The FAMAS (Fusil d'Assaut de la Manufacture d'Armes de Saint-Étienne, in Scots "Assault Rifle frae the Saint-Étienne Wappen Factory") is a bullpup-styled assault rifle designed an manufacturt in Fraunce bi MAS locatit in Saint-Étienne, that is nou a member o the French govrenment-awned Nexter group.

FAMAS
FAMAS-F1 vs G2.svg
Schematics o FAMAS rifles
TeepBullpup assault rifle
Place o oreeginFraunce
Service history
In service1978–2016
Production history
DesignerPaul Tellie[1]
Designed1967–1971
ManufacturerGIAT Industries
Unit costF1: 1,500 €
G2: 3,000 €
ProducedF1: 1975–2000
G2: 1994–2000
No. biggitF1: 400,000
Variants
  • F1
  • F1 Valorisé
  • G1
  • G2
  • Felin
  • FAMAS Export
  • FAMAS Civil
  • FAMAS Commando
Specifications
Wecht
  • 3.61 kg (7.96 lb) ("FAMAS F1")
  • 3.8 kg (8.4 lb) ("FAMAS G2")
Lenth
  • 757 mm (29.8 in)
  • 965 mm (38.0 in) with bayonet
Baurel lenth
  • 488 mm (19.2 in) ("F1/G2")
  • 405 mm (15.9 in) ("G2 Commando")
  • 320 mm (12.6 in) ("G2 SMG")
  • 620 mm (24.4 in) ("G2 Sniper")

Cartridge5.56×45mm NATO
ActionLever-delayed blawback
Rate o fire
  • 900–1000 rounds/min ("F1")
  • 1000–1100 rounds/min ("G2")
Muzzle velocity
  • 930 m/s (3,100 ft/s) ("F1")
  • 925 m/s (3,030 ft/s) ("G2")
Effective firin range
  • 300 m ("F1")
  • 450 m ("G2")
Maximum firin range3200 meters
Feed seestem
  • 25-roond detachable box magazine ("F1")
  • 30-roond detachable box magazine (STANAG) ("G2")
SichtsRear apertur fittit wi tritium nicht inserts, front post

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Modern Firearms – FAMAS". World.guns.ru. 24 January 2011. Retrieved 30 May 2011.