At Milipol Paris 2017 FN Herstal, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of small arms, unveils an innovative addition to its renowned FN SCARÂ® family, the new FN SCARÂ®-SC subcompact carbine 5.56x45mm caliber. The flexible and mobile FN SCARÂ®-SC and the entire FN SCARÂ® range can be viewed at FN Herstal booth no. L110 at MILIPOL Paris 2017, from the 21 to 24 November 2017.
FN SCARÂ® rifles have a proud tradition of usage by US Special Forces. The 5.56x45mm (.223) caliber FN SCARÂ®-SC builds on this heritage with an extremely compact design that’s ideal for homeland security operations.
Specifically adapted for mobility and flexibility, the FN SCARÂ®-SC has semi-auto only or selective fire capabilities, non-reciprocating charging handle and a wide range of add-ons. This includes a red dot sight, tactical light, a variety of foregrips and a sound suppressor. All of these add-ons have been tested and certified by FN Herstal as providing reliable, durable performance in even the toughest circumstances.
The FN SCARÂ®-SC comes with a telescopic buttstock as standard. Optional buttstocks include fixed, foldable, adjustable (length and height) with either concave or convex butt plate and a foldable offset buttstock for aiming and shooting with anti-riot or bulletproof helmet visor. Existing users of FN SCARÂ® will already be familiar with how to operate this rifle, minimizing training time.
The new FN SCARÂ®-SC is chambered in 5.56Ã—45mm NATO cartridge and use standard magazine of 30 rounds capacity. The cyclic rate of fire is 550-650 rounds per minute. It has a length of 536mm with telescopic buttstock retracted and 635mm when fully extended. The approximate weight of the FN SCARÂ®-SC is 3.15 kg and the barrel has a length of 190.5mmm.
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