The M40A3 is an outstanding replacement for the aging M40A1’s. The rifles are extremely accurate, very rugged, and are designed from the ground up to be a superb sniper rifle. Combined with the new M118LR ammo, it makes a system that is ranked with the best in the world.
The unique LWRCI™ Sniper/Assaulter Battle Rifle (SABR™) is a full spectrum weapon system designed to put devastating 7.62mm NATO rounds on target in a variety of roles. The SABR™ rifle allows a marksman to perform assaulter duty with the 12” barreled upper installed, and quickly switch to a sniper role simply by changing to the 20” barreled upper.
The M21 remained the Army's primary sniper rifle until 1988, when it was replaced by the M24 Sniper Weapon System; some M21s were later re-issued and used in the Iraq War. In standard military use, the M21 uses a 20-round box magazine as the other members of the M14 family and weighs 11 pounds (5.27 kg) without the scope.
Should be in the the top ten! It's a real precision rifle. For instances the barret is not a sniper rifle. It's an anti-materiel weapon. The dragunov can't hit a head at 300 mts. The only rifles that deserve to be on the top ten are the m24 and m40. Hard to choose but in all round stats this is the best sniper rifle to have.
The Dragunov sniper rifle (formal Russian: снайперская винтовка системы драгунова образца 1963 года Snayperskaya Vintovka sistem'y Dragunova obraz'tsa 1963 goda (SVD-63), officially "Sniper Rifle, System of Dragunov, Model of the Year 1963") is a semi-automatic sniper/designated marksman rifle chambered in 7.62×54mmR and developed in the Soviet ...