[From the back of the book.]
The Compendium of Modern Firearms is a 216 pg. book detailing the weapons of paramiitary police, army units, and hostage rescue teams worldwide. A set of comprehensive conversion rules also lets you place these guns inside the majority of modern role-playing games.
Written and compiled by Kevin Dockery, author of the RPG 'The Morrow Project'
This sourcebook is a list of the weapons and equipment available at the time.
It includes chapters on; Pistols, Submachineguns, Assault & Battle Rifles, Sniper Rifles, Shotguns, Machineguns, Grenades & Grenade Launchers, Heavy Weapons, and Night Vision Devices & Sighting Equipment.
It includes all this information from a technical non-fiction point of view.
The Appendices include a Glossary and a metric-english conversion.
Most important from a gaming perspective the book finishes up with a section on using this information in gaming.
The book is 'compatible' with Cyberpunk, Call of Cthulhu, Twilight 2000, Mercenaries, Spies, & Private Eyes, Hero System, and all D20 based Systems.