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Originally posted by czakky
The one good point of the SA-80 is the SUSAT scope, which gives 4x magnification. This allows target regonition, and longer range fire than iron sights, which are on most other infantry rifles.
Originally posted by EvilSpallacus
my mate's in the army, REME to be precise, and has nearly completed his basic training. anyway, he said it also has some night vision capability, because of the gases inside it
Originally posted by gizmo2k4
ok people as a soldier i am going to clarify some things for you
the sa80 and LSW as well as the m249 can have full night time capability with the addition of a Common Weapon Sight, basically allows you to see in the dark, and another thing, army cadets are restricted in their weapons for a reason, because they are nothing but little cowboys. i consider the SA80 series to be a fine weapon system and the A2 update may just have given us one of the most reliable systems in the world, mostly all weapons can jam which are automatic. the SUSAT is a big plus of the rifle but is generally only issued to infantry units, REME are usually given the iron sight, a peep sight. we had to change from the SLR because we are part of NATO and use standard 5.56mm ammunition, which is quite measly compared to the SLR's 7.62 round. I have physically compared both bullets and the 7.62 can indeed drop you in your tracks.
The GPMG is a fine weapon to use albeit it being heavy and the reason it fires in 100 round link is because the barrels need to be changed to prevent overheating otherwise you could just let rip with a thousand rounds at a time with a big grin, i would have my face in the dirt at the site of 3 of these weapons being fired at me
Originally posted by AcidShivers
Are you sure you have actually used the SA80, I was in the army for 3 years and I know the SA80 is the most unreliable weapon ever to be used in the armed forces, The SA80 Holds 31 rounds yet you can only fire 29 rounds with a mag, If you put 31 rounds in the mag it will jam on every shot, a grain of sand will totally cock it up and in battle could cost you your life or even your squads.
Originally posted by devilwasp
its not designed for desert so thats why it screws up, you cant blame it for not working in terrain its not designed for.
its like giveing a man woodland camo and sending him into a desert. their designed for diffrent terrains.
Originally posted by SE7EN
Found it at last this should be the right one tanks planes boats as far etc enjoy.