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The U.S. Army received the first batch of new sniper rifles M110A1

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The U.S. Army received the first batch of new sniper rifles M110A1

US Army snipers are moving to the new M110A1 rifles. According to thefirearmblog.com portal, the first batch of M110A1 rifles was transferred to the troops.


Heckler & Koch Defense is pleased to announce the first batch of M110A1 for the US Army. This delivery is the first of many that will eventually comprise from 5000 to 6000 complete weapon systems

- The press service of Heckler & Koch USA reported.

The M110A1 rifles will replace the M110 rifles manufactured by the American company Knight's Armament Company in the US Army, which entered service in 2008. The soldiers who used the M110 in combat conditions complained about the low accuracy, unreliability and fragility of the M110 (after 500 shots, the accuracy of fire decreased sharply). Therefore, in 2014, the U.S. Department of Defense announced a new tender for the purchase of compact semi-automatic sniper rifles .308 Win (7,62 × 51 NATO) caliber, which can be effectively used for shooting from distances up to 1000 m, and will also be lighter and more compact than the M110.

In 2016, the US Department of Defense named the German company Heckler & Koch the winner of the CSASS tender. To replace the M110, the army adopted a modernized version of the HK G28 rifle, which received the designation M110A1.

The Heckler & Koch G28 sniper rifle was developed by order of the Bundeswehr. G28 uses gas venting with a short piston stroke and a rotary shutter. The effective firing range is about 600 m for the chest target and about 800 m for the growth target. When firing a series of ten shots from a distance of 100 m, the maximum dispersion was 4,5 cm, which corresponds to 1,5 arc minutes.

The length of the G28 rifle is 965 – 1082 mm (varies due to the use of the telescopic butt), the barrel length is 420 mm. Weight weapons in the "standard" configuration is 5,8 kg, in the "patrol" - 5,15 kg. G28 has only a semi-automatic fire mode and can be equipped with 10- and 20-charge stores.
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  1. Cowbra
    Cowbra April 8 2020 12: 18 New
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    Heckler & Koch Defense Corporation is pleased to announce
    ... that in the USA once again they could not do anything without the Germans shooting laughing
  2. Lipchanin
    Lipchanin April 8 2020 12: 24 New
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    US Army snipers are moving to the new M110A1 rifles.

    Well fso, coronovirus is defeated laughing
    It would be better to report how the army is fighting the virus. And then again died in a day more than in other countries
    1. voyaka uh
      voyaka uh April 8 2020 12: 27 New
      +7
      Everyone will have to report. One earlier, another later. The virus has spread
      all over the world.
      1. Lipchanin
        Lipchanin April 8 2020 12: 46 New
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        Quote: voyaka uh
        The virus has spread
        all over the world.

        Yes, I do not want to belay
        And I did not know ...
  3. svp67
    svp67 April 8 2020 12: 31 New
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    The M110 rifles manufactured by the American company Knight's Armament Company entered mass production in 2005, and the U.S. Army - in 2008. The US Department of Defense has purchased 4492 rifles,
    Heckler & Koch Defense is pleased to announce the first batch of M110A1 for the US Army. This delivery is the first of many that will eventually comprise from 5000 to 6000 complete weapon systems
    - The press service of Heckler & Koch USA reported.

    Strange, before the US Department of Defense stated ...
    According to the agreement, the first “trial” delivery will consist of 30 rifles and a set of accessories for them. During testing, representatives of the US Department of Defense will determine the optimal configuration and a set of additional options for the new weapon. In the future, 3643 rifles worth $ 44,5 million (about $ 12 per unit) will be purchased for the American army. The amount of the contract includes the supply of additional accessories (which will be selected during the tests) and replacement parts, warranty service, as well as basic training for soldiers to work with the new weapons system.
    1. PSih2097
      PSih2097 April 8 2020 13: 43 New
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      Quote: svp67
      about $ 12 per unit

      for the money you can buy a top sniper (SR100, PSG1, M82), and with all the kit.
  4. Operator
    Operator April 8 2020 12: 36 New
    +3
    Monstrous NK even managed to squeeze the market from a small CAS laughing

    Claims of the military to the CAS product:
    - unreliability of weapons;
    - problems with locking the shutter;
    - poor quality control;
    - lack of accuracy;
    - low durability.
  5. Old partisan
    Old partisan April 8 2020 12: 37 New
    +1
    I think this approach to the purchase of weapons is correct. If your manufacturers can not then you need to choose the best. Kehler Koch is one of the best and why not. Barrett is a piece rifle and not cheap. As well as with pistols, well, they really don't have anything Colt 1911 as ancient as the mammoth. But in the army and Beretta and zigzauer and glock. Under the Luger cartridge.
    1. Cowbra
      Cowbra April 8 2020 13: 03 New
      -8
      Of course correct! When in a country ANYTHING at all from a rifleman Americans are not able to do.
      1. Old partisan
        Old partisan April 8 2020 13: 42 New
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        Well this is not entirely true. M-4, M-16 with modifications. Quite decent rifles for the army. Not AK, of course, more tender. Our nails can be pulled out by the receiver.
        1. Cowbra
          Cowbra April 8 2020 14: 28 New
          -5
          Only the Belgian FN has flickered the M-4, and now they are switching to Heckler-Koch, and who remains American in the shop? Browning M-2, in fact, a modernized machine gun, made before the first world?
          1. Korax71
            Korax71 April 8 2020 15: 52 New
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            Again ravings lol developed by the colt company, it is produced both at the colt plants and in the US branch of FN. NK416-current specialists and KMP, as well as in the Central Security Service of the FSB, do not disdain this device.
            1. Cowbra
              Cowbra April 8 2020 17: 52 New
              -2
              I compared a dupa with a finger - a piece weapon of piece specialists and a standard army rifle laughing You can immediately see the comment of a specialist!
      2. Korax71
        Korax71 April 8 2020 15: 17 New
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        Probably not Roni Barrett m 82 designed. wassat
    2. Max otto
      Max otto April 8 2020 13: 12 New
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      You calm down there a little, for the USA everything is done in the USA. All concerns already work there, that HC, that ZiG, that FN, that Beretta. Their branches in the states are larger than in Europe.
      1. Cowbra
        Cowbra April 8 2020 13: 37 New
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        Yes, everything is just wonderful, you have to wave the American flag sewn in China laughing This is bad for Russia when Wim-Bil-Dan packs milk. and that nobody has been able to make a machine gun in the USA for 100 years - it’s just that there hasn’t been a whole century of corny design school, even MG-42 couldn’t be repeated - and even then they couldn’t - it's all wonderful
        1. Vladimir_2U
          Vladimir_2U April 9 2020 08: 26 New
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          Quote: Cowbra
          It’s bad for Russia when Wim-Bil-Dan packs milk

          Nothing is bad! This is a kosher product, and kosher cannot be bad! laughing
  6. Strashila
    Strashila April 8 2020 13: 49 New
    +4
    "after 500 rounds the accuracy of shooting decreased sharply," interesting, interesting, but how did the selection of weapons go during the purchase, that they simply didn’t shoot from it, they looked, the supplier gave the tooth that it would shoot and that's it.
  7. Dock47
    Dock47 April 8 2020 17: 13 New
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    The Heckler & Koch G28 sniper rifle was developed by order of the Bundeswehr. G28 uses gas venting with a short piston stroke and a rotary shutter. The effective firing range is about 600 m for the chest target and about 800 m for the growth target. When firing a series of ten shots from a distance of 100 m, the maximum dispersion was 4,5 cm, which corresponds to 1,5 arc minutes.
    Finally! US Army received SVD. Although .... Reliability is another question