 2.jpg
Carl Gustav M/45 9x19mm‎ 36 ???–1966 "Swedish K" (MACV-SOG nickname) MACV-SOG
United States Navy SEALs
Kp m45b.jpg
Smith & Wesson 76 9x19mm‎ 24
36
1966-1974 M76 United States Navy SEALs S&W M76.jpg
Sten Mk IIS 9x19mm 32 (usually only loaded to 28 or 30) Vietnam War Sten MACV-SOG Sten MKII strutt.jpg
Uzi 9x19mm 32 ??? - 1970s Uzi MACV-SOG Uzi.jpg
MAC-10 .45 ACP 30 1970–1975 M10 LRRPs
United States Navy SEALs
MACV-SOG
IngramMAC10.jpg
Walther MPL 9x19mm 32 Operation Eagle Claw (1980) MPL Delta Force WaltherMP-L-1.jpg
Walther MPK 9x19mm 32 Operation Eagle Claw (1980) MPK Delta Force WaltherMPK-2.jpg

Rifles

In Service

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Service Years Designation Used By: Image
M16A4 5.56x45mm NATO 30 1998 - Present M16A4 United States Marine Corps
United States Army
M16A4withANPEQ&ACOG.jpg
M16A3 5.56x45mm NATO 30 ca 1990s - Present M16A3 Navy Seabees
United States Navy SEALs
M16A2.jpg
M16A2 5.56x45mm NATO 30 1983 - Present M16A2 Navy Seabees
United States Air Force
United States Coast Guard
United States Army (issued to non-direct combat units)
M16A2.jpg
M4 Carbine 5.56x45mm NATO 30 1994 - Present M4 All Branches ColtM4 FirstVersion.jpg
M4A1 Carbine 5.56x45mm NATO 30 1994 - Present M4A1 SOCOM
United States Army
United States Marine Corps
ColtM4A1.jpg
M27 IAR 5.56x45mm NATO 30 2010 - Present M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle United States Marine Corps H&K M27 IAR.jpg
GUU-5/P 5.56x45mm NATO 30 1995 - Present GUU-5/P United States Air Force GUU-5P.jpg
M231 Firing Port Weapon 5.56x45mm NATO 30 1979 - Present M231 FPW United States Army 381portg.jpg
Heckler & Koch HK416 5.56x45mm NATO 30 2004 - Present HK416 JSOC
Asymmetric Warfare Group (formerly)
Heckler and Koch 416.jpg
Close Quarters Battle Receiver 5.56x45mm NATO 30 2000 - Present Mk 18 Mod 0 SOCOM
NCIS
United States Coast Guard
United States Navy Explosive Ordinance Disposal
Mk18.jpg
FN SCAR-H 7.62x51mm NATO
20
2009 - Present Mk 17 Mod 0 SOCOM FN SCAR-H STD.jpg
FN SCAR-L 5.56x45mm NATO 30 2009 - Present Mk 16 Mod 0 75th Ranger Regiment
NAVSOC
FN SCAR-L (Standard).jpg
M14 7.62x51mm NATO 20 1959 - Present M14 United States Navy
United States Army 3rd Infantry (Tomb Guards)
M14Rifle.jpg
M1903 Springfield .30-06 Springfield 5 1903 - Present
1903-1974 (As Service Rifle)
US Rifle, Caliber .30-06, Model 1903 All Branches (Formerly)
JROTC
M1903Mark1.jpg
M1917 Enfield .30-06 Springfield 6 1917 - Present
1917-1953 (As Service Rifle)
US Rifle, Caliber .30, Model of 1917 United States Army (Formerly)
United States Marine Corps (Formerly)
JROTC
M1917enfield.jpg
M1 Garand .30-06 Springfield 8 1936 - Present
1936-1957/1963 (As Service Rifle)
Rifle, Caliber .30, M1 All Branches (Formerly)
JROTC
M1 Garand.jpg
Norinco Type 56 7.62x39mm 30 Vietnam War-???? MACV-SOG(fomerly)
SOCOM
M22.jpg

