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    Sniper Rifles of the World from Origin to Present Day

    Sniper Rifles are the lethal tools of a lethal trade, having evolved considerably from their rather modest beginnings.





    The sniper has been a common component to the battlefield since the rifle made its first appearance. The designs and capabilities of these weapon systems are similar and their abilities are further enhanced by the addition of specialized scopes, buttstock and bipod arrangements. However, the amount of training and experience separates the average sniper from the true marksman.


    The sniper rifle has been a mainstay of the army for over a hundred years now. The sniper itself has become the ultimate assassin capable of avoiding detection, making his way to within a few hundred yards of his target, dispatching said target and returning to his extraction point - all the while going days without contact, communications or a healthy dose of sleep and eats. Ultimately, it is the designated sniper's responsibility to remove a targeted threat in the form of a high ranking official, military officer or rogue enemy element from being an effective part of the modern battlefield. It gives precedence to the old adage of removing the "head" of the snake to cut off support to the rest of the enemy army.


    There are a total of (115) Sniper Rifles of the World from Origin to Present Day in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.





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    1999
    Thumbnail picture of the Accuracy International AW50
    Accuracy International AW50
    1996
    Thumbnail picture of the Accuracy International AWM (Arctic Warfare Magnum)
    Accuracy International AWM (Arctic Warfare Magnum)
    2014
    Thumbnail picture of the Accuracy International AX (Series)
    Accuracy International AX (Series)
    1997
    Thumbnail picture of the Accuracy International L115
    Accuracy International L115
    1982
    Thumbnail picture of the Accuracy International L96
    Accuracy International L96
    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Al-Qadissiya Tabuk
    Al-Qadissiya Tabuk
    1939
    Thumbnail picture of the Arisaka Type 99 (Rifle)
    Arisaka Type 99 (Rifle)
    1999
    Thumbnail picture of the ArmaLite AR-50
    ArmaLite AR-50
    2015
    Thumbnail picture of the Baher-23
    Baher-23
    2008
    Thumbnail picture of the Barrett M107
    Barrett M107
    1982
    Thumbnail picture of the Barrett M82
    Barrett M82
    1990
    Thumbnail picture of the Barrett M90
    Barrett M90
    1995
    Thumbnail picture of the Barrett M95
    Barrett M95
    1993
    Thumbnail picture of the Blaser R93 (Series)
    Blaser R93 (Series)
    2005
    Thumbnail picture of the Brugger & Thomet APR (Advanced Precision Rifle)
    Brugger & Thomet APR (Advanced Precision Rifle)
    2009
    Thumbnail picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka CZ805 BREN
    Ceska Zbrojovka CZ805 BREN
    2001
    Thumbnail picture of the CheyTac Intervention
    CheyTac Intervention
    1984
    Thumbnail picture of the Colt Canada / Diemaco C7
    Colt Canada / Diemaco C7
    1963
    Thumbnail picture of the Dragunov SVD
    Dragunov SVD
    2000
    Thumbnail picture of the DSR-Precision DSR-1
    DSR-Precision DSR-1
    2008
    Thumbnail picture of the DTA Stealth Recon Scout A1 (SRS-A1)
    DTA Stealth Recon Scout A1 (SRS-A1)
    1953
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN FAL
    Fabrique Nationale FN FAL
    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN Model 30-11
    Fabrique Nationale FN Model 30-11
    2004
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN SPR (Special Police Rifle (SPR)
    Fabrique Nationale FN SPR (Special Police Rifle (SPR)
    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale Model 1949 / SAFN (FN-49)
    Fabrique Nationale Model 1949 / SAFN (FN-49)
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the FEG 35M (Mannlicher M1935)
    FEG 35M (Mannlicher M1935)
    1986
    Thumbnail picture of the Harris / McMillan M86
