Eurosatory 2014

Stability with carbon fibre (ES14E5)

20 June 2014

Steyr Mannlicher has brought its latest precision rifle to Eurosatory in the form of the Steyr SSG Carbon. The weapon draws on the SSG 08, but has a carbon fibre stock, which the company claims offers unmatched stability.

The stock is made from sheetmoulding compounded carbon fibre, which features fibres dispersed in all alignments. This reduces the effects of thermal expansion and provides high tensile strength and elongation in all three axes, at lower weight than a standard aircraft aluminium stock.

The stock incorporates a telescopic butt spike, with adjustable cheekpiece and butt plate.

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