Friday, May 28, 2010
New Sniper Rifle for Afghanistan: M-110 with 7.62 mm Round
The U.S military is providing nine Soldiers in each of its infantry companies with a new sniper rifle called the M-110. It fires a 7.62 mm round. It will be a vast improvement for Soldiers trying to engage the enemy at ranges greater than 300 meters. Read more in "US rifles not suited to warfare in Afghan hills", The News Tribune, May 21, 2010.