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Military Sound FX

Military Sound FX

You can play and download the package of sounds titled "Military" here. This collection includes a wide range of intense and realistic military sounds that will transport you to various battlefields and war zones. From the heavy barrage of World War II to the roaring engines of military tanks and aircraft, these sounds capture the raw power and intensity of armed conflicts.

You will hear the thunderous gunfire from tanks and machine guns, the explosions of artillery shells and rockets, and the rumble of armored vehicles as they pass by. The sounds of aircraft overhead and the whistling of missiles add to the immersive experience of being in the midst of combat.

The package also includes unique sounds such as the ticking of a German Tiger tank, the firing of antique cannons and muskets, and the revving of aircraft engines. From the atmospheric sounds of an RAF station to the intense naval bombardment of North Vietnam, each sound brings a different aspect of military action to life.

You can hear the precision of a firing drill and the communication whistles of armed trawlers, as well as the chaos of a night raid on London with anti-aircraft fire ringing out over the city streets. The package even includes futuristic spot effects like missile ricochets and machine gun rhythms, adding a modern twist to the traditional military sounds.

With the variety of sounds in this package, you can create immersive soundscapes for historical reenactments, film projects, video games, or simply enjoy them as a fan of military history. Whether you're a sound designer looking for authentic military sounds or a history buff wanting to bring the past to life, this package has something for everyone.

So dive into the world of military sounds and experience the adrenaline-pumping action of battlefields past and present. Play and download these sounds now to add a dynamic and realistic element to your audio projects. Bring the power and intensity of the military to your ears with this comprehensive collection of authentic sounds.

A single jet 707B aircraft passing overhead. aircraft
A single jet 707B aircraft passing overhead. aircraft
A single jet 707B aircraft, start, run up engines, switch off. aircraft
Air raid on Battersea Park, London 1940 (500R) raid, battersea, park, london, battles, raids, sirens
Air raids on London at night. Anti aircraft barrage raids, london, night, anti, aircraft, barrage, world
Alert (England) 1968 (162A) england, battles, raids, sirens, raid, alert
Alert (France) 1968 (162A) france, battles, raids, sirens, raid, alert
Armed trawler, communication whistle (several versions) (reprocessed) versions, world, whistles, trawler
Armoured Car, exterior, approach and pass on gradient. (Alvis Saracen or Saladin armoured car both use same chassis.) exterior, alvis, saracen, saladin, chassis, armoured, same
Army Catering, atmosphere in men's cookhouse with some speech & sounds of utensils being used. catering, atmosphere, cookhouse, speech, utensils, army
Army Drill, company fall in, open order marching, soldiers drilling with rifles on the march & at the halt. (Troops wearing studded boots.) drill, company, order, soldiers, rifles, march, halt, troo
Atmosphere at an RAF station. atmosphere, station, aircraft, airports, airfields
Auster aircraft. Landing (hits soft patch) auster, aircraft, patch, soft
Auster aircraft. Landing. auster, aircraft
Auster aircraft. Landing. auster, aircraft
Auster aircraft. Passes overhead auster, aircraft
Auster aircraft. Passes overhead auster, aircraft
Auster aircraft. Passes overhead. auster, aircraft
B" company dismiss and ragged march off (WW1 drill with orders shouted) 1967 (83D) company, march, drill, orders, world, aircraft, ragged
Baker Rifle, single shot fired. (In use c. 1800 40.) rifle, antique, firearms, baker, single
