Dear Ministry of Defence,

Could you please tell me what the MOD does with it's Out of Date/Redundant/Disused small arms.

There must be many thousands of these kind of weapons including the following:-

The Number 8 Rifle
The Nunber 4 Rifle
The L42 Sniper Rifle
The L81 Target Rifle
The Stirling SMG
The Bren and it's derivative the 7.62 LMG
The Browning 9mm Pistol
The L1A1 SLR Rifle

More importantly what happened to the L85A1 and A2 weapons

Many thanks

Yours faithfully,

Paul Ashby

Archer, Lee Mr (DES Sec-PolSecLandEqt), Ministry of Defence

Dear Mr Ashby

Thank you for your recent request which is being handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act. It has been logged under our reference FOI2021/05458 with a target date for response of 21 June 2021.

Yours sincerely

DE&S Secretariat
MOD Abbey Wood, #2043 | Maple 0a | Bristol | BS34 8JH
Group email: [email address]
 

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DES SEC-PolSec LE-JSC-WPNS (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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Dear Mr Ashby

Please find attached a response to your recent FOI request.

Many thanks and regards

DE&S Secretariat
MOD Abbey Wood, #2043 | Maple 0a | Bristol | BS34 8JH
Group email: [email address]
 

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