The SureFire SOCOM556-RC2 is still the gold standard in suppressors for 5.56 mm rifle and carbine weapon systems, and we aren’t the only ones who believe that to be true. Recently, the SOCOM556-RC2 was named on the Silencer Shop blog as number one on its list of Top 5 Best 5.56 Suppressors in 2022. Click the image below to read why.

SOCOM556-RC2There’s no question why the SOCOM556-RC2 is is our best-selling suppressor model. Designed specifically for use with 5.56 mm (.223 caliber) weapon systems featuring a minimum barrel length of 10 inches, it showcases our know-how in cutting-edge suppressor design and incorporates the latest in manufacturing techniques and materials to produce the finest tool of its kind. You can count on the SOCOM556-RC2 to deliver tremendous flash and dust signature reduction as well as sound attenuation; all are critical attributes in helping to keep the user from being detected by an enemy. The SOCOM556-RC2’s unique internal baffling design also reduces back pressure, cyclic rate and gas blowback to significantly decrease operating temperatures.

The SOCOM556-RC is Precision-built of advanced Inconel alloys and stainless steel, and CNC laser-welded for uncompromising durability. Every single unit is test fired to verify sub-1 MOA group size and point-of-impact shift, ensuring supreme accuracy and consistency regardless of how many times you attach and remove it from your rifle. And SureFire’s patented Fast-Attach® system makes attachment/removal of the suppressor quick and easy in any environment, from combat to field sports.

Built for consistent performance and long service life, every SureFire suppressor is proudly designed and manufactured in the U.S.A.

SOCOM556-RC2 Key Points:
–The SOCOM556-RC2 is the improved version of the US Special Operations Command suppressor trial-winning SOCOM556-RC.
–The SOCOM556-RC2 features the finest engineering and materials for unsurpassed performance and reliability.
–The SOCOM556-RC2 is designed specifically for 10-inch and longer M4/M16-variant rifles and carbines.
–Its durable high-temperature Inconel alloy/stainless-steel construction withstands full-auto use.
–SureFire’s tight tolerances and precision bore concentricity result in superior accuracy.
–The RC2’s cutting-edge internal venting reduces back pressure, cyclic rate, and gas blowback to significantly decrease operating temperatures.
–The SOCOM556-RC2 delivers tremendous sound, flash, and dust signature reduction; with virtually non-existent first-round flash, it reduces user detection.
–SureFire’s patented, tool-less Fast-Attach® design allows quick, easy attachment and removal.
–SureFire’s innovative mounting adapters feature multiple bearing surfaces for tight mating with the suppressor.
–All SureFire SOCOM suppressors are test-fired to verify sub-1 MOA group size and point-of-impact shift.
–All SureFire suppressors are proudly designed and manufactured in the U.S.A.

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