Bergara to Build Rifles for Atlanta S.W.A.T.
Bergara offers law enforcement agencies mission-specific, customizable precision rifles.
Duluth, Ga. (April 2015) – Bergara USA, a division of BPI Outdoors, announced today that it has obtained a contract to supply tactical rifles to the Atlanta Police Department S.W.A.T. unit. According to company officials, the rifle is based on its “Heavy Tactical” model and includes various customized features and components. Bergara worked closely with members of the S.W.A.T. team for several months in the development of the rifle. Each of the rifles will ship with a Dead Air 7.62 Sandman-L™ suppressor featuring its unique QD (quick disconnect) system. Dead Air Armament™ is also a division of BPI.
Bergara USA is based in Duluth, Georgia and is already a well-known supplier of precision rifle barrels to several of the world’s top rifle manufacturers. They entered the custom rifle business three years ago, achieving immediate success in this exclusive segment of the firearms market. Combining its precision barrels with its newly developed Premium actions and under the direction of former Marine sniper rifle builder, Dan Hanus, Bergara’s custom rifles have become widely respected by long-range shooting enthusiasts, big game hunters and law enforcement professionals.
The Bergara “APD S.W.A.T. Rifle” features are as follows:
- Barrel: Bergara 416 SS in .308 with # 6 Contour
- Action: Bergara Premium
- Stock: Ashbury International
- Trigger: Timney
- Suppressor: Dead Air Sandman-L™
- Scope: Nightforce ATACR 5-25 MOAR
- Mounts: Badger High 34mm
About Bergara USA:
Bergara USA, headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, combines the world-class rifle barrels manufactured in Bergara, Spain with the high-tech design, materials and functionality in high demand by hunters, target shooters and professionals in the American Market. www.bergarausa.com
About Dead Air Armament™:
Dead Air Armament™ is a division of Sound Moderation Technologies™, a North Carolina company designing, patenting and marketing the next generation in sound suppressor systems for civilian sportsmen, law enforcement, security and the military. Dead Air products are manufactured and sold through BPI Outdoors.
About BPI Outdoors:
BPI Outdoors is a Georgia based outdoor company and parent to many highly successful brands in the shooting and hunting industry, including CVA®, PowerBelt® Bullets™, Quake Industries™, DuraSight™ Scope Mounts, Bergara Barrels™ and now Dead Air Armament™. BPI utilizes channel and direct sales relationship with virtually all major sporting goods wholesalers, buying groups, specialty retail chains and mass merchants. BPI manages a sales force of over 100 representatives located throughout North America.