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LWRCI™ DI Direct Impingement Carbine named American Rifleman

2017 NRA Golden Bullseye Rifle of the Year

Cambridge, MD (April 28,  2017) – LWRC International brought home its second straight NRA Golden Bullseye Award with the IC- DI rifle was named the American Rifleman Rifle of the year at the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibitions in Atlanta, Georgia.

Built from the ground up this LWRCI is a completely new Direct Impingement rifle featuring many of the same high performance attributes found in its popular Gas Piston - Luxury AR line up.   “The LWRCI-DI was born out of the U.S. Military M4 PIP program that called for longer barrel life, ambi charging handle and safety, more reliable bolt carrier group and user configurable floating rail system”, says David Ridley, Senior vice president sales and marketing.  “The LWRCI-DI excels on all counts, offering our customers an advanced DI rifle at a price that will surprise you. It is truly a ‘Step-Up’ from the basic direct impingement rifles on the market”

LWRCI’s commitment to craftsmanship and design excellence is clearly evident in the all new LWRCI-DI, delivering the quality the discerning shooter demands, and innovation customers have come to expect from LWRCI.  Custom rifle features including:  Monoforge upper, modular one-piece free float rail, LWRCI cold hammer-forged Spiral fluted barrel, fully ambidextrous lower controls: Mag Release, Bolt Catch/Release and Selector switch, angled ergonomic Fore Grip, Mil-Spec 6-position buffer tube and LWRCI proprietary advanced DI Bolt Carrier group with keyless gas key. 

“The Annual NRA Golden Bullseye Awards exemplify what NRA members want in their shooting and hunting equipment—outstanding performance, innovative design and value”, said Doug Hamlin, Executive Director of NRA Publications.  

“The IC-DI is clearly a ‘Step-Up’ luxury AR design with the best and most innovative LWRCI features. The result is the most advanced, reliable, and durable direct impingement rifle on the market,” says David Ridley, senior vice president sales and marketing.  “The LWRCI-IC-DI raises the bar on reliability, ease of maintenance and innovative features.  Being recognized by the NRA with this award is a testament to LWRCI’s continued focus upon building the absolute best quality and highest performance into every rifle and carbine we manufacture.”

Not just another direct impingement rifle- it’s an LWRCI-DI.  DI Elevated. Improved. Enhanced.

About LWRC International

Based in Cambridge, Maryland, LWRC International is a designer and manufacturer of high performance firearms. Its mission is to deliver absolute reliability, consistent accuracy and extreme durability in its products.  Through innovative design, engineering excellence, cutting edge manufacturing processes, and materials technologies; LWRCI products are built to perform and exceed end users expectations.

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