HC Deb 01 February 1949 vol 460 c219W
93. Mr. Low

asked the Secretary of State for War what tests have been carried out with the Swift training rifle and with what result; and what are his proposals for its use in the active Army, the Territorial Army and in the Army Cadet Force.

Mr. Shinwell

Tests with this rifle have recently been carried out by trained soldiers and recruits to ascertain whether it was suitable for adoption for training in the Regular Army. A report on the tests is now being prepared.

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