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Originally posted by HowlrunnerIV
On the SLR and the M16 maybe. But not with the Enfield individual weapon. Still, they made bayonets for Sterlings and Webleys, too!
The L85 can be fitted with the proprietary knife-type multipurpose bayonet. The bat thing about this bayonet is that it uses its hollow handle as a mount - the handle is put around the muzzle of the rifle, so when rifle is fired the bayonet handle becomes really hot.
Originally posted by Popeye
I think you will find that in most armies bayonet charges still form a part of basic training, not only for training in what to do at close quarter without ammo, but more importantly the mental training and edge it gives.