The Army and Civil Guard will purchase Accuracy International precision rifles in calibers 308 and 338 in accordance with the Logistics Support Command tender awarded to Pulex 95 for EUR 869,655. The award was divided into three lots, the first of which contains 338-caliber precision rifles for the army valued at 527,775 euros. More specifically, they are 31 AXMC 338 multi-caliber rifles, similar to those they bought on previous occasions and which have been in service with the Special Operations Command (MOE) since 2015.
Lot 2 includes the purchase of four precision rifles in caliber 338 for the Civil Guard valued at EUR 68,376. Lot 3 consists of 16 precision rifles of caliber 308, also for the Civil Guard, valued at 273,504 euros. While precision rifles for the army are made in the usual light brown color, those for the civil guard are painted black.
The air, land and naval armies use the well-known and widely used Accuracy AW 308 (for Artic Warfare) in caliber 7.62 x 51 mm. (308), to which the AX Multi Caliber AXMC rifle has been added and which is based on the British manufacturer’s proven design of sniper rifles for military and police purposes, but with the option of using the .338 Lapua Magnum .308 or .308 300 Winchester Magnum only changes the barrel, stock and magazine. The combination of this rifle with the powerful .338 Lapua Magnum ammunition enables a range of up to 1,500 meters.
The rifles acquired by the Special Operations Command are specially Accuracy AXMC in the powerful .338 Lapua Magnum caliber with optical high-performance telescopes from Schmidt & Bender 3×27-56 PM II with TReMoR 2 reticle. This contract was also awarded to Pulex 95. He was also responsible for the tools, tools, spare parts and maintenance courses held in the Park and Center for the Maintenance of Armaments and Weapons (PCMAYMA) in the Pinar de Antequera barracks in Valladolid for three years were held. (Jos M Navarro Garca)
Photo: Guzmn el Bueno X Brigade shooters at the Precision Shooters Championship last year. Visible Accuracy AW (Army)
Visible the AXMC during an exercise (Air Force)
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