Author: Spearpoint
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Version: 1.04
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Short description: is a British submachine gun in service with the British Army from 1953 to 1994.

Date: 2019-07-19 15:06

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Spearpoint: L2 Sterling SMG Pack


Spearpoint: L2 Sterling SMG Pack
The L2, ubiquitously known as the "Sterling" after its place of manufacture, is a British submachine gun in service with the British Army from 1953 to 1994. Originally developed by George William Patchett during World War II as a replacement for the Sten gun, the Sterling submachine gun enjoyed post-war success both domestically and internationally. It continues to be used by some police and military forces around the world.

This pack contains a few major variants of the Sterling SMG:

Mk4. L2A3 : the British Army adopted the Mk.IV as the L2A3 in 1955, and it would remain the standard British submachine gun until it was taken out of service in 1994. Production ran from 1955 to 1988.
Mk5. L34A1: The Mk.V was designed in 1964 on behalf of the British Army, who requested a suppressed version of the L2A3 for use on special operations. It was adopted as the L34A1 in 1967. The L34A1 remained in service until the 1990s and saw sales in other countries.
Mk.6 Carbine: also known as the "Police" or "Sporter" model, was a semi-automatic, closed bolt version of the Mk.IV offered for commercial sale in the US. It was marketed primarily for law enforcement purposes but failed to attract many buyers.
Mk.7 Para Pistol: an ultra-short variant of the Mk.IV. The barrel was reduced to a mere 4 inches and the return spring was shortened significantly. It also came with a detachable foregrip and polymer stock. It was marketed to both military and civilian customers.

To install Spearpoint: L2 Sterling SMG Pack you should use modfolders to keep it seperate from the official game content to prevent issues.
With Arma 3 you can use different ways to set up your modfolders to use custom content you have downloaded.
Please visit the Arma 3 Mod install instructions page for more information about using custom mods and addons in Arma 3.

Included files:

Future plans:
Update prone reload animation

Credits & Thanks:
A couple years ago I began the process of learning to mod Arma 3 and put together Spearpoint. This would not have been possible without the mentoring and support of Mondkalb and the rest of the Arma Cold Warriors Discord channel. They are too numerous to name here, but the happy responses, healthy critique and empathy in frustration are what stopped me from giving up on this months ago.

The Arma 3 community as a whole has contributed to a huge knowledge base that I leaned heavily upon to get this mod in to the world. The Volunteer Commando Battalion is a group that kept me interested in playing Arma for years past its original run (back to the earliest days of OFP), and I would wholeheartedly recommend checking them out if you want to play with this mod in tactical realism scenarios.

License / Disclaimer:
All content released in Arma3 game-readable and Real-virtuality3 encoded content fall subject to the Arma Public Share-Alike (APL-SA) License, unless otherwise specified.

Exceptions to this license are made in the following, with stipulations regarding use -

Any persons or entities directly or indirectly involved with active development of Arma 3 Life OR Arma 3 Life derivatives. Stipulations - Do Not Redistribute, No alteration or de-binarizing of content, no use at all within publicly distributed data-archives(including executable installation) for entities that receive more than US$10 in lifetime donations. This exception applies retroactively. Failure to adhere to this will result in legal action.

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