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Ultimate Weapons (2009)

Ultimate Weapons is a documentary TV show on Military Channel. It searches for the ten best weapons in five different categories: Close Quarters Battle, Sniper Rifles, Artillery and Armored Vehicles, Firepower, and Robotic Warriors.

The following guns appear in the television series Ultimate Weapons:

Contents


Handguns

Beretta 92FS Inox

A suppressed Beretta 92FS Inox with black safety control and hammer is attached to a CornerShot.

Beretta 92FS Inox - 9x19mm
The suppressed 92FS Inox in a CornerShot. This footage was also seen in Future Weapons, another Military Channel show.

Browning Hi-Power

A Browning HP is compared to a H&K MP7A1 to demonstrate the small size of the HK MP7.

Browning Hi-Power Mk 3 - 9x19mm
A Browning HP pistol in front of an MP7A1 submachine gun.

FN Five-seveN USG

During the part with the FN P90, the operator pulls out a FN Five-seveN and fires a few shots at the shooting range.

FN Five-seveN USG (U.S. Government) - 5.7x28mm
The FNH USA Representative fires his Five-seveN pistol.

Glock 17

A Gen2 Glock 17 is attached to a CornerShot.

Glock 17 - 9x19mm
A Gen2 Glock 17 attached to a CornerShot.
Retired Israeli Army Lieutenant Colonel Amos Golan (the designer of the CornerShot) displays the features of the CS.

Glock 19

A Glock 19 pistol is attached to a CornerShot.

Glock 19 - 9x19mm
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Glock 19C

A Glock 19C is attached to a CornerShot.

Glock 19C - 9x19mm
Glock 19C with hi-cap magazine in a CornerShot.

IMI Jericho 941 F

The Jericho 941 is seen when the VIPeR (Versatile, Intelligent, Portable Robot) is being shown. (Note: The length of the barrel cannot be seen, so the gun could be a compact variant too.)

Stainless IMI Jericho 941 F - 9x19mm
A Jericho 941 in a terrorist's holster. This image is through the VIPeR's camera.

Submachine Guns

FN P90 / P90 TR

The FN P90 was ranked the fifth best CQB weapon. The gun was praised for its innovative design, rounded corners, small size, superb accuracy, and high magazine capacity.

FN P90 - 5.7x28mm
FN P90 TR - 5.7x28mm
"FN P90"
Loading the magazine with 5.7mm ammo.
The FNH USA Representative loads up his P90 TR fitted with a C-More Systems Red Dot Sight. A standard P90 is visible in the back.
FN P90's being fired.
Another FN P90 TR.
Firing the P90 TR.
A few 5.7x28mm rounds and casings.
Final score of the FN P90.

Heckler & Koch MP5A2

A guard was carrying an MP5A2 during the part showing the H&K MP7A1.

Heckler & Koch MP5A2 - 9x19mm
Heckler & Koch MP5A2 with EOTech holographic sight and dedicated forend weapon light.

Heckler & Koch MP7A1

The H&K MP7A1 was ranked the second best close quarters combat weapon.

Heckler & Koch MP7A1 with Zeiss Z-Point red dot sight - 4.6x30mm
While the title says "MP7", the gun on the picture is clearly the A1 model.
H&K MP7A1
The H&K USA representative fires the MP7A1 in full-auto.
The H&K USA representative fires the MP7A1 covered with nasty mud.
Several 4.6x30mm rounds.
Heckler & Koch MP7A1 with H&K sound suppressor and red dot sight - 4.6x30mm
Another shot of the MP7A1, this time fitted with a H&K SD MP7 sound suppressor.
Final score of the MP7A1.

IMI Micro Uzi

A CGI Micro Uzi is shown during the opening sequence of each episode. Another Micro Uzi with stock folded was also shown during the part with the Uzi.

IMI Micro Uzi - 9x19mm
While a CGI Micro Uzi is spinning around, the label on the paper says "UZI".
Micro Uzi with stock folded.

IMI Mini Uzi

Picture of a Mini Uzi was shown when the Uzi was tested and its variants were mentioned.

IMI Mini Uzi - 9x19mm
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IMI Uzi

The Uzi was ranked the tenth best close combat weapon.

IMI Uzi - 9x19mm
"UZI"
Close-up of the iron sights and the charging handle of the Uzi.
The Ex US Army Spec Ops member (who tested the Uzi) holds the SMG.
The same man pulls the charging handle of the Uzi.
Final score of the Uzi.

