F-88 Austyer

The Austyer is an Australian produced version of the Austrian-designed Styer AUG. Designed in 1977 the Styer's futuristic 'Bullpup' layout alows for shorter barrels, better concealibilty and longer ranges. The use of advanced plastics in the design have also caused this rifle to be very light. Recoil is realitivly low and the Austyer is easy to aim and quite accurate. The Austyer's frail appearance disguises a very robust weapon.
MSRP: 
600
Date of Design (year): 
1977
Length (mm): 
7900
Barrel Length (mm): 
508
Weight Empty (kg): 
3.6
Muzzle Velocity (m/s): 
970
Effective Range (meters): 
400
Rate of Fire (round/min): 
650
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The Austyer is an Australian produced version of the Austrian-designed Styer AUG. Designed in 1977 the Styer's futuristic 'Bullpup' layout alows for shorter barrels, better concealibilty and longer ranges. The use of advanced plastics in the design have also caused this rifle to be very light. Recoil is realitivly low and the Austyer is easy to aim and quite accurate. The Austyer's frail appearance disguises a very robust weapon.

a derivative of the Austrian Steyr AUG STG-77 assault rifle. It is the ADF's standard individual weapon, which replaced the L1A1 SLR and supplanted the M-16 from front-line service in the late 1980s. The rifle is chambered for the 5.56 × 45 mm NATO cartridge. The rifle has a 508mm barrel and an integral 1.5x magnification optical sight inside the carry handle. This weapon is manufactured under licence in Australia by Thales Australia (formerly Australian Defence Industries Ltd).
F88C AuSteyr - a derivative of the Austrian Steyr AUG STG-77 assault rifle. This weapon is normally issued to personnel serving with limited space contraints. The rifle is chambered for the 5.56 × 45 mm NATO cartridge. This weapon is manufactured under licence in Australia by Thales Australia (formerly Australian Defence Industries Ltd).
F88S-A1 AuSteyr - a derivative of the Austrian Steyr AUG STG-77 assault rifle. This weapon is issued mainly to front-line combat infantry units. The rifle is chambered for the 5.56 × 45 mm NATO cartridge. The rifle has a 508mm barrel and has a flat top receiver with a long MILSTD 1913 'Picatinny' rail to accommodate specialised optical devices. This weapon is manufactured under licence in Australia by Thales Australia (formerly Australian Defence Industries Ltd).
F88S-A1C AuSteyr - a derivative of the Austrian Steyr AUG STG-77 assault rifle. This weapon is issued mainly to front-line combat infantry units that have room and weight constraints (Cavalry, Light Horse and Paratroopers). The rifle is chambered for the 5.56 × 45 mm NATO cartridge. The rifle has a 407mm barrel and has a flat top receiver with a long MILSTD 1913 'Picatinny' rail to accommodate specialised optical devices. This weapon is manufactured under licence in Australia by Thales Australia (formerly Australian Defence Industries Ltd).

The Steyr assault rifle is manufactured under licence to Steyr Mannlicher AG by ADI and supplied to the armed forces of Australia and New Zealand as well as other overseas countries. This state-of-the-art weapon is in service in over 30 countries. This military weapon meets today's challenging and unpredictable combat situations with the following features:

Very high accuracy
Fully operational in the most severe climates and field conditions for lengthy periods
Easy maintenance under adverse conditions: stripping for field cleaning, maintenance or storage is possible without requiring any tools
Lightweight but delivering heavy fire power: the rifle is made from state-of-the-art materials including high impact glass fibre reinforced polymers
A long service life
Ability to convert into any of four different weapon configurations:
Commando
Light support
Assault rifle
Carbine.
Operational in low light conditions
Accepts various aiming devices mounted on a Picatinny Rail
The Steyr can also be fitted with a 40mm grenade launcher.

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