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The most advanced sniper rifles in the world

Sniper rifles have always been my weapon of choice. In the modern warfare, they are unavoidable subject in every infantry or special operations forces mission. Usually, snipers are our eyes and our advantage in the moment when the battle…

AICW

The AICW (Advanced Infantry Combat Weapon) is a joint development of the Australian DSTO (Government operated Defense Science and Technology Organization), and private companies Metal Storm and Tenix Defense. This development has been…

Steyr-Mannlicher SSG-69

I have previously commented upon the recent rise in the use of bolt-action rifles for military sniping, replacing the earlier semi-automatics. One of the first to make this move was the Austrian Army, and the Steyr SSG-69 was the weapon…

Steyr TMP (Tactical Machine Pistol)

The Steyr Tactical Machine Pistol or abbreviated Steyr TMP belongs in the emerging group of “Personal Defense Weapons” – short, stockless, and closer to being an enlarged pistol than a down-sized submachine gun. Indeed, a variant model…

AKS-74U

When the Soviets adopted the Kalashnikov 7.62 mm rifle, they abandoned their submachine guns, but in later years realized that they had been a little too hasty and needed a more compact weapon for occupants of vehicles. Their first attempt…

Steyr AUG 9 Para

The Steyr AUG rifle was the first “modular” design: the barrel, receiver, firing mechanism can all be changed to configure the weapon into whatever sort of rifle is wanted. By an extension of this principle, Steyr pioneered a trend which is…
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