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The DSR-1 Advanced Bullpup Sniper Rifle

by David Crane defrev at gmail dot com June 11, 2001 The AMP Technical Services DSR-1 rifle is currently being billed by its manufacturer as "the most sophisticated and technologically advanced tactical precision rifle in the world." One of its key designers is a Mr. K. G. Kirnstaetter, who was also responsible for the design of Erma’s SR-100 rifle. Read More »

The Intervention: A New Tactical Sniper Rifle by Cheyenne Tactical LLC

Defense Review has recently discovered a new rifle. It’s a unique combination of state-of-the art sniper/anti-material rifle technology, and caliber. The Intervention rifle is chambered in the .408 Cheyenne Tactical cartridge. The rifle is the result of a collaberation between Cheyenne Tactical LLC and EDM Arms, maker of the Windrunner .50 BMG rifle. The Intervention is basically a .50 Windrunner ... Read More »

FN Five-SeveN: Is this the handgun of the future?

FN Five-SeveN Pistol FN Five-SeveN Pistol: Future of Things to Come? by: T.J. Mullin At the turn of the century when military handguns first were being chambered for smokeless cartridges, there was a tendency to make them in the same bore size as their military rifle counterparts. This is why we have .30 and .32 caliber revolvers in Sweden, Norway ... Read More »

Could This Be the Crane 5.56 SPR(Special Purpose Rifle)?

The Naval Surface Warfare Center(NSWC), Crane Division(in Crane, Indiana) has long been a breeding ground for experimental/prototype weapons for special warfare. The "Special Purpose Rifle" is an M16-based 5.56mm sniper rifle with with a very specific purpose–the quiet elimination of enemy personnel at medium range. DefRev is guessing that the SPR was developed at the request of the Naval Special ... Read More »