Accuracy International Arctic Warfare

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Accuracy International Arctic Warfare
Caliber7.62 mm NATO

OperationBolt action

Length1180 mm / 46.5"

 - Barrel length660 mm / 26"

Mass6.5 kg / 14.33 lbs

SightsMil spec Mk II in 6x, 10x

Magazine Capacity10 rounds detachable box

Maximum Effective Range1000m / 1100 yards

Accuracy1-0.5 MOA

The Accuracy International Arctic Warfare rifle is a bolt-action sniper rifle designed by the British company Accuracy International. Its distinctive green rifles with unique designs are gaining popularity due to its reliability in adverse weather conditions, such as arctic climate. The barrel is designed to hit a target with a first shot with a clean or foul barrel, and its range is within 600m with its Schmidt & Bender 6 x 24 scope. The rifle uses an aluminium frame clad in high impact plastic stock. The rifle is equipped with a bipod and monopod in the butt.

The Arctic Warfare rifle uses 7.62 mm NATO rounds, but can also be fitted for the 5.56 rounds. It is mounted with a standard scope and a muzzle brake to cut down on recoil. Currently it is in service with many countries, including the United Kingdom, Australia, and Singapore. The British designation for this rifle is the L96A1.

It is said that the rifle is designed to kill a polar bear in one shot.

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