Accuracy International is one of the top manufacturers of military precision rifles. Chris Dumm and I really enjoyed testing the AX-308, and really hated to send it back to AI. Needless to say, AI was on my short list of “must see” booths on day one of the SHOT Show. Among the cool stuff they are offering this year is the updated version of the AX “Covert” urban sniper rifle . . .
The barrel, made by Proof Research, is made of steel wrapped in carbon fiber:
The rifle’s barrel is timed via a small allan screw located on the right side of the receiver:
Unlike previous AI rifles, the stock folds to the right, and provide protection for the bolt.