Carl Walther Sportwaffenfabrik - Germany
Germany; United States
Features a mechanical function to automate the firing action.
ACCURACY / PRECISION
Long-range accuracy / precision capable; suitable for sniping, particularly when equipped with sighting aids.
Gas-Operated Piston with Rotating Bolt; Semi-Automatic Fire
One shot per trigger pull; self-loading or auto-loading action aided by internal mechanism; trigger management (and initial cocking) typically required by the operator; subsequent shots are aided by the unlocked / moving bolt.
System utilizes internal mechanism to lock the breech or rear barrel assembly prior to firing.
Gas-operated system is featured, typically involving a gas cylinder and rear-driven piston directing energy to the bolt component.
.300 Winchester Magnum; 7.62x51mm NATO; 7.5x55mm Swiss
May not represent an exhuastive list; Calibers may be model-specific dependent; Always consult official manufacturer sources.
Optics as Standard; No Iron.
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(700 meters | 766 yards)
Max Effective Range
WA2000 - Base Series Designation; ultimately available in three distinct chamberings.