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Spanish Army procures small arms for SF and snipers

9th March 2020 - 14:00 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira

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The Spanish Army expects this year to receive new rifles, machine guns, submachine guns and shotguns for snipers and troops in its Special Operations Command (MOE in Spanish).

An army spokesperson told Shephard that the force will take delivery of Accuracy International AXMC338 sniper rifles and Heckler & Koch (H&K) MP7A1 submachine guns. These weapons will replace the Accuracy AW 7.62mm and H&K MP5 models.

Additionally, this year the Spanish Army intends to procure pistols, submachine guns, 7.62mm machine guns, .308 semiautomatic rifles, 12.7mm semi-automatic sniper rifles and semiautomatic shotguns. These weapons would be delivered between 2020 and 2024.

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Flavia Camargos Pereira

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Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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