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Small arms

Small arms includes the British Army's main assault weapon the SA80 and the L115A3 long range high-accuracy, bolt-action sniper system, which supersedes the standard L96A1 sniper rifle.

SA80 individual weapon

SA80 in use in Afghanistan

SA80 is the designation for a revolutionary family of assault weapons, including the A2 L85 individual weapon.

Long range sniper rifle

sniper rifle

The L115A3 long range rifle is a bolt-action sniper system, which supersedes the standard L96A1 sniper rifle.

Sharpshooter rifle

Sharpshooter rifle

The 'Sharpshooter' rifle fires 7.62mm rounds, enhancing the accuracy of engagement during longer-range firefights.