Barrett M99

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Barrett M99
Barrett M99.jpg
Type Anti-Material Rifle
Place of origin United States
Production history
Designed 1999
Manufacturer Barrett Firearms Company
Produced 1999–present
Specifications
Weight 23 lb (10 kg)[1] (29" Barrel)
25 lb (11 kg)[1] (32" Barrel)
Length 47 in (120 cm)[1] (29" Barrel)
50 in (130 cm)[1] (32" Barrel)
Barrel length 29 in (74 cm)[1]
32 in (81 cm)[1]

Cartridge .50 BMG (12.7 × 99 mm),
.416 Barrett[2]
Action Bolt Action
Maximum firing range 2,600 meters
Feed system Single-shot

The Barrett Model 99 "Big Shot" is a single-shot sniper rifle first introduced in 1999 by the Barrett Firearms Company (US).[3] The rifle uses a bullpup single-shot configuration meaning a single bullet is loaded behind the pistol grip.

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The rifle comes in several variations. The .416 Barrett is, in theory, more accurate than the .50 BMG because the round is of a higher velocity and lower caliber (making it more aerodynamic). However, the drag-to-weight ratios of the respective bullets give the .50 BMG an advantage at ultra-long ranges. The .416 Barrett model is available with a 32" barrel. The .50 BMG model is available with a 29" or 32" barrel. [4][non-primary source needed]

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