Sharpshooter rifle to replace SA80?

Discussion in 'Weapons, Equipment & Rations' started by HMarmedforcesRM396, Jun 1, 2013.

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  1. will the sharpshooter rifle be replacing the SA80 A2? or will both weapons be used in service like GPMG and minimi? (do the army use the minimi or is it only royal marines and SF?)
     
  2. Jesus wept. No it will not be replacing the L85A5.

    Edit: And yes the Minimi is used by infantry.
     
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  3. BiscuitsAB

    BiscuitsAB LE Moderator

    What about the L1A1?
     
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  4. SLR first in!
     
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  5. Snigger.
     
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  6. BiscuitsAB

    BiscuitsAB LE Moderator

    think not!
     
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  7. Did you actually get to hold a rifle before you said you wanted to leave?
     
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  8. british-shorthair-cat-clawing.jpg
     
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  9. Why thankyou! I thought it added a little frisson of bitchiness to the thread.
     
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  10. What's the crack with that?
     
  11. I don't do airsoft. I am just curious. I don't know much about the GPMG or minimi as in cadets we only get to use the L98A2 GP rifle and LSW. as for u rubbing my groin against me, WTF you paedo I am not even 18! (In reply to tango lima)
     
  12. Baker Rifle, first in.

    Apparently.......
     
  13. The King is dead, let it go. Sharpshooter is a UOR due to leave service in 2015.
     
  14. Tell me more.
     
  15. I believe that the PC term is now sgibson's dog.
     
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