Category Archives: Sniper Systems and Tools

Tasmanian Tiger® Introduces the Ultimate Sniper Backpack with the Modular Sniper Pack 45

Tasmanian Tiger’s new Modular Sniper Pack 45 allows long range shooters to carry rifle with or without scope, plus all accessories, whether for competition, hunting or on the job. Miramar, Fla. (November 2018) – Tasmanian Tiger®, a tactical nylon line … Continue reading

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SABER® M700™ Tactical Rifle – Unparalleled Modularity, Tool-Less Ergonomic Adjustability, Sub-MOA Precision

Ruckersville, VA. – Ashbury Precision Ordnance Mfg (APO) is expanding its best value line of sport utility SABER® M700™ Sport Utility Rifles with the new SABER M700 Tactical Rifle chambered in the venerable .308 Win and immensely popular 6.5 Creedmoor … Continue reading

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CROSSTAC X-BAG SHOOTING REST

The NEW X-BAG Shooting Bag from CROSSTAC.  X-Pattern creates super bench stability.  Features our super grip material on the top and bottom to stay put.  Comes with a detachable pistol rest so you can sight in your favorite pistol, then … Continue reading

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Applied Ballistics Future of Radar

In this video Bryan Litz, a highly regarded ballistician for Barnes, resents his use of Doppler radar. Background: The application of Doppler radar systems to collect precise external ballistic data was pioneered by Infinition Inc of Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada. The … Continue reading

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Federal Ammunition Unveils New Enhanced Mobile Ballistics App

ANOKA, Minnesota – July 9, 2018 – Federal Ammunition’s new enhanced mobile app is a powerful tool to help hunters and shooters streamline and maximize all facets of the shooting experience.“Technology drives everything at Federal Ammunition,” said Federal Senior Digital … Continue reading

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AB Mobile 2.1.9 Release Important Update.

  App Update from Applied Ballistics: We are getting ready to release a new version of our AB Mobile app on Android. This version addresses some bugs, but also has some changes required by google. https://developer.android.com/…/best-pra…/develop/target-sdk In order to stay … Continue reading

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Applied Ballistics Wins ESSO Contract to Advance Sniper Capabilities

Applied Ballistics LLC, a Michigan-based tech company focused on advancing the state of the art in long range rifle shooting, has been awarded a $1.3M contract by the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) to execute Phase 1 of the … Continue reading

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BUSHNELL LAUNCHES A NEW BALLISTICS APP FEATURING THE APPLIED BALLISTICS ENGINE

  OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – March 9, 2018 – Bushnell, an industry leader in high-performance sport optics, announces the release of a new Bushnell Ballistics App powered by the proven and powerful Applied Ballistics Ultralite Engine.The new Bushnell Ballistics App … Continue reading

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CATALYST ARMS INTRODUCES THE HAMMERHEAD BOLT KNOB

Catalyst Arms is excited to introduce the Hammerhead bolt knob.  Designed for maximum control and ease of use when working a precision rifle action. The Hammerhead has a “waist” to capture the trigger finger, or edge of the hand, when … Continue reading

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Easy MOA and Mil Calculator For Android

A number of our readers have a need for ranging tools above and beyond the laser range finder. Laser range finders typically found in the commercial and military space can be detected, so you need to be able to optically … Continue reading

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Frank “Lowlight” Galli Reviews Howa 1500 HCR 6.5 Creedmoor Rifle

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LUCID Optics Offers TP4 Tripod

(Wyoming) – LUCID Optics, manufacturer of the best value line of optics on the market, is proud to offer the new TP4 Full Size Tripod for 2018.For the best optics performance, stability is key. The TP4 full-size Tripod offers exceptional … Continue reading

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Bushnell Announces New Elite Tactical XRS II

    OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – November 15, 2017 – Bushnell, an industry leader in high-performance optical solutions, announces an enhanced level of precision and performance with a new Elite Tactical flagship riflescope – the XRS II.Delivery of precise rounds … Continue reading

