Corps seeks modular stock for sniper rifle
The Marine Corps’ M40 sniper rifle, in use since the Vietnam ... between the modest 7.62 NATO and behemoth .50-caliber Browning Machine Gun cartridges. If the Marine Corps adopts RACS for the service’s M40s and later upgrades to the
DARPA Developing Optically-Guided Bullet System (VIDEO)
The bullets don’t need to spin as they have fins down the length of the projectile like a dart and has internal actuators that correct the bullet’s trajectory 30 times a ... re firing from. EXACTO also uses conventional .50 BMG sniper rifles.
A Brief History of Cartridge Design
It was 1.450" long and loaded with a 48-grain soft-point bullet ... up the 30-06 rifle cartridge and the Browning M 1917 machine gun to handle it. Fortunately, the General's advice was followed and by the end of 1918 the Caliber .50 Browning Machine ...
Smith & Wesson’s Monster Magnum
500 S&W Magnum cartridge, it would also have to develop and manufacture its own entirely new frame size as well. (Business is business, after all.) The resultant .500 S&W Magnum cartridge carries .50-caliber bullets with a 1.625-inch maximum case length (a
Retconning the Halo Arsenal, part 1
The S2-AM sniper rifle is even more notable, as it's design is extremely similar to that of the NTW-20 anti-materiel rifle and even has the same 14.5 mm caliber ... and H&K MP7, employ rounds with spitzer bullets (the 5.7 × 28 mm and 4.6 × 30 mm ...