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Zambia. 2010 ‘Ammunition.’ National Report of Zambia on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Section A. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Zambia to the United Nations. 1 January

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9. Ammunition

A1. Zambia supports the establishment of an International system for marking all weapons and ammunition. In this regard, Zambia has received a pin making machine, from Regional Centre for Small Arms and light Weapon (RECSA), for which an MoU has been signed.

A2. The marking will be unique the lot of manufacture for both Military and Police in the Country.

A3. Yes, the marking will identify the country where the marking was made.

A4. Once used, the empty cartridge will show the Lot Number which will be used for identification.

A6. National Measures have been put in place for tracing SALW ammunition through manual record tracing system.

[SALW = small arms and light weapons]

ID: Q3236

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