Throughout the firearms industry and community .300 Blackout has been a niche round by firearm enthusiast. Some people love the round, some people hate it, and some are mixed on it. Over the last couple of years it seems to be gaining more traction. You know it’s gaining traction when a firearms company like Daniel Defense beings to offer a rifle chambered in .300 Blackout. Meet the Daniel Defense DDM4 PDW chambered in .300 Blackout. The new DDM4 PDW comes in two configurations: an AR pistol variant and SBR variant. 

Let rubdown what Daniel Defense is offering with their new PDW. 

The new DDM4 PDW was designed specifically in mind for home and personal defense. The PDW rocks a 7-inch cold forged barrel chambered in .300 blackout with an overall length of 21-inches from front to back. The PDW uses a Daniel Defense Linear Comp to blow that blast away from the shooter. The PDW is light only weighing in at 5.7 lbs and can easily conceal in any bag or for easy transportation. Daniel Defense collaborated with Maxim Defense using their 7th generation CQB stock. The DDM4 PDW features a 6-inch MFR XL flat front rail rocking M-Lok attachment points. Finally, Daniel Defense wraps of the build with an SLR M-Lok MOD 2 handstop. 

Below are the features and specs of the DDM4 PDW. 


• Ultra-compact platform with 7″, 1:7 twist barrel for compatibility with subsonic and supersonic loads.

• Maxim Defense CQB Gen 7 Stock with enhanced buffer system functions reliably suppressed or unsuppressed.

• Linear compensator directs muzzle blast forward of the shooter. Muzzle threads (5/8-24) allow for muzzle device customization

• Independently ambi GRIP-N-RIP Charging Handle accommodates left- and right-handed shooters and is engineered for suppressed fire, with anti-gas features that redirect gas flow upward and away from the face and operator.


Mounting System:M-LOK

Caliber: 300 BLK

Muzzle Thread: 1⁄2×28 TPI (Threads Per Inch)

Gas System:Carbine

Barrel Length: 7 inches

Barrel Profile: S2W® [Strength-to-Weight]

Weight: 5.7 lbs

Length: 21″ – 25 1/2 inches

Magazine: Magpul PMAG 30 AR 300 B GEN M3

Case: Daniel Defense Full-Latch Impact Plastic Case

Manufacturer: Daniel Defense


You might be wondering how much this Daniel Defense DDM4 PDW will set you back? Daniel Defense’s PDW will set you back $ 1,935 bucks according to Daniel Defense website. 

What do you think of the  Daniel Defense DDM4 PDW? Do you think it’s a good price point for a .300 blackout rifle? Let us know in the comments below. 

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