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Sniper Rifle Manufacturer Guide

By The Small Arms Review Editorial Staff

Accuracy International

Model: AT308 (Short Action)
Species: Bolt Action
Manufacturer: Accuracy International
Website: www.accuracyinternational.com
Caliber(s): .308 WIN
Overall Length Standard Model: Full length 1170mm x 180mm x 90mm (46”x 7” x 3.5”)
Stock folded 965mm x 180mm x 100mm (38” x 7” x 4”)
26” barrel, no scope
Barrel Lengths Available: 20” or 24” plain or threaded barrel for AI, muzzle brake, 26” threaded barrel for AI, muzzle brake 1 in12 twist
Weight, Standard Model, empty
magazine, no optic or bipod: 6.3Kg (13.9lb) Empty magazine, no scope, 24” barrel, no muzzle brake
Feed System: Detachable 10-round double stack magazine - can also be top loaded though the rifle ejection port

The AT (Accuracy Tactical) continues the legacy of the combat proven AW308 and takes the AW to new levels. The standard model has a fixed stock with 24 inch, quick change, plain barrel. There are options for colour, folding stock, barrels and suppressors and many accessories, which can be added. The AT is ideal for Law Enforcement and civilian users.

Model: AX308 (Short Action)
Species: Bolt Action
Manufacturer: Accuracy International
Website: www.accuracyinternational.org
Caliber(s): .308 WIN
Overall Length Standard Model: Full length 1170mm x 180mm x 90mm (46”x 7” x 3.5”)
Stock folded 965mm x 180mm x 100mm (38” x 7” x 4”), 26” barrel, no scope
Barrel Lengths Available: 20”/ 24”/ 26” 1 in 12” twist, stainless steel, plain threaded for muzzle brake
Weight, Standard Model, empty magazine, no optic or bipod: 6.3Kg (13.9lb) Empty magazine, no scope, 24” barrel with muzzle brake
Feed System: Detachable 10-round double stack magazine - can also be top loaded though the rifle ejection port
MSRP: From $6,620.80 depending on configuration

Model: AXMC338
Species: Bolt Action
Manufacturer: Accuracy International
Website: www.accuracyinternational.com
Caliber(s): .338 Lapua Magnum
Overall Length Standard Model: Full length 1225mm x 180mm x 90mm (48” x 7” x 3.5”)
Stock folded 965mm x 180mm x 100mm (38” x 7” x 4”), 27” barrel, no scope
Barrel Lengths Available: 20”/ 27” 1 in 9.35” twist, stainless steel, plain threaded for muzzle brake

The latest in a long and distinguished line of combat proven sniper rifles, the AX series comprises the stand-alone AX308 (.308 Win – short action) and the multi calibre AXMC, a .338 Lap Mag (Long action) which can be reconfigured to .300 Win Mag or.308 Win in minutes simply by changing the barrel, bolt and magazine converter.

An Accuracy International rifle is selected because it is consistent, reliable, high performance that is critical to
the task in hand.

Model: AX50
Species: Bolt Action
Manufacturer: Accuracy International
Caliber(s): .50 BMG
Weight, Standard Model, empty magazine, no optic or bipod: 6.6Kg (14.6lb) Empty magazine, no scope, 27” barrel with muzzle brake
Feed System: Detachable 10-round CIP length double stack magazine - can also be top loaded though the rifle ejection port
MSRP: From $7,296 depending on configuration
Website: www.accuracyinternational.com

Designed to withstand constant military deployment, the AX50 long range anti matériel rifle from Accuracy International is based on the DNA of the battle proven AW50. Inheriting the toughness, reliability and ease of maintenance of its powerful predecessor, the AX50 exhibits all the features necessary to ensure superb accuracy and consistent cold shot performance in the harshest conditions.

