Continuing to build on their legacy of fantastic national match rifles, Armalite has re-released their National Match rifles, now including a .308 version of their AR-10 platform. The rifles are built on an exclusive triple-lapped 416-R stainless barrel in 1/10 twist (idea for 150-175 grain loads). Further equipped with a matching A2-style flash suppressor, the rifle also includes a two-stage trigger (1st- 2.5 lbs, 2nd – 4.5 – 5 lbs).
MSRP for the AR-10 is $2,365. I checked the various wholesalers and rifles are shipping and are in-stock.
Details specifications below:
Superbly accurate, this rifle is ready for long distance match domination. Equipped with Armalite’s National Match two-stage trigger, matched receivers, extended elevation National Match sights installed into Armalite detachable sight bases, and Armalite exclusive stainless steel match barrel matted to Armalite’s MIL-STD 1913 rail free-float Handguard.
- Barrel Diameter under gas block: .875″
Barrel Diameter under hand guard: 1″
Length of Pull: 14.3″
Chamber: Armalite Match
- Model: AR-10 National Match
Caliber: 7.62X51 mm / .308
Barrel: 20″ triple lapped, AISI 416R stainless steel, match, threaded 5/8 – 24
Rifling Twist: 1:10″ RH, 150-175 grain ammo
Muzzle Device: Stainless steel flash suppressor
Front Sight Base: MIL-STD 1913 rail gas block. Top of gas block is .398 (+/- .010) lower than top of receiver
Upper Receiver: Forged flat-top receiver with MIL-STD 1913 rail and forward assist 7075-T6 aluminum
Lower Receiver: 7075-T6 aluminum (forged)
Trigger: National Match two-stage – 1st stage 2.5 lbs. – 2nd stage 4.5-5 lbs.
Overall Length: 41.0″
Weight: 11.5 lbs.
Finish: Hard anodized aluminum, manganese phosphated steel
Included with Rifle: One 20-round magazine, owners manual, and limited lifetime warranty, AR-10 National Match carry handle, AR-10 National Match front sight, sling swivel mount
Full Press Release Below:
Geneseo, IL – The countdown has begun for the 2015 National Matches at Camp Perry, OH, where only the best of the best compete in what is considered the “World Series of the Shooting Sports.” Competition at the highest level requires only the best equipment and Armalite is here to deliver!
For more than a decade, Armalite rifles in both the AR-10® and M-15™ platforms have decorated the firing line as the choice of some of the best shooters on the National Match circuit. Join them by ordering one of the following Armalite National Match rifles today!
Armalite AR-10 National Match Rifle (10A4BNMF)
This rifle is superbly accurate and ready for long-range match domination out of the box. Chambered in 7.62x51mm, this rifle features a 20-in. triple lapped, AISI 416R stainless steel match barrel with a 5/8×24 thread and stainless steel flash suppressor. It comes with a forged, flat-top receiver with a MIL-STD 1913 rail and forward assist, a two-stage National Match trigger and weighs 11.5 lbs. MSRP: $2,365
Armalite M-15™ A4 National Match (15A4BNM)
Developed by, and for, the National Match shooter, the Armalite M-15A4 National Match Special Purpose Rifle allows for more versatility in sighting options for other applications while conforming to match regulations. This rifle is chambered in 5.56x45mm, features a 20-in. triple lapped, AISI 416R stainless steel barrel with National Match sleeve, 1/2×28 thread and flash suppressor. The forged, flat-top upper receiver has a MIL-STD 1913 rail with detachable National Match carry handle for the addition of optics. The two-stage National Match trigger finishes out this rifle making it the ideal firearm for competition. MSRP: $1,435
All Armalite National Match rifles are available exclusively through Davenport Guns. For more information, or to order your Armalite National Match rifle today, contact Davenport Guns: (563) 424-1812 or www.davenportguns.com. For more information on Armalite products, visit www.Armalite.com.
About Armalite: Armalite is the originator of the legendary AR-10® rifle. For 60 years, Armalite’s commitment to excellence has made our firearms the choice of military, law enforcement and sport shooters worldwide. Armalite has one of the broadest product lines in the firearms industry. We manufacture semi-automatic rifles in 5.56mm and 7.62mm calibers, as well as long range bolt action rifles in .308 Winchester, 300 Winchester Magnum, .338 Lapua, and 50 BMG. Armalite is a subsidiary of Strategic Armory Corps. For more information on our company and products, visit: www.armalite.com.
About Strategic Armory Corps: Strategic Armory Corps was formed with the goal of acquiring and combining market-leading companies within the firearms industry. Each company that is brought into the SAC family fulfills a consumer need with their brand of niche products. To date, four highly respected manufacturing companies have been acquired with a fifth in the start-up phase. These companies strategically fit together to form a strong base of products and services that are designed to meet the expectations of military, law enforcement, commercial groups, and individual users around the world.