I doubt they will get the option, though the shardcarbine could make a good counts-as for splinter rifles for Kill Team - it's more compact, perfect for more stealthy missions. That said, the splinter rifle bit itself is brilliant, so maybe one or two thrown in for variety?
...believe me, I am still alive.
I feel fantastic, and I'm still alive.
I'm doing science, and I'm still alive.
And when you're dying, I will be still alive.
And when you're dead, I will be still alive.
- Overheard muttering in the regeneration chambers of the Coven of the Gift Revealed