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XM2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle / M2010 ESR Sniper Rifle (USA)

XM2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle / M2010 ESR Sniper Rifle (USA)

The improved HM2010 sniper rifle (formerly known as the M24X1) is a deep modernization of the M24 army sniper rifle, commissioned by the US military by Remington Arms. The goal of this upgrade was to improve both performance. weapons, and the increase in its combat data - first of all, the maximum effective firing range. From the original M24 rifle, only a receiver from the Remington model 700 rifle, historically designed for class Magnum cartridges, remained. Everything else - the bed, the trunk, the bolt group, the trigger mechanism, performed anew. The manufacturer claims that when using the Mk.248 Mod.1 ammunition in the US. Caliber .300 Winchester Magnum, an XM2010 sniper rifle will provide an effective range of order of 1200-1300 meters and accuracy at the level of 1 MOA or less. Currently (the end of 2010 of the year), US Army plans include reworking at least 2 500 М24 rifles into the ХМ2010 version for subsequent dispatch to active troops in Afghanistan and Iraq.

The XM2010 sniper rifle uses manual reloading with a longitudinally sliding butterfly valve having two lugs in the front. Powered by cartridges - from detachable box magazines with a capacity of 5 cartridges. The cantilever type lodge is made of aluminum alloy, the butt is fully adjustable, folding for storage and transportation. Aluminum handguard, on its upper part is an elongated guide type Picatinny rail, starting above the receiver. The Leupold Mark 4 6.5-20x50mm ER / T M5 telescope is mounted on this guide, to which the AN / PVS-29 Clip-on Sniper Night Sight can be used. The rifle is regularly completed with a quick-detachable silencer for the shot of the production of Advanced Armament Co, which is mounted on the barrel over the standard flame arrester.

Caliber 300 Win Mag (7,62x67)
Type Manual recharge, longitudinally sliding rotary bolt
Length 1135 mm
Barrel length 610 mm
Weight 7,95 kg in combat position
Capacity of 5 magazine cartridges
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  1. datur
    datur 25 July 2011 18: 44 New
    noble little thing, I wonder how we do with this?
    1. dmitri077
      dmitri077 27 January 2012 22: 28 New
      it’s sad with us
  2. indrik
    indrik 7 August 2011 18: 57 New
    but we don’t have it very much (((The maximum of what this SVD and its modifications achieved, there are no words, a noblewoman, handmade, etc., but as time goes on technology has stepped forward. Something needs to be changed.
    1. Almor
      Almor 7 November 2011 16: 15 New
      ... The trunk is good, but in vain you think and decide that we are like a bare ass ... read the latest articles about new Russian weapons and be proud of the country where you live and bring up your children !! laughing
  3. dred
    dred 23 November 2011 16: 57 New
    One hundred pounds of roads.
  4. dmitri077
    dmitri077 27 January 2012 22: 30 New
    interesting modernization - almost everything is new wink and immediately from the ship into battle ... and so it is! we would still have 3 years of swinging and trying on