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Indian Army Weapons Complete List

Indian Army Weapons

Indian Army Weapons Complete List: To clear any Defence Exam and not having knowledge of Indian Armed Weapons is quite difficult. As a Defence Exam Aspirant, you will always have an upper hand in the examination and the SSB Interview if you have the latest knowledge about the force or the organization you have applied for. In this article, we have provided you the latest list of Indian Army Weapons.

The motto of the Indian Army is “AKASHE-SHATRUN JAHI”. The flag of the Army AD has two horizontal bands of colors with sky blue color on the upper half and the red color at the bottom. The Sky blue color signifies the background of the blue sky against which the Army AD weapons have to operate and the Red color symbolizes sacrifice and chivalry.

Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022

Name Weapon Type Caliber Origin Country Notes

Indian Army Weapons: HANDGUNS

Pistol Auto 9mm 1A Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_40.1 Semi-automatic pistol 9×19mm Parabellum India Status: In service, as standard side-arm of the Indian Army, manufactured under license by OFB, used by special forces in small numbers. 
Glock Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_50.1 Semi-automatic pistol 9×19mm Parabellum  Austria Status: In service, as Standard Special Forces pistol. 

Indian Army Weapons: SHOTGUNS

12 Bore PAG Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_60.1 Pump action 12-gauge shotgun India Status: In service 
SMGs
Heckler & Koch MP5 Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_70.1 Submachine gun 9×19mm Parabellum Germany Status: In service, used by Special Forces.
Micro-Uzi Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_80.1 Machine pistol 9×19mm Parabellum Israel Status: In service, used by Special Forces. Micro-Uzi variant in used
SAF Carbine 2A1 Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_90.1 Submachine gun 9×19mm Parabellum India
United Kingdom
Status: To be replaced, all the remaining SAF Carbine to be replaced by indigenously built close quarter MSMC

Indian Army Weapons: ASSAULT RIFLES

1B1 INSAS Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_100.1 Assault rifle 5.56×45mm NATO India Status: In service (To be replaced), Standard assault rifle of the Indian Army. To be replaced by AK-203 and SIG-716 i
SIG-716 i Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_110.1 Battle rifle 7.62×51mm NATO  United States Status: In service,
72,400 units of SIG716 i model in service. A second batch for 72,000 units are on order.
AK-203 Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_120.1 Assault rifle 7.62×39mm Russia
India
Status: On Order.
70,000 on order. 600,000 rifles to be manufactured locally by OFB in India. Will be the standard service rifle of Indian Army replacing old INSAS 
IMI Tavor TAR-21 Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_130.1 Assault rifle 5.56×45mm NATO Israel Status: In service, Standard Special Forces assault rifle
M4A1 Carbine Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_140.1 Assault rifle 5.56×45mm NATO United States Status: In service, used by special forces, including PARA SF and Ghatak SF and MARCOS.
T91 assault rifle Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_150.1 Assault rifle 5.56×45mm NATO  Taiwan Status: In service, 1000+ unit of this rifle were bought.
FN SCAR L
FN SCAR H
Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_160.1 Assault rifle
Battle rifle
5.56×45mm NATO and 7.62x51mm NATO Belgium Status: In service, used by special forces including NSG, AFSOD and SFF 
AKM Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_170.1 Assault rifle 7.62×39mm Soviet Union Status: In service, used by the Army 

Indian Army Weapons: SNIPER RIFLES

Dragunov SVD Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_180.1 Designated marksman rifle
Sniper rifle
7.62×54mmR Soviet Union
India
Status: In service, Standard Designated Marksman rifle (DMR). To be replaced by a 7.62mm NATO DMR under the Army modernisation plan
Steyr SSG 69 Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_190.1 Sniper rifle 7.62×51mm NATO Austria Status: In service, Standard bolt-action sniper rifle. 
IMI Galil 7.62 Sniper Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_200.1 Sniper rifle 7.62×51mm NATO Israel Status: In service used by Indian Army Special Forces snipers. 
Heckler & Koch PSG1 Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_210.1 Sniper rifle 7.62×51mm NATO  Germany Status: In service, Standard semi-automatic sniper rifle used by Indian Army, NSG, MARCOS.
Sako TRG Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_220.1 Sniper rifle .338 Lapua Magnum  Finland Status: In service, 40-50 units ordered, used by Para SF
Mauser SP66 Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_230.1 Sniper rifle 7.62×51mm NATO Germany Status: In service, Standard bolt-action sniper rifle.
Tikka T3 Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_240.1 Sniper rifle 7.62×51mm Finland Status: In service, used by army in small numbers.
Beretta Scorpio TGT Sniper rifle .338 Lapua Magnum Italy Status: In service
SIG Sauer SSG 3000 Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_250.1 Sniper rifle 7.62×51mm NATO Germany Status: In service, Standard bolt-action sniper rifle.
Barrett M95 Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_260.1 Anti-material rifle .50 BMG  United States Status: In service, Small numbers used in anti-sniping role
Vidhwansak Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_270.1 Anti-materiel rifle 12.7×108mm, 20x82mm India Status: In service 
OSV-96 Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_280.1 Anti-material rifle 12.7×108mm Soviet Union Status: In service 
Barrett M82 Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_290.1 Anti-material rifle .50 BMG .416 Barrett United States Status: In service,used by special forces 

Indian Army Weapons: MACHINE GUNS

INSAS LMG Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_300.1 Light machine gun 5.56×45mm NATO India Status: In service (To be phased out), Standard Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) of the Indian Army, Light machine gun derivative of the INSAS assault rifle. Contract signed in 2020 to replace INSAS LMG by IWI Negev Ng7
IMI Negev NG7 Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_310.1 Medium machine gun 7.62×51mm NATO Israel Status: In Service, All 16,479 are scheduled delivered in june-2021. Ng7 will replace all the Gun Machine 7.62MM IA still left and all the INSAS LMG.
Mk 48 machine gun Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_320.1 General-purpose machine gun 7.62×51mm NATO Belgium
United States
Status: In service, 715 in service with Para (SF)
FN Minimi Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_330.1 Light machine gun 5.56x45mm NATO Belgium Status: In service, used mainly by the NSG 
IMI Negev NG5 Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_340.1 Light machine gun 5.56×45mm NATO Israel Status: In service, Standard Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) of special forces, especially Para (SF)
MG 2A1
MG 5A
MG 6A
Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_350.1 General-purpose machine gun 7.62×51mm NATO Belgium
India
Status: In service, Standard section-Medium Machine Gun for infantry battalions, Indian-made MAG 58 version. Also in service as the MG 5A (Co-axial) and MG 6A (Commander’s gun) with some armoured vehicles
M2 Browning Indian Army Weapons Complete List 2022_360.1 Heavy machine gun .50 BMG United States Status: In service, M2HB variant in service, used in small numbers

 

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