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CheyTac M200 Intervention

Sniper rifle

CheyTac M200 Intervention

The CheyTac M200 Intervention is claimed to be the longest range sniper rifle in the world

Caliber . 408 CheyTac
Weight (empty) 12.3 kg
Length 1 400 mm
Length (with folded stock) 1 220 mm
Barrel length 762 mm
Muzzle velocity ?
Practical rate of fire 5 rpm
Magazine capacity 5, 7 rounds
Sighting range ?
Range of effective fire over 2 200 m


   The CheyTac M200 Intervention is a long range anti-personnel weapon. It is based on the EDM Arms Windrunner design. It is a relatively lightweight and compact weapon, which is claimed to be one of the best sniper rifles ever created. Production commenced in 2001.

   It is a manually operated, bolt-action sniper rifle, chambered for a specifically designed .408 CheyTac round. This cartridge has a streamlined bullet with advanced patented design. A standard bullet retains its supersonic velocity at ranges beyond 2 000 meters. It is worth noting that at the ranges beyond 700 meters this bullet has more energy than the standard .50 caliber (12.7x99 mm) round, however it generates less recoil. Rifle has a free floating barrel.

   The CheyTac M200 is claimed to be the longest range sniper rifle in the world. It has a claimed effective range of over 2 200 meters. It is superior to the Barrett M82 and Accuracy International AS50.

   This sniper weapon comes with a portable advanced ballistic computer, laser rangefinder and weather tracker. All these components, together with the rifle, are part of the CheyTac LRRS or Long Range Sniper System and are linked to the ballistic computer. It provides all necessary data and calculations for accurate long range firing.

   This sniper rifle is fed from detachable box magazine, holding 5 or 7 rounds.

   Weapon is fitted with a Picatinny-type scope rail on top of the receiver. This sniper rifle is typically used with Nightforce NXS 5.5-22X telescopic sight, which can be upgraded with AN/PVS-14 night vision module. This rifle has got no backup iron sights.

   The CheyTac M200 has a retractable buttstock, which can be adjusted for the length of pull. It is fully collapsed for storage or transportation. The barrel can be easily removed for storage, transportation of replacement. The weapon comes with integral folding bipod and carrying handle.

   This sniper rifle has an effective muzzle brake, which can be replaced with a sound suppressor.


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