Tag: iar

FN HAMR at AUSA

A reader emailed me this cool photo of the FN HAMR, equipped with a 150 round Armatac SAW-MAG, in all its glory. Apparently, the rifle operated in open-bolt mode in both semi and full auto if the temperature is to hot. Interesting. LordStickMax, also made a video [Read More…]

Mexican Marines adopt Colt IAR

Photos have surfaced depicting Mexican Marines armed with the Colt IAR. This makes sense. Mexico uses the Colt Automatic Rifle (the automatic rifle that has been marketed by Colt for many years) and they seem to be fond of high-capacity drum magazines like the Beta [Read More…]

Armatac SAW-MAG

Armatac has developed a new version of their 150 round AR-15 compatible drum magazine and named it the SAW-MAG. More information and a video can he had over at Defense Review.

Update on the IAR competition

A couple of days ago I blogged about H&K winning the USMC’s IAR competition. There has been much confusion regarding the IAR competition since then. Dan Lamothe, who broke the news, updated his The Marine Times article and added that it now appears that the [Read More…]

FN IAR

The FN IAR is based on the SCAR. It has a rate of fire of 650 RPM and weights in at 10.4 lbs. FN IAR. Click to expand. One very interesting features is that it switches automatically from closed bolt to open bolt depending on the chamber temperature. From FNH-USA: Today [Read More…]