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Gun Test: Springfield’s SOCOM 16

By Payton Miller, GUNS Magazine, 06/24/14

From The Daily Caller, By Payton Miller, GUNS Magazine , 06/24/14 – Springfield Armory’s SOCOM 16 is heir to a service rifle platform, a platform which began looking better in retrospect almost as soon as it gave way to “The Next Big Thing.” But before we deal with it, let’s take a brief look back.

A funny thing happened to the M14 on its way to obsolescence following the Stoner-designed M16’s coming-out party back in 1962.

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