SHOT Show 2018 – Savage introduced its first AR-15 last year; 2018 marks the debut of the Savage MSR-15 Valkyrie model, chambered for the brand new Federal Premium Ammunition .224 Valkyrie cartridge
Savage Arms is introducing a brand new modern sporting rifle at the 2018 SHOT Show – one built to squeeze the maximum performance from the hottest new round in long-range shooting.
The new Savage MSR 15 Valkyrie is chambered for Federal Premium Ammunition’s .224 Valkyrie. Together, rifle and cartridge take the popular MSR 15 platform to unheard of heights in long-range precision and ballistic performance.
The .224 Valkyrie caliber produces flat trajectories, supersonic velocities up to 1,300 yards downrange and match-grade accuracy. Plus, it produces only half the recoil of larger cartridges needed to achieve comparable trajectories.
The competition-ready MSR-15 Valkyrie gets the most from the new cartridge’s unprecedented capabilities with an upgraded 18-inch barrel with 5R rifling and a crisp two-stage trigger.
Its Elite Series Cerakote finish forms a tough, protective layer on the upper and lower, and its adjustable mid-length gas system can be customized to specific ammunition for the most reliable cycling.
Built around the MSR-15 Recon platform first introduced last year, the Savage MSR-15 Valkyrie also comes with a Hogue pistol grip and a MagPul UBR Gen.2 buttstock; a muzzle brake installed on a 1/2x28, Class 3 barrel thread; and a forward assist.