The Irish Army carry out tests on a number of new weapons to decide which it will select as its new assault rifle.

Report shows Curragh firing range.

Publicity material for the weapons the Belgian Fabrique Nationale (FN), Israeli Galil, the German Heckler and Koch, the French Famas the United States (US) Colt and the British Enfield.

The reporter is Tom McCaughren.

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