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Barrett Awarded US Army's Precision Sniper Rifle Contract

Barrett Awarded US Army's Precision Sniper Rifle Contract

MRAD MK22 rifle with a Leupold & Stevens Mark 5 HD scope and sniper-accessory kit. (Photo courtesy of Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, Inc.)

Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a five-year $49.9 million contract under the United States Army Precision Sniper Rifle program with its MRAD (Multi-Role Adaptive Design) MK22 MOD 0 rifle, paired with a Leupold & Stevens Mark 5 HD scope and sniper-accessory kit. The MK22 will replace several current fielded Army sniper rifles.

Designed with precision and modularity in mind, the MK22 provides even greater flexibility within the highly successful MRAD rifle platform. This multi-caliber bolt action sniper rifle is capable of converting between 7.62x51mm, .300 Norma Magnum (NM) and .338 Norma Magnum (NM) calibers, based...

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