(Herstal, Belgium) – November 15, 2017. At Milipol Paris 2017 FN Herstal, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of small arms, will unveil an innovative addition to its renowned FN SCAR® family: The FN SCAR®-SC subcompact carbine.
FN SCAR® rifles have a proud tradition of usage by US Special Forces. The 5.56x45mm (.223) caliber FN SCAR®-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 SCAR®-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 SCAR®-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 SCAR® will already be familiar with how to operate this rifle, minimizing training time.
Technical data (with telescopic buttstock):
● Length: 536mm (21.10”) when fully retracted / 653mm (25.71”) when fully extended
● Weight: approx. 3.150 kg (approx. 6.94 lb)
● Barrel length: 190.5mm (7.5”)
● Magazine capacity: 30 rounds
● Cyclic rate of fire: 550-650 rounds per minute
Other rifles in the FN SCAR® family include the FN SCAR®-L (5.56x45mm/.223) and FN SCAR®-H (7.62x51m/.308) rifles, featuring interchangeable barrels, the underbarrel or standalone FN40GL® grenade launcher and the FN SCAR®-H PR precision rifle.
The flexible and mobile FN SCAR®-SC and the entire FN SCAR® range can be viewed at FN Herstal booth no. L110 at MILIPOL Paris 2017, November 21-24.
# # #
FN HERSTAL: Over 125 Years of Technological Innovation, Unique Know-How, and Talented People
FN HERSTAL, S.A., a subsidiary of the Herstal Group that also includes Browning (Hunting and Shooting), is based in Belgium and provides military, security, law enforcement and special forces customers over the globe with a complete range of state-of-the-art, groundbreaking solutions developed around small caliber firearms and associated ammunition.
FN HERSTAL product lines include portable firearms, less lethal systems, integrated weapon systems for air, land and sea applications, remote weapon stations, small caliber ammunition, as well as modern and cutting-edge solutions to provide enhanced combat, logistics, maintenance and communication capabilities.
FN Herstal is the parent company of three fully owned entities: FN America in the USA, FNH UK in the UK and Noptel in Finland.
For more information on FN HERSTAL, visit www.fnherstal.com.
FN HERSTAL, S.A.
A Member of the Herstal Group
Registered Office: Voie de Liège 33 │ B-4040 Herstal │ Belgium
Phone No. +32 4 240 81 11 │ Fax No. +32 4 240 88 99 │ Email email@example.com
V.A.T. No. BE 0441.928.931 │ R.P.M. Liège: 0441.928.931
BNP PARIBAS FORTIS BANK: IBAN: BE40 2400 0440 0063 │ BIC: GEBABEBB
This Press Release originates from a third party not associated with IHS Janes. Any comments, opinions and discussions by any third parties are not the views of IHS Janes and as such IHS Janes cannot accept responsibility or liability for the content of this Press Release. IHS Janes grants no rights to reproduce or use this content in any manner whatsoever. For more information on how your company can become part of this service please e-mail PressReleasesService@ihsjanes.com.