Guns SX-1 MTR Goes to AUSA Industry News September 23, 2016 Join the Conversation Ritter & Stark, an Austrian-based firearms and manufacturing company, will be set to show off their initial product launch of the SX-1 MTR (Modular Tactical Rifle) at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition next month in Washington, D.C. Designed to be easily customizable to mission specifics, the SX-1 MTR can be switched between a .308 Winchester, .300 Winchester Magnum, and .338 Lapua Magnum as mission needs or logistic constraints dictate. The SX-1 also allows the incorporation of aftermarket magazines and drop-in upgrades with the AR15, M16, and M4 pistol grips. as well the buttstocks that fit the original Ritter & Stark folding buttstock mechanism. Ritter & Stark guarantee the SX-1's barrel up to 5,000 rounds for .308 Win. and .338LM., and 2,000 rounds for .300 WM. Photo Credit: Instagram account @ritterstark SX-1 MTR Goes to AUSA Ritter & Stark tell us, With the SX-1 Modular Tactical Rifle, we set out to rethink and improve upon everything a bolt-action rifle can be. Our Research & Development department were given the brief; utilize the finest and most precise design and manufacturing assets available. The R&D team has at their disposal the most technologically advanced precision engineering tools to produce the finest components for our rifles, thus ensuring all the pivotal rifle components are produced in-house, under their strict supervision. This means that virtually everything has been taken into account before bringing the rifle to the market, including extensive testing for performance, accuracy, reliability, and of course, fit and finish. Our advanced machinery park was specially designed and supplied by the best engineering companies from all over the world. With this technology, Ritter & Stark is now capable of making and producing space-age levels of quality and precision parts. In addition, the SX-1 MTR accuracy level achievements are a result of our patented rifling process. Through extensive research and testing we have patented the ECM (Electrochemical Machining) barrel rifling process. Photo credit: Instagram account @ritterstark We insist on the highest levels of material selection, manufacturing processes, and surface treatments in every rifle to ensure your rifle will deliver time and time again. Our Quality Control procedures have taken that expertise to a new level. For the shooter, this means that every rifle we manufacture can achieve 0.5 MOA 3-round groups or better with factory match grade ammunition. There is no other acceptable outcome. All rifles are tested in our indoor firing range at the factory. Unlike other precision rifles, no matter the caliber, our barrels are guaranteed to last at least 5,000 rounds for .308Win and .338LM, and 2,000 rounds for .300WM before noticing any degradation in accuracy. SX-1 MTR Specifications: CALIBER .308 Win (7.62X51 NATO) .300 Win Magnum .338 Lapua Magnum Barrel Length 24.5″ / 623 mm 27.15″ / 690 mm 27.15″ / 690 mm Overall Length 47.3″ / 1202 mm 50.8″ / 1291 mm 50.8″ / 1291 mm Length Folded 37.5″ / 953 mm 41″ / 1041 mm 41″ / 1041 mm Overall Width 3.2″ / 81 mm 3.2″ / 81 mm 3.2″ / 81 mm Width Folded 4″ / 103 mm 4″ / 103 mm 4″ / 103 mm Rifling Grooves 4 6 6 Rifling Twist 1:11″ / 280 mm 1:10″ / 254 mm 1:10″ / 254 mm TTL Weight (w/o mag) 12.8 lbs. / 5.9 kg 13.7 lbs. / 6.3 kg 13.7 lbs. / 6.3 kg Ultralight Model Weight 11.25 lbs. / 5.2 kg 11.9 lbs. / 5.5 kg 11.9 lbs. / 5.45kg Magazine Capacity 10 rounds* 5 / 10 rounds 5 / 10 rounds Stock Length Adjustment 2.4″ / 60 mm 2.4″ / 60 mm 2.4″ / 60 mm Optical Interface MIL-STD 1913 Picatinny rail with 12, 20 or 40 MOA forward inclination. Accessories Interface Allows MIL-STD 1913 Picatinny rails via M-LOK™ or M5 screws. Octagonal cross section enables handguard to accept accessories in 45° steps. Folding Stock MIL-STD 1913 Picatinny rail to attach a monopod. Photo credit: Instagram account @ritterstark For additional information on Ritter & Stark or the SX-1 MTR feel free to visit their website or by visiting them at the AUSA annual meeting at booth # 3315. Explore RECOILweb:"Hi-Speed Flying Hole Saw" - 10mm R.I.P.Ruger Recall: All MkIV PistolsNew Aimpoint CompM5b Adds Ballistic Drop CompensationWilson Combat Beretta Custom Series - Good news for 92/96 Owners NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. 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