New TROY SOCC Carbines | SHOT 2017

TROY Defense has produced a series of carbines called the Special Operations Compatible Carbines (SOCC) for 2017. The new SOCC carbine family offer 7.5″, 10.5″, and 14.5″ barrel configurations, with several familiar and several brand new Troy accessories. The new carbines are specifically marketed to military and law enforcement CQB applications as Short Barreled Rifles (SBR), but could easily be adapted to civilian use as well.

The three new TROY SOCC carbines are called the PDW (7.5″ barrel); SOCC CQB (10.5″ barrel); and SOCC Carbine (14.5″ barrel). The original SOCC configuration will be in 5.56mm NATO; however, TROY has already announced that all SOCC firearms will be available in .300 BLK and 7.62x51mm chambered versions as well.

The new TROY SOCC Carbine is the longest configuration.

The new SOCC carbines will feature fully adjustable TROY Tomahawk™ or the new TROY Airborne stocks. These stocks use dual guide rails extending rearward from the lower receiver and provide much greater support than a standard buffer tube. In addition, the new SOCC Airborne stock provides the user the option of 4-position length of pull adjustments or a rapid deployment feature that by-passes the 4-positions and will move the stock from collapsed to fully extended or vise versa with one pull/push.

TROY Tomahawk or the new Airborne stocks are used for the SOCC carbines.

New TROY SOCC front and rear BattleSights™ come in a low profile flip-up design. The new TROY SOCC BattleRail® is free-floated and comes with a full-length Picatinny upper rail, with full length M-Lok style attachment points on both sides and the bottom. A standard TROY control pistol grip finishes out the SOCC carbine packages.

TROY SOCC Carbine Features

  • TROY Tomahawk™ Short Stock (PDW)
  • TROY Tomahawk™ Standard Stock (SOCC CQB)
  • New TROY Airborne Stock (Carbine)
  • New SOCC Front/Rear Folding BattleSights™ (All Models)
  • New SOCC Ambidextrous Safety Selector (All Models)
  • New SOCC (7.2″) PDW BattleRail® for the PDW
  • New SOCC MK18 BattleRail® for SOCC CQB
  • New SOCC (12.5″) BattleRail® for SOCC Carbine
  • TROY Extended Ambidextrous Charging Handle
  • Geissele® G2s Trigger
  • TROY Claymore® Muzzle Break (PDW)
  • TROY 3-prong Flash Hider with Suppressor Mount (SOCC CQB and Carbine).

NOTE: TROY Show placards and printed material were slightly different. The SHOT Show placards showed the PDW having a SOCC76 BattleRail®, the CQB having a SOCC105 BattleRail®, and the Carbine having a SOCC125 BattleRail®. The information above is directly from TROY’s SOCC printed literature provided on the Show floor.

TROY uses their Claymore® Muzzle Brake on the PDW

TROY SOCC Carbine Specifications

  • Upper Receiver Material: Aluminum
  • Lower Receiver Material: Aluminum
  • PDW Lengths: 21.0 inches (collapsed); 25.75 inches (extended)
  • SOCC CQB Lengths: 25.0 inches (collapsed); 29.5 inches (extended)
  • SOCC Carbine Lengths: 29.0 inches collapsed; 33.5 inches (extended)
  • Barrel Length Options: 7.5 inches, 10.5 inches, or 14.5 inches
  • MSRP: $1599.00 for either 5.56mm NATO option.

Holding the new TROY SOCC PDW with one hand was not difficult at all.

Troy SOCC carbines are specifically designed to be “ultra-compact, lightweight, and concealable.” For professional applications the compact size would make a perfect option for CQB work, as well as transportation in confined armored or standard vehicles. In addition, those assigned to personal protection details would benefit from the concealable configurations SOCC carbines provide. In the civilian market, users could benefit from the SOCC configurations for competitions, recreational shooting, or even hunting.

TROY SOCC carbines offer several beneficial features for CQB work.



Aaron is a life-long firearm enthusiast and hunter. He has been a police officer for nearly 19 years, and currently is a Sergeant in Special Operations. He has served on the department’s SWAT Team for 14 years, with 8 years as the Sniper Team Leader. When not fussing over fractions of inches, and gut-less wonders, he can usually be found sipping from a ridiculously large coffee mug. Aaron is also the editor and main writer at BlueSheepDog.com.


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  • MrFN

    No one talking about the translucent mags? Ok then.

    • Anonymoose

      Hopefully they don’t have those stupid pulltabs like the old Battlemags.

      • MrFN

        They don’t appear to. Maybe we’ll hear something eventually.

  • Is the Airborne stock pictured above in the article? If so, which one is it? The stocks pictured look like the Tomahawk and Tomahawk Short.

    • Good catch! I had not realized the carbines only appear to show the Tomahawk stock versions. Despite this omission by Troy the Show signs and literature was clear that the SOCC Carbine would include the Airborne stock.

  • Suppressed

    “The new carbines are specifically marketed to military and law enforcement…”

    Because us regular folk aren’t forgiving them.

    • El Duderino

      SOCC on this, Troy!

  • Jeff S

    Proprietary BCG/Buffer combo? Catastrophic failure here we come!

    • El Duderino

      Proprietary means it’s good, bruh.

  • RSG

    Specifically marketed to the FBI to be used on civilians? Because that’s something Troy knows a thing or two about.