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Special Ops Tactical Aurora Elite 14.5 rifle

It’s pretty apparent that current political events have spurned lots of demand for a multitude of firearms and it’s no secret that AR15 modern sporting rifles have been a top choice and seller in the United States for the last several years.  Consequently, Special Ops Tactical has announced their new financing program geared for their retail customers and Law Enforcement Officers implementing an added incentive to get the dream rifle, pistol or gear you’ve always wanted up to $7,500.00

Located In Central Florida Apopka – Special Ops Tactical designs and manufactures some of the finest firearms and accessories made, along with their custom upper and rifle builder feature on their website which is about as computer age as it gets; SOT is proud to announce their new financing program.

Special Ops Tactical provides customers with a wide array of top quality products from which to choose and now with the option to finance, products that may have been previously out of reach, are very obtainable. This program is now fully launched and live on the Special Ops Tactical website (www.SpecialOpsTactical.com) and offers 60 second approval with quick turnaround times. The program offers a tiered APR and term offerings based on FICO and other credit factors. Many customers have already taken advantage of this new financing program, and we are excited that it will allow more people to own some of the finest firearms made to date.

SOT/Special Ops Tactical

President and CEO, Garrett Potter, who founded Special Ops Tactical is dedicated to building the best rifle possible at a fair price.  We give attention to detail with everything we do. Providing high quality gear and excellent customer service is a must!  Our continued goal is to produce reliable and ruggedly built firearms that have the most cutting edge design and to always serve our customers the way that we would like to be treated if we were the customer!

For complete information on financing, visit www.SpecialOpsTactical.com.

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HK MR556A1-SD Rifle and Suppressor Available at Rainier Arms

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by ar15news

Heckler & Koch (HK) and Operator Suppressor Systems Inc. (OSS) have teamed up to bring the ultimate complete package to market. Their pairing has birthed the HK MR556A1-SD, which is a package combination of the amazing HK MR556A1 rifle, the new HK MRS KeyMod rail and the new OSS Suppressor giving you the already proven quality and reliability of the HK MR556A1 rifle with a more comfortable, usable design. This could quite possibly be the coolest thing I’ve seen all year.

HK MR556A1-SD : OSS Suppressor 2 HK MR556A1-SD : OSS Suppressor 2

The new HK suppressed MR556A1-SD is equipped with a cutting edge next generation of suppressor technology from Operators Suppressor Systems Inc. (OSS). It is coupled with HK’s unique new Modular Rail System (MRS) to provide the shooter with a high performance integrated weapon system.

The modular rail system (MRS) for the MR556-SD allows the shooter to place individual rail components and accessories anywhere along the length of the seven free sides of the forearm using the slotted interface. HK has been working with OSS to develop the next generation of advanced suppressors for the HK MR series of rifles and carbines.

These suppressors are comprised of two modules, a Back Pressure Regulator (BPR) and a Signature Reduction Module (SRM)™. The BPR1425™ on the MR556A1-SD captures and controls expanding gases instead of simply trapping the gas with baffles. To further reduce the sound signature of the MR556 and eliminate flash, the OSS SRM4 module can be added to the end of the BPR1425.

HK MR556A1-SD : OSS Suppressor 2HK MR556A1-SD : OSS Suppressor 2

Important Features of the MR556A1-SD MODULAR RAIL SYSTEM (MRS)

  • Repeatable rail segment mounting in any position along the 14 inch forearm (9 inch MRS also available)
  • Self-captured rail segment hardware
  • Two integrated Quick Detachable (QD) sling attachment points just forward of the receiver
  • Optional positionable QD mount attachment
  • Octagon profile allows the OSS suppressor to be installed/removed with the rail in place
  • MRS provides more comfort to the shooter’s support hand

