No, because the rulebook specifies that it counts as a Close Combat Weapon in Close Combat. Page 42.
Let me give you a for example of your
I have to withdraw from this. I've just attended a MKA painting class, and now need to focus on my Thousand Sons to consolidate the skills I learnt.
After quite a long hiatus due to real life and my Chaos Dwarves I have attended a MKA Studios painting course. For the foreseeable future I will be painting
They never did.
True. But if Sigmarines now get an "Army Book", presumably the Khorne-guys may get one too in the very near future? Might be worth waiting for