In January 2011 «SIGARMS» (U.S. office of Swiss arms manufacturer «Swiss Arms AG», which separated in 2000 from the «Schweizerische Industrie Gesellschaft» (SIG)) introduced a new large-caliber sniper (antimaterial) rifle «SIG 50" intended for use by law enforcement agencies.
| Caliber, mm || 12,7 h99 (.50 BMG) |
| Length mm || 1448 |
| Barrel length, mm || 737 |
| Weight empty, kg || 10.7 |
| Capacity, count. cartridges || 5 |
| Muzzle velocity, m / s || 823 |
< td> Sighting range, m
| 2000 |
sniper rifle SIG kalibra.50 50 BMG is a collaboration of the American division of the international weapons Concern «SIG SAUER» and a small American company «McMillan». The idea of creating this rifle came on the request of one of the major customers of SIG SAUER, expressed an interest in high-precision large-caliber rifle.
Not wanting to waste time and resources on the invention of a new model of big-bore sniper SIGARMS management in 2010 turned to the company McMillan, known for its high-precision rifles and lodges for rifles. Then it was decided to create a new rifle based on the well-proven rifle «McMillan TAC-50." As a result, the rifle SIG 50 is a little lightweight, with slightly altered ergonomics and modified the requirements of SIG SAUER modification McMillan TAC-50.
large-caliber sniper rifle SIG 50 is a weapon with a manual reset. Longitudinally sliding gate, swivel, with two lugs at the front part.
view controls SIG 50
trigger mechanism is adjustable.
Food arms ammunition made from detachable box magazine capacity of 5 rounds.
High trunk is facilitating longitudinal valleys and fitted with an effective powerful muzzle brake.
barrel and receiver are made of stainless steel.
Lodge rifle made of polymeric materials.
for firing rifle is provided with fully adjustable folding bipod, but if necessary can be carried out and shooting with it.
View bipod, barrel and muzzle brake SIG 50
buttstock as well as the bed is made of a polymer, and during transportation, to reduce the dimensions, may be detached from the weapon. It features an adjustable cheek and butt pad. Stock length is adjusted using rubber gaskets installed under a cushion recoil pad.
Rifle has no open sights and comes with optical or night sights of different types to be placed on integrated into the receiver type Picatinny rail. Also accommodate an extra attachment with straps Picatinny rail on the upper surface of the receiver has additionally to use optical sight module night vision infrared laser illuminators and other devices.
(antimaterial) SIG50 rifle designed to fire at a distance of 2000 m and has a high accuracy. According to the manufacturer, using rifle cartridges ensures appropriate quality grouping is at less than 1 arc minute (less than 1 MOA).
Production rifles SIG50 was established by McMillan, but their sale and after-sales service is organized by SIG SAUER.
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