Arms Trials Information

Carl Gaylard made this Official Information request to New Zealand Defence Force

The request was partially successful.

From: Carl Gaylard

Dear New Zealand Defence Force,

I seek information regarding the trials in which the new infantry rifle and handgun were selected.

Specifically, I would like to know
1 - The specific models of firearms submitted for trial
2 - The tests performed during the trial
3 - The performance of each firearm in these tests
4 - The reason for selecting the Lewis Machine & Tool Co Inc (LMT) manufactured AR15 derivative (M16/M4/etc) and Glock 17 handgun.

Yours faithfully,
Carl Gaylard

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Good afternoon Mr Gaylard,
Please find attached the response to your OIA request regarding the new
rifle and pistol selected by the New Zealand Defence Force.
Kind regards
Corporate and Ministerial Services
Office of the Chief of Defence Force
New Zealand Defence Force
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