Out of Service

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Service Years Designation Used By: Image
Colt Model 1855 .36
.44
.56
6 1855 - 1863 Model 1855 United States Army Coltrevrifle503.jpg
Berdan Sharps Rifle .52 1 1859 - 1864 Berdan Sharps United States Army Berdan sharps.jpg
Enfield Pattern 1853 .577 1 1862 - 1865 P53 United States Army 1853enfield.jpg
Sharps Carbine .50-70 Government 1 1863 - 1881 Sharps Carbine United States Army Sharps 1863 carbine.jpg
Springfield Model 1863 .58 Minie ball 1 1863 - 1865 Model 1863 United States Army Springfield Model 1863.jpg
M1873-89 .45-70 Government 1 1873 - 1892 M1873-89 Springfield United States Army TrapdoorSpringfield18873.jpg
Krag-Jørgensen .30-40 Krag 5 1892 - 1907 Model 1892-99 United States Army
United States National Guard
USKragRifle.jpg
M1916 Mosin Nagant 7.62x54mm R 5 1916 - ~1919 US Rifle, 7.62mm, Model of 1916 United States Army M9130.jpg
M1941 Johnson .30-06 Springfield 10 1941 - 1945 (seeing some later use) M1941 United States Marine Corps
Army 1st Special Service Force
M1941Johnson.jpg
M1 Carbine .30 Carbine 15 1942 - early 1960s Carbine, Cal .30, M1 United States Air Force
United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M1c.jpg
M1A1 Carbine .30 Carbine 15 1940s - early 1960s Carbine, Cal .30, M1A1 United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M1A1Carbine.jpg
M2 Carbine .30 Carbine 30 1944/45 - early 1960s Carbine, Cal .30, M2 United States Air Force
United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M2CarB1.jpg
Stoner 63 5.56x45mm NATO 20
30
1963 - 1980s XM22/E1
XM23
United States Navy SEALs
United States Marine Corps (trial usage & testing)
Stoner63ARifle Config1.jpg
M16
(Colt Model 602)
5.56x45mm NATO 20 1963 - 1964 M16 United States Air Force
United States Army (Project Agile)
United States Navy SEALs
MACV-SOG
M16-SP1.jpg
M16
(Colt Model 604)
5.56x45mm NATO 20 1964 - 1980s M16 United States Air Force USAF Colt Model 604.jpg
Colt Model 607 5.56x45mm NATO 20 1966 CAR-15 United States Army Special Forces Colt Model 607.jpg
XM16E1 5.56x45mm NATO 20 1964 - 1967 XM16E1 United States Army
United States Navy SEALs
XM16E1 real.jpg
XM177E1
(Colt Model 609)
5.56x45mm NATO 20 1966 - 1967 XM177E1 United States Army Colt 609-XM1771E1.jpg
XM177
(Colt Model 610)
5.56x45mm NATO 20 1966 - 1990s GAU-5/A United States Air Force ColtModel610-XM177.jpg
M16A1 5.56x45mm NATO 20 1967 - late 1980s M16A1 United States Army
United States Marine Corps
United States Air Force
M16A1.jpg
HK33 5.56x45mm NATO 25
40
Late 1960s - 1970s T223 United States Navy SEALs HK33 A2.jpg
XM177E2
(Colt Model 629)
5.56x45mm NATO 20 1967 - ???? XM177E2 United States Army
United States Navy SEALs
ColtM177E2.jpg
Colt Model 653 5.56x45mm NATO 30 1971 - ???? United States Army
United States Air Force
United States Navy SEALs
ColtM653Carbine.jpg
Colt Model 723 5.56x45mm NATO 30 1984 - 1990s Model 723 United States Navy
(formerly) Delta Force
Colt-M-16-A-2-m723.jpg
Colt Model 727 5.56x45mm NATO 30 1988 - 1990s M16A2 Carbine Delta Force
United States Navy SEALs
Coltm727ima.jpg

