Apologies for going off topic, and Mods pls remove if you think necessary, but with hindsight should we have kept a few of the SLR's for the "DMR" role?
I'm only a civve that airsofts, but I've target shot air rifles and .22 rimfire, so I have a basic understanding of shooting accurately at range. Can any of you guys with realtime military service please tell me if the old SLR would be of benefit to troops in Afghanistan at the moment? It certainly seems to be a comfortable weapon to accurately lay down long range fire, with a 7.62 full stopping capability. I understand the SA80 was the weap