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Small arms and support weapons

Whether they arrive by armoured vehicle or boat, British soldiers are trained to operate anywhere in the world and are supported by an armoury of powerful and versatile weaponry, from grenades to heavy machine guns - tools for the soldier's task of taking and holding ground.

Small arms

SA80 with underslung grenade launcher

The SA80 A2 Individual Weapon and L115A1 Long Range Rifle are two of the best weapons of their type in the world.

Support weapons

Combat shotgun

The British Army has an armoury of powerful and versatile support weapons.

Guided weapons

A soldier carries Javelin

Features Javelin and the Next-generation Light Anti-tank Weapon (NLAW).

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