NZDF To Replace Steyr AUG

By Steve Johnson

Steyr AUG is too large for the younger recruits (Photo from NZ Army Open Day, 2001)

The New Zealand Defense Force is looking to replace their aging inventory of Steyr AUG rifles. They will purchase 8,800 rifles. Over the past few years the NZDF has upgraded a number of their weapon systems. I first reported on the search for a new service rifle back in 2010. In 2011 they adopted the Lewis Machine & Tool LMT .308 AR-10 […]

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Charles is the editor for 248 Shooter a midwest based gun news and gear review site as well as Online Content Director for On Target Magazine. He is an avid student taking classes from top tier trainers around the country. Charles shares his love for training as well as experience and opinions on some of the most talked about gear and products used by competitive shooters, military, leo and civilians.