Here’s a rundown of the weapons currently used by Recon Battalions:

M4 Carbine

SOFREP: M4 Carbine

The M4 is a direct gas impingement rifle that fires the NATO 5.56. The standard M4 barrel length is 14.5, but can be outfitted with different barrel length uppers.

M9

 

SOFREP: M9 Beretta

The M9 Beretta is a semi-automatic pistol that fires a 9mm round.

M40A5

SOFREP: M40A5

The M40A5 is a bolt action sniper rifle chambered in 7.62mm and is built with a Remington 700 action and utilizes a McMillan fiberglass stock. These rifles are built with parts from various manufacturers by Marine Corps armorers.

M82A3 SASR

SOFREP: M82A3

The Barrett M82A3 is a magazine fed semi-automatic rifle that fires the .50 BMG round. It has a max effective range of about 1800 m.

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M249 Para SAW

SOFREP: M249Para

The M249 Para SAW (Squad Automatic Weapon) is a belt fed light machine gun chambered in 5.56 NATO. The PARA version of the machine gun features a shorter barrel and a collapsible stock.

M110 SASS

SOFREP: M110SASS

The M110 SASS is a semi-automatic, magazine fed sniper rifle that fires the 7.62 round. It is manufactured by Knights Armament.