OSS SUPPRESSOR

Typical 18 dB reduction with the BPR module installed without SRM Less than an inch of increased weapon length with just the BPR Eliminates up to 95% of the back pressure created by traditional suppressors Attenuates the noise signature without adversely affecting the operating system Redirection of expanding gas within the BPR reduces felt recoil and muzzle rise Greatly reduces weapon fouling Little increase in bolt speed Reduces component wear and overheating common to legacy suppressor designs Reduction in back pressure greatly diminishes toxic gases expelled back at the shooter Better weapon balance with over the barrel mounting of the BPR module Typical sound reductions measured at the shooter’s ear with the BPR and SRM4 installed <139 dB Components are designed to self-tighten during firing to prevent loosening Little to no impact shift transitioning from just BPR to BPR and SRM Typical MRTF (mean rounds to failure) 8000 rounds, semi-automatic Internal parts on both the BPR and SRM can be replaced

The HK MR556A1-SD gives the shooter the same outstanding MR rifle performance with the added benefit of more ergonomic handling and noise comfort of the new MRS rail system and OSS advanced sound suppression.

HK MR556A1-SD : OSS Suppressor 1

Obviously with a suppressor being part of the HK MR556A1-SD package you will have to wait a number of months before your paperwork comes back from the ATF, so the earlier you get in on this the better. Right now Rainier Arms has Serial Numbers on hand for Form 3 Transfers and is one of the only places you can order this kit right now. Check it out at www.RainierArms.com

NEW!! 9mm AR-15 Buffer from Blitzkrieg Components

Posted on August 7th, 2014 by ar15news

Blitzkrieg Components is primarily best known for their awesome mil spec replacement Chevron front sight posts. Recently they surprised everyone with their new 9mm AR-15 AKTIVE Buffer. The new AKTIVE buffer is designed to cushion the impact between the rear of the Bolt Carrier and the front of the Buffer, dampen the impact at the rear of the Buffer Tube and it also forces the 9mm Bolt Carrier to line up concentric to the inside of the Buffer Tube. All of these things combined reduce felt recoil, helps keep your sights on target for faster followup shots and reduces wear on the firearm. It also makes shooting your 9mm more enjoyable as it will run smoother and quieter. I don’t personally have a 9mm AR…yet…but as soon as I do I will be picking one of these up. Check out the details below. Awesome pics courtesy of Jody Lewis. 

Blitzkrieg 9mm AR Buffer 1

Blitzkrieg Components partnered with CTS Engineering to develop a 9mm AR-15 buffer using CTS’s Patent Pending AKTIVE Buffer Technology. The AKTIVE Buffer design uses a solid Stainless Steel buffer body and a 2-stage buffering action to cushion the impact of the Bolt/Bolt Carrier. The buffer has a hard polymer piston head at the front that encloses a captured elastomer shock absorber and has an improved rear bumper. The 2-stage action consists of the piston head compressing the internal elastomer shock absorber, followed by the compression of the rear bumper, creating a much softer impact at the rear of the buffer tube.

Blitzkrieg 9mm AR Buffer 1

The impact of the bolt on the barrel as it goes forward into battery is also less than with a conventional weighted buffer or solid buffer. The hard polymer piston head has been redesigned to support the unique 9mm AR-15 application. It accommodates the solid rear profile of 9mm AR-15 bolts and it provides optimal alignment at all times within the buffer tube. Furthermore, the polymer piston head eliminates buffer tube wear and runs completely quiet. The rear bumper is not only more substantial than a convention bumper, but it is secured to the stainless buffer body with a bolt instead of a flimsy roll pin. The blowback operation of the 9mm AR-15 drives a very heavy bolt (normally16 ounces) much harder than a standard AR-15 BCG and it needs to be dampened as much as possible to optimize the system, reduce wear on the firearm and reduce recoil and sight movement.

Blitzkrieg 9mm AR Buffer 1

Blitzkrieg 9mm AR Buffer 1

The design is simple, yet very effective and will feel softer and run quieter than any conventional AR buffer. Spring noise is also eliminated using this buffer. Most spring noise on 9mm AR15s comes from the abrupt stop of a conventional buffer causing spring vibration. Our buffer dampens the impact for a soft landing which completely eliminates this vibration and noise. The length of this buffer stops the bolt just behind the bolt catch on a 9mm AR-15 without the need for a spacer. We recommend pairing this buffer with our 9mm AR-15 carbine buffer spring or a high quality .308 AR-10 carbine spring to sufficiently slow the rearward bolt velocity. Our high performance buffer springs are available separately as well as in buffer/spring combinations for the ultimate in strength, consistency and extremely long service life. 

