Support

Support Weapons

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

 

Support firepower

Specialised firepower, immediately available to counter enemy vehicles, aircraft or boats.

Weapons and capabilities

60mm mortar

Indirect fire weapon

The 60mm Light Mortar is an indirect fire weapon that can be carried and fired by one commando. The Mortar has a range of 750 metres and can fire a number of different types of round, including fire smoke, illuminating and high explosive rounds.

Javelin

Anti-tank weapon

Javelin is a guided, medium range anti-tank weapon that can be transported by a single person. It is capable of defeating armoured vehicles - including tanks - and hovering helicopters. The Javelin has an integrated day and night sight that allows tactical operations in any conditions.

81mm mortar

Indirect fire weapon

The 81mm Mortar is an indirect fire weapon which is operated by 2 commandos and has a range of 5,650 metres. The mortar can fire a number of different types of round, including fire smoke, illuminating and high explosive rounds.

NLAW

Next-gen light anti-tank weapon

The Next Generation Light Anti-tank Weapon (NLAW) is one of the world's most advanced infantry rocket systems. It has a maximum range of 1km and uses predicted line of sight technology.

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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Training

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.

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