Hello all, my first post ! I am a member of the Irish Reserve Defence Force, based in Dublin. As some of you know, we here in Ireland use the Steyr AUG Rifle, which has been in service since 1988 with us. Earlier this year I seen a television documentary about the Falklands Conflict, 25 years on. In this, the Current Falklands Islands Defence Force were also using Steyr rifles. Now a question for the weapon buffs, why do the FIDF use the Steyr ? Why not use the standard British SA80 ? And do any other units in the Brit Forces use the Steyr ? Picture included of some Irish RDF Recruits - with Steyrs.