January 12, 2012
COLT DEFENSE INTRODUCES VERSATILE, MODULAR,
MULTI-CALIBER LE901™-16S RIFLE
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Colt Defense LLC, one of the world’s leading designers, developers, and manufacturers of rifles and carbines, will bring to market the highly anticipated LE901-16S modular, multi-caliber rifle. The Colt LE901-16S was built with both the tactical professional and modern sportsman in mind. This rifle will be offered in black, with other finishes available later in the year, and has superior accuracy. This modular rifle can be easily changed from 7.62x51 NATO (.308 Winchester) chambering to 5.56x45 NATO (.223 Remington).
“This is an exceptional rifle for a wide variety of shooters due to the interchangeability in caliber,” said David Ridley, Vice President of Colt Defense, LLC, “With a simple swap of the upper receiver shooters can switch to the caliber they need for the shot they want to achieve.”
In the classic 7.62...