FN Herstal has announced a new variant of its FN SCAR-SC subcompact carbine. The new model sports a short telescopic buttstock, bringing the total number of buttstocks available for the gun to six.
With the short telescopic buttstock fully extended, the FN SCAR-SC measures 24.5 inches in overall length. If you collapse the stock, the length shrinks down to 19.9 inches. Other buttstock options include the standard telescopic buttstock; fixed buttstock with a concave butt plate; foldable buttstock with a concave buttplate; foldable buttstock with a convex buttplate; and a foldable, adjustable offset buttstock for use with an anti-riot or bulletproof helmet visor. See the breakdown in overall length for each below.
|Buttstock Extended||Buttstock Collapsed||Buttstock Folded|
|Standard telescopic buttstock||653mm||536.2mm||N/A|
|Short telescopic buttstock||624.4mm||507.4mm||N/A|
|Fixed buttstock, concave butt plate||710.7mm||647.3mm||N/A|
|Foldable buttstock, concave butt plate||710.4mm||646.9mm||462.1mm|
|Foldable buttstock, convex butt plate||721.7mm||658.2mm||462.1mm|
|Foldable, adjustable offset buttstock for use with anti-riot or bulletproof helmet visor||652mm||625mm||478.5mm|
First introduced at Milipol Paris 2017, the FN SCAR-SC is chambered in 5.56x45mm. Built for use in confined spaces, it features a 7.5-inch cold hammer-forged, chrome-lined, free-floating barrel; non-reciprocating charging handle; ambidextrous controls; MIL-STD-1913 Picatinny top and side rails for accessories; enlarged trigger guard; adjustable gas regulator; and hard-anodized monolithic aluminum receivers. In addition, it’s available with a semi-auto or selective fire trigger mechanism.
The FN SCAR-SC is available to federal, state and local agencies in the United States. For more on FN Herstal, visit fnherstal.com.
FN SCAR-SC Specs
|Caliber: 5.56x45mm (.223)|
|Operating Principle: Gas operated, rotating bolt|
|Barrel: 190.5mm (7.5″)|
|Magazine Capacity: 30 rounds|
|Weapon Weight (w/o magazine): Approx. 3.150 kg (model with standard telescopic buttstock)|
|Cyclic Rate of Fire: 550-650 rounds/min|