PMS Firearms, LLC's 7.62 NATO Panther "Sportical" introductory level, large-bore rifle is capable of transitioning between the forest and the rifle range with ease thereby bridging the gap between the sporting and tactical markets. Chambered in 7.62 NATO, this lightweight rifle features a 16-inch chrome-moly steel heavy barrel, a slick-side upper receiver and carbine length GlacierGuards. The aluminum upper and lower receivers feature a uniform, Mil Spec hard-coat anodizing. A semi-auto trigger group, integral trigger guard, A2 Pistol Grip and the Pardus 6-position, telescoping carbine stock complete the introductory rifle. Two 20-rd steel magazines, a cleaning kit and hard case for storage come standard with each rifle. The rifle weighs 8.3 pounds when empty.