Guns Daniel Defense DD5V1 Now Available OEM with Cerakote Industry News February 21, 2017 Join the Conversation Georgia-based Daniel Defense is now offering their 7.62N DD5V1 in two different custom Cerakote colors directly from the factory. Here's what they have to say about the new offering. Industry News: Daniel Defense DD5V1 Now Available OEM with Cerakote Black Creek, GA- Daniel Defense, manufacturer of the world’s finest firearms and accessories, is offering its DD5V1 7.62mm (.308) rifle in two new durable Cerakote finishes. In addition to basic black, this best-selling rifle is now also available with a gray-colored Daniel Defense Tornado® finish and a Mil Spec +® finish, which is a tan or earth color. The DD5V1 is a groundbreaking, performance-driven platform that established a whole new standard in the .308 platform. Its design incorporates over a decade of expertise from industry-leading Daniel Defense engineers and designers. With innovative features like a 4-bolt connection system, an optimized upper receiver, an improved bolt carrier group, ambidextrous controls, a configurable modular charging handle, and a Cold Hammer Forged (CHF) barrel, the DD5V1 took 7.62 rifles built around the traditional AR platform to a whole new level. And with a weight of only 8.3 pounds, the DD5V1 represents one of the lightest, most maneuverable .308 DMRs (designated marksman rifles) ever built. DD5V1 rifles with Daniel Defense Tornado® or Mil Spec +® Cerakote finishes have an MSRP of $3,198, while black-finished models retail for $3,044. For more information, you can visit Daniel Defense online here. More about Daniel Defense, in their own words: Located in Black Creek, Georgia, Daniel Defense is a leading manufacturer of premium firearms, rail systems, and accessories. Its iconic brand remains unmatched in quality, precision and world-class customer service. President and CEO Marty Daniel founded Daniel Defense, which originally created rails and accessories for the AR-15 platform in small batches. Now, with two locations and a combined 137,000 square feet of manufacturing space, Daniel Defense continues to make the world’s leading firearms for civilian, law enforcement, and military customers Industry News. What are you seeing here? Just as the tagline reads — industry news. This is a product (or service) announcement. It is not an endorsement. It is not a review. It is not an advertisement. Posts on RECOILweb.com labeled as Industry News are advisory notifications only. Information contained therein is likely provided by the individual manufacturer (or service provider), provided to RW and passed along to our readers as a notification only. Such articles do not represent our tacit approval, nor (unless labeled SPONSORED) were they paid for. RECOIL publishes not just for a fraction of the gun-owning community, but all of it. Individual editorial staff member opinions are not the sole arbiter of what news we present. What one person derides, another will extol. One of RECOIL's responsibilities is to inform readers of new products or services from manufacturers, training organizations, and the like. RECOIL readers have made it very clear this is something they want to see, and frequently. Some of those products will be chosen for further coverage or evaluation. Some will not. Some may have great promise or potential. Others will do nothing but prove the old adage, A fool and his money are soon parted. Readers should form their own conclusions, if appropriate. Rest assured if a member of the RECOIL staff is providing an opinion, you will know about it. If you are aware of a new technology, product, or service you think is worth us passing along, reach out to [email protected] with details. Explore RECOILweb:The SNAP - a Survival Tool from Norseman-TOPSReview: The 1-10x Atibal X ScopeGoing HotTips on How to Survive a Carjacking NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Click here to get IMMEDIATE ACCESS to a digital PDF of this target pack!