FN SCAR rifle

The Special Operations Forces Combat Assault Rifle (SCAR) is a gas-operated, self-loading rifle with a rotating bolt and a firing rate of 625 rounds/min. It is constructed to be extremely modular, including barrel change to switch between calibers. As of early 2015, the FN SCAR is in service in over 20 countries.


Weapon type:Rifle
Weight:3.29 kg (7.3 lb)
Calibre & cartridge:5.56×45mm NATO
Rate of fire:625 rounds/min
Manufacturer:FN Herstal, S.A.
Action:Gas-operated (short-stroke gas piston), rotating bolt
In service:2009–present