TDI Vector

The TDI Vector was ranked the best close quarter combat weapon.

TDI Vector - .45 ACP
"KRISS SUPER V"
Vector with EOTech holo-sight, BUIS, and foregrip. A few .45 ACP rounds are visible on the right.
Vector with EOTech holo-sight, BUIS, and foregrip. A few .45 ACP rounds are visible on the right.
The operator fires the Vector.
Disassembling the Vector SMG.
Close-up image showing the ejection port of the Vector.
Animation showing the working principle of the Kriss Super V system.
Close-up of the Vector, showing the semi/2-round burst/auto modes on the selector. The "S" and "F" positions are located on the other selector, partially visible on the right.
Final score of the Vector.

Magpul FMG-9

Prototype version of the Magpul FMG-9 was ranked the third best close combat weapon.

Prototype Magpul FMG-9 - 9x19mm
"MAGPUL FMG9"
The FMG-9 in box form.
Magpul FMG-9 with carrying handle removed.
The Magpul Representative removes to cover to show the modified Glock 18 inside.
The Magpul Representative fires the FMG-9.
Final score of the FMG-9.

UC-M21

Images of the UC-M21 are shown when the Magpul FMG-9 is being shown. The gun is misidentified as the Ares FMG.

UC-M21 - 9x19mm

Assault/Battle Rifles

Alexander Arms .50 Beowulf

The Alexander Arms .50 Beowulf was ranked the fourth best weapon in the Firepower category.

AA .50 Beowulf - .50 Beowulf
"BEOWULF"
A Beowulf rifle fitted with bipod, RIS handguard, sliding stock and holo-sight.
The Alexander Arms Representative fires the .50 Beowulf.
Close-up of the selector. As this picture shows, the Beowulf is not capable of firing in fully automatic mode.
A .50 Caliber Beowulf cartridge.
Another Beowulf, this time with a tan finish.
Final score of the Beowulf rifle.
Note: Five points for Cost means that the rifle is very cheap... :)

Colt M4A1

The M4A1 is prominently featured throughout the series.

Colt M4A1 - 5.56x45mm NATO
An M4A1 fitted with a SIMON door breacher rifle grenade.
Colt M4A1 with laser designator and M68 Aimpoint sight.
Another M4A1, from the AT4 CS' episode.

Colt M16A4

Various M16A4 rifles are seen during stock footage.

M16A4 - 5.56x45mm NATO
An M16A4 with ACOG and vertical grip (back) and an M16A4 with ITL MARS sight (front).

Colt XM177E2

Colt XM177E2 - 5.56x45mm NATO
Colt XM177E2 rifle fitted with M203 grenade launcher.

Custom AR-15

A custom AR-15 rifle is seen in one of the episodes. The rifle looks like an early model Colt AR-15A2 Sporter II with the handguard of an M16A1 type handguard. This is not unusual as the Sporter II used a proprietary handguard designed to fit the A1 triangular end cap, meaning that if it became damaged the easiest replacement part would be an A1 handguard.

Colt AR15A2 Sporter II (Model 6500) - 5.56x45mm NATO
The customized AR-15 rifle with 20-round magazine.

Daewoo K2

A Daewoo K2 rifle is seen during the part when the FN P90 is being presented.

Daewoo K2 - 5.56x45mm NATO
Daewoo K2 rifle on the right. FN M240D on the left.

Enfield L85A1/A2

Enfield L85A1/A2 rifles are seen in archive footage. Sometimes equipped with SUSAT or L123A2 grenade launcher.

L85A2 / SA80A2 - 5.56x45mm
An L85 rifle on an archive video.
An L85 rifle on an archive video.

Ferfrans SOAR

The Ferfrans SOAR (Special Operations Assault Rifle) is ranked the ninth best close combat weapon. It is shown with a 10.5" barrel and Magpul CTR stock.

Ferfrans SOAR - 5.56x45mm NATO
"FERFRANS SOAR"
Shown here with M4-style stock, Aimpoint sight with magnifier, RIS handguard, and foregrip.
The SOAR with FERFRANS FAS (Fast Acquisition Sight).
The operator fires the SOAR.
The SOAR with unknown red dot sight.
Close-up of the receiver.
The operator fires the SOAR.
The operator reloads the SOAR.
Final score of the SOAR.

