What weapons are used in the Iraq war such as the "RPG-7" and guns.Name the names of the weapons and other guns.
Below is a partial listing of weapons currently being used by American soldiers serving in Iraq.
M-16 RIFLE. Too heavy, and it has major jamming problems due to the sand.
M-4 CARBINE. More popular than the M-16 because it's lighter. Still has jamming problems, however.
M-243 SAW (SQUAD ASSAULT WEAPON). Unpopular light machine gun. Jams regularly.
M-9 BERETTA 9MM. Fairly popular but not powerful enough.
MOSSBERG 12 GAUGE MILITARY SHOTGUN. A favorite for clearing out house.
M-240 MACHINE GUN. Popular and accurate. Fires .308 caliber and is belt fed. One bullet usually does the trick. Can be used mounted or dismounted.
M-2 .50 CALIBER HEAVY MACHINE GUN. Ultra-popular. "The most coveted weapon in the theatre... worth its weight in gold."
.45 CALIBER PISTOL. The best pistol in use. Very popular. Most soldiers authorized to carry a pistol want one of these.
M-14. Reliable with a powerful 7.62 round. Allows for several modifications.
BARRETT .50 CALIBER SNIPER RIFLE. Ultra-popular with "spectacular range" and accuracy. Often used "to take out vehicle suicide bombers."
M-24 SNIPER RIFLE. Very popular with 300 or 308 shells. Great performance. One sniper is said to have used this model to record 100 kills.