In 1827 Remington moved their firearms business so that it could be closer to the Erie Canal, in Illion, NY.
This original location is still part of the present day Remington Plant. Remington & Sons was incorporated as a stock company.
Model 700 Military Versions Remington makes versions of the 700 for both the US Army and the US Marines. Remington 700 Models at a glance Remington 700 BDL - This is the quintessential Remington 700, these rifles are equipped with the X-Mark Pro Trigger system which can be adjusted and avoids the stigma attached to the previous versions of triggers.
Remington 700 SPS - This Special Purpose Synthetic rifle is the upgraded version of Remington's 700 ADL Synthetic value priced hunting rifle.
The short action is for cartridges less than 2.8 inches in overall length like the .308, the standard action for cartridges smaller than 3.34 inches in overall length like the .30-06 Springfield and .300 Winchester Magnum cartridge, and a long action for magnum calibers larger than 3.34inches like the .300 Remington Ultra Magnum.
Remington Model 700P - Police Version The 2 models available in the 700P are the standard 700P with a heavy barrel and the 700P Light Tactical Rifle or LTR which has a heavy barrel that is 20 inches and fluted.
The 700 Ps also come in the Tactical Weapons System or TWS optional package which includes a Leupold Mark IV M3 10x40 scope, a bipod, and case. Marine Corps' M40 sniper rifles are built on the Remington Model 700 rifle design but with differing customizations, the main difference is the inclusion of a heavy contour barrel. Army XM2010 Version The United States Army has awarded Remington a contract for the upgrade of up to 3,600 M24 Sniper Weapon System rifles which are currently in use with the Army.
The two available sizes are the standard 24 inch barrel, or a 26 inch barrel and the X-Mark Pro Trigger which was designed for the Remington Tactical Long Range rifle.
Remington 700 XCR Compact Tactical - This has all the options and features of the Tactical Long Range and Xtreme Conditions rifles.