September 26, 5:49 p.m., 2020
Barrett Firearms Manufacturing is located in unincorporated Christina, TN. at 35° North 42’36”. The Barrett M82 anti-material, antipersonnel (sniper rifle), developed by Ronnie G. Barrett, born in Murfreesboro, TN (35° North 50’46”) is member to a very short listing of elite sniper rifles. The weapon was deployed during Operation Desert Storm and the 1991 Gulf War in Iraq.
It was used as the standard sniper weapon by the US military from 1989 until the present. This terrifying weapon is manufactured in a WIP located plant 75-92 miles northwest of the Chattanooga and Chickamauga battlefields. On February 26, 2016, a bill naming the Barrett M82 was the official rifle of Tennessee passed the Tennessee Senate 27-1. Synchronizing this public moment, transiting Moon and Jupiter were simultaneously crossing over the Neptune (24° Virgo 25′) placement in the WIP.
By 2020, the weapon M82 was out of production, superseded by the XM500 model.