From the Daily Wail - the SA80!!

Discussion in 'The NAAFI Bar' started by Schaden, Apr 12, 2013.

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  1. Schaden

    Schaden LE Book Reviewer

  2. I bet the comments will be filled with three little letters...
  3. ATM.
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  4. Never having fired the A2 I have no personal knowledge, but I thought that Hechelt und Kroch had sorted the problems, or was that just party political propaganda?
  5. IIRC, the Wail ran that story just after the refurb, about 10 years ago. Their habit of not putting a publication date on the stories makes it hard to take the filthy thing as any sort of journal of record.
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  6. BrunoNoMedals

    BrunoNoMedals LE Reviewer

    Erm... that article isn't dated, as best I can tell, and the comments section has already been closed. I'm assuming it was written a long time ago...
  7. I've heard about a job lot of American made rifles going cheap...
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  8. ARRSE 15 Aug 2002: SA80 to be replaced???
  9. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
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  10. I think the phrase "the prospect of UK action in Iraq" gives a fairly good hint at the date of the article ;-)
  11. Stone age article: BAE sold H&K shortly after the A2 upgrade.
  12. I'd rather have a rifle that goes 'BANG"
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  13. HHH

    HHH LE

    sa80 a2 ?
  14. Grumblegrunt

    Grumblegrunt LE Book Reviewer

    what huge development costs?
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