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Lewis Gun
Bren Gun

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Colt Machine Gun
Vickers Gun
C5 General Purpose MG
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M2 .50 calibre

Light Anti-Tank Weapons

Boys Anti-Tank Rifle
Projector, Infantry, Anti-Tank
Carl Gustav


2-inch Mortar
3-inch Mortar
3-inch Stokes Gun
6-inch Newton Mortar
9.45-inch Newton Mortar
C3 81mm Mortar
M19 60mm Mortar


Anti-Tank Guns

106mm Recoilless Rifle
2-pounder Anti-Tank Gun
6-pounder Anti-Tank Gun
17-pounder Anti-Tank Gun
TOW Missile


18-pounder Gun
25-pounder Gun
60-pounder Howitzer
C1 105mm Howitzer
C3 105mm Howitzer
LG1 C1 105mm Howitzer

Anti-Aircraft Guns

3.7-inch Gun


Hand Grenades
No. 69 Grenade
M61 & M67 Grenade
Rifle Grenades
Grenade Launchers
Anti-Tank Grenades
No. 68 Grenade

Small Arms & Light Weapons

.303 Mk VII
7.62mm NATO
Pistol Ammunition
PIAT Ammunition


106mm Ammunition
Armour Piercing
Armour Piercing Composite Rigid
AP Discarding Sabot
High Explosive Anti-Tank
High Explosive, Squash Head


Fixed ammunition
Proximity Fuze

C1 Submachine Gun

Canadian testing of the British L2A1 Sterling SMG began in 1953; Canadian production of this weapon - designated the C1 Submachine Gun - began in 1958. Similar to the Sten Gun, the C1 fired 9mm ammunition from a curved magazine, had a collapsible stock, and could be fitted with an FN C1 rifle bayonet (primarily for parades rather than intended use in combat).

British Sterling submachine gun. Wikipedia Photo.

Key differences between the Sterling and the C1 included extensive use of stamped metal rather the more expensive castings used by British production SMGs. An arctic trigger was also a standard option.

Corporal Robert Christy, of "A" Company, 1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry training at CFB Calgary in 1987 during Rendezvous 87. The folding stock of the SMG has been folded up in its proper position; one can see how compact the weapon could be made, handy for drivers or, as would seem to be the case here, sub-unit signallers. (Reproduced from Sentinel Magazine, photo by Cpl Max Labrie, photo number RVC87-0030)

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