sniper rifle

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Noun1.sniper rifle - an extremely powerful rifle developed for the militarysniper rifle - an extremely powerful rifle developed for the military; capable of destroying light armored vehicles and aircraft more than a mile away
Dragunov - a sniper rifle with a telescopic sight
rifle - a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore; "he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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62mm caliper sniper rifles m-14 installation lining and two-legged supports and weapon tactical lights.
The statement revealed that 7 sniper rifle, including Qassem, Khatef, Ashtar, Hassem, Zolfaqar 1, Zolfaqar 2 and Sarmad have been manufactured by the Yemeni experts, adding that another rifle named Sarem has also been updated.
The HK CSASS rifle is a substantial upgrade over the Army's current sniper rifles, enhancing accuracy and reliability while providing for a handier, more compact arm.
Unfortunately, due to their value, many collectors will never have the chance to shoot an original sniper rifle from this time period.
A sniper rifle, ammunition, explosives, detonators, army uniforms and bomb-making materials were found in the apartment," he told a news conference.
The Tochnost sniper rifle was developed by ORSIS, a private firm, which also manufactures the famous T5000 sniper rifle.
That means the MIC and MID sniper rifles of Korea and Vietnam, the various sniper variants of the M14 like the M21 and M25, and the M24 bolt-action.
In another entry, he wrote: "If I had the right weapon like a military grade sniper rifle, I would take out Prince Charles and a few others for the Aryan people.
Caracal, based in the UAE and part of Emirates Defence Industries Company, has selected the prestigious defence conference to showcase an updated range of its F and C model pistols, the CAR816 and CAR814 tactical rifles, its latest tactical sniper rifle, the CS338, as well as the CC10 semi-auto carbine.
But no owner of a Japanese sniper rifle I've ever talked to has ever seen a surviving one with matching rifle/scope numbers.
99 IF you're a shooter fan, you'll know that feeling of excitement as you come across a sniper rifle for the first time in a game.
A cache of weapons and ammunition was found in their house, including: 2 Kalashnikov rifles, 1 sniper rifle, 1 carbine, 1 Makarov pistol, 4 combat knives and 6 000 rounds.