Battle actuality. Enemy shells landing. World War II. (From 73 r.p.m. disc) battle, actuality, shells, world, disc, actualities, enemy
Battle of Arnhem. Infantry with 2" mortar, rifle, Bren and tommy gunfire advance, 25 pounder barrage, World War II. battle, arnhem, infantry, mortar, rifle, bren, tommy, gunfire, advance, pounder, b
Battlefield atmosphere, distant perspective with some close explosions. battlefield, atmosphere, explosions, distant, perspective, close
Battlefield atmosphere, middle distant perspective with close mortars firing. battlefield, atmosphere, middle, mortars, distant, perspective
Battleship Y turret gun house 14'' gun shouting, orders, movement, metallic clatter, gun fired (reprocessed) battleship, turret, house, shouting, orders, movement, clatter, world, boats, battl
Bofors Guns, barrage fired, cases falling. bofors, guns, barrage, cases, gunfire
Bombers circling aerodrome and coming in to land (reprocessed) bombers, aerodrome, land, world
Bombers overhead, anti aircraft fire, bombs fall 1975 (500N) bombers, anti, aircraft, fire, battles, raids, sirens
British artillery (World War II actuality) 1975 (500S) british, artillery, world, actuality
Cavalry troop coming to stop. cavalry, troop, processions
Chieftain Main Battle Tank, exterior, pass on hard surface. (Diesel engined tank.) chieftain, main, battle, tank, exterior, surface, diesel
Chieftain Tank, firing armour piercing round. (Close perspective.) chieftain, tank, armour, bang, perspective
Chieftain Tank, firing machine guns & shells while moving. (Close perspective.) chieftain, tank, machine, guns, shells, bang, perspective
Churchill tank starting, revving, stopping, World War II. (From 78 rpm record) churchill, tank, world, tanks
Coming in to land (reprocessed) land, world, fighters
Complete range finding and firing drill (close to predictor) Nov.1942 ATS plotting positions Nov.1942 (reprocessed) range, drill, predictor, positions, world, guns, anti, aircraft, complete
Constant movement background on a crisp surface. (Created to simulate troop movements over rough ground) movement, background, surface, troop, movements, ground, constant, simulate, over, rough, cri
Constant movement on a soft surface. (Created to simulate troop movements over rough ground) movement, surface, troop, movements, ground, constant, background, simulate, over, rough, soft
Crew briefing giving objectives which will include bombing 'Tirpiz' in Bremerhaven, also Ruhr blast furnace, steel works & marshalling yard in Dusseldorf Dec.1940 (reprocessed) crew, objectives,
D" company approach and halt, stand easy (WW1 drill with orders shouted) 1967 (83D) company, halt, drill, orders, world, army, easy
Diving (reprocessed) world, fighters
Drill with orders, arms drill with 303 rifles. drill, orders, arms, rifles, with, army
Dropping anchor without speech (reprocessed) anchor, speech, world, boats, cruisers
Eight inch gun fires, with orders. inch, fires, orders, warfare, vietnam
Eight inch gun fires. inch, fires, warfare, vietnam
Eighteenth Century Naval Battle, general battle atmosphere. century, naval, battle, atmosphere, cannon, general
Eighteenth Century Naval Cannon, constant bombardment century, naval, cannon, bombardment, constant
Eighteenth Century Naval Cannon, fires quadruple shot. century, naval, cannon, fires, quadruple
Eleventh Century Battle, large army fighting with swords & axes. century, battle, fighting, swords, axes, period, large, army
Elizabethan Matchlock Gun, single shot fired. elizabethan, matchlock, firearms, antique, single
Enemy shell, mortar fire, MG 42 (nickname Spandau) machine gunfire in background. World War II. (From 78 r.p.m. disc) shell, mortar, fire, nickname, spandau, machine, gunfire, background, world, dis
Ext. approach (climbing steep bank) with gear changes 1968 (163A) bank, gear, world, tanks, steep
Ext. stop, switch off 1968 (163A) world, tanks
Exterior, approach and stop, move off over cobbles. (Mark V Centurion Tank) exterior, move, cobbles, mark, centurion, tank, tanks, over
