The CZ 550 Medium Battue is a bolt-action rifle chambered in .300 Win. Mag. The battue is designed for a driven hunt, in which a subset of hunting drive game to designated shooters. A driven hunt is characterized by close shots, fast moving game (wild boars is popular animal for this type of hunt) and fleeting opportunities.
The 550 Medium Battue features a shorter barrel and less weight to make it more equipped to handle this type of hunting. It is very similar to the 550 FS, differing at the sights and the stock length. CZ recommends the gun for hunting.
The 550 Medium Battue features a hammer-forged 20.5″ barrel and a shortened walnut stock shorter than the one on the 550 FS. The rifle is equipped with red fiber optic front and quarter rear sights, which features a long ramp with a white contrast line leading the eye to the large v-notch. The detachable magazine has a capacity of three. The 550 Medium Battue checks in with a total length of 41.5″ and total weight of 7.7 lbs. The rifle also features a two-position safety and single set trigger.
Česká zbrojovka translates as “Czech Army”, so it comes as no surprise then that CZ firearms has a long history of supplying weapons to militaries around the globe. The CZ name can be found on a variety of handguns, smallbore and bigbore rifles, military rifles and submachine guns.