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Top 5 Modern Sniper Rifles in the World

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Top 5 Sniper Rifles in the World: Hey folks welcome again. For defending self and defeating the enemy in a war the most important thing is best weapons, right? Sniper rifles have proved their ability in the war. If one has the best sniper rifle and good skills then the victory is bit easy. Having an extra knowledge is not bad. This article will definitely give you an extra knowledge. Here we have listed Top 5 Sniper rifles in the world.

Top 5 Sniper Rifles in the World

1. Barrett M82

Barrett M82
Barrett M82

Barrett M82 is a recoil operated and semi-automatic sniper rifle. It was manufactured by the American Barrett firearms manufacturing company in US. The other name for this rifle is light fifty.  This rifle is made in two types i.e. M82A1 and M82A2. In 1982 the rifles were in the market. There are various models of this super sniper rifle. Like Barrett M82A1, Barrett M82A2, Model 99, Model 95, and to name a few. The M82A2 model is replaced by XM 500. Barrett M82 sniper rifle is used by many armies and is still being used.

2. L115A3

L115A3
L115A3

This super sniper rifle is used by the British military also known as the Accuracy International AWM. It was first used in 1996. L115A3 is a bolt action sniper rifle that is chambered in .338 Lapua magnums. It was first used by the 16 Air Assault Brigade in Helmand 2008. The rifle has stainless steel barrel that is 686 mm. The L115A3 fires a 8.59 mm bullet. It has additional features like night sights, spotting scope, tripods, and to name a few. This rifle was used in some of the wars like Afghanistan war and the Iraq war.

3. CheyTac Intervention

CheyTac Intervention
CheyTac Intervention

CheyTac intervention is an American bolt sniper rifle. This super rifle was made in the US it was made in 2001. The rifle is filled with .408 Cheyenne tactical or .375 Cheyenne tactical. This sniper has many good features like the muzzle brake that will reduce the recoil, day and night optical sights that give a clear sight in both the times. Other features are laser range finder, meteorological and environmental sensor package, and to name a few. There are types in this sniper like the M-200, M-200 carbine; M-310, M-325.

4. SVD Dragunov

SVD Dragunov
SVD Dragunov

Dragunov SVD is a semi-automatic sniper rifle. It was made in the Soviet Union in the year 1963. It is gas operated or rotating bolt. One can fire around 30 rounds per minute. The Dragunov SVD is used as a standard support rifle for several countries around the globe. The firing range of the rifle is somewhat around 800 meters. There is telescopic, nights and iron sight in the rifle. There are some variations of the sniper rifle. This sniper is used in many wars including the Iran Iraq war, Vietnam War, Kargil war, Syrian civil war, Yemeni civil war, and various other wars.

5. Mosin Nagant

Mosin Nagant
Mosin Nagant

Mosin Nagant is a bolt action sniper rifle that was developed in Russia. The effective firing range of the rifle is around 500 meters. It was developed by the imperial Russian army from 1882 to 1891. There are types of this rifle such as the Dragoon rifle, infantry rifle, cossack rifle and various others. The barrel length of the rifle is somewhat around 730 mm. This super sniper is used in various conflicts like the Iraq war, Syrian civil war, Vietnam War, Korean War, winter war, World War II, World War I, and many other wars too.

So, guys I think now you will know the super sniper rifle that is there in the world. I hope you liked reading this article. Thank you for reading and keep visiting for other such interesting topics.

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