LWRC M6.8 UCIW (SIX8) Tungsten 7.5 Inch Short Barrel Rifle
The LWRC M6.8 UCIW (SIX8) Tungsten weapons are short-stroke, gas-piston operated rifles chambered in the 6.8x43mm SPC cartridge. This LWRC M6.8 UCIW (SIX8) cartridge was developed as part of the Enhanced Rifle Cartridge Program in which U.S. Special Operations soldiers, as well as armorers and other technicians from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, played a major role. Its primary purpose was to address the deficiencies in terminal performance seen with the 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge, while allowing the soldier to carry the same number of rounds with minimal weight penalty. It succeeds in doing so because it uses a heavier bullet with excellent accuracy, which delivers more energy across all effective ranges.
This new LWRC M6.8 UCIW (SIX8) Tungsten SBR is equipped with magpuls redesigned 6.8 magazine. The mag was re-designed to fit LWRC’s newer SIX8™ family of weapons. They Partnered with Magpul®, the leader in polymer magazine engineering, we designed the first polymer 6.8 magazine. Building upon the magazine, we designed the LWRC M6.8 UCIW (SIX8)™ platform for maximum reliability and improved ergonomics. The upper and lower receivers are designed to accommodate the slightly larger polymer magazine and to perfect the feed geometry for the 6.8 cartridge. In addition, we have prompted Federal Ammunition to develop new lines of affordably priced, high performance 6.8 ammunition for commercial, law enforcement and military applications.
LWRC’s M6.8 UCIW (SIX8) Tungsten Short Barrel Rifle is part of the IC family, they are fully ambidextrous and equally suited to right- or left-handed operators. The SIX8™ rifles are based on the familiar Stoner M4/AR15/M16 architecture, but they have been optimized specifically for use with the 6.8 cartridge.
The new LWRC M6.8 UCIW (SIX8)™ family combines the ultimate in ergonomic user-friendly rifles with the outstanding mid-range 6.8 cartridge.
LWRC M6.8 UCIW (SIX8) Tungsten Specifications
- Manufactures UPC: 856177006617
- Manufactures Item Number: SIX8RTG8.0UCIW
- Caliber: 6.8mm SPC
- Barrel Length: 7.5″
- Weight (unloaded): 6.25lbs (8.5″ barrel)
- Length (overall): 24-27.25″ (8.5″ barrel)
- Rate of Fire: Semi Auto or Select Fire 700 rpm (+/- 100rpm)
- Rifling: 1/10″ RH
- Stock/Pistol Grip: LWRCI/Magpul MOE
- Sights: LWRCI Folding BUIS Front and Rear
- Magazine: Magpul 30 rd. P-Mag
- Muzzle Device: LWRCI flash hider 5/8×24 TPI
- Color: Tungsten (Tungsten Grey)