Astra Defense StG4 MKIII at IWA

    Astra Defense

    Astra Defense has the StG4 MKIII at the IWA Outdoor Classics show in Nuremberg, Germany. The new AR-styled rifle is an evolution of the existing StG4 line previously discussed here.

    Astra Defense, aka Astra Arms, is a Swiss company that has traditionally sold weapons to military and law enforcement organizations. According to Italian gun distributor Prima Armi Srl, Astra Defense will be selling the StG4 MKIII to the civilian market. Of course, local laws will apply.

    The rifles will feature:

    • Caliber: 5.56x45mm
    • Barrel Length: 11.9” – 12.5” – 14.5”
    • Lower Receiver: Billet with QD Socket Integrated
    • Upper Receiver: Billet
    • Bolt Release: Ambidextrous
    • Selector: Ambidextrous
    • Charging Handle: Oversize Ambidextrous
    • Handguard: Rail – KeyMod
    • Hammer & Trigger Pin: Non-Rotating Pins
    • Muzzle Brake: FSS56
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