FN FAL 50.63

On an archive footage, a soldier carries what look like a FN FAL 50.63 rifle with the carrying handle removed.

FAL 50.63 - 7.62x51mm NATO
The FAL on an archive footage.
The FAL on an archive footage.

Heckler & Koch G3A3

A G3A3 was seen on a German soldier's back while he was loading up a PzH 2000 howitzer.

Heckler & Koch G3A3 with slimline handguard - 7.62x51mm NATO
A G3A3 on the back of a German soldier.

Heckler & Koch G36C

The Heckler & Koch G36C was ranked the 8th best close quarters combat weapon.

Heckler & Koch G36C - 5.56x45mm NATO
"G36C"
Heckler & Koch G36C rifle fitted with an Aimpoint red dot sight, and what looks like a Knight's Armament Company G36/SL8 Front and Rear Sight Combo carrying handle replacement. Also note the two magazines clamped together.
Water test.
Dirt test.
Final score of the H&K G36C.

Heckler & Koch HK416

A Heckler & Koch HK416 with drum mag is also seen when the Ferfrans SOAR is being shown. The footage shown there is actually from Future Weapons.

Heckler & Koch HK416 - 5.56x45mm NATO
The H&K USA Representative fires the HK416. He is rotating his hands clockwise to show that the rifle can fire from any angle and position.
Another HK416, this time without a foregrip.
Smoke coming out of the vent holes after emptying a 100-round drum magazine.

IMI Tavor CTAR-21

An Israeli Spec Ops operative is seen holding a CTAR-21 when the CornerShot is being shown. Another soldier is seen with a CTAR-21 when the VIPeR (Versatile, Intelligent, Portable Robot) is being showcased.

IMI Tavor CTAR-21 - 5.56x45mm NATO
An Israeli soldier with a CTAR-21 rifle.
A soldier patrols in the forest while holding a CTAR-21 and carrying a VIPeR on his back.

Knight's Armament Company PDW

The KAC PDW was ranked the sixth best CQB weapon.

KAC PDW with 10" barrel - 6x35mm
"Knight's PDW"
The KAC PDW displayed with the stock folded.
KAC PDW with 8" barrel - 6x35mm
The operator presses the bolt catch release after a reload.
CGI render of the KAC PDW.
The designers at Knight's Armament built a complete 3D model of the gun on the computer first. They optimized it before the start of the final production, eradicating the need of various prototypes and wasted materials.
Final score of the PDW.

LWRC PSD

The LWRC PSD (Personal Security Detail) - known as "M6 PSD" when this show was made - was ranked the seventh best close quarters battle weapon.

LWRC PSD - 5.56x45mm NATO
"LWRC M6 PSD"
The PSD, fitted with Magpul CTR stock and standard 5.56mm magazine.
The LWRC Representative shows the damage the rifle is capable of doing. Note the Barrett 6.8mm magazine.
Final score of the PSD.

M14

An M14 rifle is being shown when the Ferfrans SOAR is being tested.

M14 - 7.62x51mm NATO
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Norinco Type 56-1

During the part when the Ferfrans SOAR was tested, several Norinco Type 56-1 rifles were also shown being fired. The Type 56-1's are fitted with Bakelite magazines.

Norinco Type 56-1 - 7.62x39mm
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Zastava Arms M70AB2

A Zastava Arms M70AB2 rifle was seen during the part with the KRISS USA Vector.

Zastava M70AB2 - 7.62x39mm
A Zastava Arms M70AB2 rifle displayed on gravel.
A Zastava Arms M70AB2 rifle displayed on gravel.

Sniper Rifles

Accuracy International AS50

The Accuracy International AS50 was ranked the 5th best sniper rifle.

Accuracy International AS50 - .50 BMG
"Accuracy International AS-50"
The AS50 rifle and a few .50 caliber rounds.
The AI representative fires the AS50 anti-materiel rifle.
Firing the AS50 in front of a high speed camera.
Final score of the AS50 rifle.

Accuracy International AWSM

The Accuracy International Arctic Warface Super Magnum was ranked the third best sniper rifle.

