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FAMAS Replacement

November 23 2009 at 5:50 PM
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Eric  (Login Nighthawk00)
Eagle Squadron (US)

The French are looking for a new rifle, the candidates are:
-HK416 (1800 already bought)

The evaluations will take place early 2010. It must also be said that the French are already using HK416 in limited numbers in Afghanistan and by a lot of French SF. Also note that the Félin program uses the FAMAS as its assault rifle. The FAMAS has earned itself a bad reputation due to inadequate ammunition (manufactured outside France).

Original source in French: http://lemamouth.blogspot.com/2009/11/famas-debut-de-la-fin-mourmelon-debut.html

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