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FN SCAR
Scar L Standard.jpg
An FN SCAR
Teep Assault rifle (SCAR-L)
Battle rifle (SCAR-H)
Designatit marksman rifle (SCAR-SV)
Personal defence wappen (SCAR PDW)
Squad Automatic Wappen (HAMR)
Place o oreegin Belgium
Service history
In service 2009–present
Wars War in Afghanistan[1]
Iraq War[2]
Central African Republic conflict[3]
Yemeni Ceevil War (2015-present)
Saudi-led intervention in Yemen (2015-present)
Conflict in Najran, Jizan an Asir
Production history
Designer FN Herstal
Designed 2004
Manufacturer FN Herstal
Produced 2004–present
Specifications
Wecht
  • 3.04 kg (6.7 lb) (SCAR-L CQC)
  • 3.29 kg (7.3 lb) (SCAR-L STD)
  • 3.49 kg (7.7 lb) (SCAR-L LB)
  • 3.49 kg (7.7 lb) (SCAR-H CQC)
  • 3.58 kg (7.9 lb) (SCAR-H STD)
  • 3.72 kg (8.2 lb) (SCAR-H LB)
  • 2.50 kg (5.5 lb) (SCAR PDW)[4]
  • 4.85 kg (10.7 lb) (Mk 20 SSR)[5]
Lenth
  • 787 mm (31.0 in) stock extended, 533 mm (21.0 in) stock fauldit (SCAR-L CQC) [6]
  • 889 mm (35.0 in) stock extendit, 635 mm (25.0 in) stock fauldit (SCAR-L STD)
  • 990 mm (39 in) stock extendit, 736 mm (29.0 in) stock fauldit (SCAR-L LB)
  • 889 mm (35.0 in) stock extendit, 635 mm (25.0 in) stock fauldit (SCAR-H CQC)
  • 965 mm (38.0 in) stock extendit, 711 mm (28.0 in) stock fauldit (SCAR-H STD)
  • 1,067 mm (42.0 in) stock extendit, 813 mm (32.0 in) stock fauldit (SCAR-H LB)[7]
  • 632 mm (24.9 in) stock extendit, 521 mm (20.5 in) stock collapsed (SCAR PDW)[4]
  • 1,080 mm (43 in) stock extendit, 1,029 mm (40.5 in) stock collapsed (Mk 20 SSR)[5]
Baurel lenth
  • 254 mm (10.0 in) (SCAR-L CQC)
  • 355 mm (14.0 in) (SCAR-L STD)
  • 457 mm (18.0 in) (SCAR-L LB)
  • 330 mm (13 in) (SCAR-H CQC)
  • 400 mm (16 in) (SCAR-H STD)
  • 500 mm (20 in) (SCAR-H LB)
  • 171.45 mm (6.750 in) (SCAR PDW)[4]
  • 508 mm (20.0 in) (Mk 20 SSR)[5]

Cartridge 5.56×45mm NATO (SCAR-L, SCAR PDW, SCAR-HAMR)
7.62×51mm NATO (SCAR-H, Mk 20 SSR)
Action Short-stroke gas-operatit piston,[8] rotating bolt
Rate o fire SCAR-L, SCAR-H: 550–650 RPM
Mk 16: 625 RPM
Mk 17: 600 RPM
Muzzle velocity
  • SCAR-L: 2,870 ft/s (870 m/s) (M855), 2,630 ft/s (800 m/s) (Mk 262)
  • SCAR-H: 2,342 ft/s (714 m/s) (M80)
Effective firin range
  • SCAR-L: 300 m (330 yd) (CQC), 500 m (550 yd) (STD), 600 m (660 yd) (LB)
  • SCAR-H: 300 m (330 yd) (CQC), 600 m (660 yd) (STD), 800 m (870 yd) (LB)
Feed seestem
Sichts Airn sichts an Picatinny rail for various optical sichts

The FN SCAR (Fabrique Nationale Special Operations Forces Combat Assault Rifle)[9] is a gas-operatit (short-stroke gas piston)[8] sel-laidin rifle wi a rotatin bowt.[10]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Une arme liégeoise en Afghanistan". Dhnet.be. 23 August 2010. Retrieved 19 September 2011. 
  2. 75th Rangers will take SCAR to War, Matthew Cox, Army Times, 12 Mey 2009
  3. Airault, Pascal. "Centrafrique : François Hollande est pris entre deux feux". Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "FN America - PDW". FN America. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "FN America - MK 20 SSR". FN America. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  6. "FN America - MK 16 CQC". FN America. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  7. "FN America - MK 17 Long". FN America. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 [1] Archived 28 Juin 2012[Date mismatch] at the Wayback Machine.
  9. "Internet Archive Wayback Machine" (PDF). Web.archive.org. 1 July 2006. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on 1 July 2006. Retrieved 19 September 2011. 
  10. "FN SCAR. The Next Generation of Assault Rifles" (PDF). FN America. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on 11 July 2011. Retrieved 24 June 2010.