Monday, November 19, 2012

Quiz of the Day - 19 November 2012

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A very common sight in India till a few years ago, the pictured gun is a self loading battle rifle, firing the 7.62x51mm NATO cartridges. 

The rifle is a derivative of the original Belgian battle rifle and has been used by the armies of the commonwealth nations for a long time. In India, these have been phased out by the INSAS 5.56 mm assault rifles, although some remain in service with the paramilitary forces and state police forces.

Identify the rifle.

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1 comment:

  1. Commonwealth L1A1 SLR servive Rifle.