Individual Weaponry


Royal Marines Commandos are highly trained in the use of the latest weapons systems. This includes rifles, machine guns, mortars and anti-tank weapons.



A Royal Marines best friend, maintained and ever ready to engage with the enemy at close range.

Weapons and capabilities



The SA80 A2 ACOG is the standard Royal Marine weapon, capable of firing single rounds or burst. It enables Marines to deploy quick and accurate fire at short range; and accurate fire at longer ranges.

9mm pistol

Pistol weapon

The pistol is a close combat weapon. It weighs 1kg and when a round is fired, the recoil is used to reload the pistol.

SA80 A2 + UGL

Under-slung grenade launcher

The Under-slung Grenade Launcher variant of the SA80 A2 ACOG adds further flexibility to the SA rifle system and enables Royal Marines to deploy grenades at extended distances.



Grenades are used by Royal Marines to augment their individual firepower in close combat scenarios.

Being a part of the Royal Marines

Lt Jones, 26

Royal Marines Commando

Life in the Royal Marines can be tough, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. You need to really push yourself, mentally and physically. It’s more than just a job. It’s a lifestyle.

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Performing to the very highest standards. Putting our ships and our people through their paces. Always striving for better. Training is what makes the Royal Navy the best in the world.