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G&G Armament announces availability of MK 14 Mod 0 Enhanced Battle Rifle (EBR)

G&G Armament has announced, available February 2010, the GR14 G-EBR Long Spec. This is of course Guays replica of the 7.62×51mm NSWC Crane Division MK 14 Mod 0 Enhanced Battle Rifle (EBR). Specs are fairly decent, with construction materials consisting of Stainless Steel, Aluminium and Nylon Fibre. Aimage 25000 rpm Hi-torque Short axis motor driving a 8mm bearing Gearbox. Magazine capacity is 470rds and FPS is 330 on .20g BBs.

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So what is the MK 14 Mod 0 EBR?

imageThe United States Navy Mark 14 Mod 0 Enhanced Battle Rifle (EBR) is an American selective fire military rifle chambered for the 7.62×51mm NATO cartridge. It is a variant of the M14 battle rifle and was originally built for use with units of the United States Naval Special Warfare Command, such as the United States Navy SEALs.

The EBRs are made with the intention of carrying out both designated marksman and CQB roles in combat.

The creation of the Mark 14 Mod 0 Enhanced Battle Rifle began in 2000 after a request by United States Navy SEALs for the creation of a more compact M14 battle rifle. In 2001, Mike Rock Rifle Barrels, Inc. was the only rifle barrel maker asked by United States Special  Operations Command to participate in a SOPMOD conference to create what would be the 090308-A-6797M-485 Mark 14 Mod 0 rifle, with details that include a collapsible stock that was requested for the new rifle and with aluminium body with telescopic rails.

United States Navy SEALs were the first forces to be armed with the EBR in 2004, followed by the US Coast Guard. The United States Army is also being armed with the EBR, being created and updated by the Weapons Product Support Integration Directorate of the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command at the Keith L. Ware Test Facility in Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois. United States Marine Corps units were also considering the EBR, but wound up instead developing the M39 Enhanced Marksman Rifle.

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