Machine Guns

In Service

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Service Years Designation Used By: Image
Browning M2 .50 BMG Typically 100, 105, 200 1933 - Present Browning Caliber .50 M2
M2HB
M2A1
XM218/GAU-16
GAU-21
All Branches BrowningM2 plain.jpg
M60 7.62x51mm NATO 100 1957–present M60 United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M60GPMG.jpg
M61 Vulcan 20x102mm Varies 1959 - Present M61 (obsolete)
M61A1
M61A2
GAU-4/A
M130
M163 VADS (obsolete)
M167 VADS (obsolete)
Phalanx
Centurion
All Branches M61vulcan.jpg
General Dynamics M197 Vulcan 20x102mm Varies 1967 - Present M197 United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M197Gatling.jpg
GE M134 Minigun 7.62x51mm NATO Varies 1963 - Present M134
GAU-17/A
All Branches M134.JPG
General Electric GAU-8/A Avenger 30x173mm 1,174 1977 - Present GAU-8/A United States Air Force GAU-8 Avenger contrast.jpg
General Dynamics GAU-12/U 25x137mm Varies 1970s - Present GAU-12/U United States Air Force
United States Marine Corps
GAU-12U.jpg
General Dynamics GAU-22/A 25x137mm Varies  ???? - Present GAU-22/A United States Air Force
United States Marine Corps
United States Navy
F-35 GAU-22A.jpg
M230 Chain Gun 30x113mm B 1,200 1975 - Present M230 United States Army Hughes-M230-Chain-Gun3.jpg
M240 7.62x51mm NATO 100 1990s - Present M240B
M240C
M240D
M240G
M240L
All Branches M240-1.jpg
M249 5.56x45mm NATO Varies 1989 - Present M249 Light Machine Gun United States Army
United States Marine Corps
Fn m249saw mk2 10-1-.jpg
Mk 48 Mod 0 7.62x51mm NATO Varies 2001 - Present Mk 48 Mod 0 SOCOM MK48.jpg
M60E4 7.62x51mm NATO 100 2000 - Present Mk43 Mod 0 (Navy) United States Navy SEALS M60E4 large.jpg

Out of Service

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Service Years Designation Used By: Image
Gatling Gun .45-70 Government
.30-40 Krag
.30-03 Springfield
.30-06 Springfield
- 1862 - 1911 various All Branches Gatling gun 1865.jpg
Colt 1895 30-40 Krag
6mm Lee
7mm Mauser
24 1895 - 1921 M1895 Automatic Machine Gun All Branches Colt3.jpg
Hotchkiss M1914 8x50mmR Lebel 24 1917 - 1918 M1914 Hotchkiss American Expeditionary Forces M1914Hotchkiss.jpg
Browning M1917 .30-06 Springfield 250 1917 - 1960s M1917 Browning United States Army
United States Marine Corps
Browning1917.jpg
Vickers .303 British 250 1917 - 1918 Vickers MG American Expeditionary Forces Vickers gun.JPG
Chauchat 8x50mmR Lebel
.30-06 Springfield
20 1917 - 1918 Chauchat Automatic Rifle American Expeditionary Forces Chauchat.jpg Chauchatm1918.jpg
Lewis Gun .30-06 Springfield 47
97
1917 - ???? M1917 Lewis Gun United States Marines
United States Navy
Lewis gun.JPG
Browning Automatic Rifle .30-06 Springfield 20 1918 - 1960s Rifle, Caliber .30, Browning United States Army
United States Marine Corps
United States Air Force
BAR.jpg
Browning M1919 .30-06 Springfield
7.62x51mm NATO
250 1919 - 1970s M1919 Browning All Branches M1919A4.jpg
Colt Mk 12 cannon 20x110mm USN Varies 1950s - 1960s Mk 12 cannon United States Navy
United States Marine Corps
ColtMk12.jpg
Pontiac M39 20x102mm Varies 1952 - ? T160
M39
M39A1
M39A2
M39A3
All services M39Cannon.jpg
Stoner 63/A 5.56x45mm NATO 250 1963 - 1980s XM207 (Army), Mark 23 Mod 0 (Navy) United States Army Special Forces
United States Navy SEALs
StonerM63.jpg
RPD light machine gun (31 inch conversion) 7.62x39mm 125 (modified drum) Vietnam MACV-SOG RPD-Light-Machine-Gun.jpg
M14E2 SAW 7.62x51mm NATO 20 1963 - 1966 M14A1 United States Army M14E2SAW.jpg
Heckler & Koch HK21 7.62x51mm NATO 20
50
Operation Eagle Claw (1980) HK21 Delta Force HK21wBlackFurniture.jpg

