Specs

  • Manufacturer: France
  • Model: FR-F1 and FR-F2
  • Caliber: FR-F1 : 7.5x54mm
    FR-F2 : 308 Win (7.62x51mm NATO)
  • Barrel Length: FR-F1 : 23.60" (600 mm)
    FR-F2 : 25.57" (650 mm)
  • Twist: FR-F1 : 1:11.8" RH, 4 Grooves
    FR-F2 : 1:11.6" RH, 3 Grooves
  • Magazine: 10 round detachable box magazine
  • Trigger: 4.4 - 4.8 lbs
  • Weight: FR-F1 : 12.44 lbs (5.65 kg) Loaded
    FR-F2 : 12.75 lbs. (5.80 kg) Loaded
  • Overall Length: FR-F1 : 44.77" (1138 mm)
    FR-F2 : 47.21" (1200 mm)
  • Additional Notes: FR-F1 uses a 3.8x Power APX scope FR-F2 uses a 6X Power scope

The FR-F1 was developed as a sniper rifle from the old Model 36 action, and has a padded cheek rest and an adjustable butt-stock, using a spacer system. The FR-F2 is an updated version of the FR-F1, it uses a different bipod-stock configuration and has some other general upgrades. These weapons have been around for quite some time and have proven themselves over and over. The FR-F2 is currently the standard issue sniper rifle for the French military. I have no direct experience with this rifle, but from what I hear the FR-F1 was limited by its 3.8 power scope. These rifles tend to be accurate and are a good sniping SYSTEM. The French have a fairly practical system in the FR-F2, with accuracy approaching 1 MOA on a good day.

FR-F1
FR-F1
FR-F1 and FR-F2
Sniper with FR-F1
FR-F2

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