Savage Arms has unveiled the MSR 15 Valkyrie, a modern sporting rifle chambered in Federal’s new 224 Valkyrie round.
The competition-ready Savage MSR 15 Valkyrie features an 18-inch barrel with 5R rifling; two-stage trigger; Hogue pistol grip; URB Gen 2 buttstock; forward assist; and a muzzle brake with a 1/2×28, Class 3 barrel thread.
Also included in the rifle is an Elite Series Cerakote finish that forms a protective layer on the upper and lower, and an adjustable mid-length gas system customizable to specific ammunition for reliable cycling.
But the 224 Valkyrie chambering is the marquee feature here. In the press release, Savage says the round “produces flat trajectories, supersonic velocities up to 1,300 yards downrange and match-grade accuracy.”
In a separate presser, Federal Global Product Lane Director Mike Holm said the 224 Valkyrie ” is based on a 30 Rem./6.8 SPC case necked down to .224 caliber … It beats the ballistics of all other MSR …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life