Tag Archives: SOCOM

FN SCAR 16 MOD1 Technical Data Package

In 2009 the FN SCAR entered service and joined the ranks as a U.S. service rifle platform, first deployed with 75th Ranger Regiment of the United States Army. After 5 years in development and testing, winning the US SOCOM solicitation, it was put into service and sent to war. Nine years later the SCAR is in use by 20 nations …

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Gear Review: Midwest Industries SCAR SOCOM Handguard

From GAT Daily In 2004 the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) solicited an upgraded modular assault rifle system through the SCAR Program (Special Operations Forces Combat Assault Rifle). The winner of the program was FN Herstal and their rifle is the bearer of the title SCAR (Though in military designation they’re known as the Mk16, Mk17, and Mk20). The …

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