The first thing that tactical professionals will notice about Sig Sauer’s new 7.62mm NATO SIG716 Gen2 DMR rifle is its dramatic weight reduction — roughly 18-percent weight savings over the previous generation — and that’s even with all the improved features.
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The SIG716 Gen2 DMR wears a Magpul CTR stock and MIAD pistol grip, and comes with a 20-round PMAG. A 20-MOA-offset top rail runs continuously from the rear of the receiver to the front of the handguard, which is relieved for KeyMod-compatible accessories.
The 16-inch, 1-in-10-inch-twist barrel free-floats inside the handguard for enhanced accuracy.
The piston-driven system has an easily accessed (through the handguard) two-position valve that requires no tools to index between suppressed and unsuppressed modes to ensure that the SIG716 Gen2 DMR will keep running in any condition.
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The SIG716 Gen2 DMR features Sig’s Taper-Lok muzzle, which is ready to accept your choice of a Sig Silencer or other muzzle device. Gloved hands are accommodated by the oversized mag release and ergonomically enlarged triggerguard, which encloses a two-stage match trigger.
For more information, visit sigsauer.com.
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