Ceska Zbrojovka (CZ) has unveiled a brand new bolt action rifle, the CZ 557. This rifle is significantly different from the CZ 550, sharing only a few components such as the bolt knob and sling swivels. The improved action, barrel and stock is supposed to put it a cut above the CZ 550 with regards to accuracy.
The rifle uses a Remington-style Mauser bolt design with a number of improvements over the CZ 555 (which also uses a Remington-Style Mauser bolt), including a shorter striker travel to decrease lock time. The trigger is a new design and is adjustable for trigger travel, overtravel and weight.
The CZ features open sights, a feature sadly lacking on so many American bolt actions. The rear sight is adjustable for windage and the front fiber optic sight is adjustable for elevation.
CZ has not yet announced what calibers it will be available in or what the MSRP will be.