Launchers, Flamethrowers

In Service

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Service Years Designation Used By: Image
BGM-71 TOW 152mm 1 (standard launcher)
2 (Bradley TOW)
4 (M65)
1970 - Present Launchers:
M151
M220
M41 ITAS
M41 ITAS-FTL
M65 (air-launched, retired)
United States Army
United States Marine Corps
Tow 07.jpg
FGM-148 Javelin 127mm 1 1996 - Present FGM-148 United States Army
United States Marine Corps
Javalin.jpg
FGM-172 SRAW 139.7mm Single Shot 2002 - Present SRAW Mk 40 Mod 0 (until 2006)
FGM-172 SRAW
FGM-172B SRAW-MPV
United States Marine Corps Pic-product-predator.jpg
FIM-92 Stinger 70mm 1 (standard launcher)
2 (ATAS, ATAL, Stinger DMS)
4 (SVML)
1978 - Present FIM-92
AIM-92
Stinger ADSM
All Branches FIM-92 Stinger.jpg
M136 AT4 84mm Single Shot 1987 - Present M136 AT4 United States Marine Corps
United States Army
AT-4Launcher.jpg
Mk 153 SMAW 83mm 1 1984 - Present Mk 153 Mod 0
Mk 153 Mod 2
United States Marine Corps
United States Army (during Operation Desert Storm)
Mk153SMAW.jpg
M141 SMAW-D 83mm Single Shot 1999 - Present M141 SMAW-D United States Army Image004.jpg
M72 LAW 66mm Single Shot 1963 - Present M72-M72A5 (retired)
M72A6
M72A7
United States Army
United States Marine Corps
United States Air Force
M72A2LAW.jpg
M202 FLASH 66mm 4 1978 - Present M202 FLASH All Branches M202A2 FLASH.JPG
Carl Gustav M3 84mm 1 1991 - Present
2019 - Present
M3 MAAWS/RAWS SOCOM
United States Army
United States Marine Corps
CarlGustavM3.jpg
M203 grenade launcher 40x46mm 1 1969 - Present M203
M203A1
M203A2
All Branches M203.jpg
M79 grenade launcher 40x46mm 1 1961 - Present M79 United States Navy SEALs
Green Berets
M79-Grenade-Launcher.jpg
China Lake Launcher 40x46mm SR 3+1 1968 - Present China Lake Model United States Navy SEALs
United States Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance
5th Special Forces Group
US M79 pump-action four-shot 40x46mm grenade launcher.jpg
Milkor MGL Mk 1L 40x46mm 6 2005 - Present M32 MGL United States Marine Corps MGL Mk 1 L.jpg
Milkor Mark 14 40x46mm 6 2009 - Present M32A1 (USMC)
Mk 14 Mod 0 (SOCOM)
United States Marine Corps
SOCOM
Milkor Mark 14.jpg
Mk 19 grenade launcher 40x53mm 32
48
1966-1971
1971-1981
1981-Present
Mk 19 Mod 0
Mk 19 Mod 1
Mk 19 Mod 3
United States Navy
United States Navy
All branches
MK19-02.jpg
FN 303 18mm less-lethal projectile 15 2003 - Present FN 303 All Branches FN303.jpg
Mk 47 Mod 0 Grenade Launcher 40x53mm Varies 2006 - Present Mk 47 Mod 0 SOCOM Mk47-1.jpg
Heckler & Koch M320 40x46mm 1 2009 - Present
2019 - Present
M320 GLM
M320A1 GLM
United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M320A1.jpg
M252 Mortar 81mm 1 1987 - Present M252 81mm Mortar United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M252Mort.JPG
M224 Mortar 60mm 1 1978 - Present M224 60mm Mortar United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M224-60mm-mortar.jpg

