The First production run of the MRAD SMR was almost immediately sold out due to the popularity of the MK22.
The M82/M107.50-caliber rifle produced by the Barrett Firearms Company has become a household name. Barrett submitted its bolt-action Multi-Role Adaptive Design rifle in response to the Precision Sniper Rifle program announcement made by the US Special Operations Command. The Advanced Sniper Rifle program was created because Remington’s initial entry, which had won the contract, was later deemed to be inadequate. With the MRAD, dubbed the MK22 and adopted by SOCOM and the US, Barrett was awarded the ASR contract. Army. Due to its versatility, the MK22 can be tailored by military users to meet the unique needs of various operations. The military kit contains the barrels and magazines for the aforementioned calibers, a scope, a suppressor, components, and tools, and is prepared for deployment. Without the sight and suppressor, this combination can be purchased on the civilian market for a staggering $18,000. The cost of the gun is still $6,000 on the open market. To lower the bar of entry for the MRAD, Barrett developed the Single Mission Rifle.