The Rise of the Barrett MRADELR

In the world of long-range precision shooting, a new titan has emerged: the Barrett MRADELR. This rifle isn’t just a tool; it’s a game-changer in the hands of a skilled marksman. Designed with the needs of the modern sharpshooter in mind, it bridges the gap between rugged field reliability and pinpoint accuracy. The Barrett MRADELR is not just a rifle; it’s a testament to the evolution of long-range shooting.

Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Inc., a leader in precision long-range firearms, has proudly announced the launch of its latest groundbreaking rifle, the MRADELR.

This new rifle is a top-tier, military-grade, extreme long-range system that allows users to easily switch barrels and calibers. It’s crafted to offer unmatched accuracy typically only found in custom-made rifles, further expanding Barrett’s MRAD series. Now available in 416 Barrett, with plans to introduce more large-caliber options, the MRADELR embodies Barrett’s commitment to superior quality and innovation.

A One Mile Poke

Award-Winning Accuracy

The MRADELR has already made a significant impact in the firearms community, earning the “Ballistic Best Editor’s Select” award for the Best ELR Rifle. Its impressive capabilities were showcased at the King of 2 Miles competition, where it achieved an outstanding 2nd place, competing mainly against custom rifles. This achievement underscores the MRADELR’s potential to set new benchmarks in extreme long-range shooting, combining advanced technology with meticulous craftsmanship.

Barrett’s President, Bryan James, expressed his excitement about the MRADELR, highlighting it as a symbol of Barrett’s relentless pursuit of excellence in long-range shooting. He eagerly anticipates its showcase at the upcoming 2024 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.


The Specs

  • Caliber: 416 Barrett
  • Operation: Bolt Action Repeater
  • Barrel Length: 36″ (914 mm)
  • Twist Rate: 1:9″ (229 mm)
  • Overall Length: 62″ (1575 mm)
  • Weight: 23.0 lbs (10.4 kg)
  • Mag Capacity: 5 rounds
  • Rail Length/MOA: 24.63″ (626 mm) 10 Mil


User Interchangeable Barrel System

The shooter can change barrel and caliber configurations with only one tool.  No tools are required to utilize the quick change firing pin and bolt head.

Bolt Head

Electroless nickel-plated bolt head. Adds corrosion resistance and reduces wear and maintenance.

Upper Receiver

Upper Receiver
M-LOK compatible modular upper receiver. It features a 24.6″ long continuous integral 10 mil top rail.

Bolt Throw

Featuring a 60° bolt throw. This allows for faster and more efficient cycling for follow-up shots (if necessary). There also is a reduced risk of interference between the bolt handle and scope.

SHOT 2024

Barrett Firearms is extending an invitation to media, industry experts, and shooting aficionados to join them at their booth, #10344, or at the Industry Day at the Range during the SHOT Show from January 23 to 26, 2024. Visitors will have the opportunity to experience the MRADELR firsthand and discover more about its remarkable features and capabilities.

If you are fortunate enough to be able to attend SHOT 2024, you’ll catch me hanging out at the Barrett booth a good bit. Be sure to come up and say hello. We are extremely proud to have Barrett Firearms as a corporate partner and one of our SOFREP 300 members.

Sending rounds downrange
Sending rounds downrange…far downrange.

A Deeper Dive

This beauty delivers the type of precision typically only available in a custom-built rifle.  Keep an eye out for more large-caliber options coming in the not-too-distant future.  In the meantime, you can be the first on the block to own one of these bad boys. It will definitely make you the envy of the local shooting community.

To get tons more in-depth information, download the operator’s manual for the MRADELR here.

To read Brandon’s 2021 take on the Barrett MRAD, click here.