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    Default Saudi Arabian Small Arms Inventory

    Handguns
    Common Name: Browning HP
    Calibre: 9×19mm
    Origin: Fabrique Nationale d’Armes de Guerre SA (FN), Herstal, Belgium.
    Use: Armed forces: general service. In use with national guard.

    Common Name: Glock 17
    Calibre: 9×19mm
    Origin: Glock GmbH, Deutsch-Wagram, Austria.
    Use: Armed forces: special service. In use with Royal Guards.

    Common Name: P7M13
    Calibre: 9×19mm
    Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.
    Use: ??? forces: ??? service.

    Common Name: P9S
    Calibre: 9×19mm
    Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH (H&K), Oberndorf, Germany.
    Use: Police forces: limited service.

    Common Name: Model 59
    Calibre: 9×19mm
    Origin: Smith & Wesson (S&W), Springfield, USA.
    Use: Police forces: limited service. 500 acquired in 1978. In use with ministry of interior.

    Common Name: Colt Police Positive
    Calibre: 9×29mmR
    Origin: Colt’s Manufacturing Corp, Hartford, USA.
    Use: Police forces: ??? service. 1,000+ acquired in 1966-1967. In use with Public Security Forces.

    Common Name: Model 10 Militay & Police
    Calibre: 9×29mmR
    Origin: Smith & Wesson (S&W), Springfield, USA.
    Use: Armed forces: ??? service. 75,500+ acquired between 1968-1983. In use with national guard.
    Police forces: ??? service. 13,750+ acquired in 1976-1978. In use with Special Security Forces.

    Common Name: M1911A1
    Calibre: 11.43×23mm
    Origin: Colt's Manufacturing Co Inc, Hartford, USA.
    Use: Armed forces: general service. 6,300 acquired before 1974. OBSOLETE.

    Submachine Guns and Personal Defence Weapons
    Common Name: P90
    Calibre: 5.7×28mm
    Origin: Fabrique Nationale SA (FN), Herstal, Belgium.
    Use: Armed forces: special service.
    Details: Reflex sight.

    Common Name: Mod 12
    Calibre: 9×19mm
    Origin: Pietro Beretta SpA, Gardone Val Trompia, Italy.
    Use: Police forces: general service (1972-). 40,000 acquired in 1972. In use with Public Security Forces.
    Details: Folding stock.

    Common Name: MP5A2
    Calibre: 9×19mm
    Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH (H&K), Oberndorf, Germany; Royal Small Arms Factory (RSAF), Enfield, England (licensed); Al-Khardj Arsenal, Al-Khardj (licensed).
    Use: Armed forces: general service.
    Police forces: special service.

    Common Name: MP5A3
    Calibre: 9×19mm
    Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH (H&K), Oberndorf, Germany; Royal Small Arms Factory (RSAF), Enfield, England (licensed); Al-Khardj Arsenal, Al-Khardj (licensed).
    Use: Armed forces: general service.
    Police forces: special service.
    Details: Retractable stock.

    Common Name: MP5K
    Calibre: 9×19mm
    Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH (H&K), Oberndorf, Germany; Royal Small Arms Factory (RSAF), Enfield, England (licensed).
    Use: Armed forces: special service.
    Police forces: special service.
    Details: No stock.

    Common Name: MP5SD3
    Calibre: 9×19mm
    Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH (H&K), Oberndorf, Germany; Royal Small Arms Factory (RSAF), Enfield, England (licensed).
    Use: Armed forces: special service.
    Details: Integral sound suppressor. Retractable stock.

    Common Name: MP5SD6
    Calibre: 9×19mm
    Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH (H&K), Oberndorf, Germany.
    Use: Police forces: special service.
    Details: Fires semiautomatic, 3-round bursts, and full automatic. Integral sound suppressor. Retractable stock.

    Common Name: MAC-10
    Calibre: 9×19mm
    Origin: Military Armaments Corp. (MAC), ???, USA.
    Use: ???
    Details: Retractable stock.

    Common Name: Mark 4 (L2A3)
    Calibre: 9×19mm
    Origin: Sterling Armaments Co., Dagenham, England.
    Use: Armed forces: special service. In use with navy.
    Details: Folding stock.

    Common Name: Mark 5 (L34A1)
    Calibre: 9×19mm
    Origin: Sterling Armaments Co., Dagenham, England.
    Use: Armed forces: special service (1984-). In use with national guard.
    Details: Integral sound suppressor. Folding stock.

    Common Name: MPi 69
    Calibre: 9×19mm
    Origin: Steyr-Daimler-Puch GmbH, Steyr, Austria.
    Use: ???
    Details: Retractable stock.

    Rifles
    Common Name: AR-15A2 R701 (M16A2)
    Calibre: 5.56×45mm
    Origin: Colt’s Manufacturing Co Inc, Hartford, USA.
    Use: Armed forces: ??? service.

