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More lethal sniper rifle eyed by Corps

By Dan Lamothe - Staff writer
Posted : Tuesday Apr 27, 2010 11:05:09 EDT

Marine officials are weighing options for a new, powerful sniper rifle that could kill enemies 1,500 meters away, and are closely watching a contract competition launched by U.S. Special Operations Command last month for a similar weapon, a top Marine acquisitions official said.

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