SIG SAUER has previously offered complete short-barreled upper receivers for their SIG516Â® rifles, but this is the first time complete rifles are to be offered in SBR configurations.
Preferred by entry teams and CQB specialists for greater maneuverability in tight places, SBRs deliver significant ballistic performance over pistol-caliber weapons. With the growth of the suppressor market, SBRs have also seen increased interest from those who want a suppressed rifle without introducing
The Factory SBR Program will offer shortened variants of all SIG SAUER semi-automatic rifles, from the .22LR SIG522â„˘ to the 7.62 NATO SIG716Â®. Each platform will have a SBR-tuned gas system to ensure maximum performance and reliability.
SBRs are available in Classic, Patrol and SWAT configurations, giving the user a wide variety of options.
Familiar Handling, Unfamiliar Power, SIG SAUERÂ® has taken the proven features of the SIG516â„˘ and applied them into a potent AR-based rifle chambered in 7.62 x 51mm. Utilizing the short stroke pushrod operating system, an M1913 Mil-Std rail, free-floating barrel, aluminum quad rail forend, telescoping stock, and MagpulÂ® PMAGÂ®, the SIG716 is the rifle of choice when you require the power of a larger caliber carbine.
Operating System: Short stroke pushrod, rotating Bolt
Caliber: 7.62 X 51 mm NATO
Overall Length: 34.7 in
Trigger Type: MIL-SPEC
Trigger Weight: 7.6 lbs
Barrel Length: 12.0 in
Rifling: 1 in 10in
Number of Grooves: 6
Weight w/out Mag: 9.0 lbs
Mag Capacity: 20 Rounds
Mag Type: Magpul P-mag
Accessory Rail: Yes
Features: Advanced short-stroke pushrod gas system, Aluminum Quad Rail, Flip-up/Adjustable Iron Sights