2015 SHOT Show Full Auto Military & Law Enforcement Rifles Barrett Reveals M240LW Machine Gun G&A Online Editors February 5th, 2015 | More From G&A Online Editors Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Barrett has given the U.S. military’s M240 crew-served belt-fed machine gun a makeover for 2015, and the result is the new M240LW. Introduced at the 2015 SHOT Show, the new Barrett M240LW trims around 6 pounds of weight and just over 5 inches in length from the traditional M240B design, offering a more compact and lightweight version of the proven machine gun. The new M240LW weighs 21 pounds and has an overall length of 44 inches. relatedAt the Range: 240B General Purpose Machine GunThe 240B machine gun was developed as a general purpose weapon system, and is currently in use by several branches of th... Representing Barrett’s first step into crew-served belt-fed machine guns, the 7.62x51mm M240LW features an adjustable stock and a Barrett-designed handguard system that removes the barrel from any contact with the handguard. The lightweight M240 also incorporates a quick-detach (QD) bipod system for dismounted use. Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from Guns & Ammo Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week Even More First Look Show More Get the Guns & Ammo Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. 9 Awesomely Creative Ways to Kill ZombiesRead Now! Advertisement ▶ Now on Tablets! Subscribe & Save! Temporary Price Reduction! Subscribe Now Give a Gift | Subscriber Services LIKE WHAT YOU'RE READING? Get 12 issues for the low price of just $9! Subscribe!