Heckler and Koch’s new G28E sniper rifle will be replacing the KAC M110 after winning the US Army’s CSASS contract, a deal that is worth a whopping $44.5 million.
Controversial from day one, the KAC M110 was criticized by many due to its subpar accuracy, poorly made barrels, rushed design and lack of a forward assist.
According to Sniper’s Hide, the H&K rifle that won the competition comes complete with an OSS suppressor, as well as impressive optics.
The CSASS competition was initiated in an effort to replace the M110’s shortcomings in accuracy and reliability, as well as reducing the overall size of the semi auto platform.
H&K will supply just over 3,600 of the 7.62-chambered rifles, as well as parts and supplies.
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