10 Guns of the Special Forces #2

     Barrett M82 Anti-Material Rifle

The M82 is a recoil-operatedsemi-automatic anti-materiel rifle developed by the American Barrett Firearms Manufacturing company. A heavy SASR (Special Application Scoped Rifle), it is used by many units and armies around the world. It is also called the "Light Fifty" for its .50 BMG (12.7×99mm NATO) chambering. The weapon is found in two variants, the original M82A1 (and A3) and the bullpup M82A2. The M82A2 is no longer manufactured, though the XM500 can be seen as its successor.

Barrett M82 Anti-Material Rifle

Barrett M82 Anti-Material Rifle

Barrett M82 Anti-Material Rifle

Specifications
Weight M82A1:
  • 29.7 lb (13.5 kg) (20" barrel)
  • 30.9 lb (14.0 kg) (29" barrel)
Length M82A1:
  • 48 in (120 cm) (20" barrel)
  • 57 in (140 cm) (29" barrel)
Barrel length M82A1:
  • 20 in (51 cm)
  • 29 in (74 cm)
Cartridge
  • 50 BMG
  • .416 Barrett
Action Recoil-operated, rotating bolt
Muzzle velocity 853 m/s (2,799 ft/s)
Effective range 1,800 m (1,969 yd)
Feed system 10-round detachable box magazine
Sights Fixed front, adjustable rear sight; MIL-STD-1913 rail provided for optics

 

FULL Barrett M82 SPECS HERE

 

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