Tennessee-primarily based rifle maker Barrett announced that supplies of their new semi-auto .308, the REC10, are now loose in the wild.
The direct impingement SR-25-style semi-auto has a carbine-length 16-inch barrel and receivers machined from billet 7075-T6 aluminum. Featuring complete ambidextrous controls, the rifle has a slimline free of charge-float aluminum handguard with M-LOK slots and a complete-length Picatinny top rated rail. The rifle has a button-rifled chrome-lined barrel with a 1-in-10-inch twist. All round length is 37.75-inches and it is offered in each Cerakote FDE and black.
Guns.com met with firm president, Chris Barrett, at SHOT Show earlier this year and got the low-down on the new rifle.
Barrett emphasized that the eight-pound REC10 has been by way of an in depth quantity of military testing in the previous couple of years that incorporated a six,000-round test fire with a suppressor attached. “So that is a extremely difficult test to get by way of but this rifle has been by way of it and is extremely refined to reside in these types of poor situations,” he stated.
Accurate to Barrett’s lengthy history of supplying guns to warfighters, the REC10 was chosen as the winner of a military tender prior to it was even announced to the public. The firm has extended supplied the M107 .50 caliber rifle to the Pentagon as nicely as overseas allies and was lately selected in a major contract issued by SOCOM for the MRAD modular bolt-action rifle, which will be adopted as the Mk21.