    Common Name: CAR-15A3 R977 (M4A1)
    Calibre: 5.56×45mm
    Origin: Colt’s Manufacturing Co Inc, Hartford, USA.
    Use: Armed forces: ??? service.
    Details: Carbine with 368mm barrel. Retractable stock. MIL-STD-1913 sight rail.

    Common Name: AUG A1
    Calibre: 5.56×45mm
    Origin: Steyr-Mannlicher GmbH, Steyr, Austria.
    Use: Armed forces: general service (1980-). 50,000+ acquired.
    Details: 1.5× sight.

    Common Name: AKM (M63)
    Calibre: 7.62×39mm
    Origin: ROMARM, Bucharest, Romania (licensed).
    Use: Police forces: general service.

    Common Name: AKMS (M65)
    Calibre: 7.62×39mm
    Origin: ROMARM, Bucharest, Romania (licensed).
    Use: Police forces: general service.
    Details: Folding stock.

    Common Name: AW
    Calibre: 7.62×51mm
    Origin: Accuracy International Ltd, Portsmouth, England.
    Use: Armed forces: ??? service.
    Details: Schmidt & Bender 3-12× scope.

    Common Name: CETME C
    Calibre: 7.62×51mm
    Origin: Empresa Nacional de Industrias Militares Santa Bárbara, Oviedo, Spain.
    Use: Armed forces: limited service (1980-). OBSOLESCENT.

    Common Name: FAL-50-00
    Calibre: 7.62×51mm
    Origin: Fabrique Nationale d’Armes de Guerre SA (FN), Herstal, Belgium.
    Use: Armed forces: reserve service. OBSOLETE.

    Common Name: G3A3
    Calibre: 7.62×51mm
    Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH (H&K), Oberndorf, Germany; Royal Small Arms Factory (RSAF), Enfield, England (licensed); Al-Khardj Arsenal, Al-Khardj (licensed).
    Use: Armed forces: general service (1969-).

    Common Name: MSG90
    Calibre: 7.62×51mm
    Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH (H&K), Oberndorf, Germany.
    Use: Armed forces: special service.
    Details: Hensoldt 10× scope.

    Common Name: SSG 69
    Calibre: 7.62×51mm
    Origin: Steyr-Daimler-Puch GmbH, Steyr, Austria.
    Use: Armed forces: special service.
    Details: Kahles 6× scope.

    Common Name: Model 82A1
    Calibre: 12.7×99mm
    Origin: Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Inc, Murfreesboro, USA.
    Use: Armed forces: special service.
    Details: ??× scope. Bipod.

    Common Name: RC-50
    Calibre: 12.7×99mm
    Origin: The Robar Companies Inc, Phoenix, USA.
    Use: Police forces: special service.
    Details: ??× scope. Bipod.

    Shotguns
    Common Name: Model 500
    Calibre: 18.5×76mmR
    Origin: Mossberg & Sons, Inc, North Haven, USA.
    Use: ???

    Machine Guns
    Common Name: AUG A1 HBAR
    Calibre: 5.56×45mm
    Origin: Steyr-Mannlicher GmbH, Steyr, Austria.
    Use: Armed forces: general service.
    Details: 1.5× sight. Bipod.

    Common Name: MAG-60-20 Infanterie T1
    Calibre: 7.62×51mm
    Origin: Fabrique Nationale d’Armes de Guerre SA (FN), Herstal, Belgium.
    Use: Armed forces: limited service (1979-). In use on Cadillac Gage V-150 armoured car. OBSOLETE.

    Common Name: MAG-60-40 Coaxial Cadillac Gage
    Calibre: 7.62×51mm
    Origin: Fabrique Nationale d’Armes de Guerre SA (FN), Herstal, Belgium.
    Use: Armed forces: limited service (1979-). In use on Cadillac Gage V-150 armoured car. OBSOLETE.

    Common Name: MAG-60-40 Coaxial T3
    Calibre: 7.62×51mm
    Origin: Fabrique Nationale d’Armes de Guerre SA (FN), Herstal, Belgium.
    Use: Armed forces: limited service.

    Common Name: MAG-60-40 Coaxial (M240)
    Calibre: 7.62×51mm
    Origin: Fabrique Nationale Manufacturing Inc. (FNMI), Colombia, USA.
    Use: Armed forces: general service (1979-). Mounted coaxially on M60A3 main battle tank and M1A1 main battle tank.

    Common Name: MAG-60-40 Coaxial (M240C)
    Calibre: 7.62×51mm
    Origin: Fabrique Nationale Manufacturing Inc. (FNMI), Colombia, USA.
    Use: Armed forces: general service (1990-). Mounted coaxially on M2A2 infantry fighting vehicle.

    Common Name: M219
    Calibre: 7.62×51mm
    Origin: General Electric (GE), Burlington, USA.
    Use: Armed forces: limited service (1976-). In use on M60A3 main battle tank.

    Common Name: MG3
    Calibre: 7.62×51mm
    Origin: Rheinmetall GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany; Beretta-Motofides Whitehead, Gardone Val Trompia, Italy (licensed); Empresa Nacional de Industrias Militares Santa Bárbara, Oviedo, Spain (licensed); Steyr-Daimler-Puch GmbH, Steyr, Austria (licensed).
    Use: Armed forces: general service. Standard machine gun.
    Details: Bipod.

