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New Zealand downselects new rifle

1st September 2015 - 11:53 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has selected a replacement rifle for the incumbent 5.56mm Steyr AUG A1 under the Individual Weapon Replacement programme.

The preferred tenderer, according to a Ministry of Defence release in mid-August, is Lewis Machine & Tool (LMT). Shephard understands that the down-selected solution is ...

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