GIAT FR F1 / FR F2
FR F2 is a modernized version of older FR F1 sniper rifle. Main differnces are in chambering (FR F1 was chambered in 7.5mm Lebel) and in the barrel design: FR F2 has thermal shielded barrel (polymer envelope around the most part of the barrel). FR F2 is now in service with Franse military and law enforcement.
(Sniper) Rifle - Anti Personell
7.62x51mm NATO (.308)
5.20 (F1), 5.7 kg w/ scope (F2)
552 mm, 650 mm (F2)
1138 mm (F1), 1200 mm (F2)
4 grooves, rh
1966-80 (F1), 1984- (F2)
`FR-F1 (F2) 7.62 N M.A.S.` and serial number on left side of receiver.
Manual safty catch inside the trigger guard, behind the trigger. Press down to make safe, press up and left to fire.
Mag catch on the right side of the receiver above the front end of the mag. Remove mag. Place safety catch to fire and open the bolt to eject any round in the chamber. Inspect chamber, close the bolt, pull the trigger.