    Common Name: Browning M2HB
    Calibre: 12.7×99mm
    Origin: Colt's Manufacturing Co Inc, Hartford, USA; Ramo Manufacturing Inc, Nashville, USA; Saco Defense, Saco, USA; Fabrique Nationale d’Armes de Guerre SA (FN), Herstal, Belgium.
    Use: Armed forces: general service. Standard heavy machine gun. 5,200+ acquired. Used on vehicles.

    Common Name: M85
    Calibre: 12.7×99mm
    Origin: General Electric (GE), Burlington, USA.
    Use: Armed forces: limited service (1976-). 460+ acquired. In use on M60A3 main battle tank.

    Grenade Launchers
    Common Name: M79
    Calibre: 40×46mmSR
    Origin: Colt's Manufacturing Co Inc, Hartford, USA.
    Use: Armed forces: ??? service. 80 acquired in 1980.

    Common Name: HK69A1
    Calibre: 40×46mmSR
    Origin: Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.
    Use: Armed forces: ??? service.
    Details: Retractable stock.

    Hand Grenades
    Common Name: R-41
    Origin: Al-Khardj Arsenal, Al-Khardj (licensed from Plasticas Oramil, San Sebastian, Spain).
    Use: Armed forces: general service.
    Details: Offensive/defensive grenade.

    Light Antitank Weapons
    Common Name: Panzerfaust 3
    Calibre: 60mm (110mm warhead)
    Origin: Dynamit Nobel AG, Troisdorf, Germany; Heckler & Koch GmbH, Oberndorf, Germany.
    Use: Armed forces: general service (2000-). 1,200 in service.
    Details: 2.5× scope.

    Common Name: M2 Carl Gustaf
    Calibre: 84×250mmR
    Origin: FFV, Eskilstuna, Sweden
    Use: Armed forces: general service. 300 in service (of 450 originally acquired).
    Details: Recoilless rifle. 2× scope.

    Common Name: C-90-C
    Calibre: 90mm
    Origin: Instalaza S/A, Zaragoza, Spain.
    Use: Armed forces: general service.
    Details: Disposable.

    Common Name: M67
    Calibre: 90×414mmR
    Origin: Watervliet Arsenal, Watervliet, USA.
    Use: Armed forces: limited service. 100 in service.
    Details: Recoilless rifle.

    Common Name: APILAS
    Calibre: 112mm
    Origin: Matra-MANURHIN Défense, Velizy, France.
    Use: Armed forces: ??? service.
    Details: Disposable.

    Cannon
    Common Name: M168 Vulcan
    Calibre: 20×102mm
    Origin: General Electric (GE), Burlington, USA.
    Use: Armed forces: limited service. In use on V-150 armoured car, M163A1 VADS tracked vehicle, and M167A1 VADS AA mount.
    Details: Externally powered 6-barrelled rotary cannon.

    Common Name: M197 Vulcan
    Calibre: 20×102mm
    Origin: General Electric Corp, Burlington, USA.
    Use: Armed forces: limited service. In use on naval mount.
    Details: Externally powered 3-barrel rotary cannon.

    Common Name: M621
    Calibre: 20×102mm
    Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de Tulle (MAT), Tulle, France.
    Use: Armed forces: limited service. In use on naval mount.

    Common Name: KAA (204GK)
    Calibre: 20×128mm
    Origin: Oerlikon-Bührle AG, Zürich-Oerlikon, Switzerland.
    Use: Armed forces: limited service. In use on naval vessels.

    Common Name: KAB-O01
    Calibre: 20×128mm
    Origin: Oerlikon-Bührle AG, Zürich-Oerlikon, Switzerland.
    Use: Armed forces: ??? service. In use on AA mount.

    Common Name: M693
    Calibre: 20×139mm
    Origin: Manufacture d’Armes de Tulle (MAT), Tulle, France.
    Use: Armed forces: limited service. In use on AMX-10P infantry fighting vehicle and naval mount.

    Common Name: Bushmaster (M242)
    Calibre: 25×137mm
    Origin: McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Co. (MDHC), Mesa, USA.
    Use: Armed forces: general service (1990-). Mounted on M2A2 infantry fighing vehicle and on 77’ patrol boats.
    Details: Externally powered. Twin feed.

    Common Name: Chain Gun (M230)
    Calibre: 30×113mmB
    Origin: The Boeing Co, Mesa, USA.
    Use: Armed forces: limited service. Mounted on AH-64D Apache gunship.
    Details: Externally powered.

    Common Name: KDB
    Calibre: 35×228mm
    Origin: Oerlikon-Bührle AG, Zürich-Oerlikon, Switzerland.
    Use: Armed forces: limited service. Used on twin AA mount.

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    I had seen the AUG A1 also in Police Special Forces and also a AUG A1 Carabine with an unidentifid officer!

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