Archive for SOCOM

The First FN SCAR

While filming an episode of American Rifleman TV at FN USA, Mark Keefe was able to get up close and personal with the first SCAR ever produced. The episode will air in the upcoming season, which begins next month.

November 10, 2014

SOCOM Cancels Mk. 16 SCAR Project

Six years after it began its quest to replace the M4, the U.S. Special Operations Command has canceled the Mk. 16 SCAR project.

June 29, 2010


The on-again, off-again SCAR program run by the U.S. Special Forces is off again. After several starts, the rumor-plagued program, which resulted in FN of Belgian being awarded a contract to produce two versions of the Special Combat Assault Rifle (SCAR), has been cancelled.

June 28, 2010