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AUG Cal. 5,56 (223)
Steyr Mannlicher Ges.m.b.H.
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SEMI AUTOMATIC AUG CAL. 5,56 mm (~223)
GENERAL: Personal iight semi-automatic Ammunition: Cartridge rifle..
cal. 5,56 (.223). (military version only).
Barre! interchangable Sights: optical sight open sights Feeding: Magazine 30 rounds
-_--.-_ RIFLE Calibre Length of barrel Length of ?wist Chamber and barrel bore Overall length Height Weight of weapon approx. without magazine Weight of magazine empty Magazine capacity
5,56 mm 508 mm 228 mm chrome plated 790 mm 275 mm
(223) 20” 9” right 31” i 1 is 7,9 Ibs. 0,3 Ibs.
O,i3 kg 30 rounds
DESCRlPTiON: The AUG IS comprising 1 Barrel-group 2 Receiver-group 3 i-iammer-group 4 Boit-group 5 Magazine-group 6 Stock-grwp
6 main groups:
(Houshg-group) (Trigger-mectiar%sm) (Gun !ock)
! 2 3 4 Cleaning set Carrying sling Muzzle cap Adjusting lever (for an extra charge) 5 Bolt left ejection (for an extra charge) .
gas pressure c1ei7: for plunger iricrease ic3!iXk may be insuffisymbol ShOOtlily fcinctionlng. should will Eefore positron For nor- PW shooting wltn the snail Iloped the gas plug plunger circle ‘ears” of the piug be aligned sy~~bol stampedon hot izoMaliy) the gas cylinthen der (tile serrated approxiqateiy be posia. In sucn case the gas plug to may be aiignea gas flow. . with :he largt? crrcle Pos. creek RIFLE: of gas pli~g. HQW TO LISE THE shooting.5. or a L/cry dirty ci!le.mmu- With some ni?lon.:rifor norma.i~.
push the stock from !eft to button wit! be fully (white dot visibie). push the button in the opposite direction to expose a red indicator dot. and that the correct (right or left-handed) bolt is installed. To take the safety “OF” (red dot visible). To place safety “ON” (white dot square safety button through the right. Locking and releasing: WARNING: Keep the rifle in a safe direction. A white indicator dot OP the exposed when the safety is “ON” visible). .WARNING: Make sure that the ejection port cover is mounted on the same side as the shooter’s cheek rests.
Inserting the magazine: WARNING: Keep the rif!e pointed in a safe direction and make sure the chamber is clear. untii i? audibly engages 7 . Take the magazine at its lower half with the left hand the Me finger lies underneath the magazine and s!ide it into (no: clap) the magazine bottom well.
Bolt jumps freely forward. . After having pushed the safety “ON” and inserted the filled magazine: Retract cocking slide knob with left hand und turn it inwards. 8 . Take hand off cocking slide knob and press cocking slide knob with the thumb only outwards. The rifle is loaded and on “safe”.Loading: WARNING: Keep the rifle pointed in a safe direction.
retract cocking slide knob approx. press button of cocking slide knob wh~!st pushing It forward aSgain. with the right thumb cover ejection win dow. Piace fotir fingers of right hand under the magazine shaft. and uncocked. I”. the cartridge will be. Take off magazine. Push safety “Of\. Press cocking slide with thumb outwards. gun jock jumps freely forward.” (whtte dot visible). Thereby.extracted and fall through magazine shaft Into your right hand. L Retrac? cocking siide knob ahd%ecuret~&%$rear positron. 9 . If not. push safety “ON” (white dot visible). Now thp IS on “safe”.WARNING: Make sure !hat the bolt is flrlly closed. Push safety “OFF” (red dot visible). Unloading: WARNING: Keep the rrfle pointed in a safe direction. 2 rlflc I unloaded pull trigger.
It is essential that all three hex nuts are tighr before starting adjustment. Elevation is adjus?ed by turning the inner disc on the bottom hex nut. These hex nuts shou!d be kept tight and not disturbed. Windage is adjusted by turning the inner disc on the hex nut on the right hand side. To turn the inner discs.4. Turning the elevation adjustment disc ir! directicn of “H” (for higher) rises the Faint of impact and reverse.ADJUSTtNG THE OPTICAL SIGHT The optical tube is mounted in the receiver with three hexagonal nuts. Turning the windage adjustment alsc In d:rec?lon ‘of arrow “R” 10 (for right) moves the point of impact to the righr and reverse. use the adjusting tool (see pcin? 4. . accessories) or the point of a bullet.
