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25 Jan 2019 6:41 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse25 Jan 2019 3:26 p.m. PST

"The company that made its name building .50-caliber long-range sniper rifles for the U.S. military has a smaller, but just as formidable, sniper rifle that recently won a defense contract.

Joel Miller, director of global military sales for Barrett Firearms, talked with Military Times at this year's Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show here about both weapon systems and some changes to a venerable long-distance shooting platform…."


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Lion in the Stars25 Jan 2019 9:11 p.m. PST


Oh, .375 Ruger case necked down to .30cal. Launches a 225gr bullet at about 2800fps. 225gr is going to be long for .30cal, which makes it excellent for long range shooting. And by "long range", I'm talking well over 1000m, since the beast is still supersonic until 1600m at sea level (that's .50BMG and .338 Lapua territory!).

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse26 Jan 2019 11:14 a.m. PST



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