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VIETNAM WAR

Weapons Of Vietnam War


Rifles (US Army, South Vietnam Army)

M1 Garand
• 7.62mm ammo
• Self-loader
• Iconic
• 4 bullets
Rifles (US, SVA)

M1 Carbine
• 7.62mm ammo
• ~=Garand
• Mag, -auto variants
Rifles (US, SVA)

M-14
• 7.62mm NATO ammo
• Wood
• Moisture
• Plastic
• Replaced
Rifles (US, SVA)

M-16
• 5,56mm NATO ammo
• XM177 ~= M16
• Iconic, today, -auto modes
Rifles, SMGs (North Vietnam Army)

MAT-49 (9mm Parabellum)


• Submachine gun (SMG)
• MG
• French
• 1st Indochina war
Rifles, SMGs (NVA)

Aвтомат Kалашникова 47
AK-47
• 7.62mm caliber
• Iconic, USSR, today
• AK-74
Rifles, SMGs (NVA)

Homemade weapons
• Scrapped barrel shotguns
• Thompson remake
Rocket Launcers and ATGM (NVA)

RPG-2
• 40mm barrel
• 82mm projectile
• PG-2, HEAT
Rocket Launcers and ATGM (NVA)

9K32 Strela-2
• 72mm
• Surface-to-air
• Heat seeker
• Shoulder fired
Rocket Launcers and ATGM (NVA)

9P111
• Portable suitcase launcher
• AKA Portable launching system
• ATGM
Armored vehicles (US, SVA)
M48A3 Patton
• Main Battle Tank
• 90mm T54
• 12.7mm M2 Browning
• 7.62mm M73
• APCR, HESH, APCBC
HEATFS, HE, Smoke
Armored vehicles (US, SVA)

M67A1 Zippo
• M7-6 flamethrower
• 12.7mm M2
• 7.62mm M1919A4
• M48 modification
• Geneva Convention
Artillery (US, SVA)

M102 Howitzer
• 105mm
• Helicopter
• 15km
Artillery (US, SVA)

M-46 Towed Field Gun


• 130mm
• Soviet
• 27.5km unsupported
• 38km supported
Self Propelled Guns (US, SVA)

• M107 SPG
• 175mm
• 11m
• 40km
• Fire range from here
to Székesfehárvár
Armored vehicles (NVA)

Type 59
• 100mm rifled gun
• 2x Type 59T 7,62mm coaxial MG
• T-54A
• Lack of gun stabilizer
Armored vehicles (NVA)
BTR-60
• APC
• BPU-1 turret:
• 14.5mm KPVT heavy MG
• 7,62mm PKT
• Бронетранспортер
• 8 wheels
Armored vehicles (NVA)

Type 62
• 85mm Type 62-85TC rifled gun
• 2x 7,62mm Type 59T coaxial
and bow mounted mg
• 12.7mm Type 54 AA heavy mg
• Downscaled Type 59
Armored vehicles (NVA)

PT-76
• 76.2mm D-56T rifled gun
• AU-220M Baikal turret:
• 57mm BM-7 autocannon
• Amphibious
Artillery (NVA)

Type 60/D-74
• 122mm
• M-46
• Soviet
Aerial combat vehicles (US,SVA)

Bell UH-1 Iroquois Huey


• Troop transport
• Medical Evacuation (Medevac)
• Gunship
Aerial combat vehicles (US, SVA)
Lockheed AC-130H
Spectre
• 2x 20mm M61 Vulcan minugun
• L60 Bofors 40mm cannon
• M102 howitzer
• Ground-attack aircraft
• Close Air Support
The NVA got in total (from China)
• 2 million Guns • 15 thousand Cars and armored cars
• 64 thousand Artillery pieces • 1 billion Bullets
• 560 Tanks • 17 million Shells
• 160 Planes • 80 thousand phones
and radio transmitters
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Ammo types
• Anti Tank Guided Missile
• High Explosive, Anti-Tank
• Armor Piercing, Composite, Rigid
• High Explosive Squash Head
• Armor Piercing, High Explosive, Capped, Ballistic Capped
• High Explosive, Anti Tank, Fin-Stabilized
• High Explosive