Barrett 82A1® sniper rifle 50 MGB

The Barrett M82A1, renowned for its power and precision, is a specialized anti-materiel rifle designed for targeting military equipment with larger calibers than standard rifles. These rifles excel in long-range accuracy and are effective against unarmored or lightly armored targets such as engines.

Originating from anti-tank rifles in World War I, the Barrett M82A1 offers a cost-effective solution for engaging and neutralizing enemy assets from a distance. With their extended range and penetration capabilities, these rifles outperform traditional sniper rifles and are employed in various combat scenarios ranging from stationary aircraft to radar systems and watercraft.

Behaviour & construction

The Barrett M82A1, also known as the Barrett .50 Caliber, is a semi-automatic anti-materiel rifle chambered in .50 BMG (12.7×99mm NATO). It features a bullpup design, a rotating bolt action, and a long-recoil operation system. The rifle has a maximum effective range of over 1,800 meters and is known for its exceptional accuracy and stopping power. It typically weighs around 13.5 kg (30 lb) and has an overall length of 150 cm (57 in).

The M82A1 is known for its rugged design, reliability, and versatility in various combat scenarios. The Barrett M82A1 is a potent anti-materiel rifle renowned for its robust construction and outstanding performance. It is chambered in .50 BMG, a powerful cartridge capable of delivering devastating impact at long ranges. The rifle features a detachable box magazine, a recoil-operated, semi-automatic action, and a heavy-duty barrel to withstand high-pressure rounds.

Weighing around 30 pounds, the M82A1's recoil is mitigated by an effective muzzle brake. Its adjustable bipod and optic mounting options enhance precision for engaging targets beyond conventional rifle capabilities. Overall, the Barrett M82A1 stands out as a reliable, accurate, and powerful firearm in the realm of anti-materiel rifles.

Fields of use

The Barrett M82A1 is utilized by various military and law enforcement organizations worldwide. It is predominantly used by specialized military units, such as sniper teams and anti-material squads, who require its long-range precision and stopping power to engage targets like vehicles, equipment, and structures. Additionally, some civilian gun enthusiasts own the Barrett M82A1 for recreational shooting purposes. Barrett M82 rifles were bought by various military and police forces from at least 30 countries, such as Belgium, Chile, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, the Netherlands, and others.

Interesting facts

In 2021, Barrett, along with nine other American firearms companies, faced legal action from the Mexican government in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. This lawsuit sought $10 billion in compensation. The Mexican government alleged that the Barrett M82 rifle is frequently utilized by drug cartels. As per Romain Le Cour Grandmaison, a specialist consulted by Reuters, the M82 has altered the dynamics between criminal organizations and under-equipped law enforcement agencies.

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Barrett 82A1® currently isn’t included in any of our packages.

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Price for 1 shot CZK 1,000 / €40


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Parameters

TypeAnti-materiel rifle
Cartridge.59 BMG
Capacity5 or 10 shots
ActionRecoil-operated rotating bolt
Weight13,5 kg (30 lb)
Length140 cm (57 in)
Muzzle velocity850 m/s (2,800 ft/s)
Firing range1,800 m (1,970 yd()
Place of originUSA
ManufacturerBarrett Firearms Manufacturing
DesignerRonnie Barrett
Designed1980
Produced1982–present
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