What weapons did the Viet Cong use?
By the mid-1960s, most main force Vietcong troops were armed with Chinese versions of the Russian AK-47 submachine gun. They also used a range of effective Soviet and Chinese light and medium machine guns, and infrequently, heavy machine guns.
Were AK-47 used in Vietnam War?
AK-47, AKM and Type 56 – Captured rifles were used by South Vietnamese and U.S forces.