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

Posted 21 mins ago in Bolt Action, Daily News, Defense, MIL/LE, Rifles by Matthew Moss with No CommentsTags: Barrett, mk22, mrad, US Army MRAD-MK22 (Barrett Firearms) A couple of weeks ago Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Inc. announced that they had completed the first shipment of rifles to the US Army. The shipmentRead More →

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The lawsuit maintains that the U.S. arms manufacturers “are conscious of the fact that their products are trafficked and used in illicit activities against the civilian population and authorities of Mexico,” according to a document from the Foreign Ministry. “Nonetheless, they continue to prioritize their economic benefit, and use marketingRead More →

(Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool) In another of Heller’s odd intellectual moves, Scalia read the Second Amendment backwards, and in the process effectively erased the text’s preamble. To justify this unusual reading strategy, an interpretive approach that Stevens reminded his colleagues on the bench had never been done in the court’sRead More →

A MK22 with Leupold Optic (US Army) The US Army has confirmed its procurement of Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Inc.’s MK22 Multi-role Adaptive Design (MRAD) rifle as the Precision Sniper Rifle. The $50 million five year contract will see just short of 3,000 MRADs procured. It has not been specified which calibre will beRead More →