In the late 1970s Singaporean arms manufacturer Chartered Industries of Singapore (later known as ST Kinetics) sought a rifle to produce for domestic and export sale, they partnered with the UK’s Sterling Armaments to produce an AR-18-inspired rifle, the SAR 80.
Check out our detailed accompanying blog on the SAR 80 for more photos and info – http://armourersbench.com/2020/02/09/cis-sar-80
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