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What sniper rifle does the Irish Army use?

The Irish Army version is chambered for the . 338 Lapua Magnum round. The FN FAL was previously the standard service rifle for the Defence Forces. Older FAL rifles were upgraded with an adjustable butt stock, Picatinny-style rail hand guard, a bipod, and a Schmidt & Bender sight for use as sniper support weapons.

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Consequently, what gun did the IRA use?

In the US, IRA supporters rob a US Army base of M60 machineguns, M16 assault rifles and C-100s. Between 1973 and 1978, after IRA supporters robbed a US Marine base of 500,000 rounds of 5.56×45mm NATO ammunition, they are all successfully sent to the IRA.

Beside above, are the Irish army in Syria? The 43 Infantry Group, consisting of 115 personnel, deployed into Syria in September 2013. The group is tasked primarily to serve as the Force Mobile Reserve within the UNDOF Area of Responsibility. The Irish peacekeepers were attacked by Syrian rebels on 29 November 2013.

Correspondingly, what camo does the Irish Army use?

In the grand scheme of things The Irish DPM camouflage pattern is a relative new introduction . Having replaced wool serge battledress in 1960, the Irish Defence Forces (Óglaigh na hÉireann) wore a plain olive green combat uniform for the next forty years.

Does the Irish Army have tanks?

The first Irish Landsverk L60 light tank was delivered in 1935 and joined Ireland's only other tank the Vickers Mk. D in the 2nd Armoured Squadron. The second Landsverk L60 arrived in 1936. They were both armed with a Madsen 20 mm cannon and a Madsen .

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