NOTE: ONLY A FEW OF THESE UPPERS WERE PRODUCED, AND ONLY IN LATE 2021
The Mk18 started with the US Navy in 2001, as an answer to how to create a shortened M16 and M4 to use shipboard, and became a "knock the doors down" urban rifle, first being used by the US Navy SEALS during the start of the Global War on Terror, and then spread throughout SOCOM units, then to the US Marines, and finally to main Army units. The latest evolution is known as the Mk18 Mod 3 originally by the USMC, and the CQBR Block 2 by the US Army.
Geissele, and Charlie's Custom Clones introduced the civilian version of the URGI for the M4A1 in 2018, and Geissele began to morph to a "near clone," and Charlie's and our sister design and build company, Potomac Armory to the "clone correct" versions of the URGI. This is the latest URGI to be offered by Geissele.
Each URGI is fitted with the handguard Geissele designed specifically for USASOC, the MK 16 M-LOK™ Super Modular Rail handguard with a full-length Picatinny top rail and lots of slots for other accessories. T-markings are engraved on the rail but not painted white to help keep the rifle unobtrusive.
Some may remember the original offering from Geissele in 2018 included a 30% off coupon from Surefire for both a SOCOM suppressor and a Surefire flashlight. Those coupons are no longer offered.
The 2018 / 2019 URGI is listed here, while supplies last: Geissele URGI original near clone, new old stock.
ITAR warning: This item may only be purchased and shipped to US Persons within the USA. This is a military item, which is restricted from export without US Government permission.