Category Archives: Sniper Systems and Tools

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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With Nemesis Arms At SHOT Show 2016

I made a speed run to Nemesis Arms’ booth to quench a burning desire to check out the Vanquish Multi-Caliber Takedown. A very nice little package that’s available in almost any caliber that floats your boat. The minimalist design does … Continue reading

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WITH BERGARA RIFLES AT SHOT SHOW 2016

A trip to the Bergara booth was well worth it. Eric took me through the designs concept behind Bergara’s success. Eric is holding the Bergara Heavy Tactical Chassis rifle (this is sniper platform selected by the COBB County SWAT) which … Continue reading

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AT SHOT SHOW 2016 WITH STEINER E-OPTICS

  Just prior to SHOT Show 2016, Steiner announced the new DBAL-A4. We’re not easily impressed but this is an impressive accessory available in both military and commercial specification. There is much to like here readers. The DBAL-A$ provides 4 … Continue reading

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ASHBURY PRECISION ORDNANCE RSTA-II AT SHOT SHOW 2016

Another company needing little in the way of introduction is Ashbury Precision Ordnance. The company has built its reputation building some extraordinary precision rifles, advanced chassis and a number of accessories integral to the tactical precision shooter. This year, I … Continue reading

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MEDIA DAY AT THE RANGE WITH ROMTE Short Circuit Targets

ROMTE is an Israeli company offering a interesting target / live fire training system. Whereas other systems use reactive steel plates or impact sensing technologies, the ROMTE Short Circuit Targets consist of a conductive mesh sandwiched between two layers of … Continue reading

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MEDIA DAY AT THE RANGE ON THE LONG RANGE SHOOTING LINE

This is clearly my favorite  segment of Media Day because it presents me with the opportunity to shoot some of the best long range tactical rifles in the world.  Beretta, Ashbury Precision, Bergara, Barret and several others live here. All … Continue reading

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SILENCERCO WEAPONS RESEARCH RADIUS – A RAIL MOUNTED LASER RANGE FINDER

This year’s Shot Show, we had the opportunity to get our hands on Silencerco’s Weapons Research Radius, a rail-mounted laser range finder. Besides being the first rail mounted commercial grade laser, the Radius has been designed as an extension of … Continue reading

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Vortex Optics To Debut Its New Razor AMG Scope At Shot Show 2016

  This is a 6-24×50 magnified optic that is 100% USA made to include its glass!

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Bryan Litz On The Effects Of 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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BRYAN LITZ ON THE APPLIED BALLISTICS KESTREL

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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RUSSIAN SV338

The Russian SVD chambered in 7.62x54R was and continues to be the workhorse semiautomatic sniper platform in the Russian arsenal. However, Russian military and law enforcement units recognized the need for accuracy that can only be achieved by a bolt … Continue reading

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