Barrett, makers of the semi-automatic .50 BMG-chambered M107 rifle, recently announced its donation of 95 REC7 DI rifles to be distributed among Tennessee county sheriff’s offices and departments. Chris Barrett said, “As lifelong Tennesseans and builders of the Barrett Model 82A1/M107, the ‘Official State Rifle of the State of Tennessee,’ we are proud to build every one of these rifles in Tennessee. We believe that the sheriffs can use these rifles as they enforce the laws around this great state.”
Barrett Firearms Donates Rifles
My favorite firearm has been in my family for four generations. It’s a Winchester Model 60A single-shot, bolt-action, .22-cal. rimfire chambered for the Short, Long and Long Rifle cartridges.
It is not uncommon for useful technical improvements in one arena to be adopted by and integrated into another. Materials and manufacturing processes originally devised for the aerospace industry are now commonly used to manufacture firearms.
Beretta USA is offering a 15-percent discount on its website to those who serve in the military, law enforcement and as first responders.