Friday, 19 August 2011

Two Targets One Bullet How the Ultimate Sniper Rifle Was Made

In 2007, when the Navy SEALs went looking for an alternative to the Barrett weapons system it already used � an ultra-high-caliber rifle capable of firing 0.50-inch cartridges at distances beyond 1,200 meters � it talked to the best weapons manufacturers across the globe.

Eventually it got in touch with a small company with 50 employees, who, it had heard, could make a weapon suitable for its tactical and operational demands.


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