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'L' prefix Small Arms Nomenclature. L stands for Land Service:

  • L1A1 Rifle, 7.62mm
  • L2A1 Submachine Gun
  • L2A2 Submachine Gun (improved version of L2A1)
  • L2A3 Submachine Gun (improved L2A2)
  • L3A1 .30 cal Browning M1919A4 (fixed gun)
  • L3A2 .30 cal Browning M1919A4 (flexible)
  • L3A3 .30 cal Browning M1919A4 (fixed)
  • L3A4 .30 cal Browning M1919A4 (flexible), as for L3A3.
  • L4A1 7.62mm Bren LMG conversion with Mk I bipod & steel barrel
  • L4A2 7.62mm Bren LMG conversion with lightened bipod, steel barrel
  • L4A3 7.62mm Bren LMG conversion of Mk II Bren (prior L4A1 & L4A2 were converted Mk III Bren)
  • L4A4 7.62mm Bren LMG conversion of Mk III Bren, one chrome & one steel barrel
  • L4A5 7.62mm Bren LMG conversion (ex-Mk III) with two steel barrels (naval)
  • L4A6 7.62mm Bren LMG conversion, upgraded L4A1 w/ chrome barrel
  • L4A9 7.62mm Bren LMG conversion, with GPMG dovetail
  • L6A1 12.7mm (.50 cal) Ranging Machine Gun on Centurion, ranging gun for 105mm tank gun
  • L7 105mm main armament gun on Centurion MBT
  • L7A1 7.62mm Machine Gun
  • L7A2 7.62mm Machine Gun, improved L7A1 with revised feed mechanism and provision for fitting 50-rd. belt box under receiver
  • L8A1 7.62mm Machine Gun, AFV* redesigned L7. Butt removed, firing solenoid
  • L8A2 7.62mm Machine Gun, AFV, improved variant of the L8A1
  • L9A1 9mm Pistol, Browning Hi-power, previously the Pistol No.2 Mk I*.
  • L11A1 9mm Automatic Pistol Kit (same as L9A1 but with accessories & kit)
  • L11A5 120mm gun main armament on Chieftain MBT
  • L12A1 .22 Conversion Kit by Heckler & Koch, for L1A1 rifle
  • L14A1 84mm Carl Gustav Anti-Tank, in Australian service
  • L16 81mm Mortar
  • L19A1 7.62mm L7 series with heavier barrel to preclude barrel changes
  • L20A1 7.62mm L7 adapted for helicopter, for use in pods & external mounts
  • L20A2 7.62mm L7 Helicopter Machine Gun, slight variant of L20A1
  • L21A1 30mm Rarden cannon for AFV
  • L21A1 12.7mm [.50 cal] MG ?
  • L23A1 Rifle, 7.62mm Instructional
  • L23A1 Ordnance, Gun, 76mm, Main armament of FV101 Scorpion
  • L24A1 .50cal MG, Ranging Drill
  • L25A1 Rifle Instructional L26A1
  • L26A1 30mm Rarden
  • L29A1 .22 Trainer
  • L29A2 .22 Sportco Model 71S Trainer
  • L30A1 120mm gun main armament on Challenger MBT
  • L32A1 12ga Automatic loading FN Browning Riot Gun
  • L33A1 .30 cal L3 Browning AFV Fixed Machine Gun, DP variant. 300 made
  • L33A2 .30 cal L3 Browning AFV Flexible Machine Gun, DP variant
  • L34A1 9mm Submachine Gun. Silenced version of L2A3 Sterling
  • L36A1 7.62mm Machine Gun. Instructional skeleton model of L7
  • L37A1 7.62mm L7 Machine Gun for AFV* special barrel for tracer. Mixture of L7 & L8 parts to enable removal for perimeter defence
  • L37A2 7.62mm L7 Machine Gun, AFV, improved. Can be used on Challenger AFV
  • L39A1 7.62mm Rifle, conversion of .303 No. 4 Mk I/2 or I/3 for competition
  • L40A1 12.7mm Ranging Gun, used with Wombat anti-tank weapon. Also called .50 cal spotting gun, M8C
  • L41A1 7.62mm Machine Gun, drill (inoperable model L8)
  • L42A1 7.62mm Sniper Rifle, conversion of .303 No. 4 (T)
  • L43A1 7.62mm Machine Gun, variant of L7, used on the Scorpion as a ranging gun
  • L44A1 7.62mm Machine Gun, for Helicopters, Naval. Variant of L20
  • L45A1 7.62mm Machine Gun, Drill version of L45
  • L46A1 7.62mm Machine Gun, drill (Skeleton model L7A1/A2)
  • L47A1 7.65mm Pistol, Walther PP. By Manuhrin, France
  • L48A1 37mm (1.5 in.) Riot Gun
  • L48A2 37mm Riot Gun, upgraded variant of L48A1
  • L49 9mm DP L2A3 SMG
  • L50 9mm DP Sten Mk II Machine Carbine
  • L51 9mm DP Sten Mk III Machine Carbine
  • L52 9mm DP Sten Mk V Machine Carbine
  • L54A1 .303 DP variant of the Bren LMG
  • L55A1 7.62mm DP variant of the L4A4 LMG
  • L56 .30 cal DP variant of the L3 Browning AFV MG
  • L59A1 D.P. conversion of No. 4 rifles for (Cadet use)
  • L66A1 5.6 x 16mmR (.22RF) Pistol Automatic, Walther, target. By Manuhrin, France
  • L67A1 37mm (1.5in.) Riot Gun. Arwen Grenade Launcher.
  • L74A1 12ga Pump Action Riot Gun
  • L81A1 7.62mm Cadet Target Rifle, version of the Parker Hale M82 sniper rifle
  • L81A2 7.62mm Cadet Target Rifle, version of the Parker Hale M82 sniper rifle
  • L85A1 5.56mm Individual Weapon (SA 80)
  • L85A2 5.56mm Individual Weapon (SA 80) improved version.
  • L86A1 5.56mm Light Support Weapon, LMG version of L85, with bipod
  • L89A1 9mm Instructional Automatic Pistol
  • L90A1 9mm Submachine Gun
  • L91A1 9mm Submachine Gun, (H&K MP5SD)
  • L92A1 9mm Submachine Gun, (H&K MP5A3)
  • L94A1 7.62mm Machine Gun, Chain. Hughes EX34 chain gun
  • L95A1 7.62mm Machine Gun, Chain
  • L96A1 7.62mm Sniper Rifle, Accuracy Intn'l. 700m iron sight, 6x42 Schmidt & Bender scope. SAS silenced model, sub-sonic ammo
  • L98A1 5.56mm Cadet General Purpose rifle. Manually operated single-shot version of L85A1 EWS
  • L100A1 7.62mm Rifle H&K G3KA4
  • L101A1 5.56mm Rifle HK53
  • L102A1 9mm Pistol, Automatic (Walther P5 Compact)
  • L103 DP L85 (SA 80)
  • L105A1 9mm Pistol, Automatic (SIG P226)
  • L107A1 9mm Pistol, Automatic (SIG P228)
  • L108A1 5.56mm Light Machine Gun (Minimi)
  • L110A1 5.56mm Light Machine Gun (Minimi Para model)
  • L115 .338-in. Accuracy International Sniper Rifle
  • L119 5.56mm Diemaco Light Support Weapon (C8 SFW)