Simple, rugged, Garand-style action with breech bolt locking system, a fixed-piston gas system and self-cleaning moving gas cylinder gives unparalleled reliability under harsh operating conditions. Cold hammer-forged barrel results in ultra-precise rifling that provides exceptional accuracy and longevity. Integral scope mounts, machined directly on the solid steel receiver, provide a stable mounting surface for included scope rings, eliminating a potential source of looseness and inaccuracy in the field. Accurate sighting system with ghost ring rear aperture sight and a non-glare, protected blade front sight. Receiver is drilled and tapped for mounting the included Picatinny rail.