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Overview

The QBZ-56 (also known as Type-56) is a Chinese assault rifle developed from the Soviet AKM. Like the AKM, the QBZ-56 lacks a rail to mount optics.

Variants

QBZ56
Original model developed from the AKM.
QBZ56-1
Model developed from the AKMS.
QBZ56-2
Improved QBZ-56-1 with new folding stock.
QBZ56C
Compact QBZ-56-2.
QBZ56M
Squad automatic weapon, developed from the RPK.
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Assault Rifles CQ (AB)MAK-90NAR-556NAR-739QBZ-03QBZ-56 (-1-2C)QBZ-81QBZ-95QBZ-97
Battle Rifles CS/LR25CS/LR30NAR-751
Machine Guns QJY-80QJY-88QJZ-88
Pistols QSW-67QSZ-51QSZ-54 (-1)QSZ-64QSZ-77 (-1)QSZ-92
Sniper Rifles CS/LR3CS/LR4NDM-86QBU-88
AK Series
Soviet
&
Russian
AK AKAKN (1)AKSAKSN
AKM AKMAKMKAKML (23)AKMLPAKMN (123)AKMPAKMSAKMSLAKMSNAKMSNPAKMSPAKMSVAKMVAKMVDRPKRPKSRPKSLRPKSN (123)
AK-74 AK-74AK-74N (123)AKS-74AKS-74NAKS-74UAKS-74UBAKS-74UBN (123)AKS-74UN (123)AKS-74PAK-74VRPK-74RPK-74N (123)RPK-74PRPKS-74RPKS-74N (123)RPKS-74P
AK-100s AK-74M (N1N2N3)AK-74MBAK-74MPAK-100AK-101 (-1-2)AK-102 (-1-2)AK-103 (-1-2)AK-104 (-1-2)AK-105 (-1-2)AK-107AK-108AK-109AK-9RPK-74M (N1N2N3)RPK-74MPRPK-200RPK-201RPK-203
AK-12 AK-12 (201220132014201520162017)AK-12KAK-12/76AK-15AK-15KAK-19AK-200AK-201AK-202AK-203AK-204AK-205AK-308AK-400RPK-16RPK-400
Derivatives AEK-971AEK-972AEK-973AKBAKB-1AKV-521AL-4AL-7AL-9AN-94AO-35AO-38IZh-108IZh-109KushnapupSaiga-12 (SKisp.340)Saiga-20 (SK)Saiga-308 (-1-2)Saiga-.410 (SKK-01)Saiga-9Saiga MKSaiga MK-03Saiga MK-107Junker-4-327Junker-4-439
Foreign Models Albanian ASH-78ASH-82
American AKU-94IO AKM247 (T)KOMRADKP-9KR-9 (SBR)KS-12 (T)MDC Apocalypse (DeathFaminePestilenceWar)US109US132
Azerbaijani Khazri
Bulgarian Arsenal AR (-F-1F-M1-M1F-M4SF-SF)
Chinese AK-2000QBZ-56 (-1-2C)
Croatian APS-95
Finnish RK 62RK 95
German GSG-AK-47MPi-KMPi-KSMPi-KMMPi-KMS-72MPi-KMS-KMPi-AK-74NMPi-AKS-74NMPi-AKS-74NK
Egyptian Maadi ARMMisr
Hungarian AK-55AKM-63AMD-65AMMAMMSSA-85MFÉG NGM-81
Indian AK-7Trichy
Iranian KL-7.62KLFKLSKLT
Iraqi Tabuk Assault RifleTabuk Assault CarbineTabuk Sniper Rifle
Italian AP-80
Nigerian OBJ-006
North Korean Type 58Type 68Type 88
Pakistani AK/8mmAKMSU
Polish Kbk AKKbk wz.1960Kbk wz.1960/72Kbk wz.1988Kbk wz.1996Kbk wz.2005pmKpmKSRadom-HunterSkbk wz.1989
Romanian AIMAIMSAIMRPM md. 63PM md. 65PM md. 90WASR-2WASR-3WASR-10
Slovenian AKB-15
Ukrainian MalyukVepr
Vietnamese AKM-1AKM-VNTUL-1
Yugoslavian Zastava M64Zastava M70Zastava M72Zastava M85Zastava M92
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After the Second World War
Infantry Weapons
Melee Weapons Bayonet [[]]
Survival Weapon [[]]
Sidearms Pistol CF07CF98CS/LP5NP34NP42QSW-06QSW-64QSW-67QSZ-11QSZ-51QSZ-52QSZ-54 (-1)QSZ-64QSZ-77 (-1)QSZ-84QSZ-92 (G)
