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Army awards $50 million contract for new special operations sniper rifle | Military.com

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The U.S. Army has awarded Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Inc. a $50 million contract for a new special operations sniper rifle. The deal is a five-year contract where Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Inc. will be supplying snipers with a multi-caliber sniper rifle, including 2,800 MK22 Multi-role Adaptive Design or MRAD, sniper rifles that can be chambered for .338 Norma Magnum, .300 Norma Magnum, and 7.62×51 NATO ammunition. The new rifle will be the replacement of SOCOM’s current M107 sniper rifle, which the same company makes.

Source: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2021/03/31/army-awards-50-million-contract-new-special-operations-sniper-rifle.html?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EBB%2004.01.21&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief

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