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L115A3
Country of origin

United Kingdom

Manufacturers

Accuracy International

Weapon type

Sniper Rifle

Caliber

.338 Lapua Magnum

Action

Bolt action

Barrel length

1230 millimeters

Weight

6.9 kilograms

Magazine/Cylinder capacity

5 rounds

Maximum effective range

1100m plus

Used by

Bangledesh, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, United Kingdom


The L115A3 is the standard issue sniper rifle of the British Military, based on the AI L96A1 chambered for .338 Lapua Magnum and comes issued with a Harris bipod, silencer, and x3-x12 x 50 Schmidt & Bender scope. It is the most expensive sniper weapon system that the British Army have bought into.

Record BreakerEdit

Corporal of the Horse Harrison of the British Army achieved the longest recorded shot with this weapon at 2,466meters, or 1.54 miles beating Rob Furlong of the Canadian Army shot at 2,429.5 meters (7,971 feet / 2,657 yd ).

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