About the Army
Soldier firing a M240B caliber machine gun
M4 Carbine

M4/M4A1 Carbine

The M4 carbine is the standard weapon for brigade combat teams. It is lightweight, mobile and adaptable and can be mounted with a M203A2 grenade launcher, M320A1 grenade launcher or an M26 modular accessory shotgun system. The M4A1 is the fully automatic variant of the M4. It also comes equipped with an ambidextrous fire control and a heavier barrel that provides a sustained rate of fire.

Soldier firing a M249 Squad Automatic Weapon

M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW)

The squad automatic weapon is generally used to provide suppression fire to enemy positions. It has a collapsible buttstock that allows for firing in extended and collapsed positions and a shorter barrel for maneuvering in close-quarter combat.

M24 Sniper Weapons System Rifle

M24 Sniper Weapon System

The M24 sniper weapon system is a 7.62mm bolt-action, six-shot rifle that chambers 7.62 x 51mm M118 long-range ammunition. It has a day optic sight with 10-x magnification and adjustable focus, metallic iron sights, deployment kit, cleaning kit (rifle and optic), soft rifle carrying case, optic and system cases, operator’s manual and an optional bipod.

M240L 7.62 Medium Machine Gun

M240L 7.62 Medium Machine Gun

Since the mid 1970’s, The U.S. Army has employed the lightweight and sturdy M240 machine gun and its variants during combat operations. Because of its titanium structure and unique fabrication, the M240L weighs just 21.8 pounds (5.8 pounds less than the M240B).

Barrett XM-107

M107 Semi-Automatic Long Range Sniper Rifle (LRSR)

The .50-caliber M107 semi-automatic long-range sniper rifle is capable of delivering precise, rapid fire on targets out to 2,000 meters. It is especially valuable during military operations in urban terrain where greater firepower and standoff ranges increase the effectiveness of counter-sniper tactics.

M2 .50 caliber machine gun

M2A1 .50 Caliber Machine Gun

The M2A1 with a quick-change barrel is an enhancement to the M2 .50-caliber machine gun. It offers Soldiers increased performance as well as new features and design improvements that make it easier and safer to use. The M2A1 features a fixed headspace and timing configuration, flash hider and removable carrying handle to increase the performance of the battle-proven M2.


M240B/L/H 7.62mm Medium Machine Gun

The M240 medium machine gun is a variant of the M240 that is generally mounted on Bradley Fighting Vehicles and Abrams tanks. It has been reconfigured for ground applications with buttstock, bipod, iron sights, and forward rail assemblies. The system has a maximum effective range of 1,800 meters.

Soldier firing a M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System

M110 7.62mm Semi-Automatic Sniper System

The M110 7.62mm semi-automatic sniper system is an anti-personnel and light materiel weapon that fires 7.62mm ammunition to a range of 800 meters. It is also the first U.S. Army weapon system that integrates a quick attach/detach suppressor to reduce the weapon’s firing signature. The weapon system exceeds the rate of fire and lethality of the M24 sniper weapon system.

Soldier firing a MK19 Grenade Launcher

MK19 Grenade Machine Gun

The MK19 grenade machine gun can deliver a heavy volume of accurate and continuous fire against enemy personnel and lightly armored vehicles. It primarily fires 40mm grenades, which explode on impact and affect a radius of five meters. The MK19 can be mounted on a tripod or on multiple vehicle platforms and is the primary suppressive weapon for combat support and combat service support units.


M14 7.62mm Enhanced Battle Rifle

The M14 7.62mm is a rack stock M14 rifle with an enhanced aluminum billet stock, Mark 4 tactical scope, and cantilever mount. With its new adjustable buttstock, cheek rest and M4-style pistol grip, the rifle is effective in close quarters combat and in the squad designated marksman role. This rifle can be returned to its original configuration with no permanent modifications.

XM2010 ESR

XM2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle

The XM2010 is equipped with a fully adjustable right-folding chassis system featuring a monolithic MIL-STD 1913 optic mounting rail, MIL-STD 1913 accessory rails, and accessory cable routing channels. The shooter interface can be tailored to accommodate a wide range of shooter preferences and its folding stock provides flexibility in transporting the weapon during operations.