Who uses an Aug?
The Steyr AUG is a bullpup assault rifle chambered in 5.56×45mm NATO. It was introduced in 1978 and was adopted by the Austrian Army and was designated as the StG 77 in 1978, then it was later adopted by several military agencies around the world.
What rifle do Australian snipers use?
Accuracy International SR98 sniper rifle
Australian Army snipers are issued the Accuracy International SR98 sniper rifle, providing the capability to engage targets beyond 800m. The weapon is a magazine-fed, bolt-action rifle fitted with a telescopic sight on a Picatinny rail.
How much does an EF88 cost?
The Australian Defence Force’s standard new rifle, the EF88 Austeyr, which cost taxpayers $100 million, has a defect in some models that could cause an “out-of-breech explosion”.
How does an F88 work?
One insert provides the locking abuttments for the removable barrel and rotating bolt. The other insert is used to support the bolt carrier guide rods. The operating mechanism uses a short stroke gas operated piston with the gas piston mounted inside the gas block which is fixed to the barrel.