List of Sniper Rifles

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Sniper Rifles
Sniper rifles have the main purpose to destroy the targets with high value at the specific ranges with only a few ammunition to be used. The targets here are human beings like the soldier of enemy, terrorist and a lot more. And a few ammunition often mean to be just one shot. Sniper rifles have various ranges from 100 meters or might be closer for the certain scenarios. The range of target for sniper rifles may also go up to 1 kilometer or even more than that. In some conditions, sniper with large caliber used as anti-material weapon that will destroy or render inoperable targets such as parked aircraft, jeeps and a lot others.

Sniper rifles for military purposes are being used by the various units of military. For the military use, the weapons demanded to be as light as possible because the armies need to carry the sniper along with them often for a long time by also carrying ammunition and some other things. The sniper rifles need to be versatile as well because these snipers will need to be extremely reliable in any weather conditions. There is also a requirement for sniper rifles to be able to withstand hundreds of shots without losing its accuracy and without cleaning or maintenance.

One more thing needed from sniper rifles is that the rifles will be a kind of weapon that will be easily fixed or repaired in the field condition. The iron sights as backup are also highly needed for the military use. Like every other kind of weapons, sniper rifles will also need the ammunition. In this case, sniper rifles usually used variants from standard caliber military cartridges such as 50 caliber sniper rifle. The standard military caliber is effective enough to get the first-shot kill within 700-800 meters of distance. That is enough in the certain field conditions.

In order to extend the effective range of sniper rifles, the more powerful kinds of ammunition are available such as the Lapua Magnum or the Winchester Magnum. There are a lot of models of sniper rifles available like airsoft sniper rifles and the use of each model needs the proper care and used accordingly. The best sniper rifle is counted by the one who uses the sniper in the field. Every sniper made for the various purposes and designed to be the versatile type of weapon. Military world will continue to need and use sniper rifles.

List of Sniper Rifles:
SniperPictureSpecificationsCountryYear
EXACTOEXACTO EXtreme ACcuracy Tasked Ordinance Sniper RifleCartridge: .50BMGUS2015
Savage 110 BA Savage 110 BA Sniper RifleWeight: 7kg
Cartridge: .338 Lapua Magnum
.300 Winchester Magnum
Effective Range: 1.1-1.5 km
US2010
Barrett M107Barrett M107 Sniper RifleCaliber: .50 BMG (12.7x99 mm)
Weight: 12.9 kg (28.4 lb)
Magazine capacity: 10 rounds
Weight of magazine: 1.87 kg (4.1 lb)
Accuracy: 3 Minutes of Angle (MOA)
Muzzle velocity: 853 m/s (2,800 ft/s)
Effective Range: 1,829 m (2,000 yd)
Maximum Range: 6,812 m (7,450 yd)
US2008
Barrett M98BBarrett M98B Sniper RifleCaliber: .338 Lapua Magnug
Weight: 13.5 pounds (6.12 kg)

