The Navy requires all candidates to undergo training programs depending on which Special Forces group in the military you want to join. Joining the Navy alone requires a person that has a strong mind and body. Training programs are designed to test the strength, endurance, and stamina of all candidates. Programs and facilities are planned [...]
There are several factions of the Indian Special Forces, all of them elite, with the MARCOS being the most like special forces operations such as the Navy Seals and the SAS. They are a division of the Indian Navy.
MARCOS is short for Marine Commandos. They began as the Indian Marine Special Force in 1987 [...]
The M136 AT4CS (Confined Space) is the only anti-armor Navy SEALs weapon able to be fired in confined spaces. A lightweight, disposable, one-user 84mm weapon, it is highly effective in urban warfare and favored by the USSOCOM (United States Special Operations command).
Coming in at 17 pounds and slightly more than three feet long, it is [...]
The M224 60mm lightweight mortar is a smooth bore, muzzle-loading, high-angle-of-fire weapon for close support of ground troops. The M224 system is made up of the cannon, bipod, baseplate and sight unit.
This Navy SEALs weapon system replaced the World War II era M2 and M19 Mortar weapons; it uses new, longer-range ammunition while retaining the [...]
The M203 Grenade Launcher is an underslung attachment to an existing rifle; it is a single shot 40mm grenade launcher originally made for the M16 and variants. In use by U.S. military forces since the early 1970s, it served as a replacement of the stand-alone M79 grenade launcher.
This attachment is a better alternative to the [...]
The Benelli M4 Super 90 Shotgun (or M1014) is the first gas-operated shotgun produced by Benelli, utilizing the ARGO (Auto Regulating Gas Operated) system. It is self-regulating for cartridges of varying length and power levels, with military-style ghost ring sights and Picatinny rails to allow for the additional use of conventional and night-vision sights.
This Navy [...]
The M60 is a gas-operated, air-cooled, belt-fed, automatic machine gun firing from the open-bolt position, chambered for the 7.62mm NATO cartridge. During Vietnam, the original version of was used as a squad automatic weapon, with each soldier carrying additional 200 linked rounds of ammunition, a spare barrel or both. The M60E3 Machine Gun is an [...]
The HK MP5 submachine gun, developed by Heckler & Koch, is a lightweight, air-cooled, selective fire delayed blowback with a roller-delayed bolt weapon, which fires from a closed bolt position. This Navy SEALs weapon uses a 9×19mm Parabellum cartridge, 15 and 30 round capacity magazines. Its sighting arrangement consists of aligning concentric circles and mechanically [...]
The M14 Sniper Rifle is an American, selective fire, automatic rifle that uses 7.62mm rounds. In the mid-1990s, the USMC chose the modified M14, Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR) for use by security teams and Scout Snipers. Since the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, the M14 has been used as a designated marksman and sniper rifle. Sniper [...]
The standard-issue M4A1 with SOPMOD Accessory Kit is a gas-operated, air-cooled, magazine-fed, selective fire weapon using 5.56mm rounds. It has a four-position telescoping stock, which is slightly larger than the M4, with a curvature at the end. The M4A1 is a fully-automatic variant of the M4 for use by special operations members, useful in urban [...]