WEAPON SYSTEMS

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AS Val

The AS Val is a silenced assault rifle of Soviet origin. It was developed in the 1980's to be used in urban combat and the reconnaissance role. The name AS stands for "Avtomat Special'nyj", which is Russian for "special automatic rifle". The nickname "Val" means "shaft" and refers to the prominent silencer. The AS Val stems from the VSS Vintorez silenced sniper rifle and has a 70% parts commonality.

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Fennek

The Fennek is a reconnaissance vehicle of Dutch origin. The Fennek was developed as a private venture by SP Aerospace in the early 1990's. In the late 1990's it turned into a joint Dutch/German program. The German firm KMW continued the development and is currently marketing the Fennek 2.

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Project 636 Varshavyanka class

Project 636 Varshavyanka is a class of diesel-electric attack submarines of Russian origin. In the West these ships are known as the "Improved Kilo class". The name Varshavyanka refers to the Warsaw pact. This class was initially developed for export to Warsaw Pact nations. After the fall of the Soviet Union the final stages of the development were financed by China, which is the major export customer for this class.

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FN SCAR-H

The SCAR-H is a modern battle rifle of Belgian origin. The SCAR-H was developed by Fabrique Nationale alongside the 5.56mm NATO caliber SCAR-L in response to a United States Special Operations Command requirement.

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THE WORLD'S MOST COMPLETE WEAPON DATABASE

WeaponSystems.net provides a full and complete overview of world wide used weapons. This website provides weapon systems sorted by country inventory.