Out of Service

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Service Years Designation Used By: Image
M1 "Bazooka" 2.36" M6 rocket 1 1942 - 1943 Rocket Launcher, M1 United States Army Bazookasmithsonian.jpg
M1A1 "Bazooka" 2.36" M6A1 rocket 1 1943 - 1944 Rocket Launcher, M1A1 United States Army M1A1 Bazooka.jpg
M9 "Bazooka" 2.36" M6A3 rocket 1 1943 - 1944 Rocket Launcher, M9 United States Army M9bazooka.jpg
M7 rifle grenade launcher .30-06 blank, 22mm grenade 1 1943 - 1959 M7
M7A1
M7A2
M7A3
United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M1 garand M7.jpg
M8 Rifle Grenade Launcher .30 Carbine blank, 22mm grenade 1 1943 - 1959 M8 United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M8 Rifle Grenade Launcher.jpg
M9A1 "Bazooka" 2.36" M6A3 rocket 1 1944 - 1950 Rocket Launcher, M9A1 United States Army M9bazooka.jpg
M20 "Super Bazooka" 3.5" rocket 1 1944 - 1952 Rocket Launcher, M20 United States Army M20 Super Bazooka.jpg
M20B1 "Super Bazooka" 3.5" rocket 1 ???? - 1952 Rocket Launcher, M20B1 United States Army M20B1.jpg
M20A1/A1B1 "Super Bazooka" 3.5" rocket 1 1952 - 1960s Rocket Launcher, M20A1/A1B1 United States Army M20A1.jpg
M18 Recoilless Rifle 57mm 1 1945–1960s M18 Recoilless Rifle United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M18 Recoilless.jpg
M20 Recoilless Rifle 75mm 1 1945–1970s M20 Recoilless Rifle United States Army
United States Marine Corps
(Later operated by United States Forest Service and United States National Park Service)
M20fort nelson.jpg
M40 Recoilless Rifle 106mm (actually 105mm) & .50 BAT 1 & 10 /20 1955–1970s M40 Recoilless Rifle United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M40A1 106mm Recoiless Rifle.jpg
M67 recoilless rifle 90mm 1 1960s–1991
Re-issued 2011 but withdrawn soon after
M67 Recoilless Rifle United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M67 recoilless rifle.jpg
FIM-43 Redeye 70mm 1 1968–1995 FIM-43 United States Army
United States Marine Corps
FIM43.jpg
M47 Dragon 140mm 1 1975 - 2001 FGM-77
M47 Dragon
M47 Dragon II
M47 Super Dragon
United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M47 Dragon.jpg
M2 Mortar 60mm 1 1940–1975 M2 Mortar United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M2Mortar60mm.jpg
M1 Flamethrower Gasoline & Nitrogen 5 gallons 1941-1945 M1 Flamethrower
M1A1 Flamethrower
United States Army M1A1 Flamethrower.JPG
M2 Flamethrower Gasoline & Nitrogen 4 gallons 1943-1975 M2-2 Flamethrower
M2A1-7 Flamethrower
United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M2-2FlameAth.jpg
M9 Flamethrower Gasoline & Nitrogen 4 gallons 1960s-1978 M9-7 Flamethrower
M9A1-7 Flamethrower
United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M9-7 Flamethrower.jpg
AN/M5 Pyrotechnic Discharger 37mm 6 1940s AN/M5 Pyrotechnic Discharger United States Army Air Forces An-m5-pyrotechnic-discharger sm.jpg

