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NRA 150th: The Farr Rifle

For the better part of a century, George Farr’s record-setting rifle had been a cherished keepsake within his family’s estate, until now. It is on display today at the National Sporting Arms Museum in Springfield, Mo.

The Model 1903 National Match Rifle: A Peerless Precision Shooter

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.

Sniping in Vietnam: An Inside Look at USMC Snipers in 1967

Against one or two of the enemy, mortar fire is is ineffective. The military's answer to the problem is snipers.

How NRA Trained America’s Snipers To Fight “Over There”

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.

Glock Match Added to CMP 2017 National Matches Schedule

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.

NRA National Matches to Move to Camp Atterbury

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.

Throwback Thursday: Snipers—Specialists in Warfare

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.

Single-Shot .22 Handguns

Marksmanship competition once spurred the development of handguns with some unusual characteristics.

The Hession Rifle

With the London Olympics now over, it’s time for a little history lesson on British disarmament. It is a tale told best by one very special rifle.

Camp Perry

The NRA National Matches attract the elite shooters from around the country all trying to put a small piece of metal into the X-ring.

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