When you get into a combat scenario, you need to be able to rely on your team and your tools. No matter what your airsoft role, you should be carrying the best firearms available. But with such a huge range of airsoft guns available, which ones are the best?
At Socom Tactical, we’re here to help! Here’s a rundown of our Top 3 Guns in the handgun, sniper, assault and support categories.
#3. SIG P226 Tactical GBB Airsoft Pistol
A copy of a classic SIG Saur handgun, its airsoft equivalent is as popular and reliable as the real thing. Light-weight, practical and available with a massive range of attachments, the P226 is ideal for beginners and airsoft vets alike.
#2. Glock 17
Designed for professionals, the Glock 17 is the most widely used law enforcement pistol in the world. Because of its unsurpassed reliability and its low weight, it’s popularity easily spread to airsofting. Famous for being quick, safe, and reliable, the Glock is ideal for high pressure situations.
#1. Walther CP99 Compact
This compacted version of the Walther P99 is modelled after the gun used by Special Forces soldiers. This popular CO2 powered airsoft pistol captures realism with its blowback, semi-automatic action and features a Picatinny mount to allow easy installation of accessories. The recoil action made by the power of CO2 kicks the slide back, giving you some of the most realistic firearm action avilable.
The classic “Kalashnikov” assault rifle is one of the most iconic weapons of the modern age. The AK-47 was designed to be a simple, reliable automatic rifle that could be manufactured quickly and cheaply by the Soviet Union. The airsoft version reflects the simplicity and practicality of its RL equivalent, making it one of the most popular assault rifles on the market.
#2. H&K G36
Designed in the 1990s as a replacement to the G3, the G36 is a lighter and more reliable assault rifle. Ideal for serious enthusiasts, the G36 offers a great combination of mobility, speed and ROF. With this gun you can send 470 fully automatic rounds blazing downrange at lightning speed or switch to semi automatic to target and bull’s eye your opponents. This electric assault rifle has a variety of configurations to suit your combat needs and works well in any environment.
#1. Specna M4
The M4 is one of the most popular assault rifles in the US Armed Forces. It has steadily replaced the classic M16 assault rifle throughout the US Army and Marine Corps. The M4’s lighter weight, compact length, and ability to address modern combat situations that happen mostly within close quarters make the M4 the most effective assault rifle. Available in a range of designs and styles, our selection of M4s ensures that there is a weapon for every airsoft scenario. The M4 also features a huge selection of accessories, including the popular M203 under-barrel grenade launcher.
#3. Barrett M99 “Big Shot”
Barrett is a name that is ubiquitous among sniper rifles. Famous for their .50 cal rifles, Barrett is the name to trust when it comes to precision and quality. Capable of achieving accurate shots at huge range, the Barrett is an ideal sniper for newer players.
#2. JG Bar10
The JG Bar-10 bolt action sniper rifle is a cutting-edge, bolt action airsoft sniper from JG. It is one of the best bolt action sniper rifles on the market for the money. It is extremely realistic with a one-piece full metal barrel and shoots extremely hard and extremely accurately. The bolt’s action is crisp and confident, so shots are fired off with ease and precision.
The VSR10 is the ultimate airsoft sniper rifle. When it comes to precision sniping for true enthusiasts and pros, look no further than the VSR10.
The rifle features one of the best airsoft hop up units ever built. It is adjustable with a sliding arm on the outside, which allows for easy adjustments on the fly. This makes the VSR10 flexible and reliable in any situation. Available with a huge range of scopes and accessories, this is a rifle for the most discerning of snipers.
#3. Trident LMG
The Trident LMG Enhanced combines the firepower of a full sized machine gun with the portability and the controls of the traditional AR platform. Built by Krytac, this versatile and effective support weapon is capable of laying down plenty of covering fire.
#2. MK46 SPW
This Classic Army Airsoft version of the MK46 MOD 0 is a M249 SPW (Special Purpose Weapon) version , and is a beautiful rendition in 1 to 1 scale of a model specifically developed to meet the requirements of U.S. Special Operations Forces.
The Classic Army SPW series of airsoft rifles live up to the Classic Army reputation and come ready to withstand the abuse of the battlefield. The gearbox features 8mm steel bearings allowing for a smooth gear rotation adding to the speed at which it fires, all the gears are naturally extremely high quality metal, with a metal toothed piston to help prevent any stripping. This means a high rate of fire with smooth, accurate delivery.
The A&K M249 is the heart of the LMG family, built with a detailed full metal design, this model has been made true to the original. Capable of using standard M4 magazines, operators of this M249 will be able to share magazines with the rest of their squad if needed. The 2400rd box magazine also offers the user a platform to rain fire down on their opponents with unparalleled ferocity. This combination of flexibility, utility and effectiveness is what puts the M249 in a league of its own.
These are our top 3 firearms for airsoft guns of various disciplines. All of these top airsoft guns are available in our online store. What did you think of our top picks? Did we miss anything? Let us know on our Facebook page!