Marksman, AMR, and Sniper Rifles

In Service

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Service Years Designation Used By: Image
M39 Enhanced Marksman Rifle 7.62x51mm NATO 20 2008 - Present (undergoing phase out; still in use) M39 EMR United States Marine Corps M-39EMR.jpg
M40A5 Sniper Rifle 7.62x51mm NATO 10 2009 - Present M40A5 (Undergoing phase out. As of Nov 2015 most have bin refurnished and become M40A6s and to be replaced by the updated rifle.) United States Marine Corps M40A5.jpg
M40A6 Sniper Rifle 7.62x51mm NATO 10 2015 - Present M40A6 United States Marine Corps M40A6.jpg
Barrett M82A1 .50 BMG 10 ???? - Present M82A3 SASR United States Marine Corps Barrett M82A3.jpg
Barrett M107 .50 BMG 10 ??? - Present M107 United States Army Berrett M107.jpg
M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System 7.62x51mm NATO 10, 20 2008 - Present M110 SASS (undergoing phase out for the M110A1 CSASS, still in use.) United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M110 ECP Right Bipod.jpg
Knight's Armament SR-25 7.62x51mm NATO 10, 20 1990s - Present Mk 11 SOCOM
United States Marine Corps
US Coast Guard Deployable Operations Group
SR25.jpg
M2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle .300 Winchester Magnum 5 2011 - Present M2010 ESR United States Army XM2010.jpg
Mk 12 Mod 0/1 Special Purpose Rifle 5.56x45mm NATO 20, 30 2002 - Present Mk 12 Mod 0/1 SPR United States Navy
SOCOM
US Marine Corps (formerly)
Mk12Mod0.jpg
Robar RC-50 .50 BMG 5 ???? - Present RC-50 United States Coast Guard RobarRC50.jpg
McMillan TAC-50 .50 BMG 5 2000 - Present Mk 15 United States Navy SEALs McMillan Tac 50 A.large.jpg
Mk 14 Enhanced Battle Rifle 7.62x51mm NATO 10, 20 2004 - Present Mk 14 Mod 0/1 EBR NAVSOC
United States Navy SEALs
United States Army
United States Air Force
M14EBR.jpg
Remington MSR 7.62x51mm NATO
.300 Winchester Mag
.338 Norma Mag
.338 Lapua Mag
7 (.300 Win)
5 or 10 (other calibers)
2013 - Present
2015 - Present
Mk 21 Precision Sniper Rifle SOCOM
United States Marine Corps (Formerly, Limited Trial)
RemingtonMSR.jpg
Remington SOCOM MK13 .300 Winchester Magnum 5 ???? - Present
2018 - Present
MK13 Mod 5
MK13 Mod 7
SOCOM
United States Marine Corps
Mk 13 MOD 5.jpg
LaRue Tactical OBR 7.62 7.62x51mm NATO 20 ???? - Present SOCOM Larue Tactical obr 16 inch.jpg
FN SSR 7.62x51mm NATO 20 ???? - Present MK 20 Mod 0 SOCOM SSR Mk.20 Mod.0.jpg
Heckler & Koch HK417 7.62x51mm NATO 20 ???? - Present Naval Special Warfare Development Group HK417 12MOD.jpg
Accuracy International AS50 .50 BMG 5 2007 - Present SOCOM As50sr.jpg
Heckler & Koch G28 7.62x51mm NATO 10, 20 2018 - Present M110A1 CSASS United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M110A1 CSASS.jpg