Length: 3.93″ 
Weight: 5.2 ounces

Available for purchase now at www.BlitzkriegComponents.com.

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About the Photographer:  Jody Lewis is a professional photographer based in the PNW who has articles published on many of the popular websites including RECOIL-WEB and Guns & Tactics Magazine. He is also the Director of Operations and Business Development for Defense Marketing Group. You can follow him on his page XFIREPIX on Facebook.

NEW!! Grey Ghost Gear JED Bail Out Bag

Posted on August 7th, 2014 by ar15news

The Grey Ghost JED Bail Out Bag is designed to be an all-in-one solution for getting out of trouble fast during vehicle operations. Whether going fully armored or low profile civilian style, the JED Bag is a perfect fit.

Grey Ghost Gear JED Bail Out Bag 2

The Bail Out Bag is configured with plenty of room for whatever you might need to carry, with multiple interior mesh pockets, elastic loops for four 40mm rounds and a zipper that runs the full length of the bag for fast access to everything inside.

Grey Ghost Gear JED Bail Out Bag 3

Grey Ghost Gear JED Bail Out Bag 3

Grey Ghost Gear JED Bail Out Bag 3

The outside of the bag has sections of loop material for attaching hook backed pouches like those from Orange Diamond Concealment, the Tactical Tailor Low-Vis line or other similar pouches from other manufacturers.

Grey Ghost Gear JED Bail Out Bag 1

Unlike other go-bags on the market, the Grey Ghost JED Bail Out Bag is designed to be fought from, without getting hung up on unnecessary ‘cool’ features that aren’t so cool if they get in the way in a firefight. Despite rumors to the contrary, the JED was not named for the Clampett patriarch (though we like Buddy Ebsen as much as the next guy). No, JED stands for Jim Erwin Developed – and you may rest assured that Erwin’s time working for JSOC helped him design a bada$$ bag.

Available for purchase now for a special introductory price at www.GreyGhostGear.com.

DRD Tactical Announces the M762 Semi-Auto Pistol

Posted on July 31st, 2014 by ar15news

DRD Tactical M762 Semi-Auto Pistol

7.62 NATO Caliber, Brief Case Pistol

DRD Tactical M762 Pistol 1

DRD Tactical announces the release of the M762 Pistol, a quick takedown, semi-automatic Pistol chambered in 7.62 NATO/.308 win, which can be assembled from its brief case size hard-case without any tools, in less than a minute.

DRD Tactical M762 Pistol 1

DRD Tactical M762 Pistol 1

The M762 is built on billet lower and upper receivers, uses Magpul 308 PMags or DPMS pattern metal magazine, comes with a MIL-STD 1913 Picatinny 13” QD Rail with mounting holes on 3 sides for Magpul L-4 Rail Panels.

Comes standard with 2-20rd Magpul Pmags, hard case with custom cut foam with pistol tray insert, Lothar-Walther 12” Stainless Steel LW50 barrel, Sig SB15 Pistol Brace, Noveske KX3 Flash Suppressor, Nickel Boron coated BCG and Magpul MOE Grip. Please visit www.drdtactical.com for more information.

MSRP $2995

Adams Arms Makes BOLD Move to Dominate the Market

Posted on July 21st, 2014 by ar15news

Big things are happening in the halls of Adams Arms these days. Today they have the ability to take superior products to the market at industry leading prices. A recent move to bring production in house coupled with increasing overall productivity allows them to pass savings directly to customers. While traditional piston systems can cost an average of $1,200-$1,600, the Adams Arms base piston rife now has a MSRP of just $995. These prices allow the company to compete with lower priced, traditional rifle systems, while still offering consumers the ability to afford high-quality piston rifles, parts and accessories.