Accuracy International AWSM - .338 Lapua Magnum
"Accuracy International AWSM"
An AWSM rifle with the magazine removed and the bold handle turned up.
The shooter operates the bolt of the AWSM.
The Accuracy International Arctic Warfare Super Magnum rifle.
A loaded magazine and two .338 Lapua Magnum rounds.
Final score of the Arctic Warfare Super Magnum rifle.

Accuracy International AX338

An Accuracy International AX338 sniper rifle was seen during the AWSM episode.

Accuracy International AX338 with Harris bipod - .338 Lapua Magnum
The AX338 rifle with stock folded on the ground, while the AI weapons designer is talking about the unique design of their rifles' bolt handles.

Barrett M82

The first version Barrett M82 was shown on a photo in front of the gun's designer, Ronnie Barrett.

Early Specification Barrett M82 - .50 BMG
First production version of the Barrett M82.
And an even older variant.
Muzzle brake of the first prototype.

Barrett M82A1

A Barrett M82A1 was shown during the presentation of the M107.

Barrett M82A1 - .50 BMG
A Barrett M82A1 rifle displayed on a hood of a jeep.

Barrett M82A1M

A Barrett M82A1M was shown as the file image for the Barrett M107.

Barrett M82A1M - .50 BMG
"BARRETT M107". Note the visible receiver mounted front and rear sights not present on the later M107 variant.

Barrett M99

The Barrett M99 chambered in .416 Barrett was ranked the fourth best sniper rifle.

Barrett M99 - .416 Barrett
Instead of the rifle itself, a .416 Barrett round is shown on the intro image.
A Barrett Firearms Representative with a Model 99 rifle.
The shooter inserts a .416 caliber round...
...and then operates the bolt of the rifle.
Final score of the Barrett Model 99 rifle.

Barrett M107

The Barrett M107 was ranked the second best sniper rifle.

Barrett M107 long range sniper rifle - .50 BMG.
Firing the Barrett M107.
Firing the Barrett M107.
Final score of the Barrett M107.

Barrett M107A1

The Barrett M107A1 was shown during the part with its predecessor, the M107.

Barrett M107A1, 29" barrel without optics - .50 BMG
A displayed M107A1 rifle.
The shooter loads up the M107A1.
The Barrett Firearms Representative fires the M107A1.

Cheyenne Tactical M-200 Intervention

The Cheyenne Tactical M-200 Intervention was ranked the best sniper rifle.

CheyTac M-200 - .408 CheyTac
"CHEYTAC M200 INTERVENTION LRSS"
An M-200 Intervention rifle and an Advanced Ballistic Computer.
The CheyTac USA Representative prepares to fire the Intervention.
Loading up the rifle.
The CheyTac USA Representative operates the bolt handle of the suppressed M-200.
Close-up of the rifle's receiver.
Final score of the M-200 Intervention.

Desert Tactical Arms Stealth Recon Scout

The Desert Tactical Arms Stealth Recon Scout was ranked the sixth best sniper rifle.

Stealth Recon Scout - .338 Lapua Magnum
"DESERT TACTICAL ARMS STEALTH RECON SCOUT"
The Stealth Recon Scout rifle.
Operating the bolt of the SRS.
The Stealth Recon Scout in the hands of the DTA Representative.
The DTA Representative fires the SRS.
Final score of the Stealth Recon Scout.

Knight's Armament Company M110 SASS

The Knight's Armament Company M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System was ranked the tenth best sniper rifle.

Knight's Armament M110 SASS - 7.62x51mm NATO
"KNIGHT'S ARMAMENT M110"
The KAC Representative aims the M110 SASS. He won't do much damage with no magazine inserted...
The M110 SASS fitted with KAC SR-M110 sound suppressor.
The KAC Representative fires the M110 SASS.
Close-up of the receiver and selector of the M110 SASS.
The buttplate of the stock is adjustable. This feature was one of the US Army's requests, and it is not found on the SR-25.
Final score of the M110 SASS.

LWRC SABR

The LWRC SABR (Sniper Assaulter Battle Rifle) - now known as the REPR (Rapid Engagement Precision Rifle) - was ranked the 9th best sniper rifle.

LWRC REPR with Magpul PRS stock and 20" sniper barrel - 7.62x51mm NATO
"LWRC SABR 308"
A good close-up of the rifle shows that the SABR/REPR has its charging handle on the (left) side, instead of the top where most AR-15-style guns have it.
The LWRC Representative fires the SABR fitted with a VLTOR EMod buttstock.
The LWRC Representative fires the SABR.
Final score of the SABR.