Magazine capacity: 10 rounds
Muzzle velocity: 945 m/s (3,100 ft/s)
Effective Range: 1,800 - 2000 m
US2008
Stealth Recon Scout (SRS)Stealth Recon Scout (SRS) Sniper RifleCaliber:
.243 Winchester
7.62x51 mm (.308 Winchester)
.300 Winchester Magnum
.338 Lapua Magnum
Weight: 11.5 lb (5.2 kg) - 12.37 lb (5.6 kg)
US2008
M39 Enhanced Marksman RifleM39 Enhanced Marksman Sniper Rifle
US2008
Istiglal Anti-Material RifleIstiglal Anti-Material Rifle
Azerbaijan2008
KNT-308KNT 308 Sniper Rifle
Turkey2008
M110 SASSM110 SASS sniper rifle
US2007
Vidhwansak AMRVidhwansak Sniper Rifle and AMR
India2007
Pindad SPR 1-2-3Pindad SPR 1-2-3 Sniper Rifle
Indonesia2007
Bor rifleBor Sniper Rifle
Poland2007
C14 Timberwolf rifleC14 Timberwolf sniper rifle
Canada2005
VB Berapi LP05VB Berapi LP05 Sniper Rifle
Malaysia2005
WKW WilkWKW Wilk Sniper rifle
Poland2005
Brugger & Thomet APRBrugger & Thomet APR sniper rifle
Switzerland2005
Mk 14 Mod 0 EBRMk 14 Mod 0 EBR sniper rifle
US2004
Barrett XM109Barrett XM109 sniper rifle
US2004
FN Special Police RifleFN Special Police Sniper Rifle
Belgium2004
JNG-90JNG 90 Sniper Rifle
Turkey2004
T93 sniper rifleT93 sniper rifle
China2003
Mark 12 Mod X Special Purpose RifleMark 12 Mod X Special Purpose Sniper Rifle
US2002
VSSK VykhlopVSSK Vykhlop sniper rifle
Russia2002
CheyTac InterventionCheyTac Intervention sniper rifle
US2001
U.S. Marine Corps Designated Marksman RifleUS Army Squad Designated Marksman Sniper Rifle
US2001
EDM Arms WindrunnerEDM Arms Windrunner sniper rifle
US2000s
Harris Gun Works M-96Harris Gun Works M-96 sniper rifle
US2000s
Robar RC-50Robar RC-50 sniper rifle
US2000s
Steyr HS .50Steyr HS .50 sniper rifle
Austria2000s
JS 7.62JS 7.62 sniper rifle
China2000s
Heckler & Koch HK417Heckler & Koch HK417 sniper rifle
Germany2000s
SIG-Sauer SSG 3000SIG-Sauer SSG 3000 sniper rifle
Switzerland2000s
McMillan TAC-50McMillan TAC-50 sniper rifle
US2000
FAMAE FD-200FAMAE FD-200 sniper rifle
Chile2000
AMP Technical Services DSR-1AMP Technical Services DSR-1 sniper rifle
Germany2000
CZW-127CZW-127 sniper rifle
Czech Republic200
Barrett M99
Barret M99 sniper rifle

US1999
Accuracy International AW50Accuracy International AW50 sniper rifle
UK1999
Denel NTW-20
Denel NTW-20 sniper rifle


South Africa1998
Barrett M98
Barrett M98 sniper rifle


US1998
SV-98
SV-98 sniper rifle


Russia1998
Armalite AR-50
Armalite AR-50 sniper rifle


US1997
Longbow T-76
Longbow T-76 sniper rifle


US1997
Accuracy International AWM L115
Accuracy International AWM L115 sniper rifle


UK1997
MSSR rifle
MSSR sniper rifle


Philippines1996
AWC G2
AWC G2 sniper rifle


US1995
Barrett M95
Barrett M95 sniper rifle


US1995
Kefefs
Kefefs sniper rifle


Greece1995
RT-20
RT-20 sniper rifle


Croatia1994
Dragunov SVU
Dragunov SVU sniper rifle


Russia1994
Blaser 93 Tactical
Blaser 93 Tactical sniper rifle


Germany1993
PGM Hecate II
PGM Hecate II sniper rifle


France1993
Zastava M93 Black Arrow
Zastava M93 Black Arrow sniper rifle


Serbia1993
Zastava M91
Zastava M91 sniper rifle


Yugoslavia1991
M25 sniper rifle
M25 sniper rifle


US1991
Gepard anti-materiel rifle
Gepard anti-materiel rifle


Hungary1991
NORINCO QBU-88 (Type 88)
NORINCO QBU-88  sniper rifle


China1990s
AMR-2
AMR-2 sniper rifle


China1990s
Howa M1500 heavy barrel
Howa M1500 heavy barrel sniper rifle


Japan1990s
KSVK 12.7
KSVK 12.7 sniper rifle


Russia1990s
SVDK
SVDK sniper rifle


Russia1990s
VSK-94
VSK-94 sniper rifle


Russia1990s
Stoner Rifle-25 (SR-25)
Stoner Rifle-25 (SR-25) sniper rifle


US1990
Barrett M90
Barrett M90 sniper rifle


US1990
FR F2
FR F2 sniper rifle


France1990
Sako TRG
Sako TRG sniper rifle


Finland1989
Al-Qadissiya Tabuk Designated Marksman
Al-Qadissiya Tabuk Designated Marksman sniper rifle


