Fn M249 Para
With a shortened barrel and collapsible buttstock, the Fn M249 Para is designed for airborne, armored infantry, and close quarters combat (CQC) operations. It maintains all of the M249 SAW’s characteristics and can be field-converted in just 30 seconds to return to the standard model configuration. One extra barrel is included with each M249 model.
Fn M249 Para Specs
- Caliber: 5.56x45mm
- Operation: Open-bolt
- Weight: 15.95 lb.
- Barrel Length: 16.3”
- Overall Length: 30.5″ – 36″
- Effective Range: 800m, point target
- Maximum Range: 1800m
- Overall Height: 9.5″
- Trigger Pull: 7.9 – 15.7 lb.
- Twist Rate: 1:7 RH
- Cyclic Rate of Fire: 775 RPM
- Color: Matte black non-reflective finish
Formed steel frame with claw extractor design
Fixed, pivoting ejector plus side ejection of cases
Top cover integrated MIL-STD-1913 mounting rail for sighting systems
Cold hammer-forged steel
Hard chrome-plated bore and chamber
Rotating, telescoping metal buttstock assembly with hydraulic recoil buffer system and non-slip buttplate
Kit consisting of polymer buttstock and 20.5” barrel to convert M249 PARA to M249 SAW configuration is available
Curved trigger for improved finger position and control in rapid fire