MoD investigates second lost gun The SA80 assault rifle is capable of firing 700 rounds a minute A search is under way for a second firearm lost within a week, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has revealed. The SA80 rifle went missing during an exercise by the 14 Signals Regiment in the Brecon Beacons, Powys. That was suspended on Monday morning when the gun, which can fire 700 rounds a minute, was discovered missing. On Tuesday morning, a handgun accidentally left by an army captain in a supermarket toilet in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, was found by police. Whats all this about then????? how many other incidents happen that weapons are "lost" anyone got any good tales to tell??