Tools of the Trade

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  • Sniper Weapon Systems
  • Supporting Weaponry
  • Optics and Electronics
  • Ammunition
  • Clothing/Miscellaneous gear

  • Sniper Weapon Systems

    Austria

  • Steyr SBS Tactical
  • Steyr SSG Tactical
  • Steyr Scout Tactical
  • Finland

  • Sako TRG-21
  • Germany

  • Heckler & Koch PSG1
  • Heckler & Koch MSG90
  • Russia

  • Dragunov
  • Dragunov SVD
  • Evgeniy Fedorovich Dragunov - his bio, and info on the SVD and SVDS
  • SV-98
  • SV-99 Sniper Rifle - Don't smirk at the .22LR
  • Sweden

  • AG-90
  • Switzerland

  • SIG AMT & 550
  • SIG 550
  • United Kingdom

  • L42A1
  • L96A1
  • United States

  • ArmaLite AR-10
  • Barrett M82A1 - Description and Specifications
  • Barrett M95 - Description and Specifications
  • Barrett M99 - Description and Specifications
  • Barret's new sniper rifle in .338 Lapua Magnum
  • Cheyenne Tactical .408
  • First Defense International - .50 Cal - Removable Barrel with a FIXED HEAD SPACING
  • Fulton Armory Special Police Rifle
  • Holloway Arms HAC-7
  • M-21
  • M-24 SWS - U.S. Army
  • M-25
  • M40A1 Sniper Rifle
  • M82A1
  • M82A1A .50 Caliber Special Application Scoped Rifle
  • Maadi Griffin - Is no longer manufactured, but is available in plan form from the designer.
  • Stoner SR-25
  • Others

  • 50 Calibre snipers
  • Czech CZ-550 (.308)
  • Czech CZ700 Sniper M1
  • Pauza
  • Yugoslavian M-76 (7,92 x 57)
  • Some links

  • Mel's Sniper Page - Sniping Rifles - He's got a very good list

  • Supporting Weaponry

  • Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR)
  • H&K MP5
  • M14 7.62mm Rifle
  • M16A2 5.56mm Rifle
  • M1911A1 .45 Caliber Pistol

  • Optics and Electronics

    Binoculars and Spotting Scopes

  • M49 Observation Telescope
  • M144 Spotting Scope
  • Night Vision

  • AN/PAQ-4A/4C Infrared Aiming Light
  • AN/PVS-4 Individual Weapon Night Sight
  • AN/PVS-5 Night Vision Goggles (NVG)
  • AN/PVS-7B Night Vision Goggles (NVG)
  • AN/PVS-10
  • AN/PAS-13
  • AN/PVS-14
  • Global Positioning and Rangefinding Gear

  • AN/PSN-11 Lightweight GPS Receiver
  • AN/GVS-5 Laser Rangefinder

  • Ammunition

  • Saboted Light Armor Penetrator (SLAP) Ammunition - for taking out materiel targets

  • Clothing/Miscellaneous gear

  • 2d Generation Extended Cold Weather Clothing System (ECWCS)
  • Bivy Cover
  • Field Pack, Large, with Internal Frame (FPLIF)
  • Improved ECWCS Fiberpile Shirt & Trousers
  • Intermediate Cold Wet Boot
  • Light Weight Cold Weather Underwear Set (LWCWUS)
  • Mildot Master
  • Modular Sleeping Bag (MSB)
  • Reconnaissance, Patrolling, Insertion and Extraction Equipment (RPIE)
  • "Rite in the Rain" Paper Tactical Product Line
  • Tactical Intervention Quick-Cuff Sling