Exterior, land, taxi up and switch off. (Piper private light aircraft, 1 piston engine) exterior, land, taxi, piper, aircraft, piston, engine, light, single, pistol, private
Exterior, landing. (Starfighter. Single engined jet fighter) exterior, starfighter, fighter, single, engined, aircraft
Exterior, landing. World War II fighter bomber. (From 78 r.p.m. disc) exterior, world, fighter, bomber, disc, mosquito
Exterior, parking. (Mark V Centurion Tank) exterior, mark, centurion, tank, tanks
Exterior, passing overhead. (Tiger Moth Light Aircraft, Single piston engine; open cockpit) exterior, tiger, moth, light, aircraft, single, piston, engine, cockpit, open
Exterior, start up, move off over cobbles. (Mark V Centurion Tank) exterior, move, cobbles, mark, centurion, tank, tanks, over
Exterior, take off, distant. World War II fighter bomber. (From 78 r.p.m. disc) exterior, world, fighter, bomber, disc, mosquito
Exterior, takes off. (From 78 r.p.m. disc) exterior, disc, world, bombers
Exterior, taxi ing, switching off. World War II fighter bomber. (From 78 r.p.m disc) exterior, taxi, world, fighter, bomber, disc, mosquito
Exterior, taxi ing. World War II fighter bomber. (From 78 r.p.m. disc) exterior, taxi, world, fighter, bomber, disc, mosquito
Exterior, taxi up, revving, switch off. (Tiger Moth Light Aircraft, Single piston engine; open cockpit) exterior, taxi, tiger, moth, light, aircraft, single, piston, engine, cockpit, open
Exterior, two dives, followed by constant flight. World War II fighter bomber. (From 78 r.p.m. disc) exterior, dives, flight, world, fighter, bomber, disc, mosquito, constant
Flying Fortress, ticking over. (World War II US bomber.) fortress, world, aircraft
Footsteps running up ladder to flight deck on board aircraft carrier. World War II. (From 78 r.p.m. disc) footsteps, ladder, flight, deck, aircraft, carrier, world, disc, carriers, board
General purpose machine gun, surface fire from close left. purpose, machine, surface, fire, general
German Tiger tank passing, World War II. (From 78 rpm record) german, tiger, tank, world, tanks
German Tiger tank starting, revving, ticking over, shutting off. (From 78 rpm record) german, tiger, tank, shutting, tanks, world, over
German Tiger tank starting, ticking over, shutting off. Exterior, World War II. (From 78 rpm record) german, tiger, tank, shutting, exterior, world, tanks, over
German U Boat, firing torpedo. (World War II German U Boat manned by British crew.) (Recorded in Torpedo Room.) german, boat, torpedo, world, british, crew, recorded, room, submarine
German U Boat, submerged, cruising underwater running on batteries. (World War II German U Boat manned by British crew.) (Recorded in Control Room.) german, boat, submerged, underwater, batteries, w
German U Boat, submerged, diesel engines start & run with snorkel raised. (World War II German U Boat manned by British crew.) (Recorded in Control Room.) german, boat, submerged, diesel, snorkel, w
German U Boat, surfacing. (World War II German U Boat manned by British crew.) (Recorded in Control Room.) german, boat, world, british, crew, recorded, control, room, submarine
Goosestep marching, with orders in German. (From 78 rpm record) goosestep, orders, german, world, crowd
Guillotine being used at an execution. (Specially created effect.) guillotine, execution, effect, archery
Gunfire (Artillery): Rifle Fire. gunfire, artillery, rifle, fire, guns, rifles
Gunfire & Guns: A .303 rifle, operating the bolt . gunfire, guns, rifle, bolt, rifles
Gunfire & Guns: Revolver, Broken open and closed. gunfire, guns, revolver, broken, open
Gunfire: Gunshot with Silencer, simulated. gunfire, gunshot, silencer, guns
Hand phaser weapon, single shot. (Futuristic Spot Effect.) hand, phaser, weapon, spot, effect, generated, sounds, single, futuristic
Hawker Harrier, exterior, start & run up engines. (Harrier Jump Jet, vertical take off & landing fighter jet.) harrier, exterior, jump, take, fighter, aircraft, hawker, vertical
