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The sniper rifles in Battlefield 3 will be comprised of real world rifles that are in service in various armies around the world. Battlefield 3 will feature two standard semi-automatic sniper rifles that both sides start out with. Sniper rifles in Battlefield 3 can be customized with a variety of scope and other options.

MK11

Battlefield 3 MK11
The MK11 is based on the SR-25 assault rifle and provides great accuracy with the benefits of an assault rifle’s larger magazine and mobility. The MK11 is one of the brand new rifles in Battlefield 3, and makes its first appearance in the series.

SVD

Battlefield 3 SVD
The SVD in Battlefield 3 is the starting sniper rifle for the Russian side. It’s a semi-automatic sniper rifle that’s been in use for over 50 years.

M40A5

Battlefield 3 M40A5
The M40A5 sniper rifle in Battlefield 3 is closely related to the M24 which was used in previous Battlefield games.

SV98

Battlefield 3 SV98
The SV98 is a Russian made bolt action sniper rifle and is available in Battlefield 3 as an unlock for both US and Russian forces.

M98B

Battlefield 3 M98B
The Barret M98 is a bolt action sniper rifle chambered in .338 Lapua Magnum round, and is one of the last sniper rifles to be unlocked in Battlefield 3.

M39

Battlefield 3 M39
The M39 Enhanced Marksman Rifle is an unlockable semi-automatic sniper rifle in Battlefield 3, and is one of the last sniper rifles to be unlocked.

SKS

Battlefield 3 SKS
The SKS is a semi automatic sniper rifle that’s unlocked early in Battlefield 3. The Russian made rifle is great at close and medium ranges, and sports a 20 round magazine.

M82

Battlefield 3 M82
The M85 .50 cal sniper rifle has been replaced in Battlefield 3 with the semi-automatic M85, which makes its first appearance in Battlefield 3. The M85 went into service into 1989 and is still used around the world.

Type 88

Battlefield 3 Type 88
Type 88 is a Chinese made semi automatic sniper rifle introduced in China in 1988, and has been used ever since. It appeared in the previous few Battlefield games, and is set to reappear in Battlefield 3.


561 COMMENTS & TRACKBACKS

  1. Mottard
    January 11th, 2011 at 5:46 am

    m95 should be the m82a3. Also have seen the FN’s Mk20 ssr. Pretty smexy, they need a EVERY weapon that is in current use by armed forces.

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    • brock77n
      April 26th, 2011 at 3:09 am

      The reason they dont put the m82 in is because of balancing issues, a semi auto 50 cal would be to powerful and they definitely need the m40a5

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      • BR!@N
        April 23rd, 2012 at 6:08 am

        DICE’s excuses are the worst, Like “People will camp with it at long ranges” in the meantime an LMG can bipod up in hall and mow down as many people he can see, or “It’ll be overpowered” yet they allowed a fully automatic grande spewing shotgun go, Or “People will just stay in deployment with it” while this is acceptable for a mortar? Really?

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        • asdf
          July 7th, 2012 at 12:51 am

          all they really need is a barrett 99 a one shot bolt rifle, with a slow reload time around 3.5 seconds per shot so its powerful but still takes time to send off a second round

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        • Jewboy
          October 11th, 2012 at 4:56 pm

          You’re right. people (mainly high colonels) camp vehicles the entire match but yet it’s not okay to give a semi .50? I honestly want a sniper i can pick tank drivers with so i dont get blown the hell up EVERY time i try to pass by them. I mean how awesome would that be? A tank driver can be sniped out of a tank by a gun which was made to be anti-armor.

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    • Mister Mushroom
      April 29th, 2011 at 3:20 pm

      They should add the AI AWM

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    • Alex
      June 8th, 2011 at 6:54 pm

      That would be IMBA ;) an auto high calibre rifle has no home in the BF series

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    • Light_Hawk437
      July 7th, 2011 at 8:33 am

      they need a super long range sniper

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      • AnonaMoOse
        July 24th, 2011 at 12:44 pm

        thats a fuc*in^ stupid idea

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      • Tristan
        July 27th, 2011 at 2:39 am

        Every sniper rifle is a “super long range sniper” you just have to compensate for bullet drop.

