We were anxious to see what Armalite had on tap at SHOT Show 2017, and we weren’t disappointed. New for this year, the iconic Geneseo, Illinois-based gun manufacturer is unveiling the SASS MkII in .260 Rem and .308 Win.

An update of the company’s classic AR10 platform, the Armalite SASS MkII sports an 18-inch stainless steel barrel with a 1:8″/1:10″ twist; Magpul MLOK rail system; Timney trigger; and a suppressed/unsuppressed adjustable gas block.

The SASS MkII also features a Magpul PSR stock and a raptor ambidextrous charging handle. This rifle measures 38.3 inches when collapsed and 41.1 inches when it’s extended. No word on the MSRP yet for this bad boy, but expect these to be released in 2017.

See below for a full rundown of specs.

Caliber: .260 Rem./308 .Win/7.62×51
Barrel: 18″ stainless steel
Muzzle: AWC PSR Thread-Over Suppressor Ready
Twist: 1:8″/1:10″
Stock: Magpul PSR
Handguard: 15″ Enhanced Receiver MLOK
Charging Handle: Raptor Ambidextrous
Gas Block: Suppressed/Unsuppressed 2-Position Selectable
Trigger: Timney 3.5 lb Single-Stage
Overall Length: 38.3″ Collapsed/41.3″ Extended
Weight: 9.4 lbs
Magazine: One (1) 20-round Magpul PMAG

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