Iraq1989
SSG 2000
SSG 2000 sniper rifle


Switzerland1989
M24 Sniper Weapon System
M24 Sniper Weapon System


US1988
Remington M24 SWS
Remington M24 SWS sniper rifle


US1987
VSS Vintorez
VSS Vintorez sniper rifle


Russia1987
Heckler & Koch HK PSG-1
Heckler & Koch HK PSG-1 sniper rifle


Germany1985
Vapensmia NM149
Vapensmia NM149 sniper rifle


Norway1985
7.62 Tkiv 85
7.62 Tkiv 85 sniper rifle


Finland1984
FR F2 sniper rifle
FR F2 sniper rifle


France1984
Accuracy International L96
Accuracy International L96 sniper rifle


UK1982
Parker-Hale Model 82
Parker-Hale Model 82 sniper rifle


UK1982
Accuracy International Arctic Warfare
Accuracy International Arctic Warfare sniper rifle


UK1982
Walther WA2000
Walther WA2000 sniper rifle


Germany1982
SSG 82
SSG 82 sniper rifle


Germany1982
Steyr IWS 2000
Steyr IWS 2000 sniper rifle


Austria1980s
M89SR
M89SR sniper rifle


Israel1980s
PGM Precision
PGM Precision sniper rifle


France1980s
Barrett M82
Barrett M82 sniper rifle


US1980
PSG1
PSG1 sniper rifle


Germany1980
Zastava M76
Zastava M76 sniper rifle


Yugoslavia1976
Pusca Semiautomata cu Luneta
Pusca Semiautomata cu Luneta sniper rifle


Rumania1970s
M21 Sniper Weapon System
M21 Sniper Weapon System


US1969
Steyr SSG 69
Steyr SSG 69 sniper rifle


Austria1969
Remington M40
Remington M40 sniper rifle


US1967
FR F1
FR F1 sniper rifle


France1965
Dragunov SVD
Dragunov SVD sniper rifle


Russia1963
C3A1
C3A1 sniper rifle


UK1960
Springfield M14
Springfield M14 sniper rifle


US1959
Mauser M59
Mauser M59 sniper rifle


Norway1959
Savage 10FP
Savage 10FP sniper rifle


US1956
Walther Gewehr 43 (G43 / Gew 43)
Walther Gewehr 43 (G43 / Gew 43) sniper rifle


Germany1943
M1903A4
M1903A4 sniper rifle


US1942
L42A1
L42A1 sniper rifle


US1941
Tokarev SVT-40
Tokarev SVT-40 sniper rifle


Russia1940
Arisaka Type 99
Arisaka Type 99 sniper rifle


Japan1939
Type 97 Sniper Rifle
Type 97 Sniper Rifle


Japan1937
MAS 36 (modele 36 / mle 36)
MAS 36 (modele 36 / mle 36) sniper rifle


France1936
Mauser Karabiner Kar 98k
Mauser Karabiner Kar 98k sniper rifle


Germany1935
Mosin-Nagant Model 1891/30
Mosin-Nagant Model 1891/30 sniper rifle


Russia1930
Springfield M1903
Springfield M1903 sniper rifle


US1903
Mondragon Rifle (Fusil Mondragon)
Fusil Mondragon sniper rifle


Mexico1900
Mauser Gewehr 98
Mauser Gewehr 98 sniper rifle


Germany1898
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