McMillan TAC-50

The McMillan TAC-50 was ranked the 8th best sniper rifle, fitted with a McCann night vision rail mount.

McMillan TAC-50 with McCann night vision rail mount and other accessories - .50 BMG
"MCMILLAN TAC 50"
Close-up of the rifle.
Operating the bolt after the reload.
The McMillan Representative fires the TAC-50 rifle.
The shooter manipulates the bolt handle and the spent casing flies away.
Final score of the TAC-50 rifle.

Remington/USMC M40A3

An M40A3 rifle is seen during the part with the Tactical Rifles M40.

M40A3 - 7.62x51mm NATO
The shooter manipulates the bolt of the M40A3.
An excellent close-up of the M40A3 rifle.

Tactical Rifles M40

Chambered in 6.5x47 Lapua. Ranked the 7th best sniper rifle.

"TACTICAL RIFLES M40 6.5 x 47 LAPUA"
A displayed M40 rifle.
Another M40 rifle, fitted with a 20-round magazine.
Final score of the M40.

Shotguns

MPS AA-12

The Military Police Systems AA-12 was ranked the sixth best weapon in the Firepower category. The AA-12 CQB (13" barrel) was also seen for a brief time, mounted on a UGV (Unmanned Ground Vehicle).

AA-12 - 12 Gauge
AA-12 CQB - 12 Gauge
"AA-12"
The AA-12 and various 12 Gauge ammunition.
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The shooter fires the AA-12 shotgun.
Two AA-12 CQB shotguns mounted on an UGV.
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...and the controller of the UGV, which may look familiar.
Final score of the AA-12.

Machine Guns

Bofors 40mm L/60

Bofors 40mm L/60 auto-cannons can be seen mounted on AC-130 Spooky gunships.

Bofors 40mm L/60 AA gun in a Boffin mounting - 40×311mmR
A Bofors L/60 (middle) mounted on an AC-130 Spooky gunship.
A Bofors L/60 (middle) mounted on an AC-130 Spooky gunship.
Close-up of the Bofors L/60 40mm machine gun.

Browning M2HB / M2A2

The Browning M2HB / M2A2 Heavy Machine Gun is seen mounted on various armored vehicles including the Abrams M1A2, Merkava IV MBT, Crusher UGV, and the M1128 Mobile Gun System (Stryker MGS). It is also found on the "Lemur" RWS (Remote Weapon System) mounted on a BAE Systems FH77BW L52 "Archer" Artillery System.

Browning M2 Heavy Machine Gun - .50 BMG
Browning M2A2 Heavy Machine Gun - .50 BMG
Browning M2 mounted on an M1128 Mobile Gun System (Stryker MGS).
Browning M2 mounted on an M1128 Mobile Gun System (Stryker MGS).
Photo of a FH77BW L52 "Archer" Artillery System. The "Lemur" RWS is fitted with a Browning M2A2 machine gun.
Browning M2 mounted on a BAE Systems FH77BW L52 "Archer" Artillery System.
Top view of an Abrams M1A2.
Browning M2 mounted on an Abrams M1A2.
Browning M2 with custom muzzle brake mounted on an Israeli Merkava IV MBT.
Browning M2 with custom muzzle brake mounted on an Israeli Merkava IV MBT.
Browning M2 machine gun mounted on a Crusher UGV.

Dillon Aero M134D

The Dillon Aero M134D Minigun was ranked the ninth best weapon in the Firepower category.

Dillon Aero M134 - 7.62x51mm
"DILLON AERO GATLING GUN"
Firing the DA M134 Minigun.
Final score of the M134D Minigun.

FN M240B

An FN M240B machine gun was seen during the Desert Tactical Arms Stealth Recon Scout episode.

M240B - 7.62x51mm NATO
An M240B machine gun being fired.

FN M240C

The FN M240C machine gun is coaxial-mounted on the Abrams M1A2 tank.

M240C - 7.62x51mm NATO
Top view of an Abrams tank.
M240C machine gun on an Abrams tank.
M240C machine gun on an Abrams tank.

FN M240D

The FN M240D machine gun is mounted on a Abrams M1A2 tank, and on the Protector USV (Unmanned Surface Vehicle) in a Mini Typhoon Weapon Station.

