Army Rumour Service
George Hamilton, aka techno-spastic, died at the weekend.
Ex-RGBW and then Rifles, George had a few tours under his belt and was a severe PTSD sufferer. He’d been ill for some time.
George was a nice guy, even through his troubles, and I’m glad he was a friend. For those who knew him when he was in, know that he retained his sense of humour right to the end. I’m sorry it turned out this way.
The Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) is a no fault Government scheme providing compensation for injuries caused wholly or in part by service or which are made worse by service on or after 6 April 2005.
The scheme does not distinguish between injuries suffered on operations, training, service-approved sports or whilst exercising to maintain military fitness. This is because, as member of the Armed Forces, you have no choice over where you deploy or the activities you are asked to do.
Although you could make a claim through the AFCS on your own,...
Short story short. The MoD is studying whether it is feasible to keep the SA80 beyond 2025 and has been playing about with several "A3" prototypes.
¤ a safety stud placed above the change lever on the trigger mechanism housing to ensure that this lever does not over-rotate,
¤ the Weaver rail on top of the upper receiver being taken off and a full length Picatinny rail fitted – this will allow day sight and night sight to be mounted in tandem.....
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