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M110 Sniper System in Afghanistan

Soldiers using the m110 sniper system in Afghanistan, 2010. The M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System (or M110 SASS) is a semi-automatic sniper rifle that is chambered for the 7.62x51mm NATO round, developed by the American firearm manufacturer Knight's Armament Company. The M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System is intended to replace the M24 Sniper Weapon System used by snipers, spotters, designated marksman, or squad advanced marksmen in the United States Army. However, the Army still acquired M24s from Remington until February 2010.[1] After witnessing the effects of USSOCOM snipers and extensive after-action reports from SOF snipers throughout the Iraqi theater of operations, the U.S. Army ran a competition involving several designs, including rifles from Knight's Armament Company, Remington, and DPMS Panther Arms.

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  1. 24075348
    24075348 Sep 09, 2011

    wow im just going to say watch his trigger control. he knows his basics

  2. jeager56
    jeager56 Nov 13, 2011

    MREs as sandbags!??!?!?! Barrel gets hot after all that

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