Heavy barrage, with tanks and flail tanks moving up rec. during attack on the Siegfried Line 1945 (500W) barrage, tanks, flail, siegfried, line, world, heavy
Heavy barrage. (World War II, recorded during attack on the Siegfried Line, Reischwald Forest. From 78 rpm recorded) barrage, world, siegfried, line, reischwald, forest, heavy, gunfire
Heavy Mortar fire. mortar, fire, gunfire, heavy
Heinkel 115, exterior recording. Flying against wind at 3,000ft heinkel, exterior, wind, world, aircraft, german, against
Heinkel 115, exterior recording. Flying with wind at 3,000ft heinkel, exterior, world, aircraft, german
Hercules, Aircraft, landing & taxing R L hercules, aircraft
Hercules, Aircraft, take off R L hercules, aircraft
High power phaser weapon, bursts. (Futuristic Spot Effect.) power, phaser, weapon, spot, effect, generated, sounds, high, futuristic
High power phaser weapon, four single shots. (Futuristic Spot Effect.) power, phaser, weapon, shots, spot, effect, generated, sounds, high, single, futuristic
High velocity light machine gun firing single shots from 500 yards. (At receiving end.) velocity, machine, shots, yards, army, drill, with, orders, high, light, single
Horsedrawn gun carriage approaches and stops, panting of horse, moves off 1970 (83E) horsedrawn, carriage, horse, moves, world, animals, horses, carriages
Horsedrawn Gun Carriage passing. horsedrawn, carriage, army
Horsedrawn gun carriage starts, runs, stops, turns, stops (recorded on board) 1970 (83E) horsedrawn, carriage, world, animals, horses, carriages
Int. start up, constant run on rough ground, stops 1968 (163A) ground, world, tanks, constant, rough
Interior, P47 Thunderbolt. World War II. (From 78 r.p.m. disc) interior, thunderbolt, world, disc, aircraft, usaaf
Interior, start up, constant run over rough ground, stop. (Mark V Centurion Tank) interior, ground, mark, centurion, tank, exterior, tanks, constant, rough
Land Rover, exterior, approach & stop. land, rover, exterior
Large German crowd cheering and shouting slogan. (From 78 rpm record) german, crowd, slogan, world, large
Large German crowd cheering. (From 78rpm record) german, crowd, record, world, large
Letting go anchor (reprocessed) anchor, world, boats, cruisers
Light Infantry Arms Drill at the halt, with orders shouted. infantry, arms, drill, halt, orders, army, light
Light spasmodic bangs (smoke bombs) suitable for old type rifle fire (reprocessed) bangs, type, rifle, fire, world, explosions, light, spasmodic
Liverpool 1 o'clock Gun fired, with ships' sirens. liverpool, o'clock, ships, gunfire
Lowering boat,orders and voices (reprocessed) boat,orders, voices, world, boats, trawlers
Machine gun and small arms fire, Bessa guns, enemy shells landing (some in canal) 1945 (500X) machine, arms, fire, bessa, guns, shells, world, small, enemy
Machine gun rhythm, rapid series of bursts. (Futuristic Spot Effect.) machine, rhythm, series, spot, effect, generated, sounds, rapid, futuristic
Machine gun rhythm, short rapid burst. (Futuristic Spot Effect.) machine, rhythm, burst, spot, effect, generated, sounds, short, rapid, futuristic
Marine Bugle Call, 'Flying stations'. marine, bugle, call, flying, stations, calls
Marine Bugle Call, 'Officers dress for dinner'. marine, bugle, call, officers, dinner, calls
MG 42 (nickname Spandau) machine gun, Bren gun, small arms fire, Bofor gunfire 1945 (500X) nickname, spandau, machine, bren, arms, fire, bofor, gunfire, world, small
Minesweeper sweep in donkey engine, hawser, paravane made fast on deck (reprocessed) minesweeper, sweep, donkey, engine, hawser, paravane, deck, world, warships
Missile ricochets left to right. (Futuristic Spot Effect.) missile, ricochets, spot, effect, generated, sounds, futuristic
Naval bombardment of North Vietnam. Heavy barrage. naval, bombardment, north, vietnam, barrage, heavy
Night raid on London, anti aircraft fire over London's streets 1940 (500M) night, raid, london, anti, aircraft, fire, streets, battles, raids, sirens, over
