The Armory: Some of the Available Weapons
Many of the weapons found in the previous 'Pacific Assault' title are also present in this version of the game, but will still be covered in this MOH Airborne walkthrough. You also have the opportunity to upgrade your weapon, depending on how frequently you use it and your accuracy rate. With each upgrade your weapon will become more accurate and have a larger capacity: the upgrade happens automatically as long as you keep on killing with that particular weapon.
M1911A1 Pistol - The same weapon as found in Pacific Assault guide, you can refer to it for more information. You can use the Colt for mopping up, or taking out remaining German or Italian soldiers at the end of a battle. The upgraded version is a nice weapon with match trigger and magnum rounds, packing a punch.
Mauser C96 - This famous German weapon was not included in Pacific Assault, and is a classic World War 2 weapon with its distinctive box-magazine mounted in front of the trigger. With upgrades this weapon turns fully automatic and you also get a shoulder stock, like a rifle's one.
M1 Garand rifle - As usual a great weapon, particularly if you are more of a precision shooter rather than a spray-an-pray guy. Since I used this extensively, I enjoyed the adjustable-sight and match-barrel upgrades, but the thing I enjoyed most was blasting everything when you mount an M7 grenade launcher as your final upgrade.
Gewehr 43 - An interesting weapon, a semi-automatic rifle which also gives a grenade launcher as the final upgrade.
Panzerschreck - You can only pick up this weapon often as part of an objective, which you will use to take out a tank (or more than a few soldiers if you have spare ammo.) It's recommended you make sure you hit the target before shooting as it will take an age to reload and the Panzer won't be happy.
M1903 Springfield - The same sniper rifle as in Pacific assault, but still included in our MOH Airborne walkthrough due to the upgrades. The final upgrade also includes a grenade launcher, and previous ones make it reload faster and add stripper clips.
Lastly you also get the Thompson machine gun, the B.A.R as in the previous game and mounted machine guns such as the MG42. Of course, all the Japanese weapons are not in this game.