The 70/90 series is the family of 5'56-NATO assault weapons which entered in service with the Italian Army, completely replacing the BM-59. The AR-70/90 is a fixed stock, S-E-F trigger group, un-removablecarrying handle assault rifle, the SC-70/90 is a folding stock, S-E-3-F trigger group, removable carrying handle assault rifle, the SCS-70/90 is a folding or fixed stock, S-E-3-F trigger group, removable carrying handle assault carbine for APC troops, Special Forces and Tank Crews (the regulation PDW for the Italian armys Non Combatant Personnel is the BERETTA M93-R Machine pistol). The SCP-70/90 is a folding stock, S-E-3 trigger group automatic compactcarbine for Special CQB Units and Airborne Troops. It is equipped with a grenade-launch barrel, for rifle grenades.
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