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    New rifles give Army snipers in Afghanistan needed range

    The XM2010 sniper rifle can hit a target 3,937 feet away, which is a quarter-mile farther than the current Army sniper rifle shoots.

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    New rifles give Army snipers in Afghanistan needed range - USATODAY.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave View Post
    The XM2010 sniper rifle can hit a target 3,937 feet away, which is a quarter-mile farther than the current Army sniper rifle shoots.
    I guess the bad guys will have to stay 3,938 feet away

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    Oh Crap!! Another gun to add to the wish list...

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    Hey Dave,

    300 winmag? Is this the new rifle's chambering? I didn't see anything about a specific chambering in the article...
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    Who builds that rifle for the Army? Apologies if I missed it in the article, I just have a hard time concentrating on USA Today!
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    How is that better than an M82 Barrett?
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    the barrett is ungodly heavy- not overly practicle for carrying all the time, especially at the altitudes on the border.

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    The M107A1 is 6 pounds lighter than the M82A3.

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