The world of military-grade sniper rifles merges precision, power, versatility, range, and reliability. As a result, these firearms play a significant role on the battlefield, enabling skilled marksmen to neutralize threats from a distance, often undetected.

So let’s take a quick look at some of the best military firearms currently in service, glancing over at each one’s unique features and capabilities.

Accuracy International AXSR

The AXSR by Accuracy International is the epitome of a modern, high-performance sniper system. The AXSR platform is the next-generation flagship rifle system based on Accuracy International’s entry for the USSOCOM’s Advanced Sniper Rifle Program, the AI ASR.

The product of British engineering at its finest, this modular rifle is designed for versatility and precision. The rifle features a Quickloc barrel change system, allowing the user to switch between .338 Lapua Magnum, .300 Winchester Magnum, .300 Norma Magnum, .338 Norma Magnum, and .308 Winchester calibers, making it suitable for various mission profiles.

Accuracy International AXSR

The AXSR also boasts a competition trigger, an adjustable folding stock, and an integrated key-slot mounting system for attaching accessories.

With its high degree of accuracy, robustness, and modularity, the AXSR is a rifle that any military or law enforcement sniper would trust.

Barrett 82A1 / M107A1

The Barrett 82A1 and its sibling, the M107A1, are legendary semi-automatic sniper rifles famous for their .50 BMG caliber. These American-made rifles are noted for their devastating power and impressive, effective range of about 2,000 meters.

The 82A1 has accounted for some of the longest confirmed sniper shots in history – including a hit made by Sergeant Brain Kremer in 2004 during the Iraq War at a range of 2,300 meters.