Sniper Rifles

New vintage sniper rifle matches to be held at CMP Games and Camp Perry.

New Vintage Sniper Match at CMP Games, Camp Perry

Those who appreciate owning and shooting vintage military sniper rifles now have a new opportunity to compete with them as CMP and Hornady announce a new Vintage Sniper Rifle category for CMP Games and Camp Perry.

For fast follow-up shots, a bolt gun loses every time to a self-loader. Here, they’re just watching suspicious activity on Highway 1 in Zabul Province. DoD photo by Spc. Joshua Grenier, U.S. Army.

The Case for Semiautomatic Sniper Rifles – Part I

The classic image of a military or police sniper is the man peering through a scope mounted atop a bolt-action rifle, patiently awaiting the long-distance shot. But the terrain of actual battle in the world often requires fast follow up shots or sudden evasion from an area. For this real-world work, marksman are choosing...

Chuck Mawhinney reproduction M40 Sniper Rifle at Shot Show 2011. Photo by Corey Graff.

SHOT Show 2011: Chuck Mawhinney Reproduction M40 Sniper Rifle

Chuck Mawhinney is a USMC Scout-Sniper (ret) credited with 103 confirmed kills in Vietnam. Now, he's teamed up with the USMC Scout Sniper Association, Remington, Leupold and Riflecraft Ltd. to produce 103 of these historically-accurate rifles.

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The Legendary M-14 Still Soldiers On

It is the rifle with the shortest tenure as the main battle arm of the U.S. military, yet the M-14, in various configurations, continues to fill a need.