List of Soviet Union military equipment of World War II

The following is a list of USSR (Soviet Union) military equipment of World War II which includes artillery, vehicles and vessels. World War II was a global war that was under way by 1939 and ended in 1945. Following political instability build-up in Europe from 1930, the Germany, which aimed to dominate Europe, have attacked the Poland on 1 September 1939, marking the start of the World War II. The USSR (Soviet Union) have joined the attack on Poland from 7 September 1939. The war in Europe ended 8 May 1945 with capitulation of Germany to the allied (including USSR) forces.

Knives and bayonets

  • NR-40 (Soviet Combat Knife)

Small arms

Pistols (manual and semi-automatic)

Automatic pistols and submachine guns


Grenades and grenade launchers


Recoilless rifles


Machine guns

Infantry and dual-purpose machine guns

Vehicle and aircraft machine guns


Infantry mortars

Heavy mortars and rocket launchers

Field artillery

Fortress and siege guns

Anti-tank guns

Anti-tank weapons (besides ant-tank guns)

Anti-aircraft weapons

Light anti-aircraft guns

Heavy anti-aircraft guns




Self-propelled guns



Armored cars

Armored carriers

Engineering and command


Passenger cars


Tractors & prime movers

Miscellaneous vehicles

Navy ships and war vessels


Secret weapons


Missiles & bombs

Cartridges and shells

See also

External links


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