World's Number One Sniper Rifle

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Hey guys i hope you all are fine, in this post i will tell you that which is the world's most powerful, most dangerous Sniper gun. 

Let's talk about sniper , what is a sniper and the word sniper from where came?

 Sniper word come from the word snipe which means to fire a bullet with 100% accuracy. The verb "to snipe" originated in the 1770s among soldiers in BritishIndia where a hunter skilled enough to kill the elusive snipe was dubbed a "sniper". The term sniper was first attested in 1824 in the sense of the word "sharpshooter".
Sniper is a  is a marksman or qualified specialist who operates alone, in a pair, or with a sniper team to maintain close visual contact with the enemy and engage targets from concealed positions or distances exceeding the detection capabilities of enemy personnel.

Here is a pic of camouflage sniper.

Now let's talk about Sniper Gun. Sniper Gun is a special type of gun which is used by Snipers to attack on their target from a specific distance, bullets of sniper rifle is usually longer than normal used guns. 

Here we go let me introduce you the world's No. 1 Sniper rifle is L115A3 AWM. This is a British region sniper rifle it's first used in service by British army in 1996 and is used till now because it's the world's No. 1 Sniper rifle.

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Accuracy International AWM

British Armed Forces AWM 338, designated L115A3


Sniper rifle

Place of origin

United Kingdom

Service history

In service



Afghanistan War, Iraq War

Production history


Accuracy International



6.5 kg (14.3 lb) (.300 Winchester Magnum)
6.9 kg (15.1 lb) (.338 Lapua Magnum)
with stock, bipod and empty magazine


1200 mm (47.2 in) (.300 Win. Mag.)
1230 mm (48.4 in) (.338 Lapua Magnum)

Barrel length

660 mm (26 in) (.300 Win. Mag.)
686 mm (27 in) (.338 Lapua Magnum)


.300 Winchester Magnum
.338 Lapua Magnum



Effective firing range

1,100 m (1,203 yd) (.300 Winchester Magnum)
1,500 m (1,640 yd) (.338 Lapua Magnum)
Note that the Longest recorded sniper kill @ 2,470 m (2,701 yd) used a L115A3

Feed system

5-round detachable box magazine


detachable aperture type iron sights
day or night optics


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