NLOADED’ DISMANTLING: Before disassemPling the rifle. WARNING: iiFFOPE CISVAN: stripping and disassembled . special of the weapon.The Steyr-AUG can be assembled wi?hout the use of special tools. Foe the complete tools are avatlab. ridge tihlch may be in the chamber.e. Remove the magazine. LING MAKE SURE HIFLE IS i_. “‘!‘ 11 . place the safety “ON” eject a cart- (white dot visible).
SUMMARY OF DISMANTLING: Removing the magazine: WARNING: Keep the rit!e pointed in a safe direction Grab the magazine with your left hand so. thai the left thumb can press the magazine catch to release the magazine. 12 .
Take the rifle with the right hand at the pistoi grip and rest the butt plate on your right hip. in the rear position. Retract cocking slide and securit.Taking off barrel: WARNING: Keep the rrfle potnted in a safe dire&ion and be sure ?he rifle IS unloaded. Now turn barrel grip clockwise upward to the limit stop and remove the barrel from the receiver. . Raise the barre! grip. With the left hand grab the barre! grip and press with left thumb the barrel locking catch down. if folded.
that the third finger is able to press the housing latch completly to the right. rest the weapon wrth the butt plate on your right hip. Point the weapon down and remove receiver and bolt. slide k. Place left hand on the front position of the receiver and press siightly against hip to release pressure of the housing latch. With the right hand grasp the pistol grip.nob in - . Now place right hand underneath the butt so.Removing receiver and bolt: -Release with left thumb the cocking foremost position. Separate bolt from receiver.
Press with right thumb the dimple of butt plate and push with left hand the sling swivel completly the right. the butt plate grabing it at the wider to 16 .Taking off the butt plate: Place front of the butt on right thlgn so. that pistoi grip faces the body. Now remove oosition.
Now you have stripped the rifle in i?s main groups.Removing hammer group: (To remove the hammer group it is necessary to remove the butt plate first) - Press in spring support and pull sling swivel out completeiy. Grasp the tab on the rear of the hammer group and pul! the hammer group out of the stock. .
Remove the piston and spring with the right thrust piece of bolt group or suitable tool. - .Stripping the gas mechanism: Press down the serrated “ears” on the gas plug and turn clockwise until the slot on plug is lined up with the gas cylinder. The gas plug is now free to be pulled off forward.
and bolt spnng sleeve wi!l now come out as a unrt. With right hand rotate firing’ pin 90 degrees counter-clockwise and remove it from the bolt. bolt spring. use the right index finger to push down the control stud in the bolt carrier cam slot. of bolt see page 22 19 - Reassembling . adapior sieeve.Stripping the bolt group: -Hold bolt group in left hand (plunger tubes pointing left). The bolt. - Whrle restratntng the bolt from forward movement with the left index ftnger.
Ejection lid inside drops downward into the butt and may be removed either through the magazine shaft or through the ejection opening. a bit in front *with screwdriver and push it simultaneously forward. Ejection lid outside may be removed. outside.Disassembling the ejection lid inside and outside: (Only for changing over from right hand to left hand ejection) Lift ejection lid. 20 .
the.. It will assembfe easily when correctly aligned.Press . the hammer group and the stock are all aligned.. Inserting of the hammer mechanism: Insert hammer group in stock.i?. 21 .hammer group tab yntikthe hotes’iii the tab. DO NOT FORCE. . Insert the sling swivel and push it all the way in. ASSEMBLY: Assembly in revels order.Fitting procedure: Force ejection iid inside from the inside to the outside and slide on ejection lid outside until it engages.
replace the firing pin by pushing it in until it audibly engages. While holding the bolt in this position. This raises the control stud and locks the bolt in place. 22 .Reassembling of bolt: Insert the bolt (with adaptor sleeve. and bolt spring sleeve correctly attached) into the bolt carrier. Make sure the control stud is free to move. - Press the bolt down into the bolt carrier until the control stud is visible in the cam slot. bolt spring.
limit through housing latch. pull out the sling swive! about 114” to lock it in place. as shown). I: wili seat easily if the sling swivel is pushed in fully. When the butt plate is seated. Push 23 . system is locked. receiSfob..Putting on the butt plate: Insert butt plate (bottom end firs?. P&s ver with bolt into stock up to the. DO NOT FORCE. inserting of receiver in the stock: Put the bolt with the plunger into receiver..
