Weapons used by NSG Commandos or popularly known as Black Cat Commandos

Weapons Used by NSG

National Security Gaurd or NSG is Counter-Terrorism Unit of  India. These units are best of the best when it comes to combat. NSG was formed in 1987 after the assassination of then Indra Gandhi. Since then, NSG has tackled many terrorist attacks including the 2008 Mumbai Attacks. NSG get its most personals mainly from Army though NSG is not part or Indian Army.NSG is modeled like the German GSG 9.

NSG has two Wings.A Strike wing known as Special Action Group (SAG) and a VIP Protection Group know as Special Ranger Group (SRG). SRG conducts Counter Terror Operations whereas SRG provides Security to High-Risk VIP like Chief Minister and Prime Minister.

NSG also deploys its personnel’s on-board flights as Air marshals to deal with Hijackers.

Being such an Elite Unit, NSG uses most advanced weapon systems and equipment.

Here are Weapons used by Black Cat Commandos:

Knives:

1. Glock Knife

Type: Field Knife

Country of Origin: Austria

Length – 290 millimetres (11 in)

Blade length – 165 millimetres (6.5 in)

Blade type – Clip point

Pistols:

1. Glock 17

Firing Mode – Semi-Automatic

Calibre – 9×19mm Parabellum

Country of Origin – Austria

Magazine Capacity – 17 Round

Effective Range – 50 m

Sub-machine Guns:

1. Heckler & Koch MP5A3/A5/SD3/SD6/K

MP5A3
MP5A5
MP5SD3
MP5SD6
MP5K

Firing Mode – Semi-Automatic/Three Round burst

Calibre – 9×19mm Parabellum

Country of Origin – Germany

Magazine Capacity – 15 or 30 Rounds

Effective Range – 200 m (MP5A3, MP5A5) and 100 m (MP5K)

Assault Rifles:

1. SIG SG 551SB/SG 553LB/SG 553SB

SIG SG 551
SIG SG 553SB
SIG SG 553LB

Firing Mode – Semi-Automatic/Three Round burst/Full Automatic

Calibre – 5.56×45mm NATO

Country of Origin – Switzerland

Magazine Capacity – 20 or 30 Rounds

Effective Range – 100–400 m

2. Beretta SC70/90

Firing Mode – Semi-Automatic/Three Round burst/Full Automatic

Calibre – 5.56×45mm NATO

Country of Origin – Italy

Magazine Capacity – 30 Rounds

Effective Range – 350 m

3. M16A2

Firing Mode – Semi-Automatic/Three Round burst

Calibre – 5.56×45mm NATO

Country of Origin – United States

Magazine Capacity – 20 Rounds

Effective Range – 550–800 m

4. FN SCAR-L

Firing Mode – Semi-Automatic/Three Round burst/Full Automatic

Calibre – 5.56×45mm NATO

Country of Origin – United States

Magazine Capacity – 20-30 Rounds

Effective Range – 300–600 m

5. AKMS

AKMS without Magazine

 

Firing Mode – Semi-Automatic/Full Automatic

Caliber – 7.62×39mm M43

Country of Origin – Soviet Union (Now Russia)

Magazine Capacity –  30 Rounds

Effective Range – 250-350 m

Sniper Rifle:

1.Barrett M98B

Firing Mode – Bolt Action

Calibre – .338 Lapua Magnum

Country of Origin – United States

Magazine Capacity –  10 Rounds

Effective Range – 800-1100 m

2.SIG Sauer SSG 3000

Firing Mode – Bolt Action

Calibre – 7.62 x 51mm NATO

Country of Origin – Germany

Magazine Capacity –  10 Rounds

Effective Range – 900 m

3. Heckler & Koch PSG1

Firing Mode – Semi-Automatic

Calibre – 7.62×51mm NATO

Country of Origin – Germany

Magazine Capacity – 5 or 20-round

Effective Range – 800 m

Shotgun:

1. Franchi SPAS-15

Firing Mode – Pump Action?Semi-Automatic

Calibre – 12 Gauge

Country of Origin – Italy

Magazine Capacity –3/6/8 round

Effective Range – 40 m

Machine Guns:

1. IMI Negev

Firing Mode – Semi-Automatic/Full Automatic

Calibre – 5.56×45mm NATO

Country of Origin – Israel

Magazine Capacity –  150 Rounds

Effective Range – 300-1000 m

2. FN Minimi 7.62

Firing Mode – Full Automatic

Calibre – 7.62×51mm NATO

Country of Origin – Belgium

Magazine Capacity –  30/100/200 Rounds

Effective Range – 300-1000 m

Other Weapon Systems

1. CornerShot

Type: Weapon Accessory

Country of origin: Isreal

Used For: Allows its operator to both see and attack an armed target, without exposing the operator to counterattack.

2. Taser

Type: Electroshock Weapon

Country of origin: United States

Used For: Incapacitating a person using Electric Current. It is a Non-Lethal Close range weapon.


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