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How far can a L115A3 shoot?

How far can a L115A3 shoot?

The L115A3 is manufactured by Accuracy International. Among its features are: chambered in . 338 Lapua Magnum (8.59mm) with an effective range of +1,100 meters.

How much does an L115A3 cost?

The L115A3 sniper rifle is produced by Portsmouth-based Accuracy International, a company established by two-times Olympic shooting Gold medalist Malcolm Cooper. The £23,000 (US$38,250) rifle weighs 6.8 kg and was designed using the knowhow Cooper had gained in international target shooting and fires an 8.59 mm bullet.

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Soviet Union

Place of origin Soviet Union
Service history
In service 1949–1974 (Soviet Union) 1949–present (other countries)
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What kind of rifle is the L115A3 sniper rifle?

It was used by the British Army, Royal Marines and the Royal Air Force regiment. In 2007 deliveries of an improved L115A3 began. This weapon has some improvements over the L115A1, such as a different scope, side-folding buttstock with adjustable cheek piece, different bipod and a sound supressor.

When did the L115A3 assault rifle come out?

The new L115A3 was first fielded by the 16 Air Assault Brigade in Helmand in 2008. Here’s What You Need to Remember: The L115A3 bolt-action rifle was developed to have an effective range of 1,500 to 1,700 meters—compared to that of the .50 BMG cartridge.

What is the accuracy of The L115A1 Magnum?

With high quality 338 Lapua ammunition, the accuracy of all the L115A1 and A3 is about .5 MOA. In 2008, as the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan continued to be prolonged, the United Kingdom found that their snipers were being over worked and their training and equipment needed to be upgraded.

What’s the effective range of a sniper rifle?

Range of effective fire. 1 500 – 1 700 m. The L115A3 is a British designation of a modified Arctic Warfare Magnum sniper rifle. In 1996 the Arctic Warfare Magnum rifle, chambered in .338 Lapua Magnum (8.6×70 mm) ammunition, was adopted by the British Armed Forces as the L115A1.