Adams Arms President and CEO Michael Froning commented, “We are extremely excited to be able to reset the bar from a product cost standpoint while delivering the highest quality products on the market. While the industry is seeing reduced prices to combat lagging sales, we have been able to drive our costs down significantly and pass on savings of over 20% to the consumer”

The company also announced exciting new upcoming projects to include:

* .308 Rifles

* Pistols

* .22 Rifles

* Shotguns

* Custom Slides

* Projectiles

* Accessories

More news on the release of these products is expected in the next few weeks.

Adams Arms Press Release

Established in 2007, Adams Arms began with an innovative design that improved the operating system of AR style rifles. The Adams Arms Retrofit Kit provided users the ability to upgrade their existing direct impingement rifles to a piston operated system in a mere thirty minutes or less using a 3/4 inch wrench and hammer. They received a patent in 2008 and gained major OEM partnerships which quickly made their system the number one piston system on the market with more than three times the OEM contracts of competitors.

By 2011 they were building their own upper assemblies and within a year manufacturing complete rifles. Adams Arms’ growth skyrocketed as they acquired their largest OEM manufacturer allowing them to produce the majority of their parts in-house. Adams Arms also develops and utilizes some of the most technologically advanced manufacturing processes, machining techniques and coatings, including QPQ, PVDs and Nickels, that far exceed Mil-Spec standards for quality and performance.

They launched VooDoo Innovations, a sister company, in 2013. VooDoo brings high end coatings and processes to the direct impingement market. With so much growth, a major decision was made to purchase $4 million in manufacturing assets. New equipment and the addition of key leadership and industry hires resulted in more than 75% of production moving in-house. Distribution channels were expanded to new distributors, buying groups, direct dealers and website retail sales.

This year they have continued to streamline production and grow their line with products such as:
-  XLP Low Profile Gas Block
-  C.O.R. Rifle
-  Ultra Lite Advanced Dissipator
-  Line of 300 BLK Products
-  VooDoo Rail System
-  VooDoo Innovations LifeCoat Parts

For more information about Adams Arms and their products, visit www.adamsarms.net or email sales@adamsarms.net.

**Photo courtesy of 47 Images Photography.**

2 Vet’s Arms has just released their new .308 rifle. They are calling it the 308 Special Purpose Rifle. The 2 Vet’s Arms 308 SPR features a full billet receiver set including an ambi side charging upper, 18″ full fluted 416R Stainless match grade barrel with Black Nitride finish, 3.5lb UltraMatch trigger, 15″ Free Floating Modular Handguard and B5 Systems stock and grip. You’re looking at a sub-MOA rifle for sure that is pretty much just begging for an optic and bipod so it can get to work. No one will be surprised about the quality or accuracy of this rifle but what you might be surprised to know is that this rifle is being sold for just $1,875 (without optics, suppressor and bipod) which is an awesome price point. Check out the pics and details below, then head on over to 2VetsArms.com for ordering info.

2 Vets Arms 308 SPR

Receivers: 2VA-10 7075T6 Matched
Trigger: Single Stage 3.5 Ultra Match
Stock: B5 Systems Bravo
Handguard: 15″ lightweight free float tube with modular attachment points
Barrel: 18″ full fluted 416R Stainless match grade barrel with Black Nitride finish
System: Ambidextrous Side Charging System, Ambidextrous Safety Selector
Weight: 7 lbs, 13 oz

2VA-10 7075T6 Matched set billet receivers, Ambidextrous Side Charging System, Ambidextrous Safety Selector, Single Stage 3.5 Ultra Match trigger, B5 Systems Bravo Collapsible buttstock, 15″ lightweight free float tube with modular attachment points, 18″ full fluted 416R Stainless match grade barrel with Black Nitride finish for longer barrel life, as well as better concealment in the field. 

