Monday, November 24, 2014


M110 SASS (Semi-Automatic Sniper System)

In service: 2008-present
Designed: 2007
Manufacturer: Knight's Armament Company
Number built: 4,492

Weight: 6.94 kg with scope, bipod and a loaded 20-round detachable box magazine
1,029 mm – buttstock fully retracted;
1,181 mm – buttstock fully retracted and suppressor attached
Barrel length: 508 mm

Cartridge: 7.62×51mm NATO
Action: Gas-operated, rotating bolt
Rate of fire: Semi-automatic
Muzzle velocity: 783 m/s with 175 gr. M118LR
Effective firing range: 800 m (point targets)
Feed system: 10 or 20-round detachable box magazine

Accuracy: Capable of 1.3 minute of angle dispersion or better with match ammunition
Grip: A modular, adjustable pistol grip
Trigger: A non-adjustable match style trigger
Hand guard: A forend that includes a fixed 12 o’clock rail with configurable 3, 6, 9 o’clock rails
Sound suppressor: A muzzle mounted, detachable sound suppressor
Muzzle device: A compensator/muzzle brake compatible with the sound suppressor

Bipod: Tool-less detachment featuring cant and pan/track capability
Day optic: An Army specified variable power day optic and compatible rings
Back up sights: Iron sights offset 45 deg from the DOS
Sling attachment: Flush cup, quick detach sling attachment points

Other: The upgraded M110 must meet the operational and environmental requirements that were fulfilled by the original M110 SASS

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