Words and pics: Lorenzo Malfatti

I’ve always liked UKSF and The British Army in general – even before starting to play airsoft.

I think this passion started when I was a kid, and I saw a pic in a magazine of a guy in a Denison smock, carrying a Sten. Growing up I started reading Italian  forums about UKSF and then UK forums; learning as much as I could and starting my L119A1.

In early 2017 I started playing airsoft more frequently and I decided to buy a higher performance platform, so I bought a TM NGRS – which I believe is the best platform on the market today.

At the same time I started my UKSF loadout (2015-present, which is still a WIP). I needed the correct gun to run with, so my NGRS CQBR quickly became a modern 10″ L119A1.

Then, a couple of weeks after I finished my A1, Angry Gun announced the A2 rail!

To build my rifle – and my loadout in general – I studied all the reference pics available in the public domain (sadly I’m not one of the blessed ones who have access to other sources) and asked a lot of questions in the UKSF impression and L119 Facebook groups. I learned what is issued/used by the guys, and built my rifle using those constraints – but in a way which works better for me.

The only thing I’m not sure about is the LaRue style magnifier mount, but since LaRue items are in use, I will tolerate it (particularly since I can’t find/afford a Samson Mfg mount).

Special Thanks To

  • All the E27 guys and Mike P, who are my principal airsoft inspiration for UKSF stuff
  • Mark T, for modding the Magpul ASAP and charging handle for TM, and CTR recoil pad for lipo
  • Rich N, for choosing my build for his blog

Parts List

*Denoted repro

  • TM NGRS M4 CQBR with outer barrel chopped to 10.0″
  • Magpul CTR stock with recoil pad modded for lipo
  • Magpul ASAP Sling Plate modded for TM buffer
  • Ambi mag release*
  • Colt Canada charging handle latch
  • Aimpoint 3x magnifier*
  • LaRue FTS mount*
  • Aimpoint Micro T1
  • GG&G QD Accucam mount
  • Magpul RSA QD sling mount
  • LA-5*  with Jay Taranis UKSF spec stickers
  • Surefire M600 with KM2 head
  • Haley strategic Scout mount
  • Magpul AFG
  • BFG padded Vickers sling in Multicam

I’m still missing the correct trades – and the ambi selector, because I can’t put it on my AEG.

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Further reading/links

The UKSF Kit List

The Comprehensive UKSF (SAS/SBS) L119A2 Parts and Accessories List

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