Revolver [[]]
Machine Pistol [[]]
Close Quarters Personal Defense Weapon [[]]
Submachine Gun CS/LS2CS/LS3M320QCQ-05QCQ-79QCQ-82QCQ-85QCW-05QCW-64QCW-85
Shotgun (automatic) [[]]
Shotgun (semi-automatic) QBS-09
Shotgun (manual-action) [[]]
Primary Weapons Assault Rifle (5.56/5.8) CS/LM11QBZ-03QBZ-81QBZ-86QBZ-87QBZ-95 (-1)QBZ-97 (A)QTS-11
Assault Rifle (7.62) QBZ-56 (-1-2-4)QBZ-86
Assault Rifle (other) [[]]
Assault Carbine (5.56/5.8) QBZ-95B (-1)
Assault Carbine (7.62) QBU-56QBU-63QBZ-56C
Assault Carbine (other) [[]]
Automatic Support Weapons Light Machine Gun CS/LM11QBB-53QBB-56 (-1)QBB-58QBB-95 (-1)QBB-97
General Purpose Machine Gun CS/LM1CS/LM4QJY-53QJY-57QJY-67QJY-80QJY-86QJY-88
Heavy Machine Gun QJZ-85QJZ-88QJZ-89
Rifles Anti-Materiel Rifle AMR-2QBU-99QBU-10
Bolt-Action Rifle CS/LR3CS/LR4
Designated Marksman Rifle & Hunting Rifles CS/LR19QBU-79QBU-85QBU-88
Launchers Grenade Launcher (Attachment) QLG-91 (AB)QLG-10A
Grenade Launcher (Standalone) QLL-91QLZ-04QLZ-87QTS-11
Disposable Rocket Launcher [[]]
Rocket Launcher [[]]
Guided, Anti-Tank [[]]
Guided, Anti-Air [[]]
Non-Lethal Weapons Rifle [[]]
Pistol [[]]
Underwater Weapons Sidearm [[]]
Rifle QBZ-06
Explosives Anti-Personnel Mines [[]]
Anti-Tank Mines [[]]
Offensive Grenades [[]]
Smoke Grenades [[]]
Firearm Accessories
Weapon Sights Collimator [[]]
Holographic [[]]
Iron [[]]
Night [[]]
Reflector [[]]
Telescopic [[]]
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 QGF-11
Vehicle Headwear [[]]
Optics, Detection and Surveillance Man-Portable Radar [[]]
Mine Detectors [[]]
Night Vision Goggles [[]]
Periscopes [[]]
Rangefinders [[]]
Surveillance [[]]
Artillery
Anti-Aircraft Guns 25mm PG-8735mm PG-9937mm PG-5537mm PG-6537mm PG-7457mm PG-59100mm PG-59
Anti-Tank Guns 100mm PT-73100mm PT-86
Anti-Tank Guided Missiles [[]]
Anti-Tank Guided Missile Systems [[]]
Anti-Tank Guided Missile Systems [[]]
Howitzers 122mm PL-54 (-1)PL-60122mm PL-83122mm PL-96130mm PL-59 (-1)152mm PL-66
Mortars 82mm PP-5382mm PP-6782mm PP-8282mm PP-87
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 QJC-59QJC-86
12.7mm Vehicle Machine Guns QJC-54QJC-85QJC-88 (A)
25mm Tank Guns PG-87ZPT-90
30mm Tank Guns ZPT-99
37mm Tank Guns PG-65
57mm Tank Guns PG-59
73mm Tank Guns [[]]
76.2mm Tank Guns [[]]
85mm Tank Guns [[]]
100mm Tank Guns PTP-86ZPL-59ZPT-69
105mm Tank Guns ZPL-83 (-1)ZPL-94
115mm Tank Guns [[]]
120mm Tank Guns PTP-89
122mm Tank Guns [[]]
125mm Tank Guns ZPT-88 (ABC)ZPT-98
130mm Tank Guns [[]]
152.4mm Tank Guns [[]]
155mm Tank Guns WAC-21
Aircraft Weapons & Munitions
7.62mm Machine Guns CS/LM12
12.7mm Machine Guns [[]]
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 0
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 [[]]
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