I've tried to search american and british websites for news, to no avail. Reuters and Google came up with nothing. Would suck if it were true, they make a good solid weapon.It was first a rumor, then bitter reality: the firm resident in Portsmouth/England Accuracy internationally (ENDS), among other things also manufacturer of the Federal Armed Forces sniper weapon G 22, registered this morning insolvency.
The 1978 business established by the dual Olympia-victor in the weapon ski meal Malcolm Cooper verlagerte itself of the Matchwaffenbau beginning of the '80er's there to the fabrication of sniper weapons. The breakthrough succeeded 1985 with the acceptance of the PM-models as a L 96 A 1 at the British army. Since then the business hummed — over 20 countries orderten thereupon in ENDS. Also at the German Federal Armed Forces, the precision weapon Arctic Warfare (AW) prevailed in a Klappschaft-variant against the competition of mice and Erma and was introduced 1997 as a G 22. After the death Coopers in the year 2001, the firm came in spite of full order books into the rolling, for the export conditions increasingly were impeded. Finally the largest investor got out then yet six months ago. Rumors according to Heckler counts & cook as one of the head interested parties. For after the acceptance of the Suhler hunt weapons and sport weapons gmbh in the year 2003 Accuracy could round off internationally that of waiters villages portfolio best.