The L45A1 round is NATO qualified and complies with STANAG 2130 and UK MOD PM AMM15 specifications and is for use in rifles and machine guns chambered for NATO standard 7.62 x 51mm ammunition. It is combat proven and is in service with the UK Armed Forces.
Other variants include: Tracer, Blank and Sniper/Competition.
Glascoed is the Head Office for BAE Systems Munitions and is located in South East Wales, close to Newport, Gwent. It focuses on the Fill, Assembly and Pack for a range of munitions, with a proud heritage. Production started in March 1940 and 2015 is the 75th anniversary.
The 1,000 acre site has approximately 400 buildings.