List of sniper rifles

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This page is a listing of major sniper rifle variants from around the world.

Rifle Manufacturer Cartridge Type Country Year
Ghoul Izz Al Din al Qassam Brigades's 14.5mm Bolt-action
Istiglal Anti-Material Rifle Azerbaijani Defense Industry 14.5x114mm Recoil-operated, Rotating bolt  Azerbaijan 2008
Yalguzag sniper rifle Azerbaijani Defense Industry 7.62x51mm Bolt-action  Azerbaijan 2011
Gewehr 98 Mauser 7.92x57mm Mauser Bolt-action  Germany 1915
FD-200 FAMAE 7.62x51mm NATO Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  Chile 2000s
7.62 Tkiv 85 Valmet 7.62x53mmR Bolt action  Finland 1984
Accuracy International Arctic Warfare Accuracy International .243 Winchester
7.62x51mm NATO/.308 Winchester
.300 Winchester Magnum
.338 Lapua Magnum
Bolt action  United Kingdom 1982
Accuracy International AS50 Accuracy International .50 BMG Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  United Kingdom 2006
Accuracy International AW50 Accuracy International .50 BMG Bolt action  United Kingdom 1990s
Accuracy International AWM Accuracy International 7 mm Remington Magnum
.300 Winchester Magnum
.338 Lapua Magnum
Bolt action  United Kingdom 1997
JNG-90 MKEK 7.62x51mm NATO Bolt Action  Turkey 2004
T-12 MKEK 5.56x45mm NATO Bolt Action  Turkey 2011
Kalekalip 12.7mm AMR Kalekalıp .50 BMG Gas-operated  Turkey 2000s
KNT-308 Kalekalıp 7.62mm Bolt Action  Turkey 2008
AMP Technical Services DSR-1 DSR-precision GmbH .308 Winchester
.300 Winchester Magnum
.338 Lapua Magnum
Bolt action  Germany 2000
AMR-2 China South Industries Group 12.7x108mm Bolt action  People's Republic of China 1990s?
APR308 Brügger & Thomet 7.62x51mm NATO
.338 Lapua Magnum
Bolt action   Switzerland 2005
Armalite AR-50 ArmaLite .50 BMG Bolt action  United States 1997
AWC G2 AWC Systems Technology 7.62x51mm NATO Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  United States 1995?
Barrett M82 Barrett Firearms Company .50 BMG Recoil-operated, Rotating bolt  United States 1980
Barrett M90 Barrett Firearms Company .50 BMG Bolt action  United States 1990
Barrett M95 Barrett Firearms Company .50 BMG Bolt action  United States 1995
Barrett M98 Barrett Firearms Company .338 Lapua Magnum Semi-automatic  United States 1998
Barrett M98B Barrett Firearms Company .338 Lapua Magnum Bolt action  United States 2008
Barrett M99 Barrett Firearms Company .50 BMG
.416 Barrett
Single-shot Bolt action  United States 1999
Barrett XM109 Barrett Firearms Company 25 mm grenade Semi-automatic  United States 2004
Blaser 93 Tactical Blaser .223 Remington
6mm Norma BR
6.5x55mm
7.62x51mm NATO
.300 Winchester Magnum
.338 Lapua Magnum
Straight-pull bolt action  Germany 1993
Bor rifle OBR SM Tarnów 7.62x51mm NATO Bolt action  Poland 2007
CheyTac Intervention CheyTac LLC .408 Chey Tac
.375 Chey Tac
Bolt action  United States 2001
C3A1 Parker Hale 7.62x51mm NATO Bolt action  United Kingdom 1960
C14 Timberwolf rifle Prairie Gun Works .338 Lapua Magnum Bolt action  Canada 2005
ČZW-127 ČZW .50 BMG
12.7x108mm
Lever-delayed blowback  Czech Republic 2000s
Denel NTW-20 Denel 20 mm caliber
Hispano-Suiza HS.404
14.5x114mm
Bolt action  South Africa mid-1990s
Desert Tactical Arms Stealth Recon Scout Desert Tactical Arms .243 Winchester
7.62x51mm NATO
.300 Winchester Magnum
.338 Lapua Magnum
Bolt action  United States 2008
Desert Tactical Arms Hard Target Interdiction Rifle Desert Tactical Arms .50 BMG
.416 Barrett
.408 Cheytac
.375 Cheytac
Bolt action  United States 2011(Still Under Development)
Dragunov SVD Izhmash 7.62x54mmR Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  Soviet Union 1963
Dragunov SVU Central Design Research Bureau of Sporting and Hunting Arms 7.62x54mmR Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  Russia 1994
EDM Arms Windrunner EDM Arms .50 BMG Bolt action  United States 2000s
EXACTO DARPA, developer .50 BMG  ?  United States development 2008; expected 2015
FN Ballista Fabrique Nationale de Herstal .308 Winchester
.300 Winchester Magnum
.338 Lapua Magnum
Bolt Action  Belgium 2010
FN Special Police Rifle Fabrique Nationale de Herstal 7.62x51mm NATO
.300 WSM
Bolt action  Belgium 20??
