Barrett Firearms Manufacturing recently announced its newest, contract-winning firearm: The Barrett REC10. The U.S. military selected the REC10 as a medium caliber, long-range rifle. The REC10 is now available in .308 Win., making it equally suitable for duty or sport.
US Army Awards Barrett .50 Caliber Sniper Rifle Contract
“We’ve been working on the REC10 behind-the-scenes for more than two years,” said Chris Barrett, President, Barrett Firearms. “Before we bring a rifle to market, we have to know it meets the standards of the most demanding users in the world – the armed forces. Winning this contract further confirms, we’ve done our job.”
Barrett spent years of extensive engineering and exhaustive testing to produce the REC10 family of rifles. Moreover, the company claims it has perfected the semi-automatic .308 rifle, guaranteeing reliability, durability and accuracy.
Barrett REC10 Features
Living up to the Barrett name, the REC10 is built to withstand the demands of combat. Further, Barrett claims the REC10 features an optimized direct impingement gas system, one enabling both suppressed and unsuppressed fire. REC10 upper and lower receivers are machined from billet 7075-T6 aluminum. Each rifle also features full ambidextrous controls. Additionally, a slimline free-float aluminum handguard …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life