Sniper Rifles

German Accuracy – Haenel RS 8

German Accuracy – Haenel RS 8

Henel is a German company that specializes in making hunting and sports rifles. Their Haenel RS 8 model rifle is numbered among top five sniper rifles made in Europe. Available since 2008, at has guaranteed accuracy of less than ½ MoA when using Match grade ammunition and excellent adaptability to match requirements of any marksman. Well Rounded Weapon The RS 8 model has gone through some minor ch... »

G.A.C. Sniper Rifles

G.A.C. Sniper Rifles

These days it would seem that all modern sniper repeaters come from the same place. The concept is well-known: bolt-action mechanism, a heavy free-floating barrel, a fully-adjustable synthetic stock and Picatinny rails installed onto an aluminum alloy receiver, with everything compatible with widely available Remington 700 accessories. When listed down, it seems no fun at all. There is a small com... »

Bor sniper rifle

Bor Sniper Rifle – The Polish Thunder

Polish arms industry has developed some interesting models during the last decade. This Sniper rifle, made by the Polish corporation “Bumar”, or rather, its subsidiary, Tarnów Mechanical Works. Battlefield Testing Like any country in the Warsaw Block during mid-90s, Poland used the semiautomatic Dragunov as its mainstay sniper rifle. After joining NATO and getting involved in international mission... »

tikka t3 carbines

Tikka T3 Carbines

The company “Tikkakoski O/Y” was founded in the Finnish city of Sakara in 1893. Until the end of the First World War, they made various machines and early engines. Only in 1918, during the Winter War (1939-1949 War between Russia and Finland), “Tikka” started manufacturing guns for the Finnish army. During the Second World War, the entire production capacity of “Tikka” factory was focused on makin... »

carbon custom

Christensen Arms Carbon

If you have spent an entire day lugging a heavy rifle around, you probably understand why weight of a weapon is such an issue. The greatest problem with lowering the weight of a rifle is in its steel barrel. Even though a number of manufacturers have been trying to deal with this problem for quite a while now, it’s not as easy to solve as one might think. If the barrel was shortened, the velocity ... »

fnar

FNAR: A Hunting Rifle Turned Badass

The legendary BAR hunting rifle was made by a son of a famous constructor John Moses Browning. Many years later, the same company reversed the process and made a unique tactical sniper weapon, based on the old design. In 2008, the American branch of the famous Belgian arms company FN Herstal S.A. Belgium, known within the States as FNH USA, came up with an excellent, albeit unusual, tactical snipe... »

Mossberg 100 ATR Night Train II .308 Win

Mossberg 100 ATR Night Train II .308 Win

Human eye can’t really distinguish colors at night; we can only see darker and lighter shades of gray. So the only thing that we perceive are the contours of what we are observing. This is exactly why we are using camouflage paint – it makes the contours even more blurry and imperceptible. As of late, we can see more and more of digital pixelated camo coloring. This is why the US gun manufacturer ... »

Precision Guided Firearms – PGF

What’s next? Linux powered guns, apparently

When Austin startup TrackingPoint calls their product “Precision Guided Firearms – PGFs” they are serious about it living up to the name. We are talking about customized hunting rifles, such as the .300 Winchester Magnum, that have been fitted with scopes out of a sci-fi movie.   Just look at the list of the information that the HUD of PGS provides: Impressive, not? It’s so... »

SIG 716

SIG Model 716

With the number of proud owners of these rifles growing daily it is obvious that there are people who love Stoner’s AR-15/M-16 construction are numerous all over the world. Aggressive advertising and influential industrial and military-political lobbying have certainly contributed to making it one of the most popular guns among both servicemen and competition users. A long standing debate is the o... »