Weapon names

Discussion in 'Weapons, Equipment & Rations' started by BevisRory, Jun 27, 2009.

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  1. I'm just wondering, what are the names for the L115A3 and L121A1?

    I say this, in reference to say, the L85A2 being Rifle, 5.56, L85A2. (Or something along those lines)

    Many thanks
  2. I find this a good start Linky
  3. It denotes Land Service weapons and ammunition, as opposed to the days when the Navy had their own muskets and suchlike...
  4. Harry and Uncle Albert.
  5. Designation: L121A1
    Common Name: AW50F
    Calibre: 12.7×99mm (.50 Browning)
    Origin: Accuracy International Ltd, Portsmouth, England.
    Details: Schmidt & Bender 5-25× scope? Bipod.

    Designation: L115A3 Long-Range Rifle (LRR)
    Common Name: AWMF
    Calibre: 8.6×70mm (.338 Lapua Magnum)
    Origin: Accuracy International Ltd, Portsmouth, England.

    Edited for the L121A1 description as I completed mong'ed the transcription when placing the original details.

    Please see Short_Arms post 2 down to see what a tw@t post I originally did.
  6. Brian and Phil
  7. The L121A1 is the AW50 :roll:

    The L119A1 is the C8. :wink:
  8. I was about to say that!