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  M14 7.62mm Rifle / M24 7.62mm Sniper Rifle
It was the primary Army sniper rifle of the Vietnam war and remained standard until replaced by the bolt-action M24 Sniper Weapon System beginning in 1988.
As in the US Marine M40A1, the M24 uses the Remington 700 receiver group, although the reciever has been made for adaptation to take the.300 Winchester Magnum round.
The M24 is equipped with a 10X fixed Leupold M3 Ultra telescope.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/land/m14.htm   (612 words)

 M24 Sniper Rifle
Chambered for 7.62mm NATO (.308 Winchester) the M24 is based on the Remington Arms 700 action and is very similar to the civilian 40X target rifle and the Marine Corp's M40 series rifle.
As with the M40, the M24 utilizes a custom-built fiberglass stock but with an adjustable cheek pad as well as an adjustable pad on the butt stock to adjust length of pull.
The greatest difference between the two is the fact that the M40 is a "short" action and the M24 is a "long" action.
tech.military.com /equipment/view/89050/m24-sniper-rifle.html?eq_id=89050   (407 words)

 MILITARY FIREARMS -- M-24 SNIPER RIFLE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The M24 Sniper Weapon System was fielded in 1988, replacing the bolt action M21 Sniper Rifle.
The M24 Sniper Weapon System (SWS) rifle is a 7.62mm, bolt-action, 6-shot (one round in the chamber and five rounds in the magazine) bolt action rifle.
The M24 Sniper Weapon System, fielded in 1988, represents a return to bolt-action sniper rifles by the U.S. Army from the semi-automatic M21.
www.olive-drab.com /od_other_firearms_rifle_m24.php   (797 words)

The M24 is world renowned as a long-range precision sniper system capable of enduring the harshest of military environments to include extreme high altitude and the depths of the ocean.
The M24 is based on the legendary Model 700™ and 40X™ rifles which are famous for their “out-of-the-box” accuracy.
The M24 features a Rem®-Tough powder coated 24” Remington stainless steel hammer forged barrel with unique 5-R rifling to ensure repeated high performance over the life of the barrel (The US Army has seen as many as 14,000 rounds fired before significant barrel degradation).
www.remingtonmilitary.com /m24sws.htm   (345 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: M21 (rifle)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In firearms terminology, an action is the system of operation that the firearm employs to seal the breech (in a breech-loading firearm), and to load consecutive rounds.
The M21 remained the Army’s sniper rifle until 1988 when it was replaced by the M24 SWS (Sniper Weapon System) bolt action rifle.
A U.S. Army soldier peers through a scope mounted atop his M-21 rifle during operations in Iraq A sniper rifle is a somewhat vague class of rifle used for sniping, but it can be defined as a rifle used for selective destruction of specific small targets from a...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/M21-(rifle)   (1053 words)

 Practical to Tactical 1
Shown are members of the U.S. Army’s “Screaming Eagles” 101st Airborne Division honing their sniping skills with the M24 SWS near Mosul in northern Iraq.
All metal surfaces of the M24 feature a powder-coated “Rem-Tuff” finish, and the synthetic stock is coated with an epoxy-based fl coating that is both non-reflective and non-slip.
Land, upon examining the M24, commented that the Army’s move to a bolt-action was a smart one.
www.nrapublications.org /tar/practical1.asp   (1854 words)

The American made M24 SWS entered service in the IDF in 1997, replacing the Israeli modified M14 SWS in the role of the standard long range infantry style sniping SWS.
Sniper with M24 SWS and camouflage suit, that become standard issue to snipers in the IDF in the late 1990's.
Two snipers with M24 SWS, seeking potential hostiles in the occupied territories after the failure of the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks held in Camp David, July 2000.
www.star.co.yu /armtech/pages/tekst031.htm   (742 words)

