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Available for law enforcement and military.

Chambered for the high-velocity 5.56x45mm NATO/.223 Remington cartridge, the selective-fire FN SCAR® 16’s innovative gas-operated, short-stroke piston system reduces fouling for greater reliability. The FN SCAR® 16 system features three user-interchangeable, free-floating cold hammer-forged MIL-SPEC barrels with hard-chromed bores and three-prong flash suppressors. Fully ambidextrous operating controls instantly adapt the FN SCAR® 16 to any user. The receiver-integrated MIL-STD-1913 optical rail plus three accessory rails enable mounting of a wide variety of tactical lights and lasers. The side-folding polymer stock is fully adjustable for comb height and length of pull, and is colored authentic Flat Dark Earth (FDE).

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LE & Military pricing on request.

*Product follows USA specifications


  • Caliber: 5.56x45mm NATO/.223 Remington
  • Operation: Short-stroke gas piston
  • Mag Capacity: 30 Rd.
  • Weight: 6.7 lb.
  • Barrel Length: 10"
  • Overall Length: 21" - 31"
  • Effective Range: 400m point target


Selective fire

Rotating, locking bolt

625 rounds per minute (RPM) cyclic rate of fire

Composite polymer trigger module

Matte black or Flat Dark Earth (FDE) color

Adjustable bipod available


Hard-anodized monolithic aluminum receiver

MIL-STD-1913 accessory rails at the 3, 6, 9, and 12 o’clock positions

Adjustable folding front and folding/removable rear back-up iron sights


Cold hammer-forged, chrome-lined, free-floating

Two barrel options available (Std., CQC); can be changed by operator in under 5 minutes with a point of impact shift of less than 1 minute-of-angle (1 MOA) from previously established zero

Highly effective flash hider/interface


Telescoping design

Side-folding stock for aircraft and vehicle deployments; can still be fired from the folded position

Adjustable cheekpiece

Composite polymer construction


Ambidextrous selector lever and magazine release

Charging handle may be mounted on right or left side

Enlarged trigger guard for easier access when wearing gloves

Adjustable gas regulator for use with sound suppressor to maintain constant rate of fire


Steel magazine body

Low-friction follower