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Published on 23 Jul 2013 | over 4 years ago

This video was shot at Asymmetric Solutions in Farmington, Missouri.

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An Air Force EOD team let a group of us shoot their Barrett M107 .50 BMG Sniper Rifle, that they use to detonate ordnance from a nice safe distance.



Here's more information about the Barrett:

The Barrett M107 is a .50 caliber, shoulder fired, semi-automatic sniper rifle. Like its predecessors the rifle is said to have manageable recoil for a weapon of its size owing to the barrel assembly that itself absorbs force, moving inward toward the receiver against large springs with every shot. Additionally the weapon's weight and large muzzle brake also assist in recoil reduction. Various changes were made to the original M82A1 to create the M107, with new features such as a lengthened accessory rail, rear grip, and monopod socket.

The Barrett M107, like previous members of the M82 line, is also referred to as the Barrett "Light Fifty." The designation has in many instances supplanted earlier ones, with the M107 being voted one of 2005's Top 10 Military Inventions by the U.S. Army.
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