|Weapon Type||Primary Weapon|
|Weapon Class||Assault Rifle|
|Rank Prerequisites||Rank 39|
|Damage||34 -> 20|
|Range||50 max -> 135 min|
|Magazine Size||30, 31|
|Fire Modes||Auto & Semi|
|Rate of Fire||700 RPM|
The AUG A2 shares similar characteristics with the AUG A1, its predecessor. However, it has several differences which cannot be overlooked. The removal of the 1.5x magnifying optic which was formerly pre-installed may deprive some users of longer ranged capabilities, while granting other users unobstructed aiming at closer distances. The body of the weapon is a dark green like the updated AUG A1. However, the factory-standard frontal grip on the AUG A1 has been kept on the AUG A2 and the staged trigger design is retained to allow users to switch firing modes at ease.
The AUG A2 is very similar to the other AUG rifles, such as how its horizontal recoil is quite high and a Compensator is recommended. This weapon has a low to moderate vertical recoil, which is more useful for close-quarters-combat (CQC) and medium ranged gunfights.
Despite the low damage, the statistics of the AUG A2 are pretty much in the middle of the AUG A1 and AUG A3 with the most noticeable trait being its rate-of-fire (RoF), at 700 RPM, which is directly in between the two guns (with the AUG A1 at 680 RPM and the AUG A3 at 720 RPM).
Usage & Tactics
The biggest drawback of the AUG A2 is its minimum damage. The minimum damage of the AUG A2 is 20, meaning that a player will need up to five-shots-to-kill (STK) a full health enemy at medium to long range. However, the AUG A2 compensates this by possessing a three-shot-kill (3SK) capability in CQC, so this weapon can be very deadly when used in close ranges. The low minimum damage combined with the horizontal recoil make of this rifle less ideal for long range engagement. Even in semi-auto mode, it's still difficult to eliminate a target at long range. Nevertheless, the RoF and damage of this weapon makes up for this.
As a close to medium ranged weapon, the AUG A2 has a very good hip fire stability. If one wishes to improve their weapon for long range engagements, the Compensator is recommended so that it will make a tighter spread pattern, while equipping the Muzzle Brake will make the gun spray completely sideways. The Iron Sights are not useful because it makes it harder to predict the bullet drop, even at medium range. Attaching any clear optic is recommended.
The AUG A2 is at best a medium/CQC ranged weapon. It's relatively balanced recoil and decent RoF allow it to compete with other Assault Rifles. However, the AUG A2 is outshined by both of its rivals; the AUG A2 lacks the high minimum damage and clear optic that the AUG A1 has, while the AUG A2 is outgunned every time by the AUG A3's higher RoF. In short, the AUG A1 and A3 limit the AUG A2's capabilities.
Pros & Cons
- Decent RoF.
- Good time-to-kill (TTK) within 50 studs.
- Good hip fire stability.
- No time delay when changing fire modes.
- Almost no vertical recoil, like other AUGs.
- Lowest horizontal recoil of any AUG weapon.
- Good range dropoff.
- Low damage at range.
- Long reload time.
- Very short effective range for an Assault Rifle.
- Obstructive Iron Sights.
- The AUG A2's RoF is exactly numerically in between the AUG A1 and A3's RoF.
- Except for the removable rail, which is a fixed scope on the AUG A1, and the under barrel rail like the AUG A3, both guns are identical.
- The AUG A2 has the same Iron Sights as the AUG HBAR and AUG A3 Para.