M240D - 7.62x51mm NATO
Top view of an Abrams M1A2.
Mini Typhoon Weapon Station on a Protector USV. Note the visible spade grip.
Mini Typhoon Weapon Station on a Protector USV.
An FN M240D on an unknown helicopter.

FN M249-E2 SAW

The FN M249-E2 Squad Automatic Weapon is seen on stock footage, most notably during the part with the AT4 CS launcher.

M249-E2 SAW - 7.62x51mm NATO
A soldier fires his M249-E2 SAW (middle).
A soldier holds his M249-E2 SAW.

FN MAG

The FN MAG is mounted on the Merkava IV Main Battle Tank. It has the barrel of the coaxial variants, hence the absence of the flash hider and front sight.

FN MAG 58 - 7.62x51mm NATO
FN MAG machine gun mounted on a Merkava Mark IV MBT.
FN MAG machine gun mounted on a Merkava Mark IV MBT.

General Dynamics GAU-12/U Equalizer

A General Dynamics GAU-12/U 25mm cannon can be seen mounted on an AC-130 Spooky gunship.

General Dynamics GAU-12/U - 25x137mm
A GAU-12/U Equalizer (front) mounted on an AC-130 Spooky gunship.
A GAU-12/U Equalizer (front) mounted on an AC-130 Spooky gunship.
Close-up of the GAU-12/U Equalizer machine gun.

General Electric M61 Vulcan

The AC-130A Project Gunship II is armed with four 20mm M61 Vulcan rotary machine guns.

GE M61 Vulcan Cannon - 20mm
AC-130A Project Gunship II on an archive footage.

PKM

The PKM was seen on archive footeage, most notably during the Beowulf and RPG-7 segments.

PKM with latest version of Flash hider - 7.62x54mm R
An unknown soldier guards a checkpoint with a PKM.

Rheinmetall MG3

An MG3 is mounted on the PzH 2000 howitzer.

MG3 - 7.62x51mm NATO
An MG3 mounted on a PzH 2000 howitzer.

Launchers & Artillery

Ferfrans RMGL 403

The Ferfrans RMGL 403 is seen in stand-alone configuration for a brief time, when the SOAR is being tested. The narrator refers to it as "XL-200", which was possibly the previous designation of the GL.

Ferfrans RMGL 403 mounted on a Ferfrans SOAR - 40x46mm
Ferfrans RMGL 403 in stand-alone configuration.
The Ferfrans Representative fires the RMGL 403 launcher.
The Ferfrans Representative shows that the RMGL 403's barrel tilts downwards.

FGM-148 Javelin

The FGM-148 Javelin was ranked the best weapon in the Firepower category. Several other Javelins are also seen during the episode showcasing the MULE UGV.

FGM-148 Javelin - 142mm
"JAVELIN"
The main rocket motors ignite after reaching a safe distance from the operator.
The CLU of the Javelin, with the top-attack selected as the missile's flight profile.
Firing a Javelin in front of a high-speed camera.
A soldier loads up a MULE (Multifunctional Utility/Logistics and Equipment vehicle) with a Javelin.
Final score of the FGM-148 Javelin.

M102 105mm Howitzer

M102 105mm Howitzers can be seen mounted on AC-130 Spooky gunships.

Modified M102 howitzer taken from an AC-130 Spectre gunship - 105x372R
An M102 Howitzer (back) mounted on an AC-130 Spooky gunship.
An M102 Howitzer (back) mounted on an AC-130 Spooky gunship.
Close-up of the M102 Howitzer.

M203

The M203 is mounted on various rifles, seen on archive footage.

M203 - 40x46mm
An M203 launcher mounted on an XM177E2 rifle.

M79 "Thumper"

The M79 grenade launcher is shown on an archive footage when the narrator speaks about the Milkor MGL Mk 1L's capability to fire six rounds without reloading.

M79 GL - 40x46mm
M79 grenade launcher on an archive footage.

Milkor MGL Mk 1L

The Milkor MGL Mk 1L was presented by a Milkor USA designer. It was ranked the 2nd best weapon in the firepower category.

