Soldiers of New Zealand have begun training with new FN Herstal 7.62mm light machine gun 1102133
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Defence News - New Zealand
|Monday, February 11, 2013, 10:01 AM|
|Soldiers of New Zealand have begun training with new FN Herstal 7.62mm light machine gun.|
New Zealand military personnel have begun training with new Belgium-made FN Herstal 7.62mm (MINIMI) light machine guns that will extend their operating capabilities, the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) announced Monday, February 11, 2013.
FN Herstal Belgian-made 7.62m Light Machine Gun or Light Support Weapon at Defence exhibition in Paris, France.
The new 7.62 mm Light Support Weapon (LSW), manufactured by FN Herstal, replaced the NZDF's old 5.56 mm C9 light machine gun, which had come to the end of its life, said Major Shane Ruane, program manager for the weapons replacement program.