The SS2 assault rifle has been first ordered by the Indonesian military back in 2002 and in 2003. It had then been announced that the rifle was launched in 2005. 150 SS2-V4s were purchased in 2007. A SS2 with a solid stock, known as the SS2-V3 would have been produced by Pindad, but was rejected.
The SS2's flashhider is based on the Colt M16A2 with the front sight being based on the AK rifles. The carrying handle and detachable rear sight is placed on top of Picatinny railings. The rifle's front handguard is of a ribbed design, with heat ventilation holes. The older SS1's defect of the barrel overheating when used in sustained fire has been improved on all variants of this rifle. The flash hider is not able to mount a suppressor.
|Place of origin||Indonesia|
|Used by||Indonesian Armed Forces, Indonesian National Police (POLRI),|
|Unit cost||500 USD|
|Produced||2005 - Present|
|Weight||3.4 kg (With empty magazine)|
|Length||990 (With buttstock extended)|
|Barrel length||740 (With buttstock retracted)|
|Action||Gas-Operated, rotating bolt|
|Rate of fire||675 - 725 rpm|
|Maximum range||500 m|
|Feed system||Various STANAG magazines.|
|Sights||Iron sights, but optical sights are possible with the Picatinny rail provision. Optical sight is a standard feature in SS2-V4 variant.|
The SS2 has been first ordered by the Indonesian military back in 2002 and in 2003. It had then been announced that the rifle was launched in 2005. 150 SS2-V4s were purchased in 2007.
The SS2's flashhider is based on the Colt M16A2 with the front sight being based on the AK rifles. The carrying handle and detachable rear sight is placed on top of Picatinny railings.
- A new rifle based on the SS1, being replaced in the Indonesian military after tests had been conducted from 2003-2005. It has been adopted by Indonesian security forces in 2006. It has a carrying handle that can be replaced with a scope for scope mounting on a Picatinny rail and a collapsible stock.
- A carbine version of the SS2-V1.
- Carrying handle replaced with a Picatinny rail for scope mounting as a designated marksman rifle. Said to be for the use of Indonesian special forces.
- A compact version of the SS2-V1. Unveiled at the Indo Defence & Aerospace exhibition in 2008.