With the many options in the 7.62/.308 market, the 2VA-10 line of rifles fills the void between affordability and quality without sacrificing the reliability or accuracy that is demanded with today’s hunters and shooters. Withsub-MOA accuracy as a starting point, blending ergonomics, adaptability and value, we feel this rifle is a can’t miss.

http://www.2vetsarms.com/product-p/2va308spr.htm

LanTac 7.62 Dragon and 7.62 Drakon Super Slow Motion Video

Posted on July 15th, 2014 by ar15news

LanTac USA, makers of the awesome Dragon muzzle brake have released their new promo video for the 7.62 Dragon and 7.62 Drakon brakes. The 7.62 Dragon is threaded for use on AR’s while the Drakon is threaded for use on the 7.62 AK platform. The video consists of some absolutely beautiful super slow motion shots that really show just how well the LanTac Dragon works. It’s pretty amazing actually. Read the press release and watch the video below.

Introducing the New LanTac 7.62 / .308 caliber Muzzle Brake and Drakon Brake for AK47 rifles.

With its unique Patent Pending design the LanTac Dragon delivers hugely efficient recoil and muzzle rise control. Our new video features three7.62 rifles in 7.62X51mm (.308), 7.62X39mm (Russian Short) & 7.62X35mm (300 Blackout) calibers being shot semi and full auto.

No Rigs or Jigs were used in the filming of this video, the only thing holding the rifle was the shooter.

Ammunition used: 7.62X51mm (.308) PPU 145Gr FMJ 7.62X39 (Russian Short) PPU 123Gr FMJ 7.62X35mm (300 Blackout) Hornady 208Gr A-MAX (300 Whisper) Together with Handloaded 220Gr SMK, 9.8 Grains H110 powder.

Full Rifle Specs: 7.62X51mm (.308) DPMS 16” Barrel AP4 Rifle. Samson Manufacturing 15” AR10 Evo Handguard. Magpul PRS Stock. Magpul 20Rnd 20LR PMAG. Magpul MOE+ Grip. LANTAC DGN762B Muzzle Brake. Elcan Specter 1.5-6X DR Scope. Trijicon RMR 06 45 degree backup red dot sight. Troy Front and Rear Folding Battle Sights. Harris 6-9 Swivel Bipod. LaRue LT130 Bipod Mount. Battle Arms Ambi Selector.

7.62X39mm (Russian Short) East German stamped select fire receiver 13” Barrel. LANTAC DGNAK47B Drakon Brake. Magpul AK Grip. Krebs Custom Quad Rail. Parabellum Armament dust cover rail. Troy micro front and full size rear Battle Sights. Surfire X300 Weaponlight with XT07 tape switch. ACE Folding Stock System. Magpul CTR Stock and Riser. Trijicon SRS 01 Red Dot Sight. Standard 30Rnd AK Magazine.

7.62X35mm (300 Blackout) LanTac Select Fire Battle Raven with 7.5” Barrel and match chamber. LANTAC DGN762B Dragon Muzzle Brake LanTac 7” Freefloat Handguard Troy Front & Rear Battle Sights. Vortex Viper PST 1-4 Sight in Vortex QD Mount. Magpul MOE+ Grip. Magpul CTR Stock. Surefire M720V RAID Weaponlight. Magpul AFG foregrip. Battle Arms Development Ambi Selector.

Clothing: Condor Troops Direct Cap. MSA Sordin Electronic Ear Defenders (Basic Model). ESS 5B Ballistic Glasses. Condor Summit Softshell Jacket. FrogLube & Troops Direct Patches. Mechanix M-Pact Tan Gloves. Crye Precision Multicam Pants. Bates Delta 9 Desert Tan Boots with ICS.

All rifles have been pre-treated with FrogLube and FrogLube CLP is the only cleaner lubricant we recommend.

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NEW!! SIONICS Weapon Systems Patrol Minimalist Rifle

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by ar15news

SIONICS Weapon Systems is getting ready to release the newest addition to their Patrol Rifle line called the “Minimalist”. The idea with this rifle was to shave a few extra ounces off by using the feather light but awesome Mission First Tactical BMS stock and the ultra light Midwest Industries MI-SSK 12″ KeyMod rail. The final product weighs in at just 5 pounds, 8.7 ounces before sights or optics which is pretty impressive. If you’re looking for a fantastic AR, you can’t go wrong with any SIONICS Weapon Systems rifles. Now you have an even lighter option in the Patrol Minimalist Rifle. Picture and specs listed below. Check www.SionicsWeaponSystems.com as the rifle becomes available online.

