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The QBB-56 (Type-56 Light Machine Gun) is a Chinese light machine gun developed in 1956 from the Soviet RPD. The weapon was phased out of service in the 1990s.


Standard variant.
Late production model RPDM copy.
Flag of People's Republic of China (1949 - Present) People's Republic of China
Modern Period (1991 — Present)
Infantry Weapons
Melee Weapons Bayonet [[]]
Survival Weapon [[]]
Sidearms Pistol CF07CF98CS/LP5NP20NP22 (A)NP24 (A)NP27NP28NP29NP30NP34NP42NP44QSW06QSZ11QSZ92 (-5.8-9G-5.8G-9)
Revolver ZLS05
Machine Pistol [[]]
Close Quarters Personal Defense Weapon [[]]
Submachine Gun CS/LS2CS/LS3CS/LS5CS/LS6CS/LS7M320QCQ05QCQ171QCW05
Shotgun (automatic) [[]]
Shotgun (semi-automatic) QBS09
Shotgun (manual-action) [[]]
Primary Weapons Assault Rifle (5.56/5.8) CS/LM11CS/LR36HR31 (CSID)QBZ03QBZ95 (-1)QBZ97 (A)QBZ191QTS11T03 (A)
Assault Rifle (7.62) [[]]
Assault Rifle (other) EM3513 (A)
Assault Carbine (5.56/5.8) QBZ95B (-1)QBZ192
Assault Carbine (7.62) [[]]
Assault Carbine (other) [[]]
Automatic Support Weapons Light Machine Gun CS/LM11QBB95 (-1)QBB97QJB201QJS161
General Purpose Machine Gun CS/LM1CS/LM4QJY88QJY201
Heavy Machine Gun QJZ89QJZ171
Rifles Anti-Materiel Rifle AMR2QBU99QBU10QBU201
Sniper Rifle CS/LR3CS/LR4CS/LR35 (7.62mm8.6mm)JS 7.62QBU141QBU202QBU203
Designated Marksman Rifle CS/LR19QBU88QBU191
Launchers Grenade Launcher (Attachment) QLG91 (AB)QLG10A
Grenade Launcher (Standalone) QLL91QLZ04QLZ87QTS11
Disposable Rocket Launcher [[]]
Rocket Launcher [[]]
Guided, Anti-Tank [[]]
Guided, Anti-Air [[]]
Non-Lethal Weapons Rifle [[]]
Pistol [[]]
Underwater Weapons Sidearm [[]]
Rifle QBS06
Explosives Anti-Personnel Mines [[]]
Anti-Tank Mines [[]]
Offensive Grenades [[]]
Smoke Grenades [[]]
Firearm Accessories
Weapon Sights Collimator [[]]
Holographic [[]]
Iron [[]]
Night IR5118
Reflector [[]]
Telescopic CS/OS11CS/OS12CS/OS15CS/OS17CS/OS19CS/OS20 (A)QMK152QMK201 (A)
Attachments Flashlights & Lasers [[]]
Foregrips & Bipods [[]]
Infantry Equipment
Clothing Backpacks [[]]
Body Armour [[]]
Bomb Suit [[]]
Elbow and knee pads [[]]
Signals & IFF [[]]
Suits [[]]
Vests & Webbing [[]]
Headwear Communication [[]]
Gas Masks & Rebreathers [[]]
Goggles [[]]
Helmets QGF11
Vehicle Headwear [[]]
Optics, Detection and Surveillance Man-Portable Radar [[]]
Mine Detectors [[]]
Night Vision Goggles [[]]
Periscopes [[]]
Rangefinders [[]]
Surveillance [[]]
Anti-Aircraft Guns 25mm PG8735mm PG9937mm PG5537mm PG6537mm PG7457mm PG59100mm PG59
Anti-Tank Guns 100mm PT73100mm PT86
Anti-Tank Guided Missiles [[]]
Anti-Tank Guided Missile Systems [[]]
Anti-Tank Guided Missile Systems [[]]
Howitzers 122mm PL54 (-1)PL60122mm PL83122mm PL96130mm PL59 (-1)152mm PL66
Mortars 82mm PP5382mm PP6782mm PP8282mm PP87
Railroad Artillery [[]]
Recoilless Guns 75mm PF-5682mm PF-6582mm PF-78105mm PF-75120mm PF-98
Rocket Artillery [[]]
Siege Artillery [[]]
Land Vehicle Weapons
7.62mm Vehicle Machine Guns QJT59QJT86QJT—1
12.7mm Vehicle Machine Guns QJC54QJC85QJC88 (A)
25mm Tank Guns PG87ZPT90
30mm Tank Guns ZPT99
37mm Tank Guns PG65
57mm Tank Guns PG59
73mm Tank Guns [[]]
76.2mm Tank Guns [[]]
85mm Tank Guns [[]]
100mm Tank Guns PTP86ZPL59ZPT69
105mm Tank Guns ZPL83 (-1)ZPL94
115mm Tank Guns [[]]
120mm Tank Guns PTP89
122mm Tank Guns [[]]
125mm Tank Guns ZPT88 (ABC)ZPT98
130mm Tank Guns [[]]
152.4mm Tank Guns [[]]
155mm Tank Guns WAC21
Aircraft Weapons & Munitions
7.62mm Machine Guns CS/LM12
12.7mm Machine Guns QJK99
23mm Cannons [[]]
30mm Cannons [[]]
37mm Cannons [[]]
Rocket Pods [[]]
Rockets [[]]
Air-to-Air Missiles [[]]
Air-to-Ship Missiles [[]]
Air-to-Surface Missiles [[]]
Anti-Radiation Missiles [[]]
Cruise Missiles [[]]
Bombs [[]]
Naval Weapons & Munitions
7.62mm Machine Guns [[]]
12.7mm Machine Guns [[]]
23mm Cannons [[]]
30mm Cannons [[]]
37mm Cannons 70-K
Rocket Pods [[]]
Rockets [[]]
Air-to-Air Missiles [[]]
Air-to-Ship Missiles [[]]
Air-to-Surface Missiles [[]]
Anti-Radiation Missiles [[]]
Cruise Missiles [[]]
Bombs [[]]