Swiss-primarily based Hammerli plans to offer you a versatile AR-style .22 semi-automatic rifle to U.S. consumers subsequent month, the TAC R1.
Featuring a 13-inch totally free-float M-LOK handguard, folding back-up sights, and an adjustable stock with QD sling point, the .22LR also consists of a host of attributes not located on several comparable plinkers. This consists of a removable flash hider with 1/2x28TPI threads, generating it suppressor-prepared proper out of the box, and a user-adjustable gas technique that can be tuned across a wide array of loadings.
Hammerli, initially founded in 1863 by Johann Ulrich Hammerli to make rifle barrels for the Swiss Army, is properly-recognized for their higher-finish precision target rifles and pistols. Acquired in 2006 by Walther, the TAC R1 is distributed by Hammerli via the parent company’s U.S. operation in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
“We are pretty excited to release this rifle. With Hammerli’s history and culture of generating superior rifle items, the TAC R1 22 C combined all the attributes that consumers want in a high quality 22 rifle, at an very competitive cost,” mentioned Cody Osborn, marketing and advertising manager, at Hammerli Arms.
Obtainable beginning in May possibly, MSRP has not been announced.
Created in Germany by Umarex– who owns Walther— and billed as a “tactical rimfire” in the preferred sports shooting (Sportschießen) marketplace there, the TAC R1 popped up in Europe late final year with a cost in the $350 variety.