MK 17 SCAR-H
The MK 17 Mod 0 SCAR-H is a 7.62mm x 51mm carbine / assault / sniper rifle that has been chosen by SOCOM to evenbtually replace a number of existing weapons used by US Special Operations Forces (SOF).
The MK 17 comes in 3 flavors - the Standard, with 16 inch barrel, the CQC with a 13 inch barrel and the LB with a 20 inch barrel. The MK 17 features 4 Picatinny rails (top, sides and bottom) which can mount any MIL-STD-1913-compatible accessories such as optics, foregrips and a MK 13 40mm grenade launcher.
The MK 17 Mod 0 is complemented by the MK 16 Mod 0 of similar design, chambered in 5.56mmx45mm.
MK 17 Mod 0 Specifications
(stock extended) :
|35 inches (CQC)
38 inches (standard)
42 inches (LB)
|barrel length:||13 inches (CQC)
16 inches (standard)
20 inches (LB)
|effective range||300 meters (CQC)
500 meters (Standard)
800 meters (LB)
|rate of fire :||625 rpm|
|caliber :||7.52mm x 51mm NATO|
|magazine :||20 round|
MK 17 SCAR - Images and Further Info
*update : the 20 inch SCAR-H concept has evolved into the MK 20 Mod O Sniper Support Rifle.