Photo Of The Day – the best place to view the coolest images of firearms. Today the time has come to admire the MRGG-S, Geissele Automatics‘ Mid Range Gas Gun – Sniper.
Did you know that you can order almost the same rifle, Geissele Mid-Range Gas Gun, (MRGG), 6.5 Creedmoor? The barrel is interchangeable between 6.5 Creedmoor and 7.62x51mm NATO at the user level. Price? $6,500, and the accessories are not included.
USSOCOM awards contract to Geissele Automatics:
Geissele Automatics has been awarded an indefinite-delivery / indefinite-quantity contract (H92403-23-D-0003) with a 10-year ordering period and a maximum ceiling of $29,263,029 to procure a new sniper support weapon, designated marksman, rifle taking advantage of advances in ammunition and weapons technology to improve the intermediate range sniper rifle lethality, reliability and performance when suppressed during 50-1,500 meter engagements.
This effort will also provide for complete sustainment over the life cycle of the weapon system, including associated spare parts and vendor support, new equipment training, engineering, and travel. Fiscal 2023 procurement funds in the amount of $4,240,133 are being obligated at time of award on the first delivery order. This contract is a follow-on production contract stemming from a competitive prototype agreement and is being awarded in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 4022(f).
U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.
For a deeper dive into the subject, check out TFB’s previous article.
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