I read a press release this week from the Australian Government. It announced that the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) will be providing Australian law enforcement agencies with training in the identification and analysis of illegal firearms.
The Australian officers will use the opportunity to enhance their skills in identifying firearm markings, parts and components, and the methods that can be used by organized criminals to unlawfully traffic firearms.
Upon returning to Australia the officers will share the knowledge they have gained with their colleagues.
So. The question needs to be asked: