M1A™ SOCOM 16

The world of tactical rifles forever changed in 2004 when Springfield Armory® introduced the M1A™ SOCOM 16. 7.62NATO power in a package this small was previously unthinkable. Shooters who need a compact rifle no longer have to settle for a lesser caliber, although they can expect less felt recoil and less muzzle rise, thanks to the SOCOM 16′s unique design.

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The world of tactical rifles forever changed in 2004 when Springfield Armory® introduced the M1A™ SOCOM 16. 7.62NATO power in a package this small was previously unthinkable. Shooters who need a compact rifle no longer have to settle for a lesser caliber, although they can expect less felt recoil and less muzzle rise, thanks to the SOCOM 16’s unique design.

The SOCOM 16 starts with a specially-engineered 16 inch barrel that is mated to the gas system with a proprietary muzzle brake. Shoot the SOCOM 16 and you’ll be double-checking the stamping on the barrel, because you’ll have a hard time believing that you’re shooting a .308. The muzzle brake reduces felt recoil and keeps muzzle rise so flat that follow-up shots with a caliber this powerful have never been so easy. The enlarged ghost ring aperture rear sight and XS Tritium Insert in the front sight give you the quick target acquisition capability you want and need under any conditions. If your mission calls for optics, the SOCOM 16 features Springfield Armory®’s forward scout-style Picatinny mount. Of course, the SOCOM 16 also has the legendary performance and reliability that M1A™ shooters have come to love and expect.

If your mission requirements call for a compact tactical rifle, but won’t let you sacrifice power, you need the SOCOM 16. Bring Enough Gun™.

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Specs


Caliber 7.62X51MM NATO (.308WIN)

Length 37.25"

Front Sight XS Post w/ Tritium Insert, .125 Blade

Barrel 16.25"; Twist 1 In 11"; RH; 6-Groove Carbon Steel

Weight 8.8 lbs.

Rear Sight Enlarged Military Aperture .135 w/ MOA Adjustment For Both Windage and Elevation

Magazines 1 - 10 Round, Parkerized Steel

Stock Flat Dark Earth Composite

MSRP $1,985.00

Options


AA9620Flat Dark Earth Composite Stock, 16.25" parkerized carbon barrel

AA9626Black Composite stock, 16.25" parkerized carbon barrel

AA9611CQB Composite Stock, 16.25" Parkerized Carbon Barrel

AA9611PKCQB Composite Stock, 16.25" Parkerized Carbon Barrel

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California Proposition 65

Proposition 65 requires businesses to provide warnings to California consumers about significant exposures to chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. These chemicals can be in the products that Californians purchase, in their homes or workplaces, or that are released into the environment. By requiring that this information be provided, Proposition 65 enables Californians to make informed decisions about their exposures to these chemicals.

Proposition 65 also prohibits California businesses from knowingly discharging significant amounts of listed chemicals into sources of drinking water.

Proposition 65 requires California to publish a list of chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. This list, which must be updated at least once a year, has grown to include approximately 900 chemicals since it was first published in 1987. Proposition 65 became law in November 1986, when California voters approved it by a 63-37 percent margin. The official name of Proposition 65 is the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986.

Springfield Armory® Provides the following general warning:

Warning This product can expose you to chemicals including lead which is known to California consumers to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

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