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2A1 Rifle

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The last Lee Enfield, chambered for the more powerful 7.62mm NATO round.

Aside from the shorter extractor, squarer magazine, charger guide, and rear sight calibration, this rifle is fundamentally identical to the SMLE Mk.III. It is occasionally alleged that the steel is better than that on the .303 versions, but this is disputable. Made by Ishapore in India.