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New REC10 Rifle from Barrett Firearms

Today, Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, Inc. publicly released its REC10. The direct-impingement gas system AR platform rifle is chambered in 308 Winchester. SHOT Show is where is REC10 will make its official debut into the world; visit Barrett at booth number 11371.

In a press release, the company said:


Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, Inc., the leader in long range, has announced the release of their newest, contract-winning firearm, the REC10. A recent industry-wide military trial selected the REC10 as their medium caliber, long range rifle, of choice. Available in 308 Win the REC10 stands above all others at the range, on the hunt, or in the fight.

“We've been working on the REC10 behind-the-scenes for more than two years. 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.” – Chris Barrett, President

The REC10 family of rifles is the result of years of extensive engineering and exhaustive testing. Barrett has spent countless hours perfecting the semi-automatic 308 rifle, guaranteeing the reliability, durability, and accuracy customers expect from the Barrett name; no corners cut, no detail overlooked.

Every component of the REC10 has been engineered to guarantee combat reliability, durability, and accuracy that shooters expect from the Barrett name.  Each variant of the REC10 features an optimized direct impingement gas system that minimizes recoil, and allows for both suppressed and unsuppressed fire.  The upper and lower receivers are machined from billet 7075-T6 aluminum, and feature full ambidextrous controls.  The slimline free-float aluminum handguard utilizes M-LOK accessory mounting slots and a full-length Picatinny top rail for sights and electro-optics.
The REC10 will make its official debut January 22, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV at the NSSF SHOT Show®. In honor of its debut, Barrett is giving away a complete REC10 system outfitted with industry-leading components and accessories, a package worth over $7,500.

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Barrett is a family-owned and operated company and the world leader in long-distance, precision rifle design and manufacturing. Barrett products are used by civilians, sport shooters, law enforcement agencies, the United States military, and more than 70 US State Department approved countries around the world. The Barrett Quality Management System (QMS) has received the prestigious ISO 9001:2015 certification for the design and manufacture of firearms, ammunition and related accessories.


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