November 21, 2008

What’s Coming in 2009 from FNH USA

MCCLEAN, Va. — FNH USA has new products and many modifications to its line for 2009. Highlights include:

SCAR 16S and SCAR 17S

Experience the civilian-legal semi-auto only version of the rifle chosen by U.S. Special Operations Command as its first new rifle since the early 1960s. The SCAR 16S is chambered in 5.56X45mm NATO (223 Rem.) while the SCAR 17S fires the 7.62X51mm NATO (308 Win.) cartridge.

Details: gas-operated, short stroke piston system, side folding polymer stock adjustable for comb height and length of pull, USSOCOM Flat Dark Earth color, 10 and 30-round detachable box magazines available, ambidextrous operating controls, vertical foregrips, rail protective covers, extra magazines, and a nylon tactical sling.

FNAR Standard and Heavy Autoloading Rifle

A descendant of the Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR), the FNAR -- available in standard or heavy -- puts autoloading speed and bolt-action accuracy into a 7.62x51mm NATO (308 Win.) rifle.

Details: ambidextrous magazine release, standard contour 20” cold hammer-forged MIL-SPEC fluted barrel with hard-chromed bore and target crown, 10- or 20-round detachable steel box magazines, one-piece, receiver-mounted MIL-STD 1913 optical rail, rings, scope, bipod.

FN Five-SeveN w/fixed C-More Combat Sight

A new configuration of the autoloading Five-SeveN pistol includes a fixed C-More combat sight.

Details: Fires high velocity 5.7x28mm cartridge, sports a hammer-forged and hard chrome lined barrel, available in matte black, olive drab, or flat dark earth frames. Can be purchased with an adjustable three dot target sight or a fixed C-More Systems day sight.

FNP Shooter’s Pack

Selected models of the FNP-45, FNP-40 and FNP-9 handguns are available with the FNP Shooter’s Pack. Pack includes a matte black Blade-Tech™ molded polymer belt holster, adjustable belt paddle assembly, molded double magazine belt pouch and a yellow polymer training barrel, in a lockable hard case ideal.

PS90 RD

A C-More reflex sight is now standard equipment on the PS90 RD (Red Dot). Chambered in the high velocity 5.7x28mm cartridge, the PS90 operates on a straight blowback operation and fires from a closed bolt. The PS90’s civilian legal 16.04” cold hammer-forged MIL-SPEC barrel has an integrated muzzle brake, dual magazine latches, cocking handles, innovative synthetic thumbhole stock with a molded-in sling attachment point. Comes with PS 90 Fitted Soft Case with a black cordura outer shell and reinforced corners, padded handle and heavy duty lockable nylon zippers.

Comments (1)

What about the 6.8 SPC cartridge? A 6.8 SPC SCAR would be an interesting package.

Posted by: ROBERT L | November 22, 2008 6:31 AM    Report this comment

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