Equipment Piece of the Week: M24 Sniper Weapon System (SWS)

M24The M24 Sniper Weapon System (SWS) is a 7.62mm bolt-action, six-shot rifle that chambers 7.62 x 51mm M118 long-range ammunition. Components include a day optic sight with 10-x magnification and adjustable focus, metallic iron sights, deployment kit, cleaning kit (rifle and optic), soft rifle carrying case, optic and system cases, operator’s manual and an optional bipod.

Associated support equipment includes the AN/PVS-10 Sniper Night Sight and an improved spotting scope. The SWS is a non-developmental item.

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