Help support TMP


"DoD just bought this formidable new sniper rifle in .300 PRC" Topic


3 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the Ultramodern Warfare (2009-present) Message Board


Action Log

25 Jan 2019 5:41 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Removed from Modern Media boardCrossposted to Ultramodern Warfare (2009-present) board


Areas of Interest

Modern

258 hits since 25 Jan 2019
©1994-2019 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Jan 2019 2:26 p.m. PST

"The company that made its name building .50-caliber long-range sniper rifles for the U.S. military has a smaller, but just as formidable, sniper rifle that recently won a defense contract.

Joel Miller, director of global military sales for Barrett Firearms, talked with Military Times at this year's Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show here about both weapon systems and some changes to a venerable long-distance shooting platform…."

picture

Main page

link


Amicalement
Armand

Lion in the Stars25 Jan 2019 8:11 p.m. PST

*google*google*

Oh, .375 Ruger case necked down to .30cal. Launches a 225gr bullet at about 2800fps. 225gr is going to be long for .30cal, which makes it excellent for long range shooting. And by "long range", I'm talking well over 1000m, since the beast is still supersonic until 1600m at sea level (that's .50BMG and .338 Lapua territory!).

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP26 Jan 2019 10:14 a.m. PST

(smile)

Amicalement
Armand

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.