    Harris / McMillan M86
    1987
    Thumbnail picture of the Harris / McMillan M87
    Harris / McMillan M87
    1989
    Thumbnail picture of the Harris / McMillan M89
    Harris / McMillan M89
    1993
    Thumbnail picture of the Harris M93
    Harris M93
    1996
    Thumbnail picture of the Harris M96
    Harris M96
    2006
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK 417
    Heckler & Koch HK 417
    2006
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK G28
    Heckler & Koch HK G28
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK G3
    Heckler & Koch HK G3
    2011
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK M27 IAR (Infantry Automatic Rifle)
    Heckler & Koch HK M27 IAR (Infantry Automatic Rifle)
    1987
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK MSG-90
    Heckler & Koch HK MSG-90
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK PSG-1
    Heckler & Koch HK PSG-1
    2003
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch HK XM8
    Heckler & Koch HK XM8
    1990
    Thumbnail picture of the Heckler & Koch SR9
    Heckler & Koch SR9
    2000
    Thumbnail picture of the H-S Precision HTR (Heavy tactical Rifle)
    H-S Precision HTR (Heavy tactical Rifle)
    2009
    Thumbnail picture of the IMBEL .308 AGLC (Fz .308 AGLC)
    IMBEL .308 AGLC (Fz .308 AGLC)
    1973
    Thumbnail picture of the IWI Galil ARM / SAR
    IWI Galil ARM / SAR
    1996
    Thumbnail picture of the IWI Galil Marksman Assault Rifle Mark 1
    IWI Galil Marksman Assault Rifle Mark 1
    1983
    Thumbnail picture of the IWI Galil Sniper (Galatz)
    IWI Galil Sniper (Galatz)
    2006
    Thumbnail picture of the IWI TAR-21 (Tavor)
    IWI TAR-21 (Tavor)
    1998
    Thumbnail picture of the Izhmash SV-98
    Izhmash SV-98
    1860
    Thumbnail picture of the J.F. Brown Target / Sniper
    J.F. Brown Target / Sniper
    2014
    Thumbnail picture of the Kalashnikov AK-12 (AK-200)
    Kalashnikov AK-12 (AK-200)
    1994
    Thumbnail picture of the KBP VSK-94
    KBP VSK-94
    2011
    Thumbnail picture of the L129A1 Sharpshooter Rifle
    L129A1 Sharpshooter Rifle
    1895
    Thumbnail picture of the Lee-Enfield (Series)
    Lee-Enfield (Series)
    2012
    Thumbnail picture of the Lithgow / Thales F90
    Lithgow / Thales F90
    2007
    Thumbnail picture of the M110 SASS (Semi-Automatic Sniper System)
    M110 SASS (Semi-Automatic Sniper System)
    2008
    Thumbnail picture of the M39 Enhanced Marksman Rifle (EMR)
    M39 Enhanced Marksman Rifle (EMR)
    1895
    Thumbnail picture of the Mannlicher Model 1895
    Mannlicher Model 1895
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the MAS 36 (modele 36 / mle 36)
    MAS 36 (modele 36 / mle 36)
    1951
    Thumbnail picture of the MAS 49 (Fusil Semi-Automatique de 7.5mm Modele 1949)
    MAS 49 (Fusil Semi-Automatique de 7.5mm Modele 1949)
    1966
    Thumbnail picture of the MAS FR F1
    MAS FR F1
    1984
    Thumbnail picture of the MAS FR F2
    MAS FR F2
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Mauser Karabiner Kar 98k
    Mauser Karabiner Kar 98k
    1898
    Thumbnail picture of the Mauser Model 1898 (Gew 98)
    Mauser Model 1898 (Gew 98)
    1995
    Thumbnail picture of the McMillan TAC-308
    McMillan TAC-308
    2005
    Thumbnail picture of the McMillan TAC-338
    McMillan TAC-338
    2005
    Thumbnail picture of the McMillan TAC-416
    McMillan TAC-416
    2000
    Thumbnail picture of the McMillan TAC-50
    McMillan TAC-50
    2004
    Thumbnail picture of the Mk 14 Mod 0 EBR (Enhanced Battle Rifle)
    Mk 14 Mod 0 EBR (Enhanced Battle Rifle)
    2008
    Thumbnail picture of the MKEK JNG-90 (Bora)
    MKEK JNG-90 (Bora)
    2008
    Thumbnail picture of the MKEK KNT-308 (Keskin Nisanci Tufegi)
    MKEK KNT-308 (Keskin Nisanci Tufegi)
    2014
    Thumbnail picture of the MKEK MPT (Milli Piyade Tufegi)
    MKEK MPT (Milli Piyade Tufegi)
    1900
    Thumbnail picture of the Mondragon Rifle (Fusil Mondragon)
    Mondragon Rifle (Fusil Mondragon)
    1891
    Thumbnail picture of the Mosin-Nagant Model 1891