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        • vbnm
          October 1st, 2011 at 3:32 am

          With the bullet drop if you are shooting cross map on caspian border its almost to the bottom of your sights

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        • BomberJV
          October 21st, 2011 at 10:19 pm

          So you can call a M1911 a sniper by just adjusting the bullet drop, that would be kinda cool, too bad it’s impossible. TROLOLOLOLOLOL

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    • Marines
      July 26th, 2011 at 12:21 pm

      Bullet drop, they need to have it.

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      • dude
        October 2nd, 2011 at 11:53 pm

        They do have bullet drop, battlefield=best fps ever

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    • dancingbutterfly
      July 27th, 2011 at 10:22 am

      @brock77n it would be easy to counterbalance the power with massive recoil unless proning and/or very very slow movement when the rifle is equipped

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      • Ryan
        August 13th, 2011 at 11:01 am

        Or they could just keep the M95 because it’s balanced a lot better than what you’re suggesting would be.

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        • ADMjdl
          August 19th, 2011 at 7:14 am

          NO WHAT THEY REALLY NEED TO DO IS PUT THE M82 IN THE OR AT LEAST TWO MORE SEMI-AUTOS

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        • Kyzar
          October 19th, 2011 at 1:59 am

          No Ryan, dancingbutterfly has the right ideas of how to counterbalance the M82A3′s power. The only difference that the M95 and M82A3 would have in multiplayer is obviously the bolt-action on the M95. Having the M95 would still warrant very high damage and range to make deadly accurate shots. If the devs. would just add high recoil, slower recovery time, and slower movement speed on the hypothetical M82A3, it would be just as balanced. The M95 on BF:BC2 has very slight recoil, yet had the damage and range to still be very accurate shooting from the outer hills, for example, on Arica Harbor. If you ask me, that weapon was overpowered. No one bothered to use any other sniper rifle in that game, for obvious reasons. Wise up.

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        • BF3Arma2
          December 17th, 2011 at 6:15 am

          Call me crazy Kyzer but I really liked the m24. I felt like I could hit stuff most accurately with that weapon on Heavy Metal. I rarely used the 95 in the game. I got addicted to the mg36 and used the default scope.

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    • tollster
      July 29th, 2011 at 12:10 pm

      I would like to see weapon shake from long target holding and claymores added to the mandatory loadout. Mortar strikes and C4 would still be the primary loadout options.

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    • Ghost OrB
      August 10th, 2011 at 3:28 am

      Actually, they need to include the M-107 if they’re going to put a semi-auto .50 cal in the game. The M-95 is the latest Barrett bolt-action .50 cal so if they do not include the M-107 I’m fine with that.

      I’m sad not to see the CheyTac M200 Intervention on the list and also not the trusty .338 AWSM. Would make me very happy to see those in the game.

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      • Elliott
        October 29th, 2011 at 7:40 pm

        This isn’t MW 2 fuck out of here with an intervention i had enough of that sniper rifle everything they got in BF 3 is perfect and very precise. I’m loving the way it is now… its gonna be great especially when this goes competitive!

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        • Cvdf
          November 1st, 2011 at 12:23 am

          Just because a bunch of kids used it in mw2 like a shotgun means nothing. It’s the most accurate sniper rifle made [ I think square inch groupings at about 2400 meters ( mile and a half)]. The only negative would be balance in multiplayer as it shoots a .408, less raw power ( but not much) than a .50, but more accurate.

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        • Cvdf
          November 1st, 2011 at 12:36 am

          Sorry that’s not the range they tested it at ( was around 1000 meters)but it still holds the record for accuracy.

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        • bf3bandicoot
          February 29th, 2012 at 10:50 pm

          elliot is right, this isnt cod. cod died. its great that people realize bf is better, but its bad that a lot of these annoying nooby cod players r playing bf.

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        • white guy
          July 14th, 2012 at 10:30 pm

          Elliot I feel like your being an idiot. just because someone likes the intervention. If you think of all the different weopons from mw2 that are on bf3 the list is endless. M4
          scar pp200 m21 ebr m16 p90 ump45. Go back to not leaving comments and the world will be a lot happier.

