The Noreen Bad News is a semi-automatic rifle chambered in .338 Lapua Magnum. It is patterned after the AR-15 rifle and uses some AR parts such as the pistol grip, stock and trigger.
Noreen is marketing the rifle as the ultimate patrol rifle: semi-automatic (faster than old action), long range (much more power than the .308 Win) and comfortable recoil (on account of the semi-auto action and muzzlebrake).
|Caliber||.338 Lapua Magnum (.300 Win. Mag coming soon)|
|Capacity||5 or 10 rounds|
|Barrel||26″ 1:10″ twist|
|Other Features||full length, quad rail|
Brandon Webb, a new contributor to the Military.com Kit Up blog and former Navy SEAL, was criticizing the Army for adopting a new bolt action instead of a semi-auto rifle. Maybe they should have been looking at something like the Bad News.