Sig Sauer has developed a reputation for developing top-tier weapons and evolving them over the years with input from shooters, operators and trainers. This results in guns that are built for hard use and today’s modern deployments.
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To this end, Sig Sauer has redesigned its venerable, gas-piston-driven, 5.56mm NATO SIG516 and, for 2016, released the SIG516 G2.
Some of the piston-driven SIG516 G2’s new features include a lightweight, skeletonized gas block that allows users to adjust the weapon for ammunitions, suppressor use and conditions.
Surrounding the barrel and gas pistol system is a KeyMod handguard (similar to the MCX series) with a long top rail, KeyMod slots along the sides and bottom, and numerous lightening cuts that also help dissipate barrel heat.
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The lower receiver features fully ambidextrous controls for left- and right-handed shooters as well as a B5 Systems SOPMOD stock that is adjustable for length of pull.
For more information on the SIG516 G2 and other products from Sig Sauer, please visit sigsauer.com.
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