Hello! Have you ever wondered what some of the gun acronyms in csgo mean? In this blog ill tell you what it means and give you a little bit of background info as to why.
CZ75 - Ceska Zbrojovka 1975. Ceska zbrojovka means "Czech Armory" which is the company which manufactured this gun, and it was developed in 1975.
USP-S - Universelle Selbstladepistole or "universal self-loading pistol". "S" stands for suppressed. This one should be self explanatory.
AK-47 - Avtomat Kalashnikova 1947. Named after its creator, Mikhail Kalashnikov. First went into production 1947.
AUG - Armee-Universal-Gewehr meaning "universal army rifle". Self explanatory.
AWP - Arctic Warfare Police. The Accuracy International arctic warfare series of snipers is created so that it can withstand intense weather conditions. This version has been modified for police use.
FAMAS - Fusil d'Assaut de la Manufacture d'Armes de Saint-Étienne. Assault rifle developed by the Saint-Etienne weapon manufacturer.
G3 - Gewehr 3. Gewehr means rifle in German. However, the G3SG1 is a more accurate variant of the original rifle. "SG1" stands for Scharfschützengewehr, which means sharpshooting rifle. These were modified G3's equipped with a telescopic sight and improved stock.
Galil AR - Assault rifle. Standard issue Galil.
SCAR20 - Special Operations Forces Combat Assault Rifle. Now, the SCAR20 isnt a real gun, but its based off the Scar-H which is a real assault rifle firing the standard 7.62 by 51 mm cartridge.
SG553 - Sturmgewehr, meaning assault rifle in German. Variation of the SG550.
SSG08 -Scharfschützengewehr meaning sniper rifle, and 08 represents the year it went into production, 2008.
MAC-10 - Military Armament Corporation Model 10. 9mm/45acp submachine gun developed in the USA.
MP7- Machinenpistole means submachinegun. They use the term "machine pistol" since submachineguns and PDW's use pistol cartridges.
MP9- Same as MP7. Except the "9" means 9mm pistol cartridge.
UMP-45 - Universale Maschinenpistole. Same as last time, except this time its "universal" and the 45 represents the .45 ACP round.
MAG7- not an acronym, however its named as such since it fires from a magazine rather than a tube.
And lastly, any weapon with the "M" prefix (m4,m249) simply means it was adopted by the USA military.
Thanks for reading!