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Details of KDF'S Powerful And Expensive Riffle That No Other African Country Has [Photos]

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The Kenya Defence Forces military power has been in the recent years grown making Kenya amongst the most powerful African countries. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

Kenya has been ranked 8 in Africa while on the global scale it seats at position 84.

Besides being at number 84 globally Kenya Defence Forces boats one of the powerful riffles in the world the 'FN SCAR' that no other African country has. Only 24 countries worldwide have the powerful riffle.

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The FN SCAR is a gas-operated (short-stroke gas piston) self-loading battle rifle with a rotating bolt. It is constructed to be extremely modular, including barrel change to switch between calibers.

FN SCAR rifle. SCAR is an abbreviation for Special Operations Forces Combat Assault Rifle.

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The FN SCAR was first manufactured in 2007 by a Belgian manufucturer FN Herstal for the US Special operations command to satisfy the requirements of the SCAR competition.

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The FN SCAR rifle is chambered in 7.62x51mm NATO/.308 Win caliber and is available with barrels of various lengths. These barrels are interchangeable in less than 5 minutes.

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The FN SCAR can also be fitted with a a 40mm FN40GL-H Mk2 grenade launcher that attaches to the lower rail of the riffle for additional fire power.

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The KDF were first seen with the FN SCAR during the 2013 Westgate mall attack by the Alshabab militia.

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The powerful riffle is reportedly expensive when compared to other riffles. The FN SCAR costs around Ksh 300 thousand per gun.

It has been listed many times as the most powerful assault rifle ever invented, much lethal than the AK47, M4 and M16.

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