FN FAL Fabrique Nationale de Herstal 7.62x51mm NATO Semi-automatic  Belgium 1965
FR F1 Manufacture d'armes de Saint-Étienne 7.5x54mm French
7.62x51mm NATO
Bolt action  France 1965
FR F2 sniper rifle Nexter 7.62x51mm NATO Bolt action  France 1984
Gepard anti-materiel rifle István Fellegi 12.7x108mm
.50 BMG
14.5x114mm
Semi-automatic, Bolt action  Hungary 1991
H-S Precision Pro Series 2000 HTR H-S Precision 0.338 Lapua bolt action  United States/ Israel 2000s, 2008 in the IDF
Harris Gun Works M-96 Harris Gun Works .50 BMG Semi-automatic  United States 2000s
PSG1 Heckler & Koch 7.62x51mm NATO Roller delayed blowback  West Germany 1980
Heckler & Koch HK417 Heckler & Koch 7.62x51mm NATO Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  Germany 2000s
Howa M1500 heavy barrel Howa 7.62mm Bolt action  Japan 1990s
JS 7.62 Norinco 7.62x54mmR Bolt action  People's Republic of China 2000s
Kefefs Hellenic Arms Industry 7.62x51mm NATO Bolt action  Greece 1995
KSVK 12.7 Degtyarev plant 12.7x108mm Bolt action  Russia late 1990s
L42A1 BSA (Birmingham Small Arms) 7.62x51mm NATO Bolt action  United Kingdom 1941
Longbow T-76 Dakota Arms .338 Lapua Magnum Bolt action  United States 1997
M14 U.S. Army Sniper Rifle Ruger/U.S. Armory 7.62x51mm NATO semi-automatic  United States 1972?
M21 Sniper Weapon System Rock Island Arsenal 7.62x51mm NATO Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  United States 1969
M24 Sniper Weapon System Remington Arms 7.62x51mm NATO
.300 Winchester Magnum
.338 Lapua Magnum
Bolt action  United States 1988
M25 Springfield Armory 7.62x51mm NATO Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  United States late 1980s
M39 Enhanced Marksman Rifle Marine Corps Systems Command 7.62x51mm NATO Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  United States 2008
M40 rifle Marine Corps Systems Command 7.62x51mm NATO Bolt action  United States 1966
M89SR Technical Equipment International 7.62x51mm NATO Semi-automatic  Israel 1980s
M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System Knight's Armament Company 7.62x51mm NATO Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  United States 2007
M1903A4 Springfield Armory .30-06 Springfield Bolt action  United States 1942
Mauser M59 Kongsberg Small Arms .30-06 Springfield
7.62x51mm NATO
Bolt action  Norway 1959
Mauser M67 Kongsberg Small Arms 7.62x51mm NATO
6.5x55mm
.22 Long Rifle
Bolt action  Norway 1967
McMillan Tac-50 McMillan Brothers Rifle Company .50 BMG Bolt action  United States 1980s
Modular Sniper Rifle Remington Arms .338 Lapua Magnum
.338 Norma Magnum
300 Winchester Magnum
308 Winchester
7.62x51 NATO
Bolt Action  United States 2009
Mosin-Nagant Model 1891/30 Izhmash
Tula Arms Plant
7.62x54mmR Bolt action  Soviet Union 1930
MSSR rifle Philippine Marine Corps 5.56x45mm NATO
.223 Remington
Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  Philippines 1996
OSV-96 KBP Instrument Design Bureau 12.7x108mm Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  Russia mid-1990s
PDSHP Tbilisi Aircraft Manufacturing 12.7x108mm Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  Georgia 2011
PDSHP-A1 Tbilisi Aircraft Manufacturing 12.7x108mm Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  Georgia 2011
PDSHP-2 Tbilisi Aircraft Manufacturing 14.5×114mm Bolt action  Georgia 2012
Pindad SPR PINDAD .308 Lapua Magnum Bolt action  Indonesia mid-1980s
PGM 338 PGM Précision .338 Lapua Magnum Bolt action  France mid-1980s
PGM Hecate II PGM Précision .50 BMG Bolt action  France 1993
Puşca Semiautomată cu Lunetă Fabrica de Arme Cugir SA 7.62x54mmR
7.62x51mm NATO
Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  Romania mid-1970s
QBU-88 Norinco 5.8x42mm DBP87
5.56x45mm NATO
Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  People's Republic of China late 1980s
Robar RC-50 Robar Companies .50 BMG Bolt action  United States 2000s
RT-20 RH-Alan Hispano-Suiza HS.404 Bolt action  Croatia mid-1990s
Sako TRG SAKO 7.62x51mm NATO
.300 Winchester Magnum
.338 Lapua Magnum
Bolt action  Finland 1989
Shaher DIO 14.5x114mm Bolt action  Iran 2012
Savage 10FP Savage Arms 7.62x51mm NATO
.223 Remington
Bolt action  United States 1956
Savage 110 BA Savage Arms .338 Lapua Magnum
.300 Winchester Magnum
Bolt action  United States 2010
SR-25 Knight's Armament Company 7.62x51mm NATO Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  United States 1990
SSG 2000 Schweizerische Industrie Gesellschaft 7.62x51mm NATO
.300 Winchester Magnum
7.5x55mm Swiss
Bolt action   Switzerland 1989
SIG-Sauer SSG 3000 Schweizerische Industrie Gesellschaft 7.62x51mm NATO Bolt action   Switzerland 2000s
Ssg 82 n/a 5.45x39mm Bolt action  East Germany 1982
Steyr HS .50 Steyr Mannlicher .50 BMG
.460 Steyr
Bolt action  Austria 2000s
Steyr IWS 2000 Steyr Mannlicher 15.2 mm Steyr APFSDS Long recoil, rotating bolt  Austria mid-1980s
Steyr SSG 69 Steyr Mannlicher 7.62x51mm NATO
.243 Winchester
.22-250 Remington
Bolt action  Austria 1969
SV-98 Izhmash 7.62x54mmR
7.62x51mm NATO
Bolt action  Russia 1998
SVDK Izhmash 9.3×64mm 7N33 Gas-operated reloading  Russia 1990s
Т-5000 ORSYS[1] 7.62×51mm
7.62×67mm
.338 Lapua Magnum
Bolt action  Russia 2011
T93 sniper rifle 205th Armory 7.62x51mm NATO Bolt action  Republic of China 2003
Tabuk Sniper Rifle Al-Qadissiya Establishments 7.62x39mm Gas-operated  Iraq 1963
Taktab DIO 14.5x114mm Bolt action  Iran 2013
Type 97 Sniper Rifle Arisaka 6.5x50mm Arisaka Bolt action  Japan 1937
United States Army Squad Designated Marksman Rifle Army Marksmanship Unit 5.56x45mm NATO Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  United States 2001
United States Navy Mark 12 Mod X Special Purpose Rifle Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division 5.56x45mm NATO Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  United States 2002
U.S. Marine Corps Designated Marksman Rifle Marine Corps Systems Command 7.62x51mm NATO Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  United States 2001
U.S. Marine Corps Squad Advanced Marksman Rifle Marine Corps Systems Command 5.56x45mm NATO Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  United States 2001
Våpensmia NM149 Våpensmia A/S 7.62x51mm NATO Bolt action  Norway 1985
VB Berapi LP05 VB Berapi .50 BMG Bolt action  Malaysia 2005
Vidhwansak Ordnance Factories Organisation 12.7x108mm
14.5x114mm
20x82mm
Bolt action  India 2005
VSK-94 KBP Instrument Design Bureau 9x39mm Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  Russia 1990s
VSS Vintorez Tula Arms Plant 9x39mm Gas-operated, Rotating bolt  Soviet Union 1987
VSSK Vykhlop KBP Instrument Design Bureau 12.7x97mm Sts-130PT Straight-pull bolt action  Russia 2002
Walther WA 2000 Walther arms 7.62x51mm NATO
.300 Winchester Magnum
7.5x55mm Swiss
Semi-automatic, Gas-operated  West Germany late 1970s
WKW Wilk Zakłady Mechaniczne .50 BMG Bolt action  Poland 2005
XM2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle Remington Arms .300 Winchester Magnum Bolt-action  United States 2010
Zastava M76 Zastava Arms 7.92x57mm Mauser Gas-operated  Yugoslavia 1976
Zastava M91 Zastava Arms 7.62x54mmR Gas-operated  Serbia 1991
Zastava M93 Black Arrow Zastava Arms 12.7x108mm
.50 BMG
Bolt action  Serbia 1993

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