MGL Mk 1L in desert tan finish fitted with Armson OEG reflex sight - 40x46mm
The "M32" is the USMC designation of the MGL-140 / MGL Mk 1L launcher.
An MGL Mk 1L launcher fitted with Milkor Armson OEG reflex sight, and VLTOR EMod buttstock, and a few M781 training grenades.
The Milkor USA Representative loads the MGL with M781 training grenades.
The Milkor USA Representative fires the MGL Mk 1L.
The Milkor USA Representative fires the MGL Mk 1L. The red smoke in the distance is the M781 practice round hitting the target.
The Milkor USA Representative fires the MGL Mk 1L.
Final score of the MGL Mk 1L.

Milkor Mark 14

The Mark 14 was ranked the 2nd best weapon in the firepower category, along with its bigger brother, the MGL Mk 1L (MGL-140).

Milkor Mark 14 - 40x46mm
Milkor Mark 14 with VLTOR EMod buttstock and custom pistol grip.
The Milkor USA Representative fires the Mark 14 launcher.
The Milkor USA Representative holds the Mark 14 grenade launcher.
Milkor Mark 14 and two M781 training grenades on a desk.
The Milkor USA Representative fires the Mark 14 launcher.

Mk 153 Mod 0

A SMAW was fired on an archive footage.

Mk 153 Mod 0 SMAW - 83mm
The SMAW being fired.

Norinco Type 69

Norinco Type 69 rocket propelled grenade was shown during the part with the RPG-7. (Just like in most US films, it was used as a stand-in for the real RPG-7.)

Norinco Type 69 RPG - 40mm
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The warhead of the Type 69 RPG.

Rafael MATADOR

The Rafael MATADOR was ranked the seventh best weapon in the Firepower category.

Rafael MATADOR - 90mm
"MATADOR"
Close-up of the MATADOR's barrel.
A MATADOR launcher on the ground.
Final score of the MATADOR.

Rafael SIMON

The Rafael SIMON was ranked the 8th best weapon in the Firepower category.

SIMON door breacher rifle grenade
"SIMON"
While "Compatibility" says "M16-M4", it can be fired from any kind of rifle or submachine gun with a thin barrel.
SIMON breacher grenade attached to an M16A2 (?)
Close-up of the SIMON.
Final score of the SIMON.

RPG-2

An RPG-2 was shown on archive footage during the part with the RPG-7.

RPG-2 40mm with PG-2 rocket
An RPG-2 on an archive video.

RPG-7

The RPG-7 was ranked the fifth best weapon in the Firepower category. It was praised for its high portability, low cost and simplicity.

RPG-7 - 40mm
"RPG-7"
Taking aim with an RPG-7 launcher.
Close-up of the pistol grip and support grip of an RPG-7.
Backblast of an RPG-7 launcher.
Final score of the RPG-7.

Saab Bofors Dynamics AT4 CS

The AT4 CS (Confined Space) was ranked the third best weapon in the Firepower category.

AT4 - 84mm
"AT4 CS"
An AT4 being fired on an archive video.
Close-up of the AT4 CS' barrel.
Back blast of the original AT4.
Back blast of the AT4 CS. The CS variant uses a saltwater countermass in the rear of the launcher to absorb the back blast, allowing troops to fire the launcher from enclosed areas.
Final score of the AT4 CS.

Saab Bofors Dynamics RBS 70

The Saab Bofors Dynamics RBS 70 MANPADS was ranked the tenth most powerful weapon.

RBS 70 - 106mm
"RBS-70"
Swedish soldiers preparing to fire the RBS 70 launcher.
A Swedish soldier fires the RBS 70 in slow motion.
Final score of the RBS 70.

Others

CornerShot

The CornerShot is ranked the fourth best CQB weapon. It is fitted with a Beretta 92FS Inox, Glock 17, Glock 19, Glock 19C and a 40x46mm grenade launcher (designated "CornerShot 40TM").

FOR MORE CORNERSHOT IMAGES, PLEASE GO TO THE HANDGUNS SECTION OF THIS ARTICLE.

CornerShot with Glock 17 pistol
CornerShot 40TM - 40x46mm
"CORNER SHOT"
CornerShot with a Glock 19 pistol.
Close-up of a CornerShot 40TM.
Another CS, this time fitted with a 7.62mm APR (Assault Pistol Rifle), a heavily modified AKM rifle.
Final score of the CornerShot. Obviously, Rate of Fire and Stopping Power depend on the attached firearm.

Mk 2 Hand Grenade

An Mk 2 hand grenade was seen on an archive footage.

Mk 2 hand grenade
Archive footage



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