Your question: What pistol did the US use in Vietnam?

Ingram MAC-10 – automatic pistol used by US special operations forces. M1917 revolver – . 45 ACP revolver used by the South Vietnamese and US forces during the beginning of the war alongside the Smith & Wesson Model 10.

Was the M1911 used in Vietnam?

Yes, the Colt 1911 saw a significant amount of action during the Vietnam War. Though originally adopted for use in 1911, as the name suggests, this iconic design was to serve with the US military until 1986. … In fact, during Vietnam the 1911s issued to US troops were essentially identical to those of WW2.

What pistol do American soldiers use?

Small arms

Model Caliber Type
Pistols
M9 9 x 19mm NATO Pistol
M11 9 x 19mm NATO Pistol
M17, M18 9 x 19mm NATO Pistol

What was the most common sniper rifle used in Vietnam?

The M40 rifle is a bolt-action sniper rifle used by the United States Marine Corps.

M40 rifle.

M40
Used by United States
Wars Vietnam War Lebanese Civil War Invasion of Grenada Gulf War War in Afghanistan Iraq War
Production history
Designer Remington Arms

What rifle did they use in Vietnam?

M16. The M16 would become the standard service rifle for U.S. troops during the 1960s, seeing widespread use in Vietnam and largely replacing the M14. The weapon was in many ways revolutionary, though not without problems.

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