SA80


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SA80Small Arm for the 1980s (infantry weapon of the British Army)
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The Crown claims Sharp then transferred some of those parts earlier this year, while prosecutors claim Savill, 47, tried manufacturing an SA80 during that three-year period.
She added: "There is no actual evidence that it was an SA80 that caused the bullet wound to Cheryl."
The crown court sentencing hearing was told that Lt Cdr Molyneux, a father-of-four, known as Molly, had bravely tried to tackle Donovan after hearing shots from the SA80.
SEIZURE: The head of Matrix, Det Chief Supt Tony Doherty, with the SA80 assault rifle HAUL: Some of the guns and ammunition seized
A panel of five Naval officers at a court martial at HMS Nelson, in Portsmouth, Hampshire, found leading Medical Advisor Michael Lyons guilty of willfully disobeying the order by an officer to pick up an SA80 as part of rifle training on the grounds that it was 'against his moral beliefs.'
The decorated officer's "avatar" stands in full British Army uniform, with body armour and an SA80 rifle in the game, which is set in the fictional war-torn country of Takistan.
"The report calls for guns that take larger ammunition to replace all standard-issue SA80 rifles, which many believe were exposed as inadequate in Iraq in 2003." But the British Ministry of Defence insists the 5.56mm rounds-used by the U.S.
A 600- rounds-a-minute SA80 assault rifle went missing at the same time but has never been recovered.
His inquest at Oxford's Old Assizes was told he had probably been shot with an SA80, the Army's standard combat rifle.
A soldier jailed for more than five years for handling a stolen SA80 assault rifle was the victim of a "tragic injustice", a veterans' campaigner said yesterday.
They burst in firing blanks from SA80 rifles before bundling the MP and their headmaster into a van and driving round until staff and students paid a pounds 240 ransom.
Michael Fabricant, Tory member for Lichfield, said the SA80 guns used by the Marines were better suited to the Home Counties than war zones.