FN SCAR 17 is featured in this video by FPSRussia and displays the rifle’s power, accuracy and performance. FN SCAR is a family of rifles consisting three distinct types of rifles: SCAR L, SCAR H and SSR. Here L stands for ‘light’ and H stands for ‘heavy’. SCAR L is an assault rifle whereas SCAR H is a battle rifle. SCAR L fires 5.56×45mm NATO cartridges and the SCAR H fires 7.62×51mm NATO ammunition. There is another version of the SCAR designated as SSR which is a sniper rifle aka designated marksman rifle. This video displays a built from the SCAR H group. Here you will be able to see a setup of $5000 worth of firearm including the optics.
FN SCAR was primarily designed for the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) to fulfill their specific requirements. SCAR stands for Special Operations Forces Combat Assault Rifle. It was designed in Belgium and manufactured by FN Herstal in the U.S. since 2004. These rifles were vastly used in the wars like Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and Operation Iraqi Freedom. There are three variants of the SCAR available, they are -SCAR-L (Mk 16 Mod 0), SCAR-H (Mk 17 Mod 0), SSR (Mk 20 Mod 0). Other specifications like weight, length, barrel length, muzzle velocity, effective firing range vary with the different models and options. It is very modular and customizable.
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