The Australian Army’s New Battle Rifle is Awesome [VIDEO]

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The Australian Defense Force has rolled out video footage of it’s new battle rifle – the EF88.

At it’s heart, the EF88 is a modified Steyr AUG – the venerable rifle first designed in the 70’s and in service as the primary rifle of the ADF since 1988.


Whatever your thoughts on the ongoing AK vs. AR “which is best” argument, it’s awesome to see Australia continue to evolve bullpup rifle technology and stick with the still-futuristic-looking Steyr.

The iconic Austrian rifle is considered one of the best combat rifles ever developed: