Friday, July 4, 2014

New Zeland to replace Steyr Aug

According to the Janes(via Soldier Systems) New Zealand Defence Force got approval from the government to replace up to 8800 rifles. They cited difficulty in identifying enemy, lack of effectiveness outside of 200m.

They will have a competitive tender to purchase off the shelf replacement which should meet the requirement fo consistency from CQB distance to 500m.

From: Soldier Systems