Weapons Identification Database

Small Arms Survey (SAS)

The Weapons Identification Database, run by the SAS, includes several small arms and light weapons. The database about these weapons includes information about the producer, type, calibre and photos. The tools further provides information about the geographic distribution, but only by region (not country) and the weapon's characteristics: stock type, grip type, stock material, grip material, fixed accessories, muzzle device, magazine, country of origin. Interesting for the daily handling with weapons may also be the Small Arms ID Cards - playing cards which provide information about a limited number of SALW and their most important features. All the information may be downloaded in English as pdf.

Tags: SALW, online tool, download, pdf, identification