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New Czech Rifles – The Future Name is Bren
13th Nov. 2011 07:30, by Luboš Rosí
Prague – A revolution, maybe not only in the Czech Armed Forces. After more than fifty years the soldiers of the Czech Army begin to train with an entirely new type of assault rifles. We witness the end of the well-known SA 58 weapon. The future is to belong to the model designated Bren. The name of this assault rifle refers to the British light machine gun, which according to historians helped the British to victory in WW II. "The Bren was a very famous machine gun and as we own this trade mark name we have taken advantage of this to use it also for our assault rifles. “We are targeting this product also to foreign territories, where this British machine gun was very famous," says Technical Director of Česká zbrojovka Radek Hauerland...
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