    Mosin-Nagant Model 1891
    2015
    Thumbnail picture of the MSBS-5.56 Radon (Modulowy System Broni Strzekeckiej kalibru 5,56mm - Radon)
    MSBS-5.56 Radon (Modulowy System Broni Strzekeckiej kalibru 5,56mm - Radon)
    2010
    Thumbnail picture of the NORINCO NSG-85
    NORINCO NSG-85
    1988
    Thumbnail picture of the NORINCO QBU-88 (Type 88)
    NORINCO QBU-88 (Type 88)
    1979
    Thumbnail picture of the NORINCO Type 79 (SVD)
    NORINCO Type 79 (SVD)
    1994
    Thumbnail picture of the OTs-03 SVU
    OTs-03 SVU
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the Parker-Hale Model 82 (M82)
    Parker-Hale Model 82 (M82)
    1985
    Thumbnail picture of the Parker-Hale Model 85 (M85)
    Parker-Hale Model 85 (M85)
    2008
    Thumbnail picture of the Pindad SPR (Senapan Penembak Runduk)
    Pindad SPR (Senapan Penembak Runduk)
    1972
    Thumbnail picture of the PSL - Pusca Semiautomata cu Luneta
    PSL - Pusca Semiautomata cu Luneta
    2011
    Thumbnail picture of the Remington M2010 ESR (Enhanced Sniper Weapons Rifle)
    Remington M2010 ESR (Enhanced Sniper Weapons Rifle)
    1987
    Thumbnail picture of the Remington M24 SWS (Sniper Weapon System)
    Remington M24 SWS (Sniper Weapon System)
    1966
    Thumbnail picture of the Remington M40
    Remington M40
    1991
    Thumbnail picture of the RH-ALAN MACS M2
    RH-ALAN MACS M2
    1997
    Thumbnail picture of the RH-ALAN MACS M3
    RH-ALAN MACS M3
    1960
    Thumbnail picture of the Rifle R1
    Rifle R1
    1985
    Thumbnail picture of the Robar RC-50
    Robar RC-50
    1969
    Thumbnail picture of the Rock Island Arsenal M21 Sniper Weapon System (SWS)
    Rock Island Arsenal M21 Sniper Weapon System (SWS)
    1905
    Thumbnail picture of the Ross Rifle
    Ross Rifle
    2012
    Thumbnail picture of the S&T Motiv (Daewoo) K14
    S&T Motiv (Daewoo) K14
    2000
    Thumbnail picture of the SAKO TRG (Series)
    SAKO TRG (Series)
    2012
    Thumbnail picture of the Shaher-14.5
    Shaher-14.5
    1980
    Thumbnail picture of the SIG SG 542 (Sturmgewehr Model 542)
    SIG SG 542 (Sturmgewehr Model 542)
    1990
    Thumbnail picture of the SIG SG 550 (Sturmgewehr Model 550) / Stgw 90
    SIG SG 550 (Sturmgewehr Model 550) / Stgw 90
    2011
    Thumbnail picture of the SIG SG 716 (Sturmgewehr Model 716)
    SIG SG 716 (Sturmgewehr Model 716)
    1983
    Thumbnail picture of the SIG-Sauer SSG 2000
    SIG-Sauer SSG 2000
    1992
    Thumbnail picture of the SIG-Sauer SSG 3000
    SIG-Sauer SSG 3000
    2013
    Thumbnail picture of the Siyavash SWS (Sniper Weapon System)
    Siyavash SWS (Sniper Weapon System)
    1959
    Thumbnail picture of the Springfield M14
    Springfield M14
    1903
    Thumbnail picture of the Springfield M1903 (Model 1903)
    Springfield M1903 (Model 1903)
    1978
    Thumbnail picture of the Steyr AUG
    Steyr AUG
    2004
    Thumbnail picture of the Steyr HS.50
    Steyr HS.50
    1969
    Thumbnail picture of the Steyr SSG 69
    Steyr SSG 69
    1990
    Thumbnail picture of the Stoner SR-25 (Stoner Rifle-25)
    Stoner SR-25 (Stoner Rifle-25)
    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Tokarev SVT-40
    Tokarev SVT-40
    1935
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 24 (Chiang Kai-Shek Rifle)
    Type 24 (Chiang Kai-Shek Rifle)
    2002
    Thumbnail picture of the United States Navy Mark 12 Special Purpose Rifle (Mk 12 SPR)
    United States Navy Mark 12 Special Purpose Rifle (Mk 12 SPR)
    2007
    Thumbnail picture of the Vidhwansak AMR
    Vidhwansak AMR
    1987
    Thumbnail picture of the VSS Vintorez
    VSS Vintorez
    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Walther Gewehr 43 (G43 / Gew 43)
    Walther Gewehr 43 (G43 / Gew 43)
    1982
    Thumbnail picture of the Walther WA2000
    Walther WA2000
    1936
    Thumbnail picture of the Winchester Model 70
    Winchester Model 70
    1976
    Thumbnail picture of the Zastava M76
    Zastava M76
    1992
    Thumbnail picture of the Zastava M91
    Zastava M91
    1990
    Thumbnail picture of the Zbrojovka ZB Falcon
    Zbrojovka ZB Falcon