B&T

Model: B&T APC308 and B&T APR338
Species: bolt action sniper rifle
Manufacturer: B&T AG (formerly Brügger & Thomet) from Thun, Switzerland
Website: www.bt-ag.ch
Caliber(s): .308 Win (7.62 x 51 mm), .338 Lapua Magnum (8,6 x 70 mm)
Overall Length Standard Model: .308: 1125 – 1200 mm, .338: 1236 – 1311 mm
Barrel Lengths Available: .308: 610 mm / 24”, .338: 685 mm / 27”, other barrel length available on request
Weight, Standard Model, empty magazine,
no optic or bipod: .308: 6100g, .338: 7900g
Mfg. accuracy tests (MOA): sub MOA
MSRP: depending on customer specification

The APR Rifle is a professional sniper system intended to be used by military and law enforcement professionals. It was specially designed as a sniper system and is ready to shoot right out of the box. B&T has understood that snipers may face a broad variety of both tactical and logistical obstacles situations to perform their duties. These may vary from urban police sniping at close ranges to military sniping far beyond one kilometer. That is why the APR is available in different calibers and also in different barrel length. Furthermore B&T offers different accessories in order to customize the APR even further.

DRD Tactical

Model: KIVAARI
Species: SEMI-AUTOMATIC
Manufacturer: DRD TACTICAL
Website: www.drdtactical.com
Eurosatory Show Booth Number: D605
Caliber(s): 338 LAPUA
Overall Length Standard Model: 48”
Barrel Lengths Available: 24”
Weight, Standard Model, empty magazine, no optic or bipod: 13.6 LBS
Weight, Standard Model, full magazine, no optic or bipod: 14.7 LBS
Feed System: 10 ROUND BOX MAGAZINE
Effective Range: 1500 METERS
Mfg. accuracy tests (MOA): 1-MOA
MSRP: $ 6900

KIVAARI is a patented quick take down sniper weapon system designed and manufactured in the US. It comes with a custom hard case or back pack for ease of carrying the weapon system by sniper teams. 13” Rail hand guard with M-LOK attachments at 3 & 9 O’clock positions.

Knight's Armament

Model: SR-25 E2 Advanced Precision Rifle (APR)
Species: Semi-Auto
Manufacturer: Knight’s Manufacturing Company
Website: www.knightarmco.com
Caliber(s): 7.62x51mm NATO (.308 Winchester)
Overall Length Standard Model: 39.75”-43.5”
Barrel Lengths Available: 20”
Weight, Standard Model, empty magazine, no optic or bipod: 10.5 lbs
Weight, Standard Model, full magazine, no optic or bipod: 11.5 lbs
Feed System: Magazine
Effective Range: 1,000 meters
Mfg. Accuracy tests (MOA): 1.25 MOA
MSRP: $4861.11

The SR-25 E2 APR is the latest evolution of the precision 7.62 mm NATO Rifle. With a 20” match barrel, the A2 is purpose-built to provide precision fire on point targets out to 1,000 meters. An ambidextrous bolt release, selector, and magazine release offer the left-handed user the ergonomic advantages inherent to AR15 based controls, as well as giving right-handed users alternate methods of manipulation to increase efficiency of movement. The drop-in 2-stage trigger serves double duty as an aid to long range precision marksmanship while enabling surgical speed shooting at close range. A 7.62 QDC Flash Suppressor reduces flash and ground disturbance, and supports KAC QDC Signature Reduction Devices.

Model: SR-25 E2 Advanced Precision Carbine (APC)
Species: Semi-Auto
Manufacturer: Knight’s Manufacturing Company
Website: www.knightarmco.com
Caliber(s): 7.62x51mm NATO (.308 Winchester)
Overall Length Standard Model: 35.75”-39.5”
Barrel Lengths Available: 16”
Weight, Standard Model, empty magazine, no optic or bipod: 9 lbs
Weight, Standard Model, full magazine, no optic or bipod: 10 lbs
Feed System: Magazine
Effective Range: 800 meters
Mfg. Accuracy tests (MOA): 1.25 MOA
MSRP: $4861.11

The SR-25E2 APC is the latest evolution of the dual role 7.62mm NATO Carbine. It is equally adept at putting rounds on target past 800 meters or rapid multishot engagement at close range, with a barrel and bolt life to support the training regimen necessary to master these skills. An ambidextrous bolt release, selector, and magazine release offers the left-handed user the ergonomic advantages inherent to AR15 based controls, as well as giving right-handed users alternate methods of manipulation to increase efficiency of movement. The Drop-In 2-Stage Trigger serves double duty as an aid to long range precision marksmanship while enabling surgical speed shooting at close range. A 7.62QDC Flash Suppressor reduces flash and ground disturbance, and supports KAC QDC Signature Reduction Devices.