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    • TheKillerShrimp
      August 12th, 2011 at 12:48 pm

      Since America is in the United Nations, they should have guns from those countries. And Russia is on its own they should add all the Russian guns.

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      • Booty
        August 25th, 2011 at 2:13 pm

        Do you mean NATO? Because Russia is in the United Nations, it has a seat on the Security Council, and so is pretty much every country in the World. It wouldn’t be possible to include all the weapons used by the forces of the Russian Federation, there’d just be too many.

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        • MaxEffectUSA
          November 19th, 2011 at 4:57 pm

          Russia is in the UN, not NATO.

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        • that_guy
          May 8th, 2012 at 11:15 pm

          exactly. NATO stands for North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Russia isn’t in or around the North Atlantic, therefore they arn’t in NATO

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    • home451
      August 27th, 2011 at 7:52 pm

      whats the differnce between the m85 and 82a3 basicly nothing they are bothe semi auto but I do thinks the should put the m95 back in again

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    • EslavaSheva007
      October 2nd, 2011 at 8:05 pm

      The M95 was the short version of m82, the M82A3 it’s like the RPG, you put it on your back and fire, but the M95 or M99 SW 01 was the shorter version for MARINE’s helicopters.

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    • rubino1234
      March 1st, 2013 at 1:06 am

      Battlefield is fine how it is. But it would still be nice to put the M82 in… because it normally takes 1.5 – 2 seconds to reset for the next shot because there’s a good amount of recoil. And its a thing that they have done in the other 2 games and then they skip battlefield 3 its just a little annoying

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  2. oussi
    January 30th, 2011 at 7:02 pm

    are that the unlocks or standard weapons?

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  3. dani
    February 4th, 2011 at 7:56 pm

    must be the cheytac

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  4. IHATECOD
    February 16th, 2011 at 1:03 am

    Please please please bring back the L96a1 from bf2 please cod ruined the l96 bring it back to its glory

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    • Omar
      June 12th, 2011 at 4:32 pm

      Yeahhhhhhhh include the L96A1

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      • Bush Wookie
        July 23rd, 2011 at 2:16 pm

        Agreeeeed :D

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      • william92
        August 17th, 2011 at 8:59 pm

        yeah it should be the long range one with the .308 Winchester cartridge . love its accuracy and ditance

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        • Ub3r h4x0r
          November 11th, 2011 at 9:23 am

          Dude fuck the .308! I am so sick of 7.62 x 51 and all its underpoweredness!!! Great for battle rifle, gay for sniper. ROLL OUT THE 300winmag!!!

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      • BF3WINS
        October 12th, 2011 at 9:53 pm

        it is rumored to return when the DLC:back to karkand ships

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        • Smead
          November 3rd, 2011 at 10:33 pm

          Yeah, I’m almost certain it’s coming with Karkand. Be nice to see the Arctic Warfare back in action after cod quite frankly b*stardised it.

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    • Jason
      August 1st, 2011 at 7:15 pm

      Ha… I had this weapon equipped 78% of the time… hands down the best weapon ever… I almost want to buy BF2 again just for this gun

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    • kaiden
      October 13th, 2011 at 4:25 am

      *Professor voice from futurama* GOOD NEWS EVERYONE!!!!!!! the L96a1 will be in BF3, as part of the physical warfare pack.

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      • xbox gamer
        November 13th, 2011 at 2:21 am

        no d1psh1t. its part of Back To Karkand. AWe’ve known the guns from Physical Warfare for months

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    • L'CPL Murdoch
      November 18th, 2011 at 3:03 pm

      what you mean is the L115A3 not the l96a1

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  5. Dan
    February 17th, 2011 at 9:13 pm

    The Accuracy International AWM otherwise known as the L115A3 currently holds the longest sniper kill and should be included i think :P

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    • blah
      May 22nd, 2011 at 4:14 pm

      Lol I just watched that video on youtube about the british sniper taking out 2 people from over a mile and a half away

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    • Rich
      June 30th, 2011 at 4:08 am

      no the macllian tac .50 holds the longest kill shot

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      • ADMjdl
        July 27th, 2011 at 12:56 am

        the longest shot made that I heard of was by canadian in the US Marines using a .50 caliber at over a mile and a half but thats all I and I study the military a lot.

