Manufactured in Australia, they fire standard 5.56 x 45 millimetre ammunition. The F88 can be fitted with the different sights from the standard 1.5x sight, or the Advanced Combat Optic Gunsight (ACOG), and Night Weapon Sights. The weapon can also be fitted with the Grenade Launcher Attachment (GLA).
F88 Austeyr has been modified in light of operational experience, which resulted in the F88 series. It is a accurate and reliable weapon system.
Calibre - 5.56 millimetre
Weight - 4.8 Kilograms (with loaded magazine F88SA2)
Length - 790 millimetres (F88SA2)
Barrel Length - 508mm (F88SA2)
Muzzle velocity - 930 metres per second
Feed - 30-round magazine
Effective range - 300 metres (1.5x)
Cyclic rate of fire - 680-850 rounds per minute