Designed to perform in the world’s toughest environments, the F90 delivers accuracy, reliability and adaptability when you need them most.
Backed by 100 years of experience and manufacturing of weapons for Australian soldiers since WWI to the battlefields of today, the F90 is an entirely new bullpup automatic rifle design, an ideal platform to meet the needs of today’s top military forces. Its bullpup design for longer barrel length and optimum muzzle velocity delivers superior stopping power in a compact package.
The F90 is one of the lightest assault rifles on the market at 3.25 kg, enabling fast reaction times and rapid target acquisition, a clear advantage in close quarters combat. NATO standard rails and NATO ammunition interoperability provide adaptability for a wide range of mission profiles.
Packing a punch, the F90 includes an integrated side loading 40 mm grenade launcher that can be attached in just a few seconds by the soldier – a potentially decisive capability providing flexibility on operations. The grenade launcher itself is equipped with a lightweight robust quadrant sight that ensures rapid target acquisition, can be used at night, and is compatible with night vision goggles.
Non-reciprocating cocking handle folds flat against the receiver to reduce rifle profile while preventing fixed handle impact injuries.
Modular, upgradable receiver constructed from impact resistant fibre reinforced polymer reduces weight and heat transfer control surfaces
F90 requires no lubrication and minimum operator maintenance for reliable and consistant operation during sustained fire, even in the most adverse of conditions.
Sliding, two stage, select fire trigger allows the operator to fire single shots or bursts at every sqeeze of the trigger.
Ambidextrous safety available in two position (SAFE/FIRE) or three position (SAFE/SEMI-ONLY/FIRE) configurations.
Porting allows cool air to flow through directly over the hottest parts of the barrel, helping control operating temperatures during high rates of fire.
Enhanced buttstock profile dramatically improves ergonomics and cheek weld while reducing snag points.
Unique to the AUG based rifles, the F90 case deflector allows safe and consistant offhand fire from cover.
Ambidextrous webbing and clip style sling mounts allow multiple single and dual point sling configurations.
Ambidextrous magazine release with mechanics that prevent accidental magazine release.
30 round high-reliability, polymer, translucent magazine provides a lifetime of reliable feeding while allowing operators to instantly judge magazine load.
Integrated trigger and hand guard protects the operator's master hand from impacts in the battle environment.
Short stroke gas piston with two position regulator ensures consistant reliable operation in adverse conditions.
Enlarged and profiled ejection port broadens ammunition compatibility and enhances reliability in adverse conditions.
Three Picatinny rails permanently aligned with bore axis allowing permenent co-witnessed mounting of target aquisition accessories.
High accuracy, cold hammer forged, chrome lined and fluted barrel available in three different barrel lengths.
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