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Sniper rifle Barrett XM500

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    Barrett XM500

    large-caliber sniper rifle Barrett XM500 (or XM-500) designed by the renowned American company Barrett Firearms.

    First

    Barrett XM500 was demonstrated in 2006 at the exhibition NDIA Small Arms Symposium 2006, as a promising model for the possible replacement of the famous American large-caliber sniper rifle Barrett M82.

    Unlike Barrett M82 rifle was developed new lighter and more compact, which was achieved by reducing the overall length of Barrett XM500, but this did not affect the accuracy due to the fixed barrel.

    Caliber, mm 12.7h99
    (.50 BMG)
    Length mm 1168
    Weight empty, kg 11.8
    Capacity count. cartridges 10
    Muzzle velocity, m / s
    864
    Sighting range, m
    1850

    rifle itself is arranged in a "bullpup".

    In

    Barrett XM500 used the vapor-automatic barrel locking bolt action.

    rifle barrel has valleys to facilitate and better cooling, and equipped with a massive reactive muzzle brake.

    Food arms ammunition made from detachable box magazine with a capacity of 10 rounds.

    to install different sights on top of the receiver mounted rail-type Picatinny rail, which can be set day and night scopes of different types.

    Shooting, usually conducted with folding adjustable bipod or with the machine-gun machine.

    sniper rifle barrett xm500
    Barrett XM500




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