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French Army Choose H&K416 to replace FAMAS

A trusted source has revealed to me that the French Army has adopted the Heckler & Koch HK416 to replace the FAMAS. I will endeavour to find out which model has been adopted. I fully believe my source, but you should treat this as rumour until it has been independently confirmed.
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French FELIN optics on HK416 and FN SCAR

Hobbies / Hunting : The Firearm Blog (4 years ago)

At the Eurosatory 2010 defense expo Sagem (part of SAFRAN) were showing off their new FÉLIN optics fitted on the FN SCAR and HK416. This is the first photo I have seen showing FÉLIN optics on a rifle other than the FAMAS. The French... Read Post

French Army to replace the Famas Rifle

Hobbies / Hunting : The Firearm Blog (3 years ago)

I first reported rumors that the French would be replacing the FAMAS rifle back in 2009. During a recent meeting with the Commission of Defense, the French CEMAT (Chef d'Etat Major de l'Armée de Terre / Chief of Staff of the Army), ... Read Post

The New Heckler & Koch HK416A5

Hobbies / Hunting : The Firearm Blog (2 years ago)

Heckler & Koch has unveiled its latest version of the HK416, the HK416A5. This model builds on the version they submitted to the US Army Improved Carbine competition. The rifle borrows from the HK417-based Bundeswehr G28 Designated ... Read Post


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