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        • klidposl
          August 17th, 2011 at 6:41 am

          i think the longest confirm kill was made with L115A3 which uses .338 caliber, and the distance was about 2,47km.. ;)

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      • ADMjdl
        July 27th, 2011 at 1:05 am

        “The longest range recorded for a sniper kill currently stands at 2,475 m (2,707 yd) and was achieved by CoH Craig Harrison, a sniper from the Household Cavalry of the British Army. It was accomplished in an engagement in November 2009 in which two stationary Taliban machine gunners were killed south of Musa Qala in Helmand Province in Afghanistan with two consecutive shots by CoH Harrison using an Accuracy International L115A3 Long Range Rifle chambered in .338 Lapua Magnum.” I found that at Wikipedia.

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        • dancingbutterfly
          July 27th, 2011 at 10:23 am

          it took between 5-8 seconds for each bullet to hit

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        • george
          July 28th, 2011 at 4:11 pm

          Because we all know wik is super accurate and updated all the time, and never ever changed. Just sayin find a better source, not that you are wrong but you look dumb citing a site that anyone can alter the info on.

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        • william92
          August 17th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

          Its also in the MOD archives,,,,,, anyway yeah he measured up 6 feet above the targat and roughly 20 inches to the left, thats just amazing

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        • Jim
          April 28th, 2012 at 5:04 am

          You’re correct except the two consecutive shots occured after he fired nine shots to find the appropriate hold.

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      • BF3Arma2
        December 17th, 2011 at 6:23 am

        Ha! You’re 110% right. Tac50 definitely holds the record. I got to play with that weapon…. I’m in pretty good shape and I just do not see how anybody is firing that thing other than from a prone position. Very beautiful weapon. I have picture with it.

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  6. Rumen
    February 23rd, 2011 at 6:39 pm

    If Battlefield plans to be modern they need newer sniper rifles. I think definitely:
    1 – CheyTac M200 Intervention – Great bold action rifle, the best in the world
    2 – Barrett .50 Cal – A semi-automatic beast with tremendous stopping power
    3 AWP – Artic Warfare Magnum – Another bolt action rifle which is great for artic and tundra warfare
    4 – M24 – Was great in BF BC2 and it will in BF3
    5 – M110 – Great semi automatic and good for taking out large groups of the enemy!
    Please these sniper rifles should definitely be in this game

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    • jeremy
      March 31st, 2011 at 7:59 am

      well sounds like you know nothing of snipers, you’ve just played MW2 and bad company and believe your now a sniper expert. snipers like the L115A3 and the AS-50 should be included.

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      • Zach
        April 11th, 2011 at 11:16 pm

        The intervention currently holds the tightest group of 5 rounds at 1000 yards. It’s a great weapon. Have you ever seen shooter!!!

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      • Brad Wylie
        May 20th, 2011 at 12:02 pm

        your right the intervention is the best, and thats a good movie

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      • blah
        May 22nd, 2011 at 4:17 pm

        zach, are you talking about one of the final scenes when he is meeting with the senator, but he rapes like 3 other snipers first.

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      • NAME*
        June 24th, 2011 at 11:42 pm

        @Zach Shooter was a great movie!

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      • maj_smokey
        June 29th, 2011 at 5:10 am

        thank you the as 50 an over powered horrible accuracy weapon, ment for seasoned vets to destroy anything, why should the milkor whore be the only one to F*** a tank up? ive had some amazing shots thanks to that gun and it should be included i so hope it is. its not a weapon i use alot but worth it when you have a camper you want to prove a point to. lol

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      • Randomsnhere
        July 31st, 2011 at 8:30 pm

        Lol. xD

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      • ImStalkinYou
        August 15th, 2011 at 9:14 pm

        uhh, as everyone are trying to say; semi auto .50 cal sniper rifle would be overpowered.

