Within this page my attempt is to give a brief, but comprehensive
overview of some of the weapons, equipment (kit), vehicles, uniforms and insignia
distinctive to the Selous Scouts.
The Selous Scouts were renowned for being unorthodox in their
operation which also showed in there weapons and equipment. Many Scouts employed
"liberated" items to round out there kit. Weapons being at the top of
the list. Many of which were Communist Block
Some items were standard issue through out the Security
Forces, but were in some cases modified to suit the needs of a particular
operator, while in other cases items were made or obtained specifically for the
Scouts, for example the Selous Scouts made PIG an armored personnel vehicle with purpose
of conducting convoy or external operations.
The following is not all inclusive, but again just an
overview. If you have information or scans of items pertaining to this section,
feel free to send them to the Webmaster. All items will be credited to the