Tag: Precision

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Army Squad Designated Marksman Rifle (SDMR) Requested in FY2019 Budget Justification

The US Army wants to give its soldiers more punch and reach: In the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Estimate Justification Book for the United States Army, the service outlined its strategy for procuring M110A1 Compact Semi-Automatic Sniper System (CSASS) rifles from Heckler [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Barrett Rifles in .224 Valkyrie and the 240 Lightweight Machine Gun


Barrett has three new products that we discussed in this video, the largest being the .224 Valkyrie is being chambered in an AR platform in coordination with the launch by Federal Ammunition. In addition, the same round is being chambered in their Fieldcraft line of lightweight hunting rifles that [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Cadex’s Sheep Dog Rifle and Innovative M2 MG Mount


Miles starts by examining the Cadex M2 Cradle Mount, designed for the Browning M2. On inspection of the mount we see the zero gravity capability and the ease of use provided for manipulating the Browning M2. On top of the Browning we notice the Cadex Kolos mount integrating a recoil mitigation [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Aero Precision’s Comps, Suppressors and Build Kits


Aero Precision had some interesting products for 2018. The company is working on a new line of compensators for 9mm, 5.56, and 7.62 rifles. These have a number of unique features such as the ability to slide a gas block over them while installed. They also have a titanium suppressor which wil MSRP [Read More…]

[SHOT 2018] Federal’s .224 Valkyrie Hits the Ground Running – 4 Years in the Making

What did we see at Range Day? Valkyries, Valkyries everywhere. Federal’s pint-sized long distance runner has already outstripped the market purchase of its direct competitors in the high performance AR-15 market, testified to by the sheer number of .224 Valkyrie [Read More…]

The Gripping Hand: A Pragmatic Perspective on Improving Infantry Lethality Through Marksmanship

In examining the future of infantry capability, we must not only be aware of potential technological solutions, but of the need to re-think and re-work what it means to train and prepare troops for future battlefields. At the core of this is the simple matter of man and [Read More…]

6.5 Creedmoor and Aussie Precision: Lithgow Introduces LA105 Woomera Long Range Rifle

Australian rifle company Lithgow Arms has introduced a new rifle for the precision rifle shooting (PRS) market. Called the LA-105 Woomera (after an Australian aboriginal type of general purpose atlatl or spear thrower), it is based on the Lithgow Arms LA102 centerfire [Read More…]

Does Pointing Your Gun Up Affect Accuracy? ARDEC Study Reveals the Effect of Weapon Orientation on Ammunition Velocity and Consistency [NDIA 2017]

Does pointing your gun up or down affect its accuracy? The answer is “maybe” according to a recent US Army Armament Development, Research and Engineering Center (ARDEC) presentation released at the 2017 National Defense Industry Association small arms [Read More…]

HK Shows Off the US Army’s M110A1 CSASS Compact Sniper Rifle | SHOT 17

At the 2017 SHOT Show, Heckler & Koch was proudly displaying their victorious CSASS entrant, now designated the M110A1 by the US Army. The Compact Semi-Automatic Sniper System competition was created to find a lighter weight, more compact sniper weapon system to [Read More…]

Tracking Point’s New 300BLK and Para-rescue DMR SR-25 Rifles | SHOT 2017


At Media Day on the Range we visited Tracking Point and shot their latest precision-guided rifles. New this year they’ve got a 300BLK model, and were demoing a set of Knights Armament SR25 rifles that have been outfitted with Tracking Point technology for use with Air Force para-rescue units. [Read More…]