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Switzerland

11 March 2005

SwissInfo

Soldiers who have completed military service can hold on to the army's latest assault rifle from April 1, but they will have to pay for the pleasure. The government says the weapons must first have their fully automatic capability disabled — and owners have to foot the bill. Friday's ruling means Swiss soldiers can, for the first time, take home the SIG 90 assault rifle. Previously, they had only been allowed to keep the older SIG 57 rifle and regulation... (GunPolicy.org)

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