Barrett Firearms New DoD Contracts Include MRADs in 300 PRC

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posted on December 3, 2018
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Barrett Firearms Mfg. has announced it has been awarded several new military contracts, including a contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to provide an undisclosed number of MRAD rifle systems chambered in Hornady’s new 300 PRC caliber.

The company has also been awarded an $8 million contract for the procurement of M107A1, M107, and M82A1M, Caliber .50 Long Range Sniper Rifle systems with scopes, suppressors and spare parts kits.  The work is expected to be completed by Nov. 26, 2023, according to sources at the U.S. Department of Defense.



The M107A1 model comes with Lightweight aluminum upper receiver with integral 23" (58.4 cm) 27 MOA M1913 optics rail, 20" (50.8 cm) or 29" (73.7 cm) barrel with fully chrome-lined chamber and bore, 10-round steel magazine with cartridge witness indicators, and anti-corrosive coating.

Barrett announced that it also has won a $3.3 million maintenance contract for the U.S. Army issued M107, Caliber .50 Long Range Sniper Rifle system. The 5-year ID/IQ contract was awarded Nov. 27, 2018 and will be available through November 26, 2023. The M107 Rifle System has been fielded by the U.S. Armed Forces for more than 15 years.

For more, visit Barrett.net.

Additional Reading:
Barrett Model 82M107 Named Tennessee Official State Rifle  

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