Night raid on London, distant anti aircraft fire, bomb falls, drone of plane 1940 (500M) night, raid, london, anti, aircraft, fire, drone, plane, battles, raids, sirens, distant
Parade Ground atmosphere with orders. parade, ground, atmosphere, orders, drill, with, army
Period Gunfire, fairly concentrated in foreground. (Suggested use period battles.) period, gunfire, foreground, battles, antique, firearms
Platoon about turns on parade ground, without spoken command. (Recorded at Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst.) (NB Platoon = 24 men.) platoon, parade, ground, royal, military, academy, sandhurst, ar
Platoon left turns on parade ground, without spoken command. (Recorded at Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst.) (NB Platoon = 24 men.) platoon, turns, parade, ground, royal, military, academy, sandhur
RAF Station Bomber Command crew disembarking on return from raid crew talking 'absolutely wizard' 'good show' Dec.1940 (reprocessed) station, bomber, command, crew, raid, wizard, show, world
Revolver: 45 Long colt, single shot, outside, (used in the 'wild west'). revolver, long, colt, west, guns, revolvers, exterior, wild, single
Rifle and machine gunfire, World War II. (From 78 r.p.m. disc) rifle, machine, gunfire, world, disc, battle, actualities
Rockets guns, bombs falling (rec. during air raid on London) 1944 (500R) rockets, guns, raid, london, battles, raids, sirens
Scimitar Armoured Vehicle, three shots fired. (Distant perspective.) scimitar, armoured, vehicle, shots, bang, distant, perspective
Searchlight working on aircraft carrier. World War II. (From 78 r.p.m. disc) searchlight, aircraft, carrier, world, disc, carriers
Single rifles firing among rocks with ricochets. (Exterior recording.) rifles, rocks, ricochets, exterior, gunfire, single
Six single revolver shots. (Studio recording.) revolver, shots, studio, gunfire, single
Slow marching, halt (WW1 drill, no orders) 1967 (83D) marching, halt, drill, orders, world, army, slow
Slow whipping, interior. (Specially created effect.) whipping, interior, effect, archery, slow
Soldiers digging in wet muddy ground. soldiers, muddy, ground, army
Soldiers marching past at 160 paces per minute. (Troops wearing studded boots.) soldiers, paces, troops, boots, army
Sonic Boom, double boom as English Electric Lightning passes through sound barrier. (Jet fighter, c. 1967.) boom, english, electric, lightning, sound, barrier, fighter, space, ship, launching, sonic
Sound of machine gun bursts. sound, machine, gunfire
Start up, taxi and switch off. (Monoplane 1909) taxi, monoplane, aircraft
Start up, taxi and take off. (Monoplane 1909) taxi, monoplane, aircraft
Stirling (4 Engined Heavy Bomber, Transport) (GB) starting up with orders,engine running,stop engines with orders(rec.inside aircraft) (reprocessed) engined, heavy, bomber, transport, running,stop,
Street battle in Saigon. Heavy fire. street, battle, saigon, fire, naval, bombardment, north, vietnam, heavy
Stun gun, single shot. (Futuristic Spot Effect.) stun, spot, effect, generated, sounds, single, futuristic
Stun gun, three single shots. (Futuristic Spot Effect.) stun, shots, spot, effect, generated, sounds, single, futuristic
Submarine, control deck atmosphere while submerged, with background orders. (Diesel Electric Submarine, c. 1961.) submarine, deck, atmosphere, submerged, background, orders, diesel, electric
Submarine: 1960 'P' class, air conditioning turned on. submarine, class, aop'ao, boats
Submarine: 1960 'P' class, Conning tower hatch opened. submarine, class, conning, tower, hatch, aop'ao, boats
Submarine: 1960 'P' class, during Emergency Stations, air conditioning closed down. submarine, class, emergency, stations, aop'ao, boats
Submarine: 1960 'P' class, Emergency Stations. submarine, class, emergency, stations, aop'ao, boats
Submarine: 1960 'P' class, Periscope moving downwards. submarine, class, periscope, aop'ao, boats
