The Barrett REC7 (Reliability Enhanced Carbine 7) is an assault rifle developed by Barrett and fires either the 5.56x45mm NATO or the 6.8 SPC cartridge. Barrett claims that it has a maximum effective range of 800 meters. It has largely replaced the M468.
Possible Replacement of M16/M4Edit
This weapon was one of many displayed to U.S. Army officials in an invitation-only Industry Day event. The goal of this event was to review current carbine technology to help write formal requirements for a replacement for the M16/M4.