 BF2S Wiki weapons:sniper-rifles:m24, BF2S.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The M24 is the most accurate zoomed weapon in the game and tied for most damage per single shot with the M95.
It is often worth making one M24 shot and then follow it with one pistol hit for a kill.
The M24 is a sniper weapon system (SWS) first fielded in 1988 by the US army and the Isreali Defence forces.
wiki.bf2s.com /weapons/sniper-rifles/m24   (321 words)

 History for weapon's and everything else
U.S. Army M24 SWS US Army File Photo -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Additional Images KATE Here is a picture of KATE, my issued M24, in all her glory.
As in the USMC M40A1, the M24 uses the Remington 700 action, although the reciever has been made for adaptation to take the.300 Winchester Magnum round.
I have used the M24 SWS extensively and find the rifle to be of excellent quality.
www.military.com /HomePage/UnitPageHistory/1,13506,703823|704153,00.html   (373 words)

 U.S. Army M24 Sniper Weapon System
As in the USMC M40A1, the M24 uses the Remington 700 action, although the reciever is a long action made for adaptation to take the.300 Winchester Magnum round.
I have used the M24 SWS extensively while a sniper in the US Army National Guard and find the rifle to be of very good quality.
One thing is clear, the field reports on the M24 have been very good and there was a strong outpouring of support for the M24 from field snipers when news of the XM110 was spread.
www.snipercentral.com /m24.htm   (984 words)

 Sniper M24 & M82
The M24 is the standard issue advanced marksman rifle for the U.S. Army.
The venerable M24 is a bolt action advanced marksman rifle firing 7.62mm rounds.
The M24 weapon system is a 7.62-mm, bolt-action, six-shot repeating rifle (one round in the chamber and five rounds in the magazine).
dutchmarshall.tripod.com /ess/id21.html   (264 words)

 Filipino Airsoft » Content » Reviews - GBB » Tanaka M24 - 2004.05.15   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Tanaka M24 SWS (Sniper Weapon System) is about an inch shorter in comparison to the version that Classic Army and PDI has released which measured 1130mm.
Tanaka M24 SWS has 590mm inner barrel compared to the CA/PDI M24 which has a 515mm inner barrel — keep in mind that the CA/PDI M24 rifles total length is over an inch longer than the Tanaka M24 SWS.
The Tanaka M24 SWS is a gas bolt action sniper rifle.
www.filairsoft.com /modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=95   (1409 words)

 M24 SWS
The M24 SWS (Sniper Weapon System) is the military and police version of the Remington 700 rifle, M24 being the model name assigned by the United States Army after adoption as their standard sniper...
The M24 SWS (Sniper Weapon System) was developed from the Remington 700 action to replace the M21 in the U.S. Remington M24 Sniper Rifle
The Remington M24 Sniper Weapon System (SWS) is the IDF's standard issue SWS, used in all infantry oriented units.
www.logicjungle.com /M24_SWS.html   (366 words)

 M24 SWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The M24 SWS is the military version of the Remington 700 sniper rifle.
The name SWS stands for sniper weapon system.
Wapipedia > Index > M > M2 > M24 SWS
www.wapipedia.org /wikipedia/mobiletopic.aspx?cur_title=M24_SWS   (155 words)

 ArmyRanger.com - For and by the Ranger Community
The M24 is a bolt-action rifle that was designed to replace the semi-automatic M21.
The M24 provides precision fire well beyond the range of standard issue rifles at high value targets.
The M24 SWS was designed in 1988, and in 1990, it began replacing the M21 in the Ranger Battalions.
www.armyranger.com /mod.php?mod=userpage&page_id=28&menu=   (99 words)

 M24 SWS Enciklopedija   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
M24 SWS (polno ime M24 Sniper Weapon System) je ena izmed najboljših ostrostrelnih pušk.
M25) ostaja M24 SWS še zmeraj v oborožitvi specialnih sil KOV ZDA.
M24 se od M21 razlikuje po cevi in kopitu.
www.enciklopedija.org /topic/M24_SWS.html   (254 words)

