To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu

USSOCOM seeks advanced sniper rifle

7th April 2017 - 14:28 GMT | by Andrew White in London

RSS

US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has officially expressed interest in the Advanced Sniper Rifle (ASR) competition, which aims at procuring a multi-calibre precision rifle for force components across the organisation.

A Request for information (RfI), posted on 6 April, stated USSOCOM is now openly seeking sources 'within the national technology and industrial base' for a commercial off-the-shelf sniper solution available with three calibre conversion kits as well as capacity to integrate a suppressor.

Selected calibres include 7.62mm x 51mm NATO; .300 Norma Magnum (.300NM); and .338 Norma Magnum (.338NM).

Other programme requirements stipulate a maximum unloaded weight of no ...

Want to read more?

To read this article, along with thousands of others like it, start your Premium News free trial.

Start Trial or log in here

Share to

Linkedin