U.S. troops will have a new sniper rifle, according to a press release issued by Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Inc. In a $ 49.9 million deal, the Pentagon will receive 2,800 MK22 sniper rifles.
It may seem that the riflescope is parallel to the barrel to the naked eye, but this is not the case. The barrel axis and the optical axis of the sight form an angle called the aiming angle.
The system is a sniper rifle mounted on a special platform in the form of a tripod, support or mobile chassis. A camera connected to the rifle's optical sight, a panoramic camera for observing moving objects
Two years ago, in 2018 a sniper from the Bulgarian Army distinguished himself with a unique shot, setting a record at a competition in Germany for military snipers from NATO with the participation of 19 nations.
In the mid-1990s. the American firm "Advanced Long-range Systems LLC" from Eagle Point, Philadelphia, offered a rather unusual service on the market of large-caliber weapons at that time.
It is difficult to surprise someone with the news of the appearance of a new rifle in the United States: the American arms market is like a sea that will accept everyone - almost any competent designer will have a chance to shoot, literally and figuratively.
A series of terrorist attacks in the 90s and 2000s forced the Russian security officials to start developing a new large-caliber assault weapon necessary for a successful fight against armed bandit formations.
Desert Tech, a private American company based in Salt Lake City, Utah is one of the few weapons manufacturers who are active and sufficient successfully promotes the design of bullpup in sniper (and not only) weapons.
The first brigade of the third infantry division of the US Army received a new sniper (Marxman) self-loading rifle M110A1, which is produced by the German company Heckler & Koch, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Good vision, endurance, and the ability to handle weapons are basic skills for a sniper. But all these skills are completely useless if the fighter does not have a good rifle.