Infantry Weapons

ADF to trial ‘F90-SMASH’ assault rifle

21 June 2018

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is set to begin trialling the ‘F90-SMASH’ assault rifle later this year, according to a 21 June joint statement by Israel’s Smart Shooter and Thales Australia.

The weapon, which integrates one of Smart Shooter’s SMASH electro-optical fire control systems with Thales Australia’s EF88 (also known as F90, its export/commercial designation) assault rifle, “dramatically improves the soldier’s ability to hit targets accurately”, said the statement.

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