Thirty-one years after the creation of the Ultima Ratio, the first rifle of the brand, the French company PGM Precision reinvents and upgrades their classical sniper rifle. The rifle is intended for both operational and sporting shooters. Initially designed for French police snipers, the Ultima Ratio is a high-precision rifle capable of handling targets up to 1000 meters. The rifle was designed for .308 Winchester, but it’s now available in a long list of calibers like 6.5 Creedmoor, 6XC and .260 Rem.
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Below: The new Ultima Ratio Sniper Rifle with the new optics by Schmidt & Bender, 6-36×56 PMII.
Here is the new product announcement from PGM:
High precision rifle: Legacy & Excellence
Designed for trained marksmen, the Ultima Ratio is a very high accuracy rifle capable of handling targets up to 1,000 metres. Initially designed in 308 W calibre, this weapon has since been declined in many calibres.
Legacy & Excellence:
Successor of the first Ultima Ratio invented in 1991, this new rifle takes up its founding principles to which it brings the latest technological innovations that proved their worth on the Mini-Hecate II.
DNA of the Ultima Ratio concept, the barrel can be changed in only 30 seconds with a simple hexagon spanner.
The concentration of innovations in this weapon allows it to reach excellence and make it the ideal tool for any tactical need.
With a bolt-side folding stock , a removable butt spike, a two-point positionable bipod and a UIT accessories rail, the modularity of this new rifle is exceptional and offers the shooter outstanding ergonomics as well as maximum comfort of use.
Made in France manufacturing quality
This new Ultima Ratio is the result of more than 31 years of know-how and expertise in the manufacture of very high precision rifles. Lightweight and robust, this weapon is made of high quality materials, thanks to the latest manufacturing methods.
The features include:
Manually operated, bolt action, high-strength steel bolt with 3 forward located lugs
Bolt receiver with overpressure vent and aircraft grade alloy girder-chassis
Black matt finish
Barrel quick-change device
Match grade fully-floated barrel
Two-stage trigger, pull weight adjustable in factory: 0.7 to 1.5 kg), trigger safety catch
Detachable steel magazine, 10 rounds, double row
Bolt side folding stock with adjustable length
Height-adjustable cheek rest and butt pad
Removable, folding and adjustable butt spike
Two-point positionable bipod, foldable forwards or backwards with adjustable tilting brake
Sling fixing points
Picatinny rail options : 20 MOA / 30 MOA / 50 MOA / 54 MOA / 1°
Here are a few possible configurations:
And a video of the new Ultima Ratio:
The original, from 1991.
You cand find more information here: PGM Précision
What do you think of the upgrades?