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Royal Marines issued with more powerful rifle, replacing traditional SA80
The commando unit which guards the Trident nuclear programme has been issued with a new type of rifle. The Canadian C8 Colt Carbine rifle has been issued to the Royal Marines of 43 Commando Fleet Protection Group, part of 3 Commando Brigade.
UK Royal Marine unit ditches the SA80 for Colt C8
A high-profile UK Royal Marine unit has been re-equipped with the Colt Canada C8 carbine to enhance its ability to protect the Royal Navy's nuclear deterrent submarine base and nuclear weapon convoys.
See the new special forces rifle for elite Royal Marine protection unit
An MoD spokesman said: "The SA-80 A2 is highly capable rifle which remains the individual infantry weapon of choice across the armed forces. This small procurement of C8 rifles is for a specialist role performed by the Royal Marines in 43 Commando" ...
Royal Marines given the Jihadi stopper as standard rifles weren't deadly
Elite troops from the 43 Commando battalion are now armed with the C8 Diemaco carbine rifle, the first sign of British troops ditching the traditional SA80.
Toronto police to get military-style assault rifles
Alex Payne, a spokesman for Colt Canada, told CBC News the C8 Carbine is a "fully- or semi-automatic assault weapon" and that "98 per cent" of their law enforcement customers purchase the semi-automatic version. The Toronto Police Service is the last ...

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