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10 Bad A** Sniper Rifles




An overview of some of the finest sniper rifles in the world.

1. Remington 700

Weight: 6 lb 12 oz empty

Cartridge: Varies with model, common calibers include .308, .30-06, .223

Effective Range: Up to 1000 yards (depending on model)

Feed System: 3, 4, 5, 6-Round internal magazine (detachable magazine in model 700 Police DM in .308 Win)


More

http://www.remington.com/product-families/firearms/centerfire-families/bolt-action-model-700.aspx

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remington_700

2. Dragonuv SVD

Weight: 9.48 lb (with scope and unloaded magazine)
10.3 lb (SVDS)
9.7 lb (SVU)
11.1 lb (SWD-M)

Cartridge: 7.62x54mmR

Effective Range: 900 yards

Feed System: 10 rd detachable box magazine

More

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragunov_sniper_rifle

http://www.snipercentral.com/svd.htm

http://www.dragunov.net/

3. PSG 1 by Heckler & Koch

Weight: 15.87 lbs

Cartridge: 7.62x51mm Nato

Effective Range: 900 meters

Feed System: 5- or 20-round detachable box magazine or 50-round drum

More

http://www.enemyforces.net/firearms/psg1.htm

http://www.snipercentral.com/psg1.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heckler_&_Koch_PSG1

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4. M40A3

Weight: 16.5 lbs

Cartridge: 7.62x51mm NATO

Effective Range: 1100 yards

Feed System:5  rd detachable box magazine

More

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M40_rifle

http://www.snipercentral.com/m40a3.htm

http://www.texasbrigadearmory.com/m40a3.htm

5. M110

Weight: 15.3 lbs with scope, bipod, and a loaded 20-round magazine

Cartridge: 7.62x51mm NATO

Effective Range: 800-1100 yards

Feed System: 10 or 20 rd detachable box magazine

More

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M110_Semi-Automatic_Sniper_System

http://videos.howstuffworks.com/discovery/7123-future-weapons-m110-sniper-rifle-video.htm

http://www.military.com/forums/0,15240,146717,00.html

6. CheyTac M200

Weight: 31 lbs withou8t scope

Cartridge: .408 Cheytac or .357 CheyTac

Effective Range: 2000+ m – M-200
2000+ m – M-200 Carbine
1500+ m – M-200 CIV (Civilian)
1800+ m – M-310 SS (Single Shot) )
1800+ m – M-310 R (Repeater)

Feed System: 4 or 7 rd detachable box magazine

More

http://world.guns.ru/sniper/sn63-e.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CheyTac_Intervention

http://www.cheytac.com/

7. Accuracy International  AWM

Weight: 14.3 lb (.300 Winchester Magnum) or
15.1 lb (.338 Lapua Magnum) with stock, bipod and empty magazine

Cartridge: 1200 mm (47.2 in) (.300 Win. Mag.)
1230 mm (48.4 in) (.338 Lapua Magnum)

Effective Range:1,203 yd (.300 Winchester Magnum)
1,531 yd (.338 Lapua Magnum)

Feed System:5 rd detachable box magazine

More

http://world.guns.ru/sniper/sn06-e.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accuracy_International_AWM

http://www.accuracyinternational.com/

8. Barret M98B

Weight: 13.5 pounds (6.12 kg) empty, without scope

Cartridge: .338 Lapua Magnum

Effective Range: 800 yards

Feed System: 10 rd detachable box magazine

More

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barrett_M98B

http://www.tactical-life.com/online/special-weapons/barrett-m98b-338-lapua-mag/

9. Timberwolf C14

Weight: 15.6 lbs unloaded

Cartridge: .338 Lapua

Effective Range: 1600 yards

Feed System: 5 rd detachable box magazine

More

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C14_Timberwolf

http://world.guns.ru/sniper/sn89-e.htm

http://www.pgwdti.com/

McMillan Tac-50

Weight: 26 lbs

Cartridge: .50 BMG (12.7 x 99 mm)

Effective Range: 2,190 yards

Feed System: 5 round detachable box magazine

More

http://www.mcmfamily.com/mcmillan-rifles-tactical-tac-50.php

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McMillan_Tac-50

http://world.guns.ru/sniper/sn74-e.htm

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