Featured First Look: B&T 16-Inch SPC9 Carbine Recoil Staff April 13, 2022 Join the Conversation B&T USA has just announced the 16-inch SPC9 Carbine, a new variant of their 9mm SPC9 PCC. SPC9 stands for “Special Purpose Carbine 9”, and it’s a new line of 9mm firearms released by B&T earlier this year. When originally shown, the SPC9 series only consisted of short-barrel PCC-style models, but B&T has just announced the release of a new 16-inch SPC9 Carbine variant. Like the other models in the SPC9 series, the new SPC9 Carbine combines the best features of the B&T APC9, H&K MP5 and AR-15 weapons systems. The result is a 9mm carbine that B&T claims to be supremely light, reliable, safe and modular. A primary reason for the SPC9’s handling qualities stems from B&T’s hydraulic buffer system. The system not only reduces recoil, but also increases accuracy and allows for faster follow-up shots. It also puts less wear on the internals of the firearm and any optics mounted on it, making the SPC9 a great choice for competition shooters or anyone who puts a high round count through their PCCs. This diagram shows the B&T hydraulic buffer system in a shorter-barreled SPC9 model. Jon Scott, Vice President of Sales at B&T USA, said this about the SPC9 Carbine: The new 16-inch barreled SPC9 is a PCC competitors dream — the carbine is incredibly flat shooting, handles like a race car and has minimal recoil thanks to B&T’s effective hydraulic buffer system…We expect the SPC9 16-inch to dominate both at home and on the competitive field, thanks to an ideal formula of features. Those in search of a premium home defense solution would be well served by this very lightweight, well balanced and incredibly easy to shoot well platform — flatteringly so. Most importantly the SPC9 has a proven record of reliability, produced by a company who has built its reputation on being dependable in the most austere conditions imaginable. For more on B&T USA, please visit bt-usa.com. More Pistol Caliber Carbine Info: Buildsheet: Downsizing to a 9mm PCC in a Small Package Nordic Components PCC Review: An AR-9 that works wonders PCC Sushi Aero Precision Launches EPC-9 Pistol Caliber Carbine Explore RECOILweb:RECOILtv SHOT Show 2020: CMMG 5.7 PlatformsImprovised Fitness RoutinesBiometrics Meets RFID With Gunbox Gun StorageHappy Birthday Big Green - and Happy Flag Day as Well 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). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.