Sionics Weapon Systems Patrol Minimalist Rifle

SIONICS Weapon Systems Patrol Minimalist Rifle

Configuration: AR15 Style Carbine, 5.56mm NATO
Upper Receiver: 7075 M4
Barrel: 16” Lightweight, 41V50, NATO Chamber, 1:8, Chrome Lined, Air-Gauged, Radiograph and MP Inspected

Gas System: Mid-Length, Direct-Impingement 
Muzzle Device: A2 Flash Suppressor
Bolt Carrier: M16 Carrier, Nickel/PTFE Plated Carrier and Key
Bolt: MilSpec, HP/MPI Tested, Heavy Extractor Spring, Black Insert and O-Ring
Lower Receiver: Forged 7075-T6 Aluminum
Trigger: QMS
Lower Receiver Parts: All Other Parts Mil-Spec
Receiver Extension: VLTOR 5 position Mil-Spec Diameter
Buffer: Carbine “H” Buffer
Stock: Mission First Tactical BATTLELINK Minimalist Stock
Grip: ERGO
Hand Guard: Free-Float 12” SSK Key Mod (Low Profile Gas Block)

This rifle will be available for purchase late this week or early next week. The MSRP is $1,299 as a base rifle.  Sights and Optics can be added for an additional cost.

www.SionicsWeaponSystems.com

NEW!! James Madison Tactical Gen 2 Polymer/Composite Lower

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by ar15news

James Madison Tactical has made a great name for themselves in the 80% Polymer/Composite AR Lower market by making what I would say is the best 80% Polymer / Composite lower out there. They went to great lengths to strengthen the necessary areas that have been failure points on other polymer lowers in the past but the material itself also makes a huge different. The guys at JMT have spent most of their career manufacturing amazing $1,000,000 kit Jet planes called the ViperJet that you can build at home. They then took their expertise in AERO Space polymers that are strong enough to be used in airplanes and used that same material to build a high quality, reinforced AR15 80% lower. The Gen 1 lowers were fantastic but now JMT has upped their game with the Gen 2 lower adding lots of enhancements.

Some of the enhancements are to further strengthen the design but a couple are cosmetic and they look awesome. One such upgrade is the webbing pattern on the magwell that is reminiscent of the PMAG design. The other is they removed the large “JMT” logo from the side of the magwell and replaced it with a much smaller logo on the Pivot Pin Spring Housing.  Oh yeah, the machining jig you need to complete the lower comes FREE with the purchase every lower and the price is just $99.95 each. Take a few minutes to read the official press release below and check out the pics of the new lower. Purchase links are at the bottom.

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James Madison Tactical (JMT) introduces the superior Gen 2 polymer/composite fiber
lower receiver for the AR-15 platform.

James Madison Tactical, llc introduces our superior Gen 2 Polymer / Composite AR-15 lower receiver. JMT has made the best even better, known for their high quality and rugged 80% receiver. As we know JMT has incorporated new material technology and manufacturing processes for enhanced durability, strength and reliability but we have added a few more upgrades making it the best Polymer / Composite lower on the market today.

JMT Polymer Lower Gen2 1

GEN 2 Enhancements:

1. Extended box sections on upper fire control pocket.
2. Box section on upper top left of magazine well.
3. Extended bolt release pin posts.
4. Magazine webbed pattern.
5. New GEN 2 logo placement.

The JMT 80% lower also comes with a specially designed 3-piece machining jig with every order. This allows the user to machine the JMT 80% polymer/composite fiber lower receiver with ease and precision using simple tools.

The first thing users will notice is the JMT 80% lower receiver looks beefed up from the outside and rightly so. JMT has managed to add even more enhancements to the already strong making it even stronger. JMT also offers 3 popular colors (Black, FDE and ODG).

JMT Polymer Lower Gen2 3

You can purchase the new Gen 2 JMT 80% lowers directly from JamesMadisonTactical.com or from many of your usual favorite retailers such as RainierArms.com, etc. 

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