List of Korean War weapons

Summary

This is a list of weapons used by belligerents in the Korean War (1950-1953).

Personal weapons

Sidearms

United Nations command

United States and South Korea
Commonwealth

Communist States

Shotguns

United Nations command

United States

Carbines

United Nations command

United States and South Korea
Commonwealth

Communist States

Rifles

United Nations command

United States and South Korea
Commonwealth
Others

Communist States

Submachine guns

United Nations command

United States and South Korea
Commonwealth

Communist States

Machine guns

United Nations command

United States and South Korea
Commonwealth

Communist States

Rifle grenades and hand grenades

United Nations command

United States
  • M1A2 grenade adapter
  • M7A1 rifle grenade launcher for M1 Garand
  • M8 rifle grenade launcher for M1 Carbine
  • M9/A1 HEAT (High Explosive Anti-Tank) rifle grenade
  • M17A1 illumination rifle grenade
  • M18A1 illumination rifle grenade
  • M28 anti-tank rifle grenade (A copy of the ENERGA anti-tank rifle grenade)
  • M62 fragmentation hand grenade
  • Mark I illumination hand grenade
  • Mark II fragmentation hand grenade
Commonwealth
  • No.36M Mk.I fragmentation hand grenade (Also known as "Mills bomb")

Communist States

Rocket launchers, recoilless rifles and flamethrowers

United Nations command

United States and South Korea
Commonwealth

Communist States

Mortars

United Nations command

United States and South Korea
Commonwealth

Communist States

Artillery

United Nations command

United States and South Korea

Commonwealth

Communist States

Vehicles

Other vehicles

United Nations command

United States, commonwealth and South Korea


Communist States

Tanks

United Nations command

United States
Commonwealth

Communist States

Aircraft

United Nations command

United States

Attack airplanes

Bomber airplanes

Fighter airplanes

Liaison, reconnaissance and observation airplanes

Patrol, search and rescue airplanes

Tanker airplanes

Transport and utility airplanes

Helicopters

Commonwealth

Attack airplanes

Fighter airplanes

Liaison, reconnaissance and observation airplanes

Patrol, search and rescue airplanes

Transport airplanes

Republic of Korea

Attack airplanes

Fighter airplanes

Liaison, reconnaissance and observation airplanes

Transport airplanes

Communist States

Attack airplanes

Bomber airplanes

Fighter airplanes

Transport airplanes

See also

References

  1. ^ "Korean War Machine Guns (1950-1953)". www.militaryfactory.com. Retrieved 2019-10-19.

Bibliography

  • Rottman, Gordon L. Korean War Order of Battle. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishing, 2002.

External links

  • Korean War weapons
  • Japanese weapons in the Korean war