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U.S. Optics Accessories Now Available to Order

B-Series anti-reflective devices are now available for pre-order. ARD’s have many uses, but the most important assistance they give is preventing your field of view from being washed out in bright situations. Don’t let the sun get in the way … Continue reading

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LEICA RANGEMASTER CRF 2700-B

  On the market for a new laser range finder? You’ll want to take a hard look at the new Leica Rangemaster CRF 2700-B The new Leica Rangemaster CRF 2700-B is capable of precise measurement of distances up to 2700 … Continue reading

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LabRadar Black Friday Deals

LabRadar is at its lowest price EVER! Be sure to pick one up while you can. LabRadar will be $60.00 off from November 17th-December 3rd, 2017. This is a great opportunity to save some bucks on the best chronometer on … Continue reading

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Hornady Launches Free Mobile Ballistic App with 4DOF™

Hornady®, a world leader in bullet, ammunition, and reloading products is pleased to announce the launch of the new Hornady Ballistic Calculator App that includes the advanced state-of-the-art 4DOF™ calculator as well as a standard BC (ballistic coefficient) calculator. The … Continue reading

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B&T Industries LLC Thanksgiving Friday Sale

  Due to our metal finisher over prepping a large quantity of bipods parts and an updating of our product line, we will be having our first “Thanksgiving Friday Sale.” All blemished products in stock will be 25% off starting … Continue reading

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PGM PRECISION 2017–2018 CATALOGUE

  PGM is a French designer and manufacturer of high precision rifles for military, law enforcement and sporting use. Empower yourself with one of their superb rifles: ULTIMA RATIO, HECATE 2, MINI HECATE 2, LUDIS and PGM 338. Official supplier … Continue reading

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Sniper’s Hide Interviews Dave Walls of Accuracy International

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Ritter & Stark GmbH New Sponsor of Guardian Long Range Competition

As part of its sponsorship, Ritter & Stark has donated a gift certificate valued at $3,277 to the prize table. Feistritz, Austria (September 2017) – Ritter & Stark GmbH, an Austrian-based firearms design and manufacturing company, is proud to announce … Continue reading

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The Bergara Experience Goes the Distance

Bergara Rifles wraps up summer long-distance shooting events featuring the Bergara B14 and Premier Series of rifles. Lawrenceville, Ga. (September 2017) – The Bergara Experience, by Bergara Rifles, has completed its maiden tour for 2017. Three ranges sponsored the open-to-the-public, … Continue reading

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FRENCH SUPPLIER SAFRAN TO SUPPLY USMC SNIPERS WITH Optics 1’s I-CUGR

  Optics 1, Inc. (Safran) announced that its Integrated Compact Ultralight Gun-mounted Rangefinder (I-CUGR) has been selected by the United States Marine Corps (USMC). The I-CUGR is a small, lightweight, and rugged weapon-mounted laser rangefinder with integrated illumination and aiming … Continue reading

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Bryan Litz On The Importance of 100 Yard Work To Improve Long Range Performance

Bryan Litz is a ballistician for Berger Bullets and Applied Ballistics. Bryan has authored a number of authoritative books on the subject of ballistics. His software, published by Applied Ballistics, can be found on a number of devices including the … Continue reading

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LabRadar Bluetooth App Coming Soon!

The Bluetooth app will allow users to control the LabRadar device remotely from your phone or tablet, let you export your data files, and many more features to be announced soon. The company does not have a firm release date … Continue reading

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Savage Arms Introduces Model 10 GRS in 6mm Creedmoor

SUFFIELD, Connecticut – August 14, 2017 – Savage Arms is pleased to offer serious long-range shooters a new secret weapon with the Savage Model 10 GRS in 6mm Creedmoor. The rifle delivers exceptional accuracy and performance whether you’re engaged in … Continue reading

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Shoot Farther and More Accurately with Ballistic

Taking a truly long shot requires more than just steady aim. Regardless of skill level, long-distance shooting requires understanding of ballistics, wind, bullet drop, velocity and more. Today’s military snipers are experts at determining these factors, as shown by the … Continue reading