24 . ‘Turn barrel until the barrel retaining pin is locked automatically. insert it into the receiver bore and press barrel up to the limit stop.Inserting of barrel: Grasp barrel by barrel grip.
folloyv thrs procedure’ Macioulations to be done: Keep the rifle pointed in a safe direction Put the rifle on safe and remove magazine Puli back cock!ng slide entirely. 25 . Continue shooting If the jam recurs. unload the rifie and have it checked by a gunsmith. if a jam occurs. IMMEDIATE AND CLEARING OF JAMS MALFUNCTIONS: if rhe rifle is kept c!ean and given proper care.7. loading again. slide. Nevertheless. whereas the bolt is gliding F?elease cocking freeiy forward insert magazine again. WARNING: Be sure there IS no obstruction atiemptlng in the barrel before 1r-1 order to throw out to chamber another cartridge. it WIII functron very reliably. jammed cartrrdge.
TABLE 22 cause OF STOPPAQES remedial actiGn Incorrect feeding and loading magazrne is inserted incorrectly remGve magazine. clean the chamber UNDER circle and change it. NOT RECOMMENDED NORMAL CONDITIONS dirty chamber defective or dirty cartridge ciean the chamber throw GUI cartridge. insert again until magazine release button lGCkS audibly Inspect magazine necessary clean the magazine aligne gas plug with the large symbal to increase gas flow. if damaged magazine dirty magazine insufficient chamber (gas pressure) .8.
unload.- .r is no? or insufficiently wait 30 set in firing position. return the weapon and cartridge to be supervised clean hammer mechanism ---~~~ change hammer mechanism .~_~~~ -.Bolt does not lock dirty chamber defective extractor or dirty bolt clean change clean and oil cartridge jams Misfire defective cartridge (primer is struck..~~. unload wait 30 set in firing position. fail to fire) defective or broken firing pin (p+im.--__~~~_________ dirty bol! defective N 4 -.----.
Incorrect extracting extractor defective jams extractor clean and oil the extractor change the extractor change weak spring Incorrect extracting (cartridge ejected) is pulled oti? but not ejector defective change the ejector .
The wire and bustle brushes are meant only for interior of the barrel. Clean the weapon after each usage. Only proper cleaning devices and weapon-oil are to be used for this purpose. 29 . Maintenance of the barrel: Tne barrel must be free of oil prior to each shooting.Cleaning to be done by the shooter: Each shooter using AUG must be a\rl/are of the fact that only proper handling and maintenance can guarantee a perfect performance.
plunger tube: radial cam: 2 drops each 1 drop The gas plug and the gas piston are hard-chrome plated and it is no! necessary to oil them.Maintenance of weapon surface and other metal parts: Weapon surface is to be cleaned with a rag. No additional maintenance is required 30 . Following parts from the bolt group’are to be oiled for lubrication. Maintenance of optical sight: Clean the lenses with a dry clean rag or plain water oniy.
02.0053 12.0556 12.02.02.02.02.0027 12.0048 3x10 DIN 1481 3x12 DIN 1481 12.0026 12.00. for cocking slide SPRING: for coupling piece SLING RING.00. camp!.0046 12.0040 12.00.02.00.0069 12.0450 12.02.00 02. SPRING: 1 12.02. compl front ADAPTOR SLEEVE Ci’TlCAL TUBE: FIXING SCREW: ELEVATING AND LATtRlAL ADJUSTMENT SCREW.00.0041 12. BARREL LOCK .00.FIG NO PART NUMBER DESIGNATION OUAtvTITY RECEIVER 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 12.0023 12.02.00. for barrel lock ptn GRUB SCREW: COCKING SLIDE KNOB: COCKING SLIDE BODY: SPRING: for cocking sltde ADAPTOR SLEEVE.0430 12 00. GROUP PIN.00.02.0043 12.00. SPRING: for barrel lock pin BARREL LOCKING CATCH.02. ADAPTCR SLEEVE.02.02.W. KNOB: in cocking slide grip COUPLING PIECE.G2 3x18 DIN 0462 1481 RECEIVER: compl.02.W.00.0568 12.00.0054 34 .00.
