Category Archives: Military

What is the MoD buying .300″ Blackout ammo for?

24 July 2017 – The Ministry of Defence has issued a tender for .300″ Blackout supersonic and subsonic small arms ammunition – which is quite unusual because 300BLK is not a NATO-standard round.

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Save the No.8s! Minister says .22 rifles will become ‘scrap metal’

27 July 2016 – A defence minister, writing before the post-Brexit change in government, threatened to reduce the nation’s stocks of .22″ No.8 cadet training rifles to “scrap metal”.

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