Tag: SCAR

Review of SCAR 16s

Jeff and Boge Quinn of GunBlast have reviewed the SCAR 16s and liked what they saw … With the MK 16, FN Herstal has set out to build the world’s best 5.56mm fighting rifle, and the SCAR 16s is as close to that rifle as most of us can get, legally. It is a [Read More…]

SCAR-H seen in Afghanistan

This photo, which is purported to be real, shows a Ranger using the 7.62x51mm FN SCAR-H ( MK 17 Mod 0 ). The semi-automatic civilian model is called the FN SCAR 17S and will be on sale early next year. Thanks to jdun1911 and SaysUncle for the link. Hat Tip: AR-15.com

FN confirms SCAR 17S for 2010

The semi-automatic FN SCAR 17S, which chambers 7.62x51mm NATO, was supposed to be on sale this year, but FN-USA have announced that it won’t go on sale until 2010 … Released for 2010 is the highly anticipated SCAR 17S now available for civilian purchase. [Read More…]

SCAR 16S is now a black rifle

A matte black finished model of the 5.56mm FN SCAR will be on sale to consumers next year. I think it looks great (… and yes, I know getting excited about a gun being black is pretty sad). Earlier this year FN gave dealers the chance to pre-order a limited edition [Read More…]

More Rangers with SCAR rifles

The Rangers were showing off their new SCAR rifles on the weekend. Rangers from 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, G.A. stand at attention on the infield of the Lowes Motor Speedway as they are honored for their service to the nation during the Coca Cola [Read More…]

SCAR being deployed

The Army Times (via. Murdoc) report that the 75th Rangers are receiving new FN SCAR rifles: About 600 members of the 75th Ranger Regiment will soon take the Special Operations Combat Assault Rifle into battle. The 600 SCARs are the first of 1,800 that U.S. Special [Read More…]

SCAR compared to AR-15 photos

These photos, posted on AR-15.com by m1ajunkie, compare AR-15 parts to the equivalent SCAR parts. They are very interesting photos. Bolt Carriers Bolt Faces SCAR carrier disassembled. Many more photos here. Many thanks to Jay for emailing me the link.

Gunflation

As a child I was taught the concept of inflation with this analogy: If Joe has 1000 oranges and you really really want one how much would you pay? If Joe has 1 orange and you really really want it how much would you be willing to pay? I never forgot the story of the [Read More…]

First photos of Civilian SCAR 16S

Jason emailed me photos of his SCAR 16S (5.56x45mm). He must have been one of the lucky few to get hold of one of the initial limited production run. Click to expand the photos. A big thanks to Jason for taking the time to take the photos. More photos after the jump.

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…]

Civilian FN SCAR 16S Pricing

You better sell your first born, get a second job and start saving: the SCAR-L 16S has an MSRP of $2,696.56. FNH SCAR 16S (actual photo, not the military version) itstock posted the information at fnforum.net: They are now available, and allocated to certain [Read More…]

New EOTech EOLAD2

The legendary Mr. SMGLee has the scoop: EOLAD2 on SCAR EOTech with Laser Device laser build into one unit. IR and visible laser share the same battery as the EOTech 552 in order to minimize the package and also to cut down on weight. The visible Laser is a 5mW unit with [Read More…]

FN SCAR Promotional Photos

FN Promotional photos for the SCAR from SHOT Show 2008. Click “Continue Reading” below to view the high resolution photos. They would slow down the blog if I put them on the homepage.

M4 beaten by piston carbines

The Army dust test results are out. As you can see above the M4 has fared very badly. Weapons officials at the Army Test and Evaluation Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., exposed Colt Defense LLC’s M4, along with the Heckler & Koch XM8, FNH USA’s [Read More…]