03.0016 DIN 14343hllxlO 12.0046 12.0460 12.00.00.03.03. for trigger LOCK mechanism 2 3 4 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 :4 15 16 17 12.0042 12 00 03.00.03.00.00.0045 12.0033 12.C454 PIN: for disconnector lever RETAINING BOLT LOCK.03.0050 12. HINGE PIN: for hammer DROP SAFETY: 36 .03.00.00.00 03. TRIGGER SLING SPRING: SWIVEL.HAMMER GROUP 1 12.03.0022 12.0030 12.0031 12.00.03.0015 12.03.00.03 0036 BOLT CATCH: SPRING.00.00.0047 12.000s BODY.03.03. for lock bolt catch BOLT: for lock bcr! catch HAMMER: HAMMER right HAMMER left SLIDE HINGE PIN: LEVER: DiSCONNECTOR SPRING: SPRiNG 12.00.00.03.
3cl70 04 0042 0037 BOLT..04.0083 0076 MO062 2.0026 12.04 SPf?!NG. PIECE BOW WILT 1 2 2 2 2 LOADED 12 00 04 003s 12. 1 12 00..30 DIN i48: 04. ior bolt spt hg ADAPTOR COCKING SLEEVE PIECE 12 00 0‘1. ._~.______~_.0438 12.00 cJ4.04?2 ?2.0045 12.._.04 :2 00._.00.RT htiMEER _._ __ DESICihAl ION OlJANTlTY BOLT GROUP ! 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 i3 14 15 16 17 18 19 12.5x12 1 1 1 !2 00 04.0025 12.00 12..00 04._.._.0046 DIN 34812x10 1 1 1 1 12.00 12.____-_ FIG NO PP.04. (right electiofij EXTRACTOF? PIN.00:5 1 38 . 1 1 SLEEVE.00 12.C!4.0029 SLIDE PIECE cof??o! SPRING LOCK TR!.00. 1 . BOLT FlRiNG PIN SLEEVE PIECE: BOLT SPRING.04. _~___ I_-~ _-.~~. for exiractcr E’XTRACTO:: EJECTOR.04.006! 12.IST le!: TRUST right SPRIRG PIECE.0068 04.00.~.__.CO.CO.00.04. SPRING: for elector ADAPTOR iOCKlNG CONTROL.
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__~ WAINTITY PART NCMEER STOCK GROUP 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 12.06. LATCH: ’ PLATE: ROD: 12 OG.06.--_-.06 GOi 7 12.0028 12.GG19 12. ~. magazine RELEASE reiease biitton 40 .CO.00 06.GG. _--.0030 12.-..GC.OG._--.0015 i 2. FIG..GO46 12. for safeiy SAFETY HOUSING SPRING: for housing latch MAGAZINE BUTTON BOLT.30. BUFFER GUIDE BUFFER: FILLISTEA HEAD CAP SCREW: WASHER: TRiGGER: NUT._._.-____-. NO.0035 12 OG.GO52 DIN 6912 M4x2G STOCK: compl.06.0040 12.-.06.06 0041 SPRING._.___ DESIGNAllOW ____ .06.OG.GO21 12.06.GG.G6.06.GO.0051 12.0018 12. for trigger SEAR LEVER: button BUTTON.06.GO..06.00.
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ued) . for cieaning compartment EJECTION instde EJECTION ou:slde release button ! 1 ! 1 kit 20 21 12.00 96.00 06.-FIG NO FART NUMBER DESIGP. 1 1 42 .0013 12.cI6 0011 LIG LID.00 06 0455 12 00 06.OUlO 12 OO.0023 STOCK GROUP (ccn?Ir.0077 12. HEXAGON NUT: SPRING: for magazine BUTT RATE: compt LID.Ai:Ohl OUAN’!TY 16 17 16 19 12.00 06.
05. GROUP BODY.0007 44 .FIG NC) PART NUMBER MAGAZINE 1 2 3 12.00.00.05.05.0001 ~2.0005 SPRING i_OCK: for cartridge feeder sprirlg MAGAZINE BOllObl: 5 12. FEEDER: FEEDER 4 12 00.0015 MAGAZiNE CARTRIDGE CARTRIDGE SPRING.00.05.06050003 12.
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