ArmaLite has added the Defensive Sporting Rifle Series to its extensive line of rifles. Law Shield doesn’t endorse or recommend these products to our members, but we like to inform our members about new products that may be of interest.
This series includes three different models: Defensive Sporting Rifle 15, Defensive Sporting Rifle 15F, and Defensive Sporting Rifle 10.
The Defensive Sporting Rifle 15 ($699) and 15F ($699) are chambered in 5.56×45 mm NATO and feature a 16-inch double-lapped, chrome-lined, chrome-moly vanadium MIL-B 11595 E barrels with M203 step down and 1/2×28 threads. Rifling twists are 1:7 RH suitable for shooting 52- to 69-grain ammo. The DEF15 has a gas block with a Picatinny rail. The DEF15F model comes with an A2 front sight base.
The Defensive Sporting Rifle 10 is chambered in 7.62×51 mm NATO and features a 16-inch double-lapped, melonite-treated barrel with 5/8×24 threads.
All upper and lower receivers are made of 7075-T6 aluminum, with the uppers consisting of a flat-top MIL-STD 1913 rail for mounting sights and optics. The rifles also come with adjustable stocks and single-stage triggers.