Out Of Service

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Service Years Designation Used By: Image
M1C Garand .30-06 Springfield 8 1944-1970s Rifle, Caliber .30, M1C United States Army (Formerly)
United States Marine Corps (Formerly)
M1CSniper.jpg
M1D Garand .30-06 Springfield 8 1944-1970s Rifle, Caliber .30, M1D United States Army (Formerly)
United States Marine Corps (Formerly)
M1DGarand.jpg
Winchester Model 70 7.62x51mm NATO 5 1942-1970s Model 70 United States Marine Corps Win70-1.jpg
M21 7.62x51mm NATO 20 1969-1990 XM21/M21 United States Army
United States Navy SEALs
Xm21rifle.jpg
M3 Carbine .30 Carbine 15, 30 1945-late 1950s Carbine, Cal .30, T3 Modified
Carbine, Cal .30, M3
United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M3 Sniperscope.jpg
M40 7.62x51mm NATO 5 1966-1970s M40 United States Marine Corps M40 1.jpg
M40A1 7.62x51mm NATO 5 1970s-2001 M40A1 United States Marine Corps M40a1standard-1-.jpg
M40A3 7.62x51mm NATO 5 2001-2009 M40A3 United States Marine Corps M40a3.jpg
M14 Designated Marksman Rifle 7.62x51mm NATO 20 2001-2010 United States Rifle, 7.62mm, M14, DMR United States Marine Corps Us m14 dmr 02.jpg
M24 Sniper Weapon System 7.62x51mm NATO
.300 Winchester Magnum
5 1988 - 2014 M24 SWS United States Army (weapons rebuilt into M2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifles) M24.jpg

Grenades

In Service

Weapon Service Years Designation Used By: Image
M67 hand grenade 1968 - Present M67 All Branches Baseball.jpg
AN/M14 incendiary grenade ??? - Present AN/M14 All Branches AN-M14 Incendiary Grenade.jpg
M83 smoke grenade ??? - Present M83 All Branches M87.JPG
M7 CS gas grenade ??? - Present M7 All Branches M7A3.jpg
M47 CS grenade ??? - Present M47 All Branches XM47E3.jpg
M84 stun grenade ??? - Present M84 United States Army M84-Flash-Bang-Grenade.jpg

Out of Service

Weapon Service Years Designation Used By: Image
Mk 1 hand grenade 1917 - 1918 MK1 All Branches MkI-Frag.jpg
M17 Rifle Grenade 1941 - 1944 M17, T2 United States Army
Unites States Marine Corps
M17.jpg
M9A1 Rifle Grenade 194? - 19?? M9A1 United States Army
Unites States Marine Corps
M9A1 Rifle Grenade.jpg
AN/M8 smoke grenade 1940s - 1990s Army/Navy Model 8 HC Smoke Grenade All Branches AN-M8.jpg
M15 White Phosphorous grenade 1943 - 1960s All Branches M15-W-P-smoke-grenade-300315-1.JPG
M34 WP grenade 1959 - 1990s M34 White Phosphorus Smoke Grenade All Branches M34 2-1-.jpg
Mk 2 hand grenade 1918 - 1960s MK2 All Branches MK2 grenade DoD.jpg
M26 hand grenade 1950s - 1970s M26 All Branches 200px-M-67handgrenade.jpg
M61 hand grenade 1950s - 1970s M61 All Branches 6696s.jpg

Mines

In Service

Weapon Service Years Designation Used By: Image
M18A1 Claymore 1960 - Present M18A1 All Branches M18a1 07.jpg
M15 anti-tank mine ???? - Present M15 All Branches Landmine-dod-closeup.jpg

Out of Service

Weapon Service Years Designation Used By: Image
M1 Anti-Tank Mine 19?? - 19?? M1 Anti-Tank Mine United States Army
Unites States Marine Corps
Minem1wc9.jpg
M1A1 Anti-Tank Mine 19?? - 19?? M1A1 Anti-Tank Mine United States Army
Unites States Marine Corps
Minem1wc9.jpg
M2A3 Anti-Personel Mine 1942 - 19?? M2A3 Anti-Personel Mine United States Army
Unites States Marine Corps
M2A3 Mine.jpg
M14 anti-personnel mine 1950s-1974 M14 anti-personnel mine United States Army
United States Marine Corps
M14Mine.jpg
SLAM 1990-2002 M2 Selectable Lightweight Attack Munition Special Operations Forces SLAM.jpg

