The Model 1903 Springfield is arguably the most accurate off-the-shelf service rifle ever produced. And if the ’03 was intrinsically accurate, the ’03 National Match, painstakingly produced by the Springfield Armory from 1921 to 1940, was superlative.
Against one or two of the enemy, mortar fire is is ineffective. The military's answer to the problem is snipers.
Tonight on American Rifleman TV: Americans in World War I, Part 8; Winchester SX4 Shotgun; Mauser Model 98A
Tune in tonight as American Rifleman TV concludes its eight-part series on the Americans in World War I, with a look at the men and guns of the American Expeditionary Forces.
During World War I, America’s top riflemen and British and Canadian instructors ran the United States’ first sniper school at Camp Perry, Ohio. The skills taught there would soon be used in the trenches of France, and then wouldn’t be taught again for 60 years.
A new pistol event—the Glock Sport Shooting Foundation (GSSF) Camp Perry National Challenge—has been added to the Civilian Marksmanship Program's 2017 National Matches schedule.
In an effort to keep the National High Power Rifle Championships up to the high standards that competitors have enjoyed for over one-hundred years, the NRA will move the Championship from its historic home at Camp Perry, OH, to Camp Atterbury, IN.
Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this week's article from July 1967, the author emphasizes how, since the early 1500s, snipers have been changing the course of history.