by NRA Staff - Tuesday, November 13, 2012
A quick break down semi-automatic rifle chambered in .308/7.62 x 51mm, the Paratus-16 from DRD Tactical can be assembled in less than a minute without the use of tools.
The Paratus is a Patents Pending design, and offers a Magpul folding stock and a quick-change barrel. It fits in a small hard case (16"x10"x6") for maximum portability.
With its unique design, the Paratus-16 is an easy addition to the Gun of the Week line. Learn more about it in the video below.
Caliber: .308 / 7.62 x 51mm
Weight: 9.2 lbs
Barrel: Lothar-Walther 16” with 1 in 10 twist
Magazine Capacity: 20 Rounds
Buttstock/Grips: Magpul, Adjustable Folding Stock and Grips
Safety Selector: AR15 type
Trigger: Geissele 2-Stage
Optic Mounting Rail: MIL-STD 1913
Operation: Direct Gas operated Semi-Automatic
Finish: NiBore (Also available in Hard Coat Anodize Black)
Sights: Magpul MBUS
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