Australian Snipers using Blaser Tactical 2 rifles

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

“0497” spotted these photos at The rifles pictured appear to be the Blaser Tactical 2. The photos are of the Australian Special Operations Task Group (SOTG) in Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan. Click to expand:

The Tactical 2 is available chambered in .223 Rem., .308 Win., .300 Win. Mag. and .338 Lapua Mag. and features the Blaser straight pull bolt system.

Blaser Tactical 2. Click to expand.

Australia recently purchased AU$161,716.66 worth of Blaser Tactical 2 rifles:

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • Raymond Raymond on Sep 01, 2010

    I have one as well with a switch on the right side that can pour coffe and through the scope you have the ability to switch to you Playboy station....or send email with a blink of an eye, The Brake is nice to use as a seat after you tag your prime beef..The barel can detach to use as a Supe ganga pipe...and the best part of it all its the cheapest in the market because it does not yeah otherwise that nice rifle.

  • Chief Chief on May 25, 2011

    There was a documentary shown here in Australia about two sappers that were killed in one shot they were shown sitting against a hesco barrier with the Blaser on top. It was unchanged still in original colours and all.