Barrett Ships First MK22 Order for US Army’s Precision Sniper Rifle Contract

Barrett Ships First MK22 Order for US Army’s Precision Sniper Rifle Contract
Barrett Ships First MK22 Order for US Army’s Precision Sniper Rifle Contract

U.S.A.-(AmmoLand.com)- Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Inc. is pleased to announce that it has completed the first shipment for the United States Army Precision Sniper Rifle program. The contract, previously awarded in April 2021, consists of the MRAD® (Multi-Role Adaptive Design) MK22™ MOD 0 rifle paired with a Leupold & Stevens Mark 5 HD scope and sniper-accessory kit.

“We are pleased to have passed all preliminary program requirements and to now begin delivery of the MK22™ rifle system to the Army soldiers.” said Joel Miller, Barrett’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

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 and .338 Norma Magnum calibers, based on the mission.


About Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, Inc.

Barrett is a family-owned and operated company and the world leader in large-caliber, long-distance, precision rifle design and manufacturing. Barrett products are used by civilians, sport shooters, law enforcement agencies, the United States military and more than 70 State Department approved countries around the world. The Barrett Quality Management System (QMS) has received the prestigious ISO 9001:2015 certification for the design and manufacture of firearms, ammunition and accessories, and to provide training for those systems.BARRETT

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gregs
gregs
22 days ago

wonder if buyden is going to give the taliban some of these now?

StLPro2A
StLPro2A
23 days ago

Neanderthal75, the article is more of an announcement than a How To Infomercial. Caliber conversion requires about one minute to perform. Two screws to remove barrel. Torque new barrel to 140in-lbs…..FixItSticks torque adapter supplied in mine. Change bolt head….it’s headspaced to the specific barrel. Change magazine…there are 4 mag families -A,B,C,D….as required. I purchased the MRAD MK22 Deployment Kit (sans suppressor and scope) Fall 2020. Got in front of SOCCOM in delivery line… 🙂 🙂 🙂 SWEET SHOOTING!!!! See Eurooptic.com for the deal….100 produced for civilian purchase…..price is now up another $2020….$16660 to $18880. And, I got a “free” Hensoldt… Read more »

Neanderthal75
Neanderthal75
23 days ago

Don’t suppose the article would have considered explaining the difference between the 300 Norma Magnum and the 300 RUM or the 338 Norma Magnum and the 338 Lapua Magnum?

Or explain how the conversions take place?

Or you know, any specifics other than the designation?