Remington SR-8

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Remington SR-8
TypeBolt action rifle
Place of originUnited States
Production history
ManufacturerRemington Arms
ProducedCancelled in prototype stage
No. built10 made only 1 owned outside of Remington
Specifications
Weight15.75 lb (7.14 kg)
Length47 in (1,193.8mm)
Barrel length27 in (685.8mm)

Caliber.338 Lapua
Feed system5-round detachable box magazine
SightsPrototype fitted with Leupold Mk4 M1 16x

The Remington SR-8 was a prototype sniper rifle developed by Remington Arms. It was originally developed for the Italian Army, and was designed to shoot the .338 Lapua cartridge. The design of the rifle is based on the Remington Model 700, with the trigger assembly and design taken largely from the M24. The ejector design had to be modified from that of the standard Model 700 to allow for the larger rim of the .338 Lapua cartridge.

The status of the project is unknown, though it has likely been shelved.

It is used in a popular free online game called Urban Terror, and in the Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory mod TrueCombat:Elite.

References[edit]

http://www.snipercentral.com/sr8.htm