Afghan Military Equipment

Afghan soldiers in the Afghan National Army (ANA) mostly use Soviet-era Kalashnikov AK-47 assault rifles.  The American military modernization program is providing the ANA with American-made M-16s and M-4s rifles, M-203 grenade launchers and some 4,000 armored Humvee vehicles. [1]

Small Arms Tanks Armoured Vehicles (800+) Other Vehicles Heavy Arms
AK47 Rifle
AK74 Rifle
M16A2 Rifle
RPK LMG
T-55 Tank
T-62 Tank

 

BMP-1 ICV
BTR-80 APC
M113 APC
Humvee (213 in service)
4 1/2 ton trucks (50+)
2 1/2 ton trucks (100+)
Jeeps (120+)
Ambulances (15+)
Dragunov SVD sniper rifle
PK series MGs
RPG-7 Anti-tank weapon
Browning M2 heavy MG
SPG-9 Recoiless Rifle
82mm Medium Mortar
D-30 122mm Howitzer
M114 155mm Howitzer

Table Data Source: Official Afghan National Army Website - accessed on May 8, 2008

[1] Reuters report - March 27, 2009 - "FACTBOX - Afghan National Security Forces"

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