The British sniper rifle specialist Accuracy International (AI) is launching two new models to the market, the AX MK III and the AX50 ELR.
In the new AX MKIII experience flowed with the multi-caliber model AXMC and produced for the US market AXSR one. The weapon has been developed for military use in Europe and worldwide. It is basically designed for the .338 Lapua Magnum. However, there are multi-caliber conversion kits that can be configured customer specific and can be adapted according to the contract. Other features of the AX MKIII include AI's patented Quickloc-run system, an integrated interface for the Arcadis stand adapter and Barricade support with which the weapon can be better hang on cover and fix it. Further, the clutch, the both sides operable three-position locking lever and the replaceable pistol grip in the AR-style were improved. still part of the system, the proven double row ten-round magazine, which is designed for all CIP calibers.
The AX50 ELR comes standard in the caliber .50 BMG, but can be set up for .408 and .375 CheyTac Chetac. Again, the patented Quickloc-run system, Arca interface, Barricade support and the ten-round magazine are standard.
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