Rock River Arms Announces the BT-2 ATR Ambidextrous Tactical Rifle

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Rock River Arms, the industry’s most respected name in Modern Sporting Rifles and pistols, expands its tactical firearms lineup with the introduction of the BT-2 ATR chambered in 5.56 NATO. This is an ambidextrous-operation carbine incorporating upgraded components to give both left- and right-hand shooters the performance they have come to expect in a Rock River Arms premium-grade defensive arm.

The BT-2 ATR stands on RRA’s new BT-2 upper and lower receivers. Made from 7075 T6 billet aluminum, these precision-machined receivers deliver the strength and rugged performance demanded in a purpose-built defensive carbine. Incorporated into the receiver platforms are several components that deliver left- and right-hand function.

First is the Radian Raptor charging handle. Unlike standard charging handles, the Radian Raptor can be released by pulling either the left or right handle, allowing single-finger or palming action to charge the firearm. Additionally, texturing along the handles ensures no-slip operation from the strong or support side, even when wearing gloves.

Second, the all-new BT-2 billet lower receiver is machined for ambidextrous bolt catch/release and magazine release systems. With these systems, the shooter can place the bolt catch/release and magazine release button on either the left- or right-hand side of the receiver.

Third, the BT-2 ATR comes with an ambidextrous safety selector switch. With the lever positioned on both sides of the receiver, the shooter can easily switch between “fire” and “safe” from the left- or right-hand shooting position.

Beyond the ambidextrous operation, the BT-2 ATR scores high marks in the accuracy department. The 16-inch chrome-lined chrome moly barrel is cut with 1:9 twist rifling to stabilize military standard 55- and 62-grain bullets.

The big accuracy enhancer comes with the inclusion of RRA’s proven two-stage Ultra Match trigger group. Wire EDM cut for precision, this trigger offers a crisp, clean break with a 4.5- to 5-lb. pull weight that minimizes shot disturbance and significantly boosts accuracy potential.

To optimize ergonomics from any shooting position, the BT-2 ATR comes with the NSP-2 six-position CAR stock. Designed to promote an ideal cheek weld, the NSP-2 also includes ambidextrous QD sling swivel pockets for mounting the sling to the left or right side of the stock for a secure sling wrap around the shooter’s torso.

The ambidextrous functions continue with the new RRA BT2 freefloat handguard. M-LOK compatible, the BT2 handguard is 13 inches long and allows a QD sling swivel mount to be attached to the left or right side.

Finally, the BT-2 ATR is fitted with a Hogue beavertail pistol grip. With its high-traction rubber finish, textured grip panels, and finger grooving, this grip offers one of the most comfortable, slip-free purchases of any grip on the market today.

Rock River Arms BT-2 ATR Ambidextrous Tactical Rifle Specifications

  • Model: OP1500BT
  • Chamber: 5.56 NATO
  • Lower Receiver: BT-2 billet 7075 T6 aluminum
  • Lower Receiver: BT-2 billet 7075 T6 aluminum
  • Barrel: 16-in. chrome-lined chrome moly
  • Twist: 1:9
  • Muzzle Device: A2 flash hider
  • Gas Block: RRA low profile .750
  • Trigger: RRA 2-Stage Ultra Match
  • Handguard: RRA BT-2 13-in. M-LOK
  • Charging Handle: Radian Raptor
  • Pistol Grip: Hogue beavertail
  • Stock: RRA NSP-2 6-position CAR
  • Length: 33 in. collapsed
  • Weight: 6.8 lbs.
  • Includes: 1 polymer 30-round magazine, hard case, manual and warranty
  • MSRP: $2,110

To see the full range of firearms, components, and accessories offered by RRA, visit RockRiverArms.com.

For more information on the complete line of production AR15 style rifles and accessories, contact: Rock River Arms, 1042 Cleveland Rd, Colona, IL  61241.  Phone: (309) 792.5780   Fax: (309) 792.5781  www.rockriverarms.com



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