24 May '18, 10pm

This is the #scope chosen for the newest #Marine #Corps #sniper #rifle

The Marine Corps has selected the scope for its newest sniper rifle ― the Nightforce Advanced Tactical Riflescope. Marine snipers could have them in their inventory as soon as June, a company official said. The rifle and optic are major upgrades to the platform they replace ― the M40 ― which has been in service since the Vietnam War. SOCOM snipers will ditch their bullets for this new round next year The top Special Operations Forces snipers will replace their 7.62mm sniper rifles with a the 6.5mm Creedmoor, which doubles their hit probability at 1,000m, increases their effective range by nearly half, reduces wind drift by a third and has less recoil. By: Todd South The Marine Corps recently selected the Nightforce Advanced Tactical Riflescope for its newest sniper rifle the Mk 17 Mod 3. The photos, provided by the company, feature the scope but not the rifle nor a Marine ...

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