Model: SR-15 E3 Mod 2 Light Precision Rifle (LPR)
Species: Semi-Auto
Manufacturer: Knight’s Manufacturing Company
Website: www.knightarmco.com
Caliber(s): 5.56x45mm NATO (.223 Remington)
Overall Length Standard Model: 35.25”-38.5”
Mfg. accuracy tests (MOA): We guarantee 0.5 MOA or less with 5 rounds @ 100m using quality Match ammunition.
MSRP: $ ca. 8000.00

The SR-15 E3 Mod 2 series’ 5.56 mm NATO barrel is manufactured for military grade durability, and is free-floated inside a URX4 M-LOK handguard. An improved E3 round-lug bolt design both enhances function and increases bolt life far beyond the industry standard. The ambidextrous bolt release, selector lever, and magazine release offers left-handed users the ergonomic advantages inherent to AR15-based controls. The drop-in two-stage trigger serves double duty as an aid to precision marksmanship while enabling surgical speed shooting at close range. The 5.56 mm 3-Prong Flash Eliminator interferes with propellant gas combustion forward of the muzzle to significantly reduce flash signature, will not ring upon firing or when struck, and is compatible with the Knight’s line of 5.56 mm QDC Signature Reduction Devices.

Voere

Manufacturer: VOERE Praezisionstechnik
Website: http://www.tactical.voere.at
Calibre(s): 308 Win., 300 Win Mag, 338 Lapua Mag, 408 CheyTac
Overall Length Standard Model: 1.22m
Barrel Lengths Available: 26” – 28”
Weight, Standard Model,
empty magazine, no optic or bipod: 7.5kg
Weight, Standard Model, full
magazine, no optic or bipod: 7.775kg
Feed System: Double stack magazine in 308 Win, single stack for other calibres.
Effective Range: Up to 1800m depending on calibre.

Model X3
Species: Bolt action rifle with switch barrel system
Manufacturer: VOERE Praezisionstechnik
Website: http://www.tactical.voere.at
Calibre(s): 308 Win., 300 Win Mag, 338 Lapua Mag, 408 CheyTac
Overall Length Standard Model: 1.22m
Barrel Lengths Available: 26” – 28”
Weight, Standard Model,
empty magazine, no optic or bipod: 7.5kg
Weight, Standard Model, full
magazine, no optic or bipod: 7.775kg
Feed System: Double stack magazine in 308 Win, single stack for other calibres.
Effective Range: Up to 1800m depending on calibre.
Mfg. accuracy tests (MOA): We guarantee 0.5 MOA or less with 5 rounds @ 100m using quality Match ammunition.
MSRP: $ ca. 8000.00

The VOERE X3 is a full modular multi-calibre precision rifle enabling the operator deliver surgical precise fire onto selected targets at long ranges. The VOERE X3 is alternatively available with or without switch barrel system configuration in following calibres: 308 Win., 300 Win Mag, 338 Lapua Mag, 408 CheyTac. The VOERE X3 is made of high quality materials, utilising modern coatings and precision CNC manufacturing resulting in outstanding toughness, reliability and accuracy. The fully adjustable stock is available as either right or left side folding or fixed stock. The attached monopod features a quick adjustable button and a fine tuning wheel for elevation adjustment or a sandbag-rest. The screwed on muzzle brake accepts silencers with 18x1 LH threads. The VOERE X3 features a three position firing pin safety.

