Weapons of the Cambodian Civil War

Weapons of the Cambodian Civil War

The Cambodian Civil War was a conflict that pitted the forces of the Communist Party of Kampuchea (known as the Khmer Rouge)and between Lon Nol as head of state under the new Khmer Republic (République khmère) government.

mall arms

Pistols and Revolvers

*Smith & Wesson Model 39
*Nagant M1895 revolvers
*Makarov PM
*Tokarev TT-33
*Type 54: Chinese copy of TT-33
*FN GP35

Submachine guns

*M1 Thompson
*M3 Grease Gun
*PPSh-41, K-50M

=Assault and Battle rifles=

*Type 56
*Sa vz.58
*FN FAL Battle rifle
*HK G3
*M1 Garand


*M1 Carbine

=Sniper and Bolt action rifles=

*M1903 Springfield rifle
*SVD sniper rifle


*Remington 870 pump-action
*Ithaca 37 pump-action

Light machine guns and Squad Automatic Weapons

*DP-27, DP-28, DPM, RP-46
*M1918 BAR
*Bren light machine gun

=General purpose and Medium machine guns=

*M1919 Browning machine gun
*SG-43 Goryunov

Heavy machine guns


Anti-tank rocket launchers, Recoilless rifles and Surface-to-air missile launchers

*M72 LAW
*Type 69 RPG
*Armbrust West Germany support Khmer Rouge
*Carl Gustav Recoilless rifle
*M67 recoilless rifle
*Strela 2 Surface-to-air missile

Grenade launchers

*M203 used on the M16 rifle
*Mk 19 automatic grenade launcher

Anti-aircraft guns

*Bofors 40 mm gun


*M30 107 mm Mortar
*M2 4.2 inch mortar


*M101 howitzer
*M102 howitzer
*M114 howitzer
*130 mm towed field gun M1954 (M-46)
*152 mm towed gun-howitzer M1955 (D-20)
*B-11 recoilless rifle

Land vehicles

*Gun jeep, 1/4-ton with mounted M60 machine gun
*M24 Chaffee light tank
*T-54/55 main battle tank
*PT-76 amphibious light tank
*BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicle
*M113 armored personnel carrier



*UH-1 Iroquois
*Sikorsky H-34
*AH-1 Cobra
*Mil Mi-4
*Mil Mi-8
*Mil Mi-17


*Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15
*Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17
*Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19
*Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21
*Aero L-39 Albatros
*Northrop F-5

ee also

* Weapons of the Vietnam War

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