C8 Assault Carbine
Cartridge: 5.56mm x 45mm
Rate of Fire: cyclic, 700 to 950 rds/min
Weight: empty, 2.7kg., full 3.2kg.
Length: butt closed, 760mm, butt extended, 840mm
Barrel length: 400
Operation: direct gas, selective fire
Feed: 30-round detachable magazine
The C8 assault carbine is a compact version of the standard C7 rifle. The C8 features a telescoping butt-stock and a shortened barrel, while retaining all normal placement of common parts to the C7. This weapon is standard issue to armoured crews and can be issued to troops on special missions that require compact weapons.