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      • monkeyjosh98
        October 1st, 2011 at 2:46 pm

        that is the arctic warfare super magnum

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        • monkeyjosh98
          October 1st, 2011 at 2:48 pm

          my comment was aimed at jeremy

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    • pbsteeler43
      May 13th, 2011 at 12:55 pm

      How are they going to make a game where the main charcters are Marines and they have the Army M24? the M40a3 or the M40a5 should be the rifle they put in there along with the Chey Tac Intervention and the semi auto barrett 50.Cal becuase the 50 in BFBC2 there were too many bolt action rifles and since people dont die with i shoot them in the chest with any sniper which is bs i would like to reengage my intended target before he hides

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      • Brad
        November 11th, 2011 at 2:02 am

        Center mass shots are too easy. You are a noob. Learn to aim for the head.

        -navajo_jones

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    • Troy
      May 13th, 2011 at 11:41 pm

      Close but incorrect… Barrett M82 is #1…Effective range 1,850 m Maximum range 6,800 m #2 is…Accurac International AW50,my fav. range…2,000 meters (2190 yards) #3 is the McMillan Tac-50, also a good weapon… range 2,000 meters (2190 yards)

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      • jacob dastrup
        June 5th, 2011 at 1:51 pm

        you forgot that the Shey Tac Intervention┬┤s efective ranges is 2.300 meters and total range is 3.500 meters ;)

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        • klidposl
          August 17th, 2011 at 6:43 am

          dont forget the Barret M99 which has an effective range over 2600m…:P

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    • payda
      May 27th, 2011 at 7:53 am

      mate, are you playing cs or what?
      its not AWP (this weapon doesnt exist) ITS L96!

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      • Gunny Gibs
        June 4th, 2011 at 11:51 am

        The AWP DOES exist. It’s basically your Arctic Warfare rifle, with ‘P’ meaning ‘Police.’

        It’s provided to law-enforcement and lesser non-millitary personnel.

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      • ZeaLc
        July 15th, 2011 at 10:12 am

        AWP actully exsist, because you have several different versions of it, u have the .308 (L96) and the bigger more powerful .338 (L115) and they are both called AW Magnum. (The Artic Warefare Police -AWP is just the Law-enforcements/millitary models) The AW Magnum is open for sale to everyday hunter’s. Accuracy International England. If there is still any doubs check their own webpage:
        http://www.accuracyinternational.com

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    • kiwi
      June 26th, 2011 at 9:00 pm

      they already have it listed as the mk11

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    • Orion
      July 8th, 2011 at 4:35 pm

      Modern dosen’t nessicarily mean real-world accurate.

      BF3 is going to be a more realistic, urban setting based FPS.

      The CheyTac M200 (The Intervention) is a weapon system designed to be used at extreme ranges (1500+ meters) for soft targets (Troops, Thin Cover, Ect.) and weighs in at a massive 31 pounds. The weapon is also large and needs to be set up. Using it in a urban setting is unpractical.

      The M82 is a viable choice, however the M95 would be more logical as it is signifigantly lighter. Though both could exist in game; The M82 has 10 rounds per magazine and is semi-automatic. The M95 is more accurate, has less recoil, and is bolt action.

      The AWP is alright. I doubt it will be included however; USMC, OpFor, and Russian Military are the confirmed factions. However many more are possible. (:

      The rest are very logical. I’m very excited to see how the Mk. 11 (M110) will function.

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      • Orion
        July 9th, 2011 at 7:28 am

        M40 rather than the M24, and excuse my mistake, the Mk11 and the M110 are diffrent weapons, though they are very similar; and manufactured by KAC.

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      • Mcfergason
        July 12th, 2011 at 7:56 am

        Yet still people forget about the Barrett M99-1 (or is it M99-I?) :/ some call it the “Big Shot”.

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      • Zach
        July 29th, 2011 at 3:04 pm

        Incorrect the M95 does not have less recoil or is not more accurate. They have the EXACT same barrel design and the EXACT same barrel length. The only difference between the M95 and the M82 is that the M95 is a bullpup, bolt action sniper where as the M82 is a semi-automatic sniper. The M82 is way more practical because you can easily have a follow up shot where as the M95 you have to try and spot the target again as it is a bolt-action sniper. This is exactly the reason that the chose the M82 over the M95.

