10 Best Sniper Rifles – Deadliest Sniper Rifles You Ever Seen


A Barrett light .50-caliber sniper rifle with scope. The best sniper rifle in a word is Barrett.50 Cal, that is manufactured by America. Modern weapons are necessary for any country military to defend their country. One most useful weapon of a military is Sniper rifles. These are high target range with 100 percent accuracy. There are many factors which make a shotgun deadly, like barrel length, weight, grains and many other factors. In the modern age of technology, every country make better their weapon system and it represents the military influence of a country.Here you will read about Best Sniper Rifles that are deadliest and having high range.

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There are many best snipers in the world & everyone has a different view because they have different calibers and different features. Everybody found it useful in various aspects like distance shooting and High Accuracy.

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Given below is list of top 10 best sniper rifles that are also deadliest and rare.

10. L42 Enfield – British

l42-enfieldUk bolt action L42 Enfield rifle was formed in 1985. In the first half of 20th century, it is used by the British military forces. L42 Enfield has the capability to target at a range of 1.829 meters. This rifle has used in all three world war and Irish war of independence.

9. SR-25 – American

STONE BAY, N.C. -- Maj. Gen. Douglas V. O'Dell shoots a 7.62mm Squad Advanced Marksman Rifle. O'Dell, Commanding General of the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (Anti-Terrorism), feels that the SAM-R is the most stable and accurate weapon he's ever shot. (Official USMC photo by Cpl. Sharon E. Fox.)SR-25 is manufactured by knight’s Armament company America in 1990. It is semi-automatic rifle and designer of the rifle was Eugene Stoner. Sr-25 has been used since 1990 and also used in Iraq War, Afghanistan War, and East Timorese crisis 2006. It is heavyweight sniper weight 10 pounds and length I 1,118 mm with barrel length 610mm.

8. AS50 – British

as50British designed an anti-material rifle in 2007 to facilitate their army. The manufacturer of the AS50 is British firearm producer Accuracy International. It is popular due to a level of accuracy, incendiary ammunition and fire five rounds in 1.6 seconds only. The target range of this sniper is 1800 meters.

7. M24 – American

m24US Army made this rifle during Vietnam war when they needed a high accuracy rifle. M24 Sniper weapon system has evolved this rifle as an adaptation of M14 rifle. It is semi-automatic and uses 20 round box magazine. This sniper rifle has 7.62× 51mm NATO cartridge.

6. PSG1 – German

psg1In 1972 when Munich massacre happened, German Army gives the responsibility to Heckler & Koch to manufacturing a high accuracy rifle. Then they came with semi-synthetic PSGI rifle. It is highly useful for police and army with large magazine capacity.

5. The Dragunov SVD – Soviet Union

dragunov-svdIt was originally a squad support weapon and designed in 1958 by the Soviet Union. Dragunov SVD has used since 1963, and it has many unique features which make it best for military purposes. It is 10 round detachable box sniper with 620 mm barrel length and has gas piston system.

4. Mosin – Nagant – Russian

mosin-nagantThe Russian military most powerful bolt action rifle is Mosin-Nagant. It was developed by the Imperial Russian Army and has used since 1891. The weight of the rifle is 8.8lb and length 1,232 mm with the high internal magazine as compared to others snipers. Accuracy is 100 % even in terrible condition.

3. L115A3 AWM – British

l115a3-awmBritish sniper rifle comes with day and night optics is L115A3 AWM. It is in service since 1996 and designed by Accuracy International for magnum rifle cartridge chambering. This bolt action rifle has used in Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The weight of the sniper is 14.3 lb and length is 1200mm, and it uses 5 round detachable box magazine. L115A3 AWM has a range of 1400 meters.

2. CheyTac Intervention – American

cheytac-interventionA sniper with perfect range, firepower and accuracy. The most powerful military in the world has owned this sniper which target up to 2300 meters range. CheyTac has most accurate sniper system in the world.

1. Barrett .50 Cal – American

Best Sniper RiflesBarrett .50 Cal is the best sniper rifle in the world. It manufactured by American Barrett firearms manufacturing company. This sniper has two variants Original M82A1 and Bullpup M82A2. Barrett has been used since 1989 and still in use around the world. It has .50 BMG chambering and knows as Light fifty. This bolt action sniper comes with 2600 meters range and does not miss the target.

Top 10 Best Sniper Rifles – Deadliest Sniper Rifles in the World

Sr. No Best Sniper Rifles Country of Origin
1 Barrett .50 Cal America
2 CheyTac Intervention America
3 L115A3 AWM British
4 Mosin-Nagant Russia
5 Dragunov SVD Soviet union
6 PSGI German
7 M24 America
8 AS 50 British
9 SR-25 America
10 L42 Enfield United Kingdom


We conclude from this powerful weapons are necessary for the safety of any country. Above mentioned snipers are most powerful in the world and do not miss a target in any situation. Most of these have been used in war and proved its power. The countries which possessed these snipers have the latest technology in these rifles.