H-S Precision Pro Series 2000 HTR

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H-S Precision Pro Series 2000 HTR
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The HTR 2000 rifle
TypeSniper rifle
Place of originUnited States
Service history
In servicepresent
Used byUnited States
Israel
Production history
ManufacturerH-S Precision, Inc
Specifications
Mass4.66 - 5.11 kg[1]
Length1130 mm
Barrel length606 mm

Cartridge.338 Lapua Magnum

.308 Winchester

.300 Winchester Magnum
ActionBolt-action
Muzzle velocity820-906
Effective firing range800
Maximum firing range1500
Feed system4 rounds (standard calibers),
3 rounds (magnum calibers)
10-round detachable box magazine
SightsTelescopic; detachable backup iron sights

H-S Precision Pro 2000 HTR (Heavy Tactical Rifle)[2] is a bolt-action sniper rifle. It was designed and manufactured by H-S Precision, Inc. - an American company. The rifle is very accurate: 0.8 minute of angle with 7.62×51mm NATO, about 0.4 minute of angle with match grade ammunition and about 0.15 minute of angle with custom handloads.

The Israeli Defense Forces adopted an improved version of this rifle, as their long-range sniper rifle and named it "Barak".[3] The Barak is chambered .338 Lapua Magnum with a 28-inch (711 mm) barrel and can achieve accuracy of 0.5-0.25 minute of angle with IMI match grade 250 grain ammunition. The sniper rifle often abbreviated as HTR 2000 or 338 With the effective range of 1300 yards and maximum range of 1600 yards.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HS Precision Pro Series 2000 HTR". Retrieved 11 July 2014.
  2. ^ "HTR - Quick Overview". H-S Precision. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
  3. ^ "IDF Snipers Perform 'Beyond Expectations'". Arutz Sheva. Retrieved 11 July 2014.

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