The SR-25 is a semi-automatic sniper rifle featured in every SOCOM installment.
Background[edit | edit source]
The SR-25 is an upscaled derivative of the M16 rifle chambering the larger 7.62x51mm NATO cartridge. Its use in the SOCOM series as a sniper rifle reflects its real life use by the U.S. Navy SEALs and other Special Operations Forces in the United States as well as abroad.
Variants[edit | edit source]
- SR-25: The standard rifle.
- SR-25SD: Featured only in SOCOM: US Navy SEALs, SOCOM II: US Navy SEALs, and SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3, this version features a permanently attached suppressor that muffles the muzzle report of the weapon.
- M110: Although not named as such in game, the SR-25 featured in SOCOM 4: US Navy SEALs is the updated M110 version currently used by the U.S. Army and Marine Corps. It is distinguishable by its flat dark earth color scheme, URX II rail system, presence of a flash suppressor on the end of the barrel, and knob on the side of the buttstock that would be used to extend the length of the buttplate.
Advantages[edit | edit source]
- Semi-automatic action provides quicker follow-up shots compared to bolt-action rifles such as the M40A1.
- Shares ammunition with the M60E3 and M14 rifle.
- A great compliment for players who wish to snipe with stealth, this is due to the ability of being able to use a sound suppressor.
- High rate of fire enabling it to be quite effective at medium to close range (SOCOM 4 only).
Disadvantages[edit | edit source]
- Heavy recoil.
- Useless at close range (SOCOM 1 - Combined Assault).
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- The Navy designation for the SR-25 is MK11, with a "Mod X" nomenclature referring to different versions/configurations. The Mod 1 version, for example, utilizes the upper receiver component of the M110.
- The SR-25 is carried by Park "Forty Five" Yoon-Hee throughout SOCOM 4. In some cutscenes it is shown equipped with a 4X Scope (Trijicon ACOG) and suppressor, however in gameplay the 4X Scope is replaced by a Low Variable Scope with higher magnification.