New Rifle Gives Our Snipers 50% More Range

…with no downgrade in accuracy.

It’s predecessor, the M24, had a range of 800 meters. This rifle has a range of 1200.

It’s called the XM2010 and it’s winning fans in Afghanistan, although not among the Taliban.

The scope will zoom up to 20 power, allowing shooters to fire accurately without having to make more complex calculations.

Read the full report here: http://www.armytimes.com/news/2011/04/army-prepares-full-fielding-of-xm2010-042511w/

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