British Military Longarms
Musketry instruction, military marksmanship and the Hythe School of Musketry are discussed further within: Marksmanship. See also: Ammunition.
- Brunswick - This curious arm with its two-groove bore and belted bullet remained in the hands of Regulars, Militia and Native troops for almost half a century.
- Pattern 1838 Musket - The "Musket, Rank and File for Foot Guards", the first percussion musket to be issued in quantity to British soldiers.
- Pattern 1841 Carbine - The Pattern 1841 Royal Sappers & Miners, &/or Royal Artillery Carbine.
- Enfield - The family of British Service Rifles and Carbines introduced during the 1850’s and 1860’s in 0.577 calibre marked the culmination of the soldiers’ muzzle loading firearm.
- Snider-Enfield - The breech loading conversion of the muzzle loading Enfield rifle.
- Martini Arms - Martini arms in British service: Martini-Henry, Martini-Enfield, Martini-Metford.
- Lee Magazine Rifles - The British Service Lee: Lee-Metford and Lee-Enfield rifles and carbines.
- Small Arms Trials - Reports on individual arms and wider trials of British military small arms.