FN Herstal from Belgium unveils SCAR-SC Subcompact Carbine at Milipol 2017

At Milipol Paris 2017 FN Herstal, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of small arms, unveils an innovative addition to its renowned FN SCAR® family, the new FN SCAR®-SC subcompact carbine 5.56x45mm caliber. 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, from the 21 to 24 November 2017.

FN Herstal from Belgium unveils SCAR SC 5 56mm caliber Subcompact Carbine at Milipol 2017 Paris France 925 001
The New FN Herstal FN SCAR®-SC subcompact carbine 5.56x45mm (.223) caliber. (Source picture FN Herstal)

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.

The new FN SCAR®-SC is chambered in 5.56×45mm NATO cartridge and use standard magazine of 30 rounds capacity. The cyclic rate of fire is 550-650 rounds per minute. It has a length of 536mm with telescopic buttstock retracted and 635mm when fully extended. The approximate weight of the FN SCAR®-SC is 3.15 kg and the barrel has a length of 190.5mmm.