ROCHESTER, New York, (January 15, 2013) –Crosman Corporation, long known for innovation and quality in the shooting sports, today introduced the next generation of Marines Airsoft™ branded products designed for avid airsoft players. The new U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command (MARSOC) Marines Airsoft product line features three heavy-weight AEG rifles, and a 1911-style, full metal, CO2 powered blowback pistol.

According to Crosman President and CEO, Phil Dolci, anticipation has been building for the introduction of our next generation of Marines Airsoft products ever since we announced the licensing agreement with the U.S. Marine Corps. “As part of our agreement to design, manufacture and market airsoft products, Crosman promised increased sophistication in succeeding generations of Marines Airsoft products. The new MARSOC category unveils an elite level of gear for those truly serious airsoft skirmishers,” said Dolci.

MARSOC Marines must be mature, intelligent, mentally agile, ethical, physically fit and able to contribute to and collaborate as part of an independent team. They must also be able to function in remote, ambiguous and complex environments with limited support. “The new MARSOC Marines Airsoft products exude the elite characteristics of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command,” says Dolci. “The U.S. Marine Corps is careful with its licensing agreements. They are designed to cultivate goodwill, promote a positive public image, and assist with recruiting. Crosman is committed to those same goals in designing, manufacturing and marketing the very best in its new MARSOC Marines Airsoft line,” he said.

The MARSOC Marines Airsoft product line features three M4-style AEG full or semi-auto rifles, each featuring Gen II metal gear boxes with metal gears. The ER10 M4CQB, ER09 M4 and ER08 M4 A1 rifles each feature extremely durable nylon fiber construction that will not rust, corrode or dent. The rifles include high-grade metal barrels and stock tubes, adjustable, metal hop-up chambers, and are equipped with high capacity, 300-round magazines. Each produce velocities up to 375 fps and include battery and charger.

The close-quarters ER10 M4CQB AEG features an adjustable Crane stock and a rail interface system (RIS) with removable rail covers for quick accessory changes and a reinforced nylon fiber foregrip for comfortable shooting. The ER09 M4 has an adjustable stock, removable carry handle, front rail battery box and RIS for accessories, while the ER08 M4 A1 Carbine features a convenient removable carry handle.

The new MARSOC Marines Airsoft pistol is a 1911-style, full metal, gas blowback powered by CO2. “The CP04 1911 is designed to satisfy and entertain those players seeking military inspired airsoft gear,” said Dolci.

“With U.S. Marines featured on packaging, the spirit of ‘The Few, the Proud, the Marines’ is front and center,” added Dolci. “MARSOC Marines Airsoft products are designed with authenticity and durability for all the skirmishing and objective based scenarios you can imagine,” Dolci concludes.

Visit the ( website to learn more about living life as a Marine. On the website, add your own battleground to the interactive map and use it as a networking platform to meet other players near your hometown or far away.

Crosman will exhibit the new MARSOC Marines Airsoft products with its entire product line at SHOT Show 2013 in Las Vegas from January 15-18.