Top 10 deadliest weapons of the Indian Special Forces

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Indian Special Forces are amongst the deadliest Special Forces around the world. The Indian Special Forces commandos’ training module is designed in a way to improve the endurance. And they are trained for using the deadliest weapons they use during operations.

The weapons used by Special Forces are diverse in features. The ground and environmental situations aren’t the same for each individual operation. Therefore the Special Force Commandos use different weapons as per the conditions.

Here is the list of 10 such deadliest weapons Indian Special Forces use:

Side Arms:

Pistol Auto 9mm 1A

  • Origin Country: India
  • Cartridge of Pistol: 9×19 mm
  • Shooting Range: 50 meters
  • Special Forces Operating It: Para commandos, Marcos

SMB or Sub Machine Guns

Uzi SMG

  • Origin Country: Israel
  • Cartridge of Pistol: 9×19 mm
  • Shooting Range: 200 meters
  • Special Forces Operating It: Para SF, National Security Guards

Sterling SMG

  • Origin Country: UK
  • Cartridge of Pistol: 9×19 mm
  • Shooting Range: 200 meters
  • Special Forces Operating It: Para SF, Marcos

Primary Assault Rifles – PAR

IWI Tavor

  • Origin Country: Israel
  • Cartridge of Pistol: 5.56×45 mm
  • Shooting Range: 550 meters
  • Special Forces Operating It: Para SF, Marcos and IAF

M4 Carbine

  • Origin Country: USA
  • Cartridge of Pistol: 5.66×39 mm
  • Shooting Range: 30 meters
  • Special Forces Operating It: Marcos

APS Underwater Rifle

  • Origin Country: Russia
  • Cartridge of Pistol: 5.66×39 mm
  • Shooting Range: 30 meters
  • Special Forces Operating It: Marcos

Corner Shot 

  • Origin Country: India
  • Cartridge of Pistol: 5.56×45 mm
  • Shooting Range: 200 meters
  • Special Forces Operating It: National Security Guards

Sniper Rifles:

Dragunvo Sniper Rifle

  • Origin Country: Russia
  • Cartridge of Pistol: 762×54 mm
  • Shooting Range: 800 meters
  • Special Forces Operating It: Para Special Forces

IMI Galil Sniper

  • Origin Country: Israel
  • Cartridge of Pistol: 7.62×51 mm
  • Shooting Range: 300 to 500 meters
  • Special Forces Operating It: Para Special Forces, Marcos and Indian Air Force Guards

Heckler & Koch PSG1

  • Origin Country: Germany
  • Cartridge of Pistol: 7.62×51 mm
  • Shooting Range: 800 meters
  • Special Forces Operating It: Marcos

Indian Special Forces comprise Para Special Forces (Indian Army), Garud Commando Force (Indian Air Force) and MARCOS (Indian Navy) for military operations. Also, Special Group as well as Special Frontier Force operates under RAW. National Security Guard and Special Protection Group operate under the Home Ministry of India for civilian operations.

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