Tag Archives: CAR

SAR 80 rifle and 5.56 x 45 ammunition in the Central African Republic

In the photo above, anti-Balaka militia forces near Bouar in the Central African Republic (CAR) can be seen posing with some of their weapons. The fighter at the far right is holding  what is likely a Chinese Type 56 assault rifle, whilst his compatriot in yellow is holding a Singaporean SAR 80 rifle. The SAR […]

Milkor MGL Mk. 1 in the Central African Republic

A quick post to point out what appears to be a Milkor MGL Mk.1 grenade launcher, seen here in the hands of Séléka fighters near Bangui, in the Central African Republic (CAR). The Milkor MGL is a South African six-shot rotary grenade launcher, designed by Andries Piek of Milkor (Pty) Ltd. and introduced into service with […]