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        • JesseW
          August 4th, 2011 at 3:01 am

          In general. Bolt action rifles tend to be signifcantly more accurate than semi-automatics. Also a bullet fired out if a bolt action has a higher velocity than one fired from a semi

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        • time
          September 12th, 2011 at 4:26 pm

          actually the m95 is more accurate because of barrel cool down where as the m82 you can fire as fast as you can pull the trigger so for RL refrence the m95 is more accurate than the m82

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    • Valclorion
      July 9th, 2011 at 6:20 pm

      they should add newer rifles such as Colt CM901 Tactical Rifle and Remington XM2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle. just go on youtube and check them out at Shot Show 2011.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vci7LDQaSVg

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      • Melol
        July 28th, 2011 at 10:12 pm

        The XM2010 is in testing, hence the X

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        • avalanchefan
          August 13th, 2011 at 3:17 pm

          So was the XM8…which was eventually canned so I see no reason not to put in the XM2010

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    • hamieabn
      July 23rd, 2011 at 6:01 pm

      the m11 IS an m110. same same

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      • dancingbutterfly
        July 27th, 2011 at 10:26 am

        minute fixes in barrel length and recoil counter measures

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    • Mr.Boo
      July 8th, 2012 at 4:40 am

      People think its easy to make a .50 cal sniper rifle fair, how? any semi auto sniper in the game cannot stack up to something like the M82. If you get the chance fire a .50 sniper, the muzzle device, recoiling barrel, and gas system gives them a smoother and lighter recoil than any SR25 and obviously the 12.6x99mm round it fires has better ballistics.

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  7. i have the aids.
    February 25th, 2011 at 8:22 pm

    m200 is not the best bolt action in the world, and i think u mean barret m82, the awp is a femily of sniper rifles made by accuracy international, which includes the l96, it’s not just one gun, and fair enough on the m110, BUT COME ON WEBSITE! ARE YOU GONNA TELL US ANY GUNS THAT ARE NOT IN BC2? JEEZE!

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    • Aron
      April 24th, 2011 at 5:43 am

      You need to watch military channel top 10 sniper rifles…

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      • rain
        August 6th, 2011 at 5:55 pm

        the rifle used don’t mean shit i take out players in BC2 with the m24 like a hot knife through butter it don’t matter what rifle u use if u know how to shoot an u know the map u will benifit an the reason i choose that rifle over any else is the fact that i only need 1 shoot to take that player down even if it takes 10 to 20 minutes an if u give a semi auto i’ll use it as a pistol bolt all the way mate

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  8. Eric
    March 2nd, 2011 at 4:37 pm

    “The Barret M95 is a large caliber sniper rifle used for long range and armor penetration.”

    That is right above the SV 98. I do believe there hiding a gun from us (:

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    • bobwiththehair
      July 5th, 2011 at 11:43 pm

      don’t forget that 50. cal sniper rifles are used to take down choppers, light armor tanks and light vehicles ;)

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      • dancingbutterfly
        July 27th, 2011 at 10:28 am

        They mutilate human bodies so much it is against the geneva convention to shoot any non-aggresive unfriendly

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        • DEMOJIM
          April 28th, 2012 at 8:47 am

          I think you should read the Geneva Convention treaties more closely. Yes there are certain laws restricting conventional ammunition(ie. hollow points) but, there are also many loopholes and the fact that each nation has to ratify each part. For instance the use of white phosphorous has been banned by many nations but the U.S. continues to use it since they, we, refuse to ratify that part. Also if one side breaches the treaty the other side no longer has to abide by it either. Only the aspect of “grave breaches” remian, pertaining to treatment of civilians and a few other issues. The .50 round is legal to use. Besides the term “war crime” is rather silly; all it does is give the victor the right to execute the loser after the war ended.

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    • avalanchefan
      August 13th, 2011 at 3:18 pm

      Also, the M98b has been confirmed through SPECACT skins I think.

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  9. Sandbag
    March 9th, 2011 at 2:01 am

    Barret FTW Distinctive sound, huge round, massive destruction of human and non-human targets, looks, sounds, and feels cool. Reminds me i hope (but doubt) theyd make the injuries more graphic, explosions blow off limbs, bullet