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'A Grisly Business:' Australia’s Lee-Enfield Sniper Rifle

Faced with no ready source for sniping rifles during World War II, the Australians created one distinctly their own.

The M1903A1/UNERTL USMC Sniper Rifle

Adopted by the Marines after Pearl Harbor, the combination of the M1903A1 Springfield with a Unertl riflescope was arguably the finest sniper rifle of World War II.

The Keefe Report: Different Barrett Lands USSOCOM Sniper Rifle

It’s official. Ronnie and Chris Barrett of Barrett Firearms Mfg. have become the first father and son team to have their rifle designs adopted by the U.S. military.

I Have This Old Gun: British Lee-Enfield No. 4 (T) Sniper Rifle

The Lee-Enfield No. 4 (T) represents possibly the most sought-after, and certainly the most-accurate, of the already much-lauded Lee-Enfield No. 4 line of rifles.

Barrett Firearms New DoD Contracts Include MRADs in 300 PRC

Barrett Firearms Mfg. has announced it has been awarded several new military contracts.

MK-18 Rifle Introduced to the Civilian Market

The SWORD MK-18 semi-automatic sniper rifle is now available to the civilian market.

The Keefe Report: Canadian Sniper's Longest Shot

Already well known for the excellence of its snipers—who work in pairs—a Canadian sniper in Afghanistan has set a new world record for the longest shot—a shot fired at 3,450 meters or 11,300 feet.

Doughboy Sniper Rifles

The ’03 Springfield, fitted with telescopic sights and fired by American soldiers and Marines, was the scourge of “No Man’s Land” during World War I.

The K98k Zf 41—The First Scout Rifle?

From the American Rifleman archives is the story of the K98k, equipped with the low-power, long-eye-relief Zf 41 scope, it was the most numerous German sniper rifle of World War II.

The Remington M1903 Rifles

Though not as well known as the Springfield and Rock Island ’03s, the more than 1 million M1903-based rifles made by Remington Arms Co. during World War II included the primary U.S. sniping rifle of that epic conflict.

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