Douglasville SWAT Receives Bergara Rifles


Douglasville Police Department S.W.A.T. Unit Receives Bergara Rifles

Metro Atlanta, Georgia PD takes delivery of Bergara Premier Tactical rifle model.

Duluth, Ga. (August 2015) – ( – Bergara USA, a division of BPI Outdoors, today delivered on its third Bergara rifle contract received from a Georgia police department. The sale was arranged through Gables Sporting Goods, located in Douglasville, Georgia. The Douglasville Police Department S.W.A.T. selected the Bergara Premier Tactical chambered in .308. The rifles are equipped with the Dead Air Armament™ Keymount™ combination muzzle brake and suppressor mount, specially designed for the attachment of the Dead Air Armament™ Sandman™ suppressor, also manufactured by BPI Outdoors.

Douglasville SWAT with Bergara Rifles
(Left to right) Douglasville PD SWAT Corporal Tim Roessel, Lieutenant Mark Edwards and Corporal Adam Haney

Douglasville, Georgia is a metro area of Atlanta and the county seat of Douglas County. The Douglas PD S.W.A.T. serves a community of over 32,000 citizens. Bergara USA, based in Duluth, Georgia, a well-known supplier of precision OEM rifle barrels, has designed a law enforcement tactical rifle by combining its precision barrels with its newly developed Premier actions. Built on a custom XLR Element chassis stock with an adjustable buttstock and a Bergara 416 stainless steel barrel with a suppressor-ready muzzle brake, the Bergara rifles will provide the Douglasville S.W.A.T. team with years of continuous precision performance in the line of duty.

The Bergara “Douglasville S.W.A.T. Rifle” features are as follows:

  • Barrel: Bergara 416 SS in .308 1:10 Twist with # 6 Contour
  • Action: Bergara Premier
  • Stock: XLR Element
  • Trigger: Timney 517
  • Muzzle Brake:  Dead Air Armament™ Keymount™
Bergara Douglasville SWAT Rifle
Bergara Douglasville SWAT Rifle

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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.

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.