Bushmaster’s XM15A2

At SHOT Show 2024, Bushmaster Firearms introduced two rifles, marking a resurgence of classic designs that evoke an era of trusted and proven firearms. The newly released models include the M4A2 Patrolman’s Rifle and the XM15A2 rifle, both of which pay homage to their respective historical precedents in form and functionality.

M4A2 Patrolman’s Rifle

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The M4A2 Patrolman’s Rifle revives the charm of classic carbines, featuring an A2 upper receiver that underscores its throwback design. As a tribute to the original XM-4, the Patrolman’s Rifle boasts a CAR-style collapsible stock that adds to its old-school aesthetic while providing practical adaptability. This model is produced in the United States and mirrors the well-known configurations that have long been appreciated by firearms enthusiasts. Unfortunately, details regarding the price and availability of the M4A2 Patrolman’s Rifle were not disclosed.

Product specs:

  • Barrel Length: 16 inches
  • Barrel Twist: 1/7
  • Barrel Material: 4150 steel, chrome lined
  • Thread: 1/2×28

XM15A2 rifle

In parallel, Bushmaster has reintroduced the XM15A2 rifle, a variation of the M-16A2 pattern rifle. The XM15A2 serves as a nod to the iconic Bushmaster rifles that gained widespread use in the mid-2000s. These rifles were celebrated for their reliability and performance, and the latest iteration seeks to carry forward this legacy. The XM15A2 has been assigned a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $1,174.

Product specs:

  • Barrel Length: 20 inches
  • Barrel Twist: 1/7
  • Barrel Material: 4150 steel, chrome lined
  • Thread: 1/2×28

With these launches, Bushmaster Firearms continues its tradition of offering durable and dependable rifles that appeal to both collectors and practical users who value the design and craftsmanship reminiscent of earlier times in the development of carbines.

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