Operation Of Mechanism

Mechanism Assault Rifle

A round is in the chamber the breech block is locked the shot has just been fired. The bullet moves along the barrel and reaches the level of the gas port f fig. 4 . The combustion gases pass through the gas port f and reach the gas plug a , which closes the front end of the gas cylinder, screwed into the gas block b if the gas plug is closed Jetters Gr showing on top , the gas intake is blocked and the weapon will then function as a repeating rifle. If the gas pJug is open letter A showing on...

Grenade Launching

Fal Grenade

The Light Auto Rifle L.A.R. is equipped with a new combined device, serving as both flash-hider and grenade launcher with this fitment, anti-tank and anti-personnel grenades can be launched with great accuracy. This device consists of a tube, fitted to the muzzle of the barrel, on which the grenade is positioned. A spring retainer holds the grenade in place. Four lines of oblique holes are drilled towards the fore-end of the tube, in a setting designed to eliminate flash fig. 27 . The fore-end...

General Characteristics

Fal Assault Rifle Folded

The weapon is gas-operated. Gas intake is controlled by means of a regulator, which ensures regular and smooth functioning, without excessive recoil. The breech block is mechanically locked before firing can take place in addition, unlocking cannot take place until the bullet has left the barrel. As the breech block must necessarily be in the forward position when firing takes place, accuracy is not affected by the forward movement of a fairly heavy mass, which is one...