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RSC 1917 IRL

The Fusil Automatique Modèle 1917, or RSC M1917, is a French semi-automatic infantry rifle. Developed in 1917 and produced until the end of World War I, it went into service with the French Army near the end of the war. The rifle was chambered in the same cartridge as the Lebel Model 1886, with which it shared some parts. With 86,000 rifles manufactured before production ended in 1918, the RSC 1917 was one of the first semi-automatic rifles to be adopted on such a large scale. Very few rifles have survived in full, working condition, making them rare and highly sought-after collectibles.

Battlefield 1

This item has a Codex entry: RSC 1917
"A French experimental self-loading rifle, deployed in the later stages of the Great War."

— In-game description

The RSC 1917 is a weapon introduced in the Battlefield 1: They Shall Not Pass expansion for the Medic class. Two variants are featured in the game.

Following a trend for the DLC's weapons, the RSC 1917 has higher damage with a lower rate of fire. It is capable of a two-body-shot kill at close range, but has a small magazine.


"This basic self-loading rifle pattern regains accuracy more quickly due to lower weight."

— In-game Description

The RSC 1917 Factory is the default variant of the rifle. It is unlocked by obtaining 50 kills with the M1907 SL Sweeper. and performing 50 revives with the Syringe.


"Equipped with a lens sight and vertical fore grip, this self-loading rifle pattern offers improved aimed accuracy."

— In-game Description

The RSC 1917 Optical variant of the rifle is obtained by obtaining 15 headshot kills with the Autoloading 8 .35 Factory in a round and performing 75 heals.


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