Submarine: 1960 'P' class, Periscope moving upwards. submarine, class, periscope, aop'ao, boats
Submerging (reprocessed) world, submarines
Swordfish ticking over, taking off from aircraft carrier. World War II. (From 78 r.p.m. disc) swordfish, taking, aircraft, carrier, world, disc, carriers, over
Taking off, March 1945 (reprocessed) world, bombers
Tank Guns, .3 machine gun firing. (Recorded outside tank.) tank, guns, machine, outside
Tank Guns, 120mm gun fired three times. (Recorded at target end.) tank, guns, times
Tempest (Single Engined Fighter) (GB) start up engine,tick over,rev up,shut off,1944(reprocessed) tempest, single, engined, fighter, engine,tick, over,rev, up,shut, world, fighters
Three cannons firing. (Seventeenth Century cannons.) cannons, century, period, battle
Three Pounder Bronze Cannon, fired six times. (Manufactured 1790.) pounder, bronze, cannon, times, antique, firearms
Turbines, changing speed, slow to half half to full, with telegraph. World War II. (From 78 r.p.m. disc) speed, telegraph, world, disc, aircraft, carriers, slow
V1 Flying Bomb (Doodle Bug) passing over and anti aircraft fire 1975 (500B) flying, bomb, doodle, anti, aircraft, fire, world
V1 Flying Bomb (Doodle Bug), approach, engine cuts out, pause & explosion. flying, bomb, doodle, engine, explosion, world, bombs
V1 flying bomb, doodle bug, passing over and anti aircraft fire. doodle, anti, aircraft, fire, world, german, rocket
V2 Rocket double explosion 1975 (500B) rocket, explosion, world, double
V2 Rocket double explosion 1975 (500B) rocket, explosion, world, double
V2 Rocket explosion and rumble 1975 (500B) rocket, explosion, rumble, world
V2 Rocket launching 1975 (500B) rocket, world
V2 rocket, double explosion rocket, explosion, world, german, double
V2 rocket, double explosion. rocket, explosion, world, german, double
V2 rocket, explosion and rumble. rocket, explosion, rumble, world, german
V2 rocket, explosion and train whistle. rocket, explosion, train, world, german
V2 rocket, Explosion, rumble rocket, explosion, rumble, world, german
Variable velocity gun, single shot. (Futuristic Spot Effect.) variable, velocity, spot, effect, generated, sounds, single, futuristic
Volley of cannon fire. (Seventeenth Century cannons.) volley, cannon, fire, century, cannons, period, battle
World War I Army Drill, four companies approach & halt, with orders shouted. world, army, drill, companies, halt, orders
World War II Air Raid Siren, French, alert sounded. world, raid, siren, french, sirens, gunfire, alert
4 Minute Warning alert, two cycles, (High pitch.) (Futuristic Spot Effect.) minute, warning, cycles, high, pitch, futuristic, spot, effect, generated, sounds, alert
5.6mm gas operated rifle, a section firing single shots. (Close perspective.) rifle, section, shots, bang, single, perspective
5.6mm gas operated rifle, a section firing single shots. (Distant perspective.) rifle, section, shots, bang, single, distant, perspective
5.6mm gas operated rifle, six single shots on targets. (Close perspective.) rifle, shots, bang, single, perspective
7.62mm tank machine gun firing. (Recorded outside tank.) tank, machine, gunfire, outside
25 pounder Guns fired.. guns, gunfire
40mm Bofors Gun shells bursting. (Anti aircraft guns in use from c. 1930s onwards.) bofors, shells, guns, gunfire
66mm light anti tank weapon fired. (Middle distant perpective.) anti, tank, weapon, bang, light, perpective
81mm medium mortar, firing multiple high explosive charges, explosions after 0m19s. (Recorded close to firing end.) mortar, charges, explosions, medium, multiple, high, explosive
84mm medium anti tank weapon, two rounds of high explosive fired. (Close perspective.) anti, tank, weapon, rounds, bang, medium, perspective
100 muskets firing continuously. (Studio recording.) muskets, gunfire
100 rifles firing rapidly. (Studio recording.) rifles, gunfire
.303 Rifle firing. rifle, gunfire

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