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Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR)

Ammunition -              .45" ACP

Rate of fire -                700 rounds per minute

Feed -                         20/30 rd box 100/50 rd drum

Effective range -          55 yards (50 metres)

Max range -                 219 yards (200 metres)

Muzzle velocity -         920 feet /sec (200 metres)

Weight -                      10.6 llbs (4.8kg)

Production -                 1921 - date

Ammunition -     HEAT No. 68 Grenade

                        - No. 36 Grenade (Mills)

                         - No. 76 Special Incendiary

Charge -             Black Powder

Calibre -              2.5"

Max range -        300 yards (90 metres)

Effective range - 100-150 yards (30-45 metres)

Muzzle Velocity - 200 feet/sec (60 metres/sec)

Production -        1940 Mk II in 1941



  

Ammuntion-              .30-06"  rimless centre fire

Feed-                       20 round box magazine

Barrel-                      Air cooled

Rate of fire-              500-650 rounds per minute

Effective range-        600 yards (548 metres)

Maximum range-      4500 yards (4115 metres)

Muzzle Velocity-        2798 feet/second (860m/s)

Entered service-       1918

Last used-                1970

Weight-                     18-24 lbs (8.2-11 kg)

The Projector 2.5" - Northover Anti-Tank Gun

Vickers Medium Machine Gun

Bren Gun

Ammunition –                .303” rimmed centre fire
Belt fed –                       canvas belts of 250 rounds
Barrel –                          water cooled 
Rate of fire –                 450 – 500 rounds per minute
Effective range–            2187 yards (2000 metres)
Maximum range up to   4500 yards (4100 metres)
Muzzle Velocity –          2440 feet/second (744 m/s)
Crew –                           between 6 and 8 men.
Entered service -           26 November 1912
Last Use of the Gun -    30 March 1968 (Aden)
Weight of Gun -             33 - 51 lbs (15-23 kg)

Weight with Water -       43 - 61 lbs (18-26kg)

Weight of Tripod -          40 - 50 lbs (18-23kg)
250 round Ammo Box - 22 lbs (10 kg)

Ammunition –                .303” rimmed centre fire
Feed –                           Curved  30 round magazine
Barrel –                          Quick Change air cooled
 Rate of fire –                480 – 520 rounds per minute
Effective range–            600 yards (548 metres)
Maximum range up to   1850 yards (1690 metres)
Muzzle Velocity –          2440 feet/second (744 m/s)
Crew -                           Two
Entered Service -          1938
Last Used -                   1991
Weight -                         22.5 lbs (10.2 kg)

Ammunition –                9mm Parabellum Rimless
Feed –                           32 rounds Box Magazine
Rate of fire –                 550 rounds per minute
Effective range–            50 yards (46 metres)
Maximum range           100 yards (91 metres)
Muzzle Velocity –         1198 feet (365 m/s)
Entered Service -         1941
Last Used -                   1953
Weight -                        7.1 lbs (3.2 kg)

M1 Thompson Sub-Machine Gun

Sten Machine Carbine

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Ammunition –                .303” rimmed centre fire
Feed –                           10 Round Box
Effective range–            550 yards (503 metres)
Max range -                  1850 yards (1690 metres)
Muzzle Velocity –          2440 feet/second (744 m/s)

Weight -                         8.8 lbs (4kg)

Lewis Light Machine Gun.

Ammunition –                .303” rimmed centre fire
Feed –                           Integral 5 round
Effective range–           

Max Range -                 
Muzzle Velocity –          2380 feet/sec (725 m/s)      
Weight -                         9lb 6oz (4.25 kg)

Pattern 14 Rifle Enfield.(No. 3 Rifle)

Ammuntion-             .303"  rimmed centre fire
Feed-                       47 0r 97 round box magazine
Barrel-                      Air cooled
Rate of fire-              500-800 rounds per minute
Effective range-        880 yards (800 metres)
Maximum range-      3500 yards (3200 metres)
Muzzle Velocity-        2440 feet/second (740m/s)
Entered service-       July 1915
Last used-                1946 (by British Army)
Weight-                     28 lbs (13 kg)

Short Magazine Lee Enfield (SMLE) Rifle