Springfield Armory’s SOCOM II

Springfield Armory’s SOCOM II: A Look Back

Springfield Armory’s SOCOM 16—a radically cut-down version of its flagship M1A—breathed new life into the best civilian M14-type rifle and advanced the scout rifle concept to its most potent level. The SOCOM II elevates that successful blend of battle-tested, practical engineering even higher, making it a modern, modular, close-quarters combat arm that is powerful and easy to shoot.

Preview: Springfield Armory M1A Two-Tone Desert FDE

Springfield Armory announced the release of a Nation's Best Sports exclusive line of M1A rifles with a two-tone desert FDE camouflage paint scheme added from the factory. 

7.62 NATO And .308 Win.: History & Performance

Developed after the end of World War II off of the .30-'06 Sprg. cartridge, the 7.62x51 mm NATO and .308 Win. have and continue to dominate the centerfire rifle cartridge markets. 

Exploded View: Springfield M1A Rifle

Since its acceptance for use in the service rifle class of competition by both the DCM and the NRA in 1974, the .308-Win.-cal. M1A and, to a lesser degree, other such M14 clones have risen from obscurity to ubiquity in the hands and minds of shooters ranging from Vietnam vets to ranchers to highpower rifle competitors.

ARTV: The Springfield Armory Story

Springfield Armory Inc., based in Geneseo, Ill., was founded in the early 1970s when Bob Reese took over the manufacturing machinery formerly used by Elmer Ballance to produce M1A rifles.

Rifleman Review: Springfield Armory M1A Loaded

Watch this American Rifleman Television segment of Rifleman Review to learn more about the Springfield Armory M1A Loaded chambered in 6.5 mm Creedmoor.

2021 Golden Bullseye Pioneer Award: Dennis Reese

Springfield Armory CEO and Owner Dennis Reese is selected as the winner of the 2021 Golden Bullseye Pioneer Award.

ARTV Preview: The Springfield Armory M1A/M14 ; CrossBreed ST2 IWB Holster ; Springfield Armory M1911

In this week's episode, we'll explore the Springfield Armory M1A/M14 series, test the CrossBreed ST2 Holster and look back at the Springfield Armory M1911.

NRA Golden Bullseye Pioneer for 2020: Dennis Reese

This year's Golden Bullseye award for industry pioneer goes to Dennis Reese, who helped to build Springfield Armory.

The M14 in Vietnam: One Veteran's Experience

Much has been said and written about the M14 rifle and its use in Vietnam, much of it critical. One U.S. Army veteran disagrees, saying his experience with the rifle was preferable to the M16.

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