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recce

A short form for reconnaissance. It can mean photo reconnaissance, radar reconnaissance, visual reconnaissance, etc.
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While there has never been an official spec for the Recce, for the original versions armorers replaced the standard 14.
Some people in the military, including SEALs, say they've never heard of Recce rifles, and that the Recce rifle is just an Internet fanboy invention.
He was familiar with Recce rifles and said they usually just called them "sniper M4s"--adding that the SEALs had been experimenting with the Recce concept as far back as 1993 Somalia.
Now that you have the scoop on the Recce concept, let's check out the new rifle from CCCM.
As I mentioned, the original Recce barrels had a 1:8 twist, and while lot of AR aficionados and competition shooters love the 1:8, the military as a whole has yet to discover its merits and sticks with the 1:7 twist.
56 version to test because it is the traditional Recce caliber.
Plus, the original Recce rifles featured forged lowers.
But my only real complaint about the rifle is more a philosophical one: A true Recce rifle would be wearing a flash hider, not a compensator.