Colt Canada is advertising an L119A2 variant of their L119 rifle intended for UK special forces. The rifle features a monolithic upper receiver, new prong flash hider, ambidextrous controls, and a partial 1913 rail handguard. No word yet on whether these rifles have been or will be adopted by the British armed forces.
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