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[SHOT 2024] Rogue Ops A-10 and RO-21 Rifles

Three noteworthy products introduced by the Medford, Oregon-based Rogue Ops caught the attention of industry enthusiasts. The products in question are the lightweight A-10 rifle, which was recently selected by a law enforcement client for use as a marksman’s rifle for the department’s SWAT team, as well as their RO21 offerings in 6mm ARC and 300BLK calibers.

The Rogue Ops A-10 rifle stands out due to its light build, weighing around 8 lbs. The A-10 is available in .308 Win and 6.5 Creedmoor calibers. Though the MSRP for the A-10 is not set yet, the expected price point is around $3000.

Key specifications for the A10 include:

– Model: A-10
– Type: Semi-Auto
– Caliber: .308 WIN
– Gas system: Carbine length
– Barrel length: 12.5in
– Barrel twist: 1:10
– Overall Length: 38.5″ with GSL collapsed, 35.5″ otherwise
– Charge handle: Radian Raptor
– Trigger: Velocity Classic
– Safety: Radian Ambi Talon
– Grip: Raptor
– Forward grip: Rev. Handstop
– Finish: Armor Black

[SHOT 2024] Rogue Ops A-10 and RO-21 Rifles

Alongside the A10, Rogue Ops is introducing the RO-21 in 6mm ARC. Interesting specifications for this model include:

– Model: RO21
– Type: Semi-Auto
– Caliber: 6mm ARC
– Gas system: Mid-Length
– Barrel length: 10in
– Barrel twist: 1:7
– Overall Length: 36.25″ without GSL
– Charge handle: Radian Raptor
– Trigger: Velocity Classic
– Safety: Radian Ambi Talon
– Grip: Predator
– Forward Grip: Rev. Handstop
– Finish: Splinter Camo
– Weight: 10.11lb with Scope & Bipod

The third rifle to earn a mention is the 300BLK RO-21. This variant weighs in at a mere 6 lbs 6 oz with an optic and is praised for its handy characteristics, presenting a more compact and agile option to its counterparts. The price for the 300BLK RO-21 varies depending on the configuration, ranging between $2300 – $2600.

Specifications for the 300BLK RO-21 demonstrate a focus on compact design:

– Caliber: 300blk
– Gas system: Pistol
– Barrel length: 8.25″
– Barrel twist: 17
– Overall Length: 31″ with OMEGA 9k collapsed, 28″ otherwise
– Charge handle: Radian Raptor
– Trigger: Velocity Classic
– Safety: Radian Ambi talon
– Grip: Raptor
– Forward grip: Rev. Handstop
– Finish: Armor black Cerakote
– Weight: 6 lb 6oz with EOTECH

While the firearms market is flooded with different options, these new products from Rogue Ops are noteworthy for their ergonomic considerations and the variety in specifications, catering to different use cases in law enforcement and amongst enthusiasts.

Matthew Moss

Matthew Moss

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TheFirearmBlog.com – Managing Editor
OvertDefense.com – Managing Editor

Matt is a British historian specialising in small arms development and military history. He has written several books and for a variety of publications in both the US and UK. He also runs Historical Firearms, a blog that explores the history, development and use of firearms. Matt is also co-founder of The Armourer’s Bench, a video series on historically significant small arms.

Here on TFB he covers product and current military small arms news.

Reach Matt at: [email protected]

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