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Practical Magnification Tips From Sniper’s Hide Frank “Lowlight” Galli

 

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GARMIN FORETREX 601 and 701 BALLISTIC EDITION

  Garmin has introduced two new Foretrex models with some impressive capabilities. The 701 Foretrex Ballistics Edition features the Applied Ballistics Elite® software. Announcement details below… OLATHE, Kan. /July 6, 2017/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin … Continue reading

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USSOCOM SEEKING TO UPGRADE ITS SNIPER SYSTEMS

SOF Snipers are looking for a multi-caliber sniper system. To that end, USSOCOM released a solicitation request for an Advanced Sniper Rifle. The essence of the solicitation which was released on 6 April 2017 follows: complete system to include all … Continue reading

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Ashbury Precision Ordnance ASW 300WM

Ashbury Precision has been in the precision rifle business for a long time. Morris and his guys have built some of the finest precision rifles on the market. His Charlottesville,VA company is on the very short list of domestic GO … Continue reading

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Savage Arms Introduces Model 10 GRS

  SUFFIELD, Connecticut – April 19, 2017 – Savage Arms is pleased to offer serious long-range shooters a new secret weapon with the Savage Model 10 GRS. The rifle delivers exceptional accuracy and performance whether you’re engaged in top-level competition … Continue reading

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Ritter & Stark Rifles Now Carried by EuroOptic.com

EuroOptic.com, a leading online distributor for high performance firearms and optics for sportsmen, police and military, is first US distributor to carry the Ritter & Stark SX-1 Modular Tactical Rifle models and accessories. Feistritz, Austria (April 2017) – Ritter & … Continue reading

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Ritter & Stark GmbH, Austrian Rifle Maker, Exhibiting at LAAD Defence and Security

Ritter & Stark will exhibit the SX-1 Modular Tactical Rifle at Booth #J24 in Hall 4 at Riocentro – Exhibition and Convention Center in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, April 4-7, 2017. Feistritz, Austria (March 2017) – Ritter & Stark GmbH, … Continue reading

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Ritter & Stark GmbH to Exhibit at Enforce Tac, March 2017

Ritter & Stark will exhibit the SX-1 Modular Tactical Rifle at the International Exhibition & Conference for Law Enforcement, Security and Tactical Solutions in Nuremberg, Germany, March 1 – 2, 2017 Feistritz, Austria (February 2017) – Ritter & Stark GmbH, an Austrian-based … Continue reading

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Ritter & Stark SX-1 MTR–Modular Tactical Rifle

When one thinks of legendary firearms originating from Austria several companies come to mind, Steyr, Mannlicher and Glock to name a few. You can now add Ritter & Stark to that list. This innovative company comes from the Ferlach region … Continue reading

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TRIJICON GOES THERMAL

At Shot Show 2017 Trijicon introduced their line of thermal imagers and weapon sights. The company showcased the IR-Hunter, REAP-IR, IR-Patrol and SNIPE-IR. In 2016, Trijicon bought IR Defense and merged them into Trijicon as Trijicon Electro-Optics. A great move … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER KILO2400 ABS

The KILO 2400 ABS is a complete ballistic solver and LRF in a compact package. Using Bluetooth BLE, the KILO 2400 pairs with its app to store up to 4 weapon profiles. The app accepts 30 weapon profiles from which … Continue reading

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SHOT SHOW MYSTERY ACCESSORY

Setting up a precision rifle for tactical and long range shooting requires that all mechanical variables are removed, or well controlled. For example, one area often overlooked by beginner shooters is ensuring that their scope’s reticle has no can’t, this … Continue reading

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Kestrel Ballistics Meters At Shot Show 2017

See Kestrel Ballistics Meters in Action at SHOT Booth 1946 Kestrel has been working hard for the last year to bring you new innovations in the science of accurate shooting. To see soon-to-be-released feature additions to the Kestrel Elite with … Continue reading

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