Experimental

Current

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Development Years Designation Will Be/Is Used By: Image
Knight's Armament Masterkey 12 gauge 3 1980s - Present KAC Masterkey United States Marine Corps
Delta Force
Masterkey02.jpg
Barrett XM109 25x59mm 5 1990s - Present? (status unknown) XM109 United States Army Xm109 2.jpg
Barrett XM500 .50BMG 10 1990s - Present? (status unknown) XM500 United States Army BarrettXM500.jpg
LSAT LMG 5.56x45mm NATO (early)
5.56mm Caseless
5.56mm Cased Telescoped (CT)
7.62mm CT
6.5mm CT
100 (CT)
150 (caseless)
2004 - Present LSAT LMG
CT LMG
All Branches LSAT.jpg
Carl Gustav M4 84x246mm R 1 2016 - Present M3E1 United States Army
United States Marine Corps
CarlG-M4.jpg

Concluded or canceled

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Development Years Designation Would Be/Was Used By: Image
M1900 "American Eagle" 7.65x21mm Mauser 8 1900 - 1901 M1900 United States Army Luger 36470.jpg
Luger .45 .45 ACP 8 1907 Luger Automatic Pistol, Cal. 45 United States Army Luger Pistol .45 ACP Serial No. 2.jpg
Pedersen Device 7.62x25mm Longue 40 1918 - 1931 Pistol, Caliber .30, Model of 1918 United States Army Pederson Device.jpg
T26 Tanker Garand .30-06 Springfield 8 1944 - 1945 T26 United States Army Tanker Garand.jpg
T20E2 .30-06 Springfield 20 1945 - 1948 T20E2 United States Army
United States Marine Corps
Garand T20.jpg
MP54 9x19mm 30 1964 - 1965 MP54 Department of Defense Special Operations Command H&K MP54.jpg
MBA Gyrojet 13mm 6 1966 Gyrojet United States Army Gyrojetcarbine.jpg
Colt Model 655 5.56x45mm NATO 20 July - October 1967 M16A1 Special High Profile United States Army Colt model 655.jpg
Colt Model 656 5.56x45mm NATO 20 July - October 1967 M16A1 Special Low Profile United States Army Model 656.jpg
XM148 grenade launcher 40x46mm Single-shot 1964 - 1968 (military usage)/1990s XM148 United States Army
United States Air Force
MACV-SOG
Xm148lg.jpg
Heckler & Koch CAWS 18.5x76mm 10 1980s HK CAWS United States Army Hkcaws.jpg
G11 4.73x33mm caseless 45 1989 - 1990 G11 United States Army HK G11 caseless Rifle.jpg
Heckler & Koch XM29 Objective Individual Combat Weapon 5.56x45mm & 20x28mm
5.56x45mm & 25x40mm
30/6 1980s - 2004 XM29 SABR United States Army Oicw.jpg
XM307 Advanced Crew Served Weapon 25x59mm 31 1980s-2007 XM307 United States Army Xm30750cal.jpg
XM312 Advanced Crew Served Weapon .50 BMG Belt feed 1980s-2007 XM312 United States Army XM312hmg.jpg
XM8 5.56x45mm NATO 30 1990s - 2005 XM8 United States Army Xm8 rightmed.jpg
Heckler & Koch XM320 40x46mm 1 2006 - 2009 XM320 United States Army XM320.jpg
AA-12 12 gauge 8
20
32
2005 AA-12 United States Marine Corps (demonstration and possible evaluation) AA12FullAutoShotGun.jpg
XM25 25x40mm 4
5
Development began 2003, deployed for field testing 2010 - 2013
Army canceled contract 2017
Program officially canceled 2018
XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement (CDTE) System United States Army ATKXM25.jpg
SR-47 7.62x39mm M43 30 or 40 2001 Special Purpose Rifle - Variant (SPR-V) SOCOM KAC SR-47 basic rifle.jpg

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