Army is introducing a new assault rifle, the enhanced F88, into 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment.
The enhanced F88 (or EF88) Austeyr rifle is an exceptional weapon characterised by superior lethality, accuracy, ergonomics, reliability and modularity.
The key differences between the EF88 and the current F88 rifle is illustrated in the EF88 fact sheet.
The EF88 Austeyr rifle will be introduced to Townsville’s 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, from June 2015. It will be issued more broadly to Army from 2016 as part of the rollout of Project Land 125-3C.