History: Introduced in 1988 as the Army's designated sniper weapon system, the M24 SWS the first bolt action rifle to see dedicated service with the US Army since the.30-06 caliber Springfield Model 1903.
With the withdrawl of the Springfield 03 during the Second World War, all army sniping activities have been carried out, more or less, with either scoped regular-issue rifles (in the case of the M1C and M1D) or match-grade variants of issue rifles (as in the case of the M21 sniper rifle.)
Eventually, the weapon the Army settled on was the M24 bolt-action rifle.
www.angelfire.com /tx5/snipersustainment/M24sws.html   (420 words)

 RedWolf Airsoft - Airsoft Gun (Softair Gun) Retail and Wholesale From Asia
Used commonly by police forces around the world, the M24 is chambered for the 7.62x51mm NATO (.308 win) round.
This Tanaka M24 SWS Fluted Barrel Version is a highly faithful reproduction of this famous sniper rifle.
M24 SWS Fluted Barrel Version magazine is coming soon.
www.redwolfairsoft.com /redwolf/airsoft/ProductDetail?prodID=17595   (229 words)

 Buy M24 Sws   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
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 Remington Law Enforcement - Rifles - M24 Sniper Weapon System
Designed for and used by the United States Military, the M24's popularity also stretches from SWAT teams nationwide to International Military and Government agencies.
Based on Remington's legendary Model 700™ and 40-X™ rifles, famous for their "out of the box" accuracy, the M24 has quickly gained a reputation for precision among the sniper system community.
Combined with its sophisticated sighting options, the M-24's Sniper Weapon System remains the standard against which all sniper systems are compared.
www.remingtonle.com /rifles/m24.htm   (302 words)

 The M24 Sniper Weapon System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The United States Army’s M24 sniper weapon system (SWS) is one of the best overall sniping systems in use today.
Though some of the more recently designed sniper systems feature technical advancements not available on the M24, the Army’s SWS is the standard by which all current-issue systems are compared.
The high initial cost of the M24 is due to the federal government’s procurement policies.
www.aspiringtech.net /nobull/M24SWS.html   (3908 words)

 M24 SWS Resource Page - m24 sws spec sheet
It can also be found in the first person shooter Battlefield m24 sws spec sheet 2, although in the game, it is used by the United States Marine Corps who actually use the M40 series sniper rifles in real life instead of the M24 SWS.
As of February 2005, the M24A2 remains m24 sws in prototype phase.
Bullets fired from rifled weapons acquire a distinct signature of grooves, scratches, and indentations which are somewhat unique to the weapon used.
www.forensico.com /For-List_of_Firearms_M-/M24_SWS.html   (343 words)

 IDF Sniper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The real story beyond the switch between the m14 to m24 is that in the early 90’s when the IDF realize that IMI Galil Sniper Rifle (a 7.62 mm sniper version of the Galil AR, a.k.a.
The previous mentioned SWS (Mouser 98, m14 and m24) were the most common SWS in the Israeli SF community, how ever over the years the IDF introduced more SWS for special needs, like for CT and HRT scenarios and for easier concealment.
As a SWS the GSR has all the advantages and the disadvantages of its "father"- the IMI Galil AR 5.56 mm.
www.geocities.com /mazanga9/IDF/IDFSnipingSharpshooting.htm   (5248 words)

 RR | Renegade Recon
Quite hefty for spring rifle at 3,350g, the CAW M24 SWS has been already praised for its realism and retailers have been talking about it as a rifle-of-choice for those who appreciate realistic sniper rifles, but are on a budget.
Indeed, CAW M24 SWS muzzle velocity is relatively high for spring cocking rifle in stock condition — 88m/s with 0.25g BB.
The CAW M24 retails at 33,432 Yen and is out now (at least in hands of those who got one!).
www.renegaderecon.com /recon_details.php?id=222   (314 words)

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