The cavalry is armed with repeating carbines (the N.C.O.'s with repeating revolvers) and swords.
Grant, some so Sudanese soldiers, and about 250 porters, armed with Snider carbines.
Mauser rifles (1901 model) and carbines are used by the infantry and cavalry, and Schneider Canet quick-firing guns by the field and horse artillery.
Sixth, the board is not decided in the opinion whether it would be best to have only magazine carbines in the cavalry service.
There were in addition twelve muzzle loading carbines per troop.