List of equipment of the Indian Army: Difference between revisions – Wikipedia

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List of equipment of the Indian Army: Difference between revisions – Wikipedia


Name Weapon Type Caliber Origin Notes Handguns/pistols Pistol Auto 9mm 1A 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.[17] Glock  Austria Status: In service, as Standard Special Forces pistol.[17] Beretta Px4 Storm  Italy Status: In service, with Special forces.[18] Nonlinear line of sight weapons ShootEdge CornerShot 9×19mm Parabellum  India Status: In service,can use all pistols in service as main weapon. It is equivalent to Israel’s Cornershot[19][20] DRDO CSWS (CornerShot Weapon System) CornerShot 9×19mm Parabellum  India Status: In service Developed by DRDO in collaboration with Zen Technologies, can use all pistols in service as main weapon. It is equivalent to Israel’s Cornershot[21][22] Shotguns 12 Bore PAG Pump action Shotgun 12-gauge shotgun  India Status: In service [23] Submachine gun Micro-Uzi Micro-Uzi Machine pistol 9×19mm Parabellum  India
 Israel Status: In service, Micro-Uzi variant is used by Special Forces.[17] Heckler & Koch MP5 MP5 Submachine Gun Submachine gun  West Gerseveral Status: In service, used by Special Forces.[17] Brügger & Thomet MP9 MP5 Submachine Gun Submachine gun   Switzerland Status: In Service. Small number of MP9s in service.[24] SAF Carbine 2A1 SAF Carbine 2A1 Submachine gun  India
 United Kingdom Status: To be replaced, all the remaining SAF Carbine to be replaced by indigenously built close quarter MSMC[25] Assault rifles 1B1 INSAS INSAS 1B1 Assault Rifle Assault rifle 5.56×45mm  India Status: In service (To be replaced), Standard assault rifle of the Indian Army. To be replaced by AK-203 and SIG 716i

[26]
About 2 lakh rifle will be upgraded by Indian army.

AK-203 7.62×39mm  India Status: In service. First batch of 70,000 guns imported from Russia are in service. 601,427 rifles to be manufactured in India. Total plan is of 670,000+ rifles. Will be the standard service rifle of Indian Army replacing INSAS [27] SIG 716i Battle rifle 7.62×51mm  United States Status: In service.66,400 units of SIG 716i in service. Additional 70,000 on order.[28][29][30] FN SCAR L


FN SCAR H Assault rifle
Battle rifle 5.56×45mm
7.62x51mm  Belgium Status: In service, used by special forces.[31] IWI Tavor X95 Bullpup Assault rifle 5.56×45mm  India Status: In Service, manufactured locally by PLR systems.[32] IMI Tavor TAR-21 IMI Tavor 5.56×45mm  India
 Israel Status: In service, Standard Special Forces assault rifle[33][34] like Para SF, Garud and MARCOS. M4 carbine M4A1 Assault Rifle Carbine 5.56×45mm  United States Status: In service, used by special forces.[35] T91 assault rifle Assault rifle 5.56×45mm  Taiwan Status: In service, 400 units were bought.[26][36] AR-M1 7.62×39mm  Bulgaria Status: In service, used by the Army. Modified locally by Israel’s FAB Defense.[37] AKM 7.62×39mm  Soviet Union
 India Status: In service, used by the Army. Includes variants modified locally by SSS Defence India and Israel’s FAB Defense.[26] AK-47 7.62×39mm  India
 Soviet Union Status: In service, used by the Army. Modified locally by FAB Defence and SSS Defence India.[38] MPi-KMS-72 7.62×39mm East Gerseveral East Gerseveral Status: In service.[39] Vz. 58 7.62×39mm Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia Status: In Service.[39] Sniper rifles Dragunov SVD Designated marksman rifle,
Sniper rifle 7.62×54mmR  Soviet Union Status: In service, Standard designated marksman rifle. Modified locally by Israel’s FAB Defense.[40] IMI Galil 7.62 Sniper Galil Sniper 7.62×51mm  India
 Israel Status: In service used by Indian Army Special Forces snipers.[17] Heckler & Koch PSG1 Sniper rifle 7.62×51mm  Gerseveral Status: In service, Standard semi-automatic sniper rifle used by Indian Army.[41] Mauser SP66 7.62×51mm  Gerseveral Status: In service, Standard bolt-action sniper rifle.[42][43] SIG Sauer SSG 3000 Sniper Rifle 7.62×51mm  Gerseveral Status: In service, Standard bolt-action sniper rifle.[44] Sako TRG 42 .338 Lapua Magnum  Finland Status: In service , used by special forces and soldiers deployed along the Line of Control (LoC).[45][46][47] Beretta Scorpio TGT .338 Lapua Magnum  Italy Status: In service[48] SSS Defence 338 Saber Sniper rifle .338 Lapua Magnum  India Status: In service Anti-material rifles Barrett M82 Anti-material rifle .50 BMG
.416 Barrett  United States Status: In service,used by special forces [31] Barrett M95 .50 BMG  United States Status: In service, used in small numbers for anti-sniping role.[48] OSV-96 12.7×108mm  Soviet Union Status: In service [49][50] Vidhwansak 12.7×108mm
14.5×114mm
20x82mm  India Status: In service [51] Machine guns FN Minimi Light machine gun 5.56×45mm  Belgium Status: In service, used by special forces.[52] INSAS LMG 5.56×45mm  India Status: In service, to be phased out in favour of Negev NG7.[1] IMI Negev NG5 5.56×45mm  India
 Israel Status: In service, Standard Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) of special forces.[52] IMI Negev NG7 General-purpose machine gun 7.62×51mm  India
 Israel Status: In Service, 16,479 were purchased to replace all MG 21A in service.[53] MG 2A1


MG 5A


MG 6A 7.62×51mm  India
 Belgium Status: In service. Domestically license produced by Ordnance Factory Board. Standard medium machine gun for infantry battalions as MG 2A1. Also in service as the MG 5A (Co-axial) and MG 6A (Commander’s gun) with some armoured vehicles.[52] Mk 48 machine gun 7.62×51mm  Belgium
 United States Status: In service, with special forces.[54][31] PK machine gun 7.62×54mmR  Soviet Union Status: In Service, Used by Front line troops as well as Co-axial weapon on Tanks and APC. Locally manufactured at OFB Tiruchirapalli.[55] NSV machine gun Heavy machine gun 12.7×108mm  India
 Soviet Union Status: In Service, Used by Front line troops.[55] M2 Browning .50 BMG  United States Status: In service, M2HB variant in service.[56] Possible future procurements or currently under Army trials JVPC Carbine 5.56×30mm MINSAS  India Status: Trials completed. Ready for induction.[57] ASMI Submachine gun 9×19mm Parabellum  India Status: Undergoing trials.[58]


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