Last Thursday, Sig Sauer announced the release of the new SIG SAUER MCX Virtus PCP Air Rifle. The airsoft rifle is a faithful one to one recreation of Sig’s MCX Virtus patrol rifle that is chambered in 5.56/300 blackout. The air rifle variant of the Sig MCX Virtus is available in Flat Dark Earth (FDE) or Grey. The MCX will feature a 16” barrel, Sig’s Matchlite Duo Trigger, and weighing in at 8 pounds.
Last Thursday, Sig Sauer announced the release of the new SIG SAUER MCX Virtus PCP Air Rifle. The airsoft rifle is a faithful one to one recreation of Sig’s MCX Virtus patrol rifle that is chambered in 5.56/300 blackout. The air rifle variant of the Sig MCX Virtus is available in Flat Dark Earth (FDE) or Grey. The MCX will feature a 16” barrel, Sig’s Matchlite Duo Trigger, and weighing in at 8 pounds. It gives users an air powered rifle good for training or plinking to save money on ammunition in these lean times. The airsoft version of the MCX Virtus retails at $349.99 MSRP.
Below is the press release from Sig Sauer on the MCX Virtus Air Rifle.
NEWINGTON, N.H., (June 25, 2020) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to announce the MCX Virtus pre-charged pneumatic (PCP) Air Rifle is now shipping.
Based on the MCX Virtus Patrol Rifle, the .22 caliber MCX Virtus PCP semi-automatic air rifle features a 30-round rapid pellet magazine and 17.5-inch barrel with M-LOK™ handguard for easy mounting of accessories. The Virtus is powered by a regulated, 13-cubic-inch, high-pressure air cylinder located in the stock. Maximum fill pressure is 3,000 psi and output is controlled at 1,100 psi ensuring consistent shots. The air cylinder is refillable and delivers up to 150 shots per fill.
The .22 caliber MCX Virtus PCP Air Rifle shoots up to 700 fps with muzzle energy of 11 ft-lbs.
MCX Virtus PCP Air Rifle:
• Total length: 37.25″ • Barrel length: 17.5″ • Weight: 7.5 lbs • Finish: Gray • Muzzle Velocity: up to 700 fps • Muzzle Energy: 11 ft-lbs • Caliber: .22 • Magazine Capacity: 30 • Power Source: High-Pressure Air
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