Hydra Weaponry Introduces The Hydra 10 in 308 Win

Eric B
by Eric B
The Hydra 10

Hydra Weaponry has spent years of R&D to develop their new Hydra 10, a DPMS-patterned rifle in .308 Winchester suited for those with long-range precision shooting to tactical applications in mind. The furniture is from BLK Systems and the gun has a Quick-Change Barrel Upper Receiver (QCB-D). The lower is compatible with standard SR-25 magazines. The Hydra 10 comes in barrel lengths of 16″ and 18″, offered in both black and coyote tan color options, with a suggested retail price (MSRP) of $2,349.

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According to the information, the Hydra 10 will be available with caliber conversion barrels soon.

Here is the Press Release in full:

Hermon, Maine (March 2024) – Hydra Weaponry, Maine’s largest firearms employer, designers, and manufacturers of the truly modular MARCK-15 Hydra® Weapon System, unveil the Hydra 10, a .308 with the hard-hitting performance expected of this leading American AR-rifle manufacturer.

Based on customer demands, the Hydra 10 is built upon years of research, development, and real-world testing. It combines advanced engineering with user-centric features to deliver a rifle platform that excels in any scenario. From long-range precision shooting to tactical applications, the Hydra 10 offers unmatched adaptability and performance.

Key features of the Hydra 10 include:

  • Modular Design: The Hydra 10 features a modular architecture that allows for easy customization and adaptation to suit individual preferences and mission requirements. The Hydra 10 is the base model for future caliber configurations. All that will be required to change calibers will be a barrel and bolt exchange. Stay tuned for new calibers in the near future.
  • .308 Caliber Precision: Engineered to deliver exceptional accuracy and ballistic performance, the Hydra 10 is chambered in the renowned .308 Winchester caliber. Whether hunting larger game or used as a tactical weapon for professional use, users can rely on the Hydra 10 to deliver decisive results with every shot.
  • Robust Construction: Crafted from premium materials and subjected to rigorous quality control standards, the Hydra 10 is built to withstand the harshest conditions and the most demanding missions. The Hydra 10 is built on a BLK Systems stock and pistol grip, with a Quick-Change Barrel Upper Receiver (QCB-D), and runs on a standard SR-25 magazine with a DPMS pattern.
  • Advanced Features: Equipped with advanced features such as a crisp trigger, ergonomic controls, and a smooth cycling action, the Hydra 10 ensures optimal performance and shooter comfort. Additionally, compatibility with a wide range of accessories and optics further enhances the Hydra 10’s versatility and effectiveness in the field.

“We are proud to introduce the Hydra 10, a rifle platform that embodies our commitment to innovation, quality, and performance,” said Mack Gwinn III, CEO at Hydra Weaponry. “The Hydra 10 represents a new standard of excellence in the world of .308 caliber rifles.”

The Hydra 10 is available in 16” and 18” length barrels, and in black or coyote tan, with an MSRP of $2,349.00.

For more information on Hydra Weaponry, visit the new website at www.hydraweaponry.com.

About Hydra Weaponry:

Headquartered in Maine, Hydra Weaponry has 50 years of firearms innovation in its DNA. Starting with the development of the Bushmaster pistol, rifle, and submachine gun, the Gwinn family has set a high standard of designing innovative firearm platforms built around the actual needs of tactical operators, often fighting in extreme conditions and environments. The MARCK-15 Hydra Modular Weapons System is the ultimate modular platform that designer Mack Gwinn, Jr. created to meet the criteria of modularity, durability, consistent performance, accuracy, and affordable. Hydra Weaponry is the future of small arms.

Please let us know what you think about the Hydra 10.

Eric B
Eric B

Ex-Arctic Ranger. Competitive practical shooter and hunter with a European focus. Always ready to increase my collection of modern semi-automatics, optics, thermals and suppressors. TCCC Certified. Occasionaly seen in a 6x6 Bug Out Vehicle, always with a big smile.

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  • MediumSizeTex MediumSizeTex on Mar 27, 2024

    Why would someone mount MLOK and Cockmod?

  • Keiichi Keiichi on Mar 28, 2024

    Hard to see much benefit choosing this over an SFAR. The AR-10 market is fragmented enough that buying into a particular platform mostly limits compatibility regardless.