Mine Protected Combat Vehicle
The Mine Protected Combat Vehicle – MPCV (aka 'Spook') was a Rhodesian 4 × 4 Infantry fighting vehicle (IFV), first introduced in 1979 based on the body of the Mercedes-Benz Unimog ligh...
Mamba Pistol
The Mamba is a semi-automatic pistol developed in Rhodesia and later produced in South Africa, intended for military and police duty. It is named after the mamba, an African snake known for its deadly...
Mamba Pistol - Wikipedia
Shotel
A shotel is a curved sword originating in Abyssinia (ancient Ethiopia). It looks very much like the Near Eastern scimitars. The curve on the shotel's blade varies from the Persian shamshir, adopting a...
Shotel - Wikipedia
Knobkierrie
A Knobkierie, also spelled knobkerrie, knopkierie or knobkerry, is a form of club used mainly in Southern and Eastern Africa. Typically they have a large knob at one end and can be used for throwing a...
Knobkierrie - Wikipedia
Rieder Automatic Rifle
The Rieder Automatic Rifle was a fully automatic Lee-Enfield SMLE rifle conversion of South African origin. The Rieder device could be installed quickly with the use of simple tools. A similar weapon ...
Ida (sword)
The Ida is a kind of sword used by the Yoruba people of West Africa. It is a long sword with a narrow to wide blade and sheathe. The sword is sharp, and cuts on contact but typically begins to dull if...
Ida (sword) - Wikipedia
MAP75 Armoured Personnel Carrier
The MAP75 Armoured Personnel Carrier (aka MAP ‘seven five’) is a Rhodesian 4x4 heavy troop-carrying vehicle (TCV) first introduced in 1978 based on a Mercedes-Benz truck chassis.
The MAP75 consist...
Sebastopol (cannon)
Sebastopol was the name of a large artillery mortar commissioned by the Ethiopian Emperor Tewodros II. The name was taken from the Crimean town Sevastopol, the site of a battle during the Crimean War....
Sebastopol (cannon) - Wikipedia
Nimcha
A Nimcha is a single-handed sword from northwestern Africa, especially Morocco, a type of scimitar or saif.These blades are usually from the late 18th century onwards and are notable for often using ...
Rhogun
The Rhogun was a submachine gun of Rhodesian origin. The weapon was manufactured by Bulawayo Armoury as a Land Defence Pistol. It was later made by Lacoste Engineering as a more polished weapon called...
Billao
A billao (Somali: billaawe), also known as a belawa, is a horn-hilted Somali shortsword. It served most notably as a close-quarters weapon in the Dervish State, at the turn of the 20th century.
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6mm Musgrave
The 6mm Musgrave was the brain child of Ben Musgrave and introduced by Musgrave Rifles in 1955 and can be described as a classic Africa cartridge. It is based on necking down the .303 British with th...
Musgrave rifle
These guns have their roots in target shooting and was designed for full-bore target shooters in an era when surplus war rifles such as the Lee–Enfield, Lee–Metford, P14 and others were used. The Musg...
Flyssa
Flyssa is a Berber traditional sword of the Kabyles tribe of Algeria and part of Morocco during the 19th century and earlier. These types of swords come with blades of various sizes from 12 to 38 inch...
Rungu (weapon)
A rungu (Swahili, plural marungu) is a wooden throwing club or baton bearing special symbolism and significance in certain East African tribal cultures. It is especially associated with Maasai morans...
Rungu (weapon) - Wikipedia
Sanna 77
The Sanna-77 (from South Africa) is the end of a line of submachine guns which can trace their existence and lineage to the days of Rhodesia and their Unilateral Declaration of Independence in 1965.
Sanna 77 - Wikipedia
Grot CH-9/25
The Grot CH-9 was a submachine gun of Rhodesian origin. The receiver is a round section sealed with the back by a screwed stopper. The gun is contained on half its length in this carcass. The part bef...
Neopup PAW-20
The Neopup PAW-20 (Personal Assault Weapon, 20 mm) is a grenade launcher designed by Tony Neophytou and is marketed by Denel.
The PAW-20 is a hand-held, semi-automatic grenade launcher that ...
HAMDY mine
The HAMDY mine is an Egyptian directional fragmentation mine based on the US Claymore mine and produced by the Maasara Company. The mine consists of a rectangular sand colored plastic main body with a...
Seme (dagger)
A seme is a type of dagger or short sword used by the Maasai people of Kenya in East Africa.Typically it is seen with a wooden handle. The scabbard is wood covered with rawhide dyed red and tipped wit...
Takoba
Takoba (also takuba or takouba) is the sword that is used across the western Sahel and among ethnic groups such as the Tuareg, the Hausa, the Fulani. It usually measures about one meter in length. Ta...
Hakim Rifle
The Hakim Rifle is a gas operated semi-automatic rifle. It was originally designed by Sweden and produced as the AG-42 Ljungman for the Swedish Army. The tooling and design were later sold to Egypt,...
Hakim Rifle - Wikipedia
Leopard security vehicle
The Leopard Security Vehicle is an unusual land-mine protected APC used by the Rhodesian Government and civilian population during the Rhodesian Bush War. It offered basic but necessary protection aga...
Leopard security vehicle - Wikipedia