STEN Mk.IIS Submachine Gun

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SOG teams would carry a silenced STEN for prisoner snatch missions, it could be taken apart and stored in the rucksack until the precise moment it was needed. The STEN name came out of names of the designers (R. V. Shepard and H. J. Turpin) and from the factory where…

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Carl Gustaf M/45 “Swedish K”

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The "Swedish K" was used by SOG teams early in the Vietnam War as its origins were not in the US, so could be considered "sterile" for over the fence missions. later in the war SOG Recon Teams would carry the CAR 15/XM177 as its greater range and firepower was preferable. Kulsprutepistol…

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FN Browning 9MM Hi-Power

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The Browning Hi-Power is a single-action,  9mm semi-automatic pistol. It is based on ideas conceived and patented in 1922 by American firearms inventor John Browning, and later patented by Fabrique Nationale (FN) of Herstal, Belgium. Browning died in 1926, before he had finished developing a production version. The design was…

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