Small arms and support weapons
Locker Magazine Infantry Artillery
Small arms and support weaponsWhether they arrive by armoured vehicle or boat, British soldiers are trained to operate aywhere in the world and are supported by an armoury of powerful and versatile weaponry, from grenades to heavy machine guns - tools for the solider's task of taking and holding ground.
SA80 is the designation for a revolutionary family of assault weapons. On its introduction, it proved so accurate that the Army marksmanship tests had to be redesigned.
SA80 A2 comprises the Individual Weapon (IW) and Light Support Weapon (LSW).
These are the British Army's standard combat weapons.