Barrett

Model MRAD .338 Lapua Magnum
Species: Bolt Action Repeater
Manufacturer: Barrett
Website: https://barrett.net/firearms/mrad
Calibre(s): .338 Lapua Magnum
Maximum Length: 26” Barrel - 49.4” (125.5 cm)
Barrel Lengths Available: 20” (51 cm), 24” (62 cm), 26” (66 cm)
Weight (max.): 14.72 lbs (6.68 kg)
Magazine Capacity: 10 Rounds
MSRP: $6000

The MRAD rifle’s user-changeable barrel system is just one example of this hardworking gun’s modularity. Available in .338 Lapua Magnum, .300 Winchester Magnum, .308 Winchester, 7mm Remington Magnum, .260 Remington and 6.5 Creedmoor, the precision grade barrel can be removed by simply loosening two bolts using a standard Torx wrench. Besides reducing maintenance and logistical burdens, this unique design allows for user level caliber interchangeability and serviceability with the MRAD rifle’s barrel kits.

The MRAD also boasts Barrett’s fully adjustable match-grade trigger module, which is user accessible. The thumb-operated safety can be configured for left or right hand operation. The ambidextrous magazine release can be used intuitively while retaining a firing grip and cheek weld.

Integrated into the MRAD rifle’s 7000 series aluminum upper receiver is a 21.75 inch M1913 rail with 20 MOA taper. The forward receiver is drilled and tapped for accessory rails to be mounted at the 3, 6 and 9 o’clock positions.

The MRAD stock is foldable for enhanced portability yet locks in as solid as a fixed-stock rifle, creating a rigid platform for consistent firing. During transport the stock folds and locks onto the bolt handle maintaining the same rifle width whether folded or extended.

Truvelo

Model: CMS .338 Lapua
Species: Bolt Action
Manufacturer: Truvelo
Website: http://www.truvelo.co.za/armoury
Calibre: .338 Lapua
Overall Length: Unfolded: 1265mm (49.8in)
Folded: 1000mm (39.37in)
Barrel Length: 660mm (25.98in)
Weight: 7kg [Including Telescope
& Magazine]
Magazine Capacity: 5
Effective Range: 1800m [Ammunition Dependant]

The CMS .338 Lapua is designed as a precision rifle for long range targeting. Together with the Truvelo proven barrel and action design, the combination of calibre and the ammunition used results in accurate shooting up to 1800m.

Design features include a foldable stock, fully adjustable recoil assembly, adjustable grip, stanag picatinni rails and removable bipod. In addition to this, various fore-end lengths are available.

Model: CMS 7,62x51mm
Species: Bolt ActionCalibre: 7.62x51 NATO
Overall Length: Unfolded: 1180mm (46.46in)
Folded: 920mm (36.2in)
Barrel Length: 660mm (25.98in)
Weight: 6kg [Including Telescope & Magazine]
Magazine Capacity: 10
Effective Range: 1000m [Ammunition Dependant]

The 7,62x51 Nato Rifle is a specialised target rifle of outstanding quality and accuracy. This rifle is capable of functioning in all operational environments due to its robust yet simple design. Design features include a foldable stock, fully adjustable recoil assembly, adjustable grip, stanag picatinni rails and removable bipod. In addition to this, various fore-end lengths are available.

Model: CMS 12.7x99mm (50 BMG)
Species: Bolt Action
Calibre: 12.7x99mm
Overall Length: Unfolded: 1450mm (57.08in)
Folded: 1190mm (46.85in)
Barrel Length: 710mm (27.95in)
Weight: 14kg [Including Telescope & Magazine]
Magazine Capacity: 5
Effective Range: 1800m [Ammunition Dependant]

Designed to the highest standards and with unsurpassed engineering, the CMS 12,7x99mm is a specialised rifle of outstanding quality and accuracy. Design features include a foldable stock, fully adjustable recoil assembly, adjustable grip, stanag picatinni rails and removable bipod. In addition to this, various fore-end lengths are available.

Model: CMS 14,5x114mm
Species: Bolt Action
Calibre: 14.5x114mm
Overall Length: 1810mm
Barrel Length: 992mm
Weight: 22kg [Including Telescope & Magazine]
Magazine Capacity: 5
Effective Range: 2500m [Ammunition Dependant]

The CMS 14,5x114mm is primarily designed as an anti-material sniper rifle. A variety of ammunition is available that can engage medium to heavy armoured vehicles and communication and guidance systems. This rifle boasts a very high muzzle velocity and enormous penetration power. Design features include a fully adjustable recoil assembly, adjustable grip, adjustable cheek piece, stanag picatinni rails and removable bipod.

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