List of Proletarian Liberation Army equipment in the Second Great War

From Atlas

Individual Equipment[edit]

Blades[edit]

Name Origin Type Photo Notes
N-36  Gorbatov Knife/Bayonet N-36.png Bayonet knife issued for the AV-36 battle rifle, mainly saw service with units armed with the aforementioned rifle.
N-40  Gorbatov Knife N-40.png Standard issue combat knife of the PLA during the war, copy of the Stasnovan NR-40 combat knife.
R-70  Gorbatov Entrenching tool M.1870.png Standard issue multi-tool for the infantry, often used as improvised melee weapons.

Personal protective equipment[edit]

Name Origin Type Photo Notes
S-14  Gorbatov Helmet M.1915 (Stalhelm).png Mainly used by shock troops, production ceased with the introduction of S-30.
S-16  Gorbatov Helmet M.1916 (Helmet).png Mainly used by the navy and cavalry troops, production ceased with the introduction of S-30.
S-30  Gorbatov Helmet S-30.png Main helmet used by the PLA during the Great Patriotic War, the updated version of the helmet would see continued use till 1967.
SN-14  Gorbatov Body armour M.1914(Armour).png Mainly used by shock troops and assault engineers, production ceased following the introduction of the cheaper SN-39.
SN-39  Stasnov Body armour SN-39.png Mainly used by shock troops and assault engineers, saw extensive use during the Battle of Alexandrovsk.
SC-32  Gorbatov Gas mask SC-32.png Mainly used by rear echelon troops and the civil defence units, would continue use till the 1950s.
SC-39  Gorbatov Gas mask SC-39.png Main gas mask used by the PLA during the span of the war, based around Stasnovan ShM-1 gas mask, updated variants would continue use till the 1980s.

Firearms[edit]

Pistols[edit]

Name Origin Type Cartridge Photo Notes
P-86  Gorbatov Revolver 7.62×38mmR R-86.png 7-round cylinder, copy of Stasnovan M1895 revolver, saw widespread use by the PLA in the early years of the Great Patriotic War, with continued late-war use by special forces, due to its capability of having a silencer attachment.
P-31  Stasnov Semi-automatic pistol 7.62×25mm P-31 Old.png 8-round magazine, mainstay pistol of the PLA during the span of the war, adopted to replace P-86 from frontline service.
P-42  Gorbatov Semi-automatic pistol 7.62×25mm P-42.png 8-round magazine, developed from captured Granzerian PP pistols during the Siege of Voronezh, mainly saw use by officers and elite units of the PLA during the span of the war.

Submachine guns[edit]

Name Origin Type Cartridge Photo Notes
PP-34  Stasnov Submachine gun 7.62×25mm PP-34.png 71- or 25-round magazine, production ceased by 1942 with the introduction of the cheaper PP-42.
PP-38  Gorbatov Submachine gun 7.62×25mm PP-38.png 25-round magazine, first submachine gun developed by Gorbatov, production ceased by 1942 with the introduction of the PP-42, mainly used by special forces due to their limited production due to its complexity.
PP-42  Gorbatov Submachine gun 7.62×25mm PP-43.png 35-round magazine, developed during the Siege of Voronezh, main submachine gun used by the PLA during the span of the war, saw continued used by the PLA till 1956.

Rifles[edit]

Name Origin Type Cartridge Photo Notes
V-91  Gorbatov Bolt-action rifle 7.62×54mmR V-91.png 5-round integral magazine, copy of Stasnovan M1891 rifle, main rifle used by the PLA during the span of the Great Patriotic War.
V-44  Gorbatov
 Stasnov
Semi-automatic rifle 7.62×39mm V-44.png 10-round integral magazine, jointly developed by Gorbatov and Stasnov, sees the introduction of a newly developed intermediate cartridge (7.62x39mm), the rifle still sees continued use by the PLA as a ceremonial weapon.
AV-36  Gorbatov Battle rifle 7.62×54mmR AV-36.png 15-round magazine, one of the first selective fire rifles adopted for military service in Atlas, soldiers often refrained from using the rifle in full-auto, as it was very unwieldy and wore down the rifle to a significant rate, production ceased by 1944 with the introduction of the V-44 rifle.

Machine guns[edit]

Name Origin Type Cartridge Photo Notes
RK-30  Stasnov Light machine gun 7.62×54mmR RK-30.png 47-round magazine, main light machine gun used by the PLA during the span of the Great Patriotic War, most were converted into RK-46s by the end of the war.
RK-44  Gorbatov Light machine gun 7.62×39mm RK-44.png 30-round magazine, uses a newly developed intermediate cartridge (7.62x39mm), mostly used by shock troops and elite units.
RK-46  Gorbatov Light machine gun 7.62×54mmR RK-46.png 250-round belt, a metallic-belt fed version of the RK-30 with a heavier barrel to allow prolonged sustained fire.
SK-39  Gorbatov Medium machine gun 7.62×54mmR SK-39.png 250-round belt, saw limited service during the war due to technical issues, production ceased by 1941.
SK-43  Stasnov Medium machine gun 7.62×54mmR SK-43 Old.png 200- or 250-round belt, adopted to replace CK-10 machine gun, often mounted on wheeled mounts, tripods and armored vehicles.
CK-10  Gorbatov Heavy machine gun 7.62×54mmR CK-10.png 250-round belt, copy of Stasnovan M1910 machine gun, though relatively obsolete it saw widespread use during the war.
CK-39  Stasnov Heavy machine gun 12.7×108mm CK-39 Old.png 50-round belt, main heavy machine gun used by the PLA during the war, often mounted on vehicles and used as a light anti-aircraft weapon.

Anti-tank rifles[edit]

Name Origin Type Cartridge Photo Notes
PV-31  Gorbatov Recoilless anti-tank rifle 37mm PV-31.png 3-round integral magazine, one of the earliest examples of a weapon of this type to be adopted in Atlas, was quickly phased out in favor with the lighter and more reliable PV-41.
PV-41  Gorbatov
 Stasnov
Semi-automatic anti-tank rifle 14.5×114mm PV-41.png 5-round integral magazine, jointly developed by Gorbatov and Stasnov, main anti-tank rifle of the PLA during the span of the war, production ceased by 1944 with the introduction of the RH-44.

Grenade launchers[edit]

Name Origin Type Cartridge Photo Notes
HP-15  Gorbatov Rifle grenade launcher 40.5mm HP-28.png Single-shot grenade launcher attachment for V-91 rifle, saw limited service as its role was replaced by infantry mortars.
AHP-31  Gorbatov Automatic grenade launcher 40.8x17mm AHP-31.png 5-round clip, later versions had 5-round magazines inserted from the top, one of the earliest examples of a weapon of this type to be adopted in Atlas, saw limited service during the war due to various technical issues.
RH-44  Gorbatov Rocket-propelled grenade launcher 30mm RH-44.png Re-loadable anti-tank grenade launcher, developed after extensive test from captured Axis rocket launchers, saw extensive use by Stasnovan and Gorbatovic forces use during the latter half of the war.

Explosives[edit]

Grenades[edit]

Name Origin Type Diameter Photo Notes
H-13  Gorbatov Offensive/Defensive hand grenade 45mm M.1914(Grenade).png 13-15 meter kill radius, 4 to 5 second fuse, copy of Stasnovan M1913 grenade, production ceased following the introduction of the H-33 grenade.