F88 Austeyr - F88A2 with ring sight and F88A2 with ACOG RMR and GLA
Manufactured in Australia, the F88 Austeyr rifle fires 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 F88 Austeyr rifle 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 - 5.56mm
Weight - 4.8kg (with loaded magazine F88SA2)
Length - 790mm (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 to 850 rounds per minute
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