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.
Nathaniel is a history enthusiast and firearms hobbyist whose primary interest lies in military small arms technological developments beginning with the smokeless powder era. In addition to contributing to The Firearm Blog, he runs 196,800 Revolutions Per Minute, a blog devoted to modern small arms design and theory. He is also the author of the original web serial Heartblood, which is being updated and edited regularly. He can be reached via email at [email protected]