Category Archives: Sniper Systems and Tools

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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New Firmware Available For Kestrel 5700 Elite Meter with Applied Ballistics

Kestrel 5700 Elite (Link) with Applied Ballistics owners, be sure to connect to your Kestrel Link App (IOS or Android) to upgrade your meters to the latest firmware revision.

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MEOPTA INTRODUCES ZD 6-24×56 RD LONG RANGE RIFLESCOPE FOR PRECISION RIFLES.

  The ZD 6-24×56 RD is a precision long range riflescope developed for sniper rifles in order to achieve deadly-accurate shot placement at extreme distances. The new Mil Dot 2 illuminated reticle with integrated range-finding markers is calibrated for accurate … Continue reading

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WIND IS ALWAYS A CHALLENGE TO PRECISION RIFLE SHOOTERS

Other than fundamental marksmanship skills, determining the right elevation and windage for accurate shot placement is a challenge; there lies the great success of the HORUS reticle. Elevation is by far the least problematic given today’s laser range finders which … Continue reading

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LUCID Optics Compact SC9 Spotting Scope

LUCID Optics, manufacturer of the best value line of optics on the market, offers a compact spotting scope that anyone can appreciate in the SC9.The SC9 Compact Spotting Scope was introduced earlier this year at the 2016 SHOT Show. It … Continue reading

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MIL SISTEMIKA Integrates Thermoteknix’s TiCAM 1000 LRF Target Locator With Its PERSONAL EYE SYSTEM (PES)

The TiCAM 1000 LRF Target Locator from Thermoteknix is a versatile target acquisition and observation sensor for day and night-time use. The device has a direct-view optical channel for daytime use, a MicroCAM high resolution uncooled thermal imager, laser range … Continue reading

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LEICA’S NEW RANGEMASTER 2000-B

Leica has a well established reputation for producing the finest optics in the world, a reputation established by a long history in the optics industry. The company’s first laser rangefinder entered the market in 1992 as the GEOVID 7×42 BDA … Continue reading

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KALASHNIKOV UNVEILS THE VSV 338 SNIPER RIFLE at ARMY 2016

Kalashnikov Concern unveiled its VSV-338 bolt-action sniper rifle at Army 2016 in Moscow, Russia. The rifle is chambered in the .338 Lapua Magnum (8.6×70 mm) round. VSV-338 has a combat weight of 7.2 kg, a length of 1,100 mm, a … Continue reading

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The SX-1 Modular Tactical Rifle From Ritter & Stark Debuts At AUSA 2016

Ritter & Stark, a new Austrian firearm manufacturing company, launches an advanced weapon design capable of serving warfighters, Law Enforcement and professionals alike, at the AUSA Annual Meeting   Feistritz, Austria (September 8, 2016) – Ritter & Stark, an Austrian-based … Continue reading

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Bryan Litz On Wind

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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NEW Radius Prairie Dog Hunt Video

The SilencerCo Weapons Research Radius® is a rail mounted rangefinder capable of ranging out to a mile on a reflective target and attaching to a Picatinny rail in any orientation.  Additional features of the Radius include a user configurable display, … Continue reading

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DESERT TECH’S TRASOL BALLISTIC APP

Readers unfamiliar with Desert Tech need to know that they manufacture some of the most accurate precision rifles made. From inception, the company has focused on a bullpup interchangeable caliber architecture. From there, they moved into suppressors, ammunition and optics … Continue reading

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New Angle Cosine Indicator Improves Rifle Hunter Performance Shooting in Mountainous Terrain

Estes Park, CO – Sniper Tools Design Company, LLC a Colorado-based, veteran-owned small business and owner-operator of the Mountain Shooting Center in Utah, is excited to introduce its patented new ACI-HUNTER for sportsmen who traverse the mountains in search of … Continue reading

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PGM PRECISION RELEASED ITS 2016-2017 CATALOGUE

PGM Precision has been producing superb precision rifles for years. The French manufacturer enjoys a global reputation for impeccable quality, reliability and consistent precision; up to the most arduous task.  The model I am most familiar with is the company’s … Continue reading

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Gear Review: Kestrel Sportsman LiNK with Kestral LiNK Ballistics App

Kestrel has made a number of improvements in the 5700 series Sportsman and Sportsman ELITE. The LiNK function is by far the most significant and when paired with the Kestrel LiNK Ballistic App, the aggregate is truly the sum of … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: Kestrel Sportsman Weather Meter AND Kestrel Link Ballistic App

We’re putting the wraps on what I think you’ll find an interesting read, our upcoming review of Kestrel’s Sportsman weather meter with Applied Ballistics software and the Kestrel Link Ballistics App. The combined technology is setting new standards for developing … Continue reading

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HECKLER & KOCH WINS COMPACT SEMI-AUTOMATIC SNIPER SYSTEM.

  Last Friday, 1 April 2016, the Army announced its decision to award Heckler & Koch a contract to develop a compact semi-automatic sniper system. The decision would replace the current sniper platform M110 SASS, made by Knight’s Armament of … Continue reading

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MAGPUL INDUSTRIES SHIPPING THE PMAG 10 7.62 AC

Magpul Industries has started shipping the PMAG® 10 7.62 AC™ – AICS SHORT ACTION 7.62X51MM NATO.  A larger-capacity variant of the proven PMAG 5 7.62 AC, the PMAG 10 7.62 AC is a reliable and durable polymer magazine for .308 … Continue reading

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BRYAN LITZ ON BALLISTIC TRUING

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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With Juggernaut Tactical At Shot Show 2016

M1A aficionados will remember California company Juggernaut Tactical and the  M14 Rogue Chassis for the M14 / M1A platform. Juggernaut was one of the first to introduce an advanced chassis for the M14,  designed around the bull-pup concept. Their approach … Continue reading

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SIG SAUER OSCAR3 IMAGE STABALIZED SPOTTING SCOPE

SIG ARMS is not just another prestigious firearms manufacturer that’s vertically integrated, it’s also adding product lines at a blinding pace; this was clearly visible at this year’s Shot Show in Las Vegas. Optics is one of those areas where … Continue reading

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