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Volume 455: debated on Thursday 18 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the answer of 7 November 2006, Official Report, column 1502W, on weaponry, which of the weapons listed are capable of being physically carried by personnel in theatre on foot. (114631)

The following can be carried by personnel in theatre on foot:

General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG). Calibre 7.62 mm

81 mm Medium Mortar

Javelin Anti Tank Guided Weapon

Long Range Rifle. Calibre 8.6 mm