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    Does anyone know what rifle this is?

    Viral: Eerie photo of French soldier in Mali upsets military officials - PhotoBlog

    Can anyone identify what rifle the soldier is holding in the link?


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    Famas?
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    Looks to be a FAMAS.
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    FAMAS -

    French SOF use both the HK416 and HK417
    SCAR Light and Heavy are under evaluation - French want to replace the FAMAS
    FAMAS Gen 2 (or Felin) is compatible with NATO SS109 or F5 ammunitions (7″ Beretta barrel) (See Pic Below from Soldier Systems)
    French-Troops-in-Mali.jpg

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    What a F'd up article that was. The Fckn guy is fighting terrorists on the front lines and they give him flack for a Fckn bandana? I don't care if he was wearing a lady gaga costume the dude is taking the fight to the bad guys and deserves respect for it. Instead a **** storm decends upon him for wearing a bandana. What the F kind of lefty liberal douchery is this? I hope his identity wasn't revealed I would hate to see him get administrative punishment for such meaningless gesture. But yes that looks like a FAMAS as stated above.
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    FAMAS for sure.. I didn't know they were supposed to be making a fashion statement. This is a prime moment when the OFFICIAL sitting next to the offended OFFICIAL, slaps the stupid out of the offended OFFICIAL.
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    This thread has gone on too long without this joke being made...

    The french have an army?

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    Quote Originally Posted by keystone183 View Post
    This thread has gone on too long without this joke being made...

    The french have an army?
    Yeah and apparently they are fans of call of duty
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    Quote Originally Posted by keystone183 View Post
    This thread has gone on too long without this joke being made...

    The french have an army?
    Def a FAMAS.


    And yes France has two armies. One they use for parades...and the Foreign Legion. lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by keystone183 View Post
    This thread has gone on too long without this joke being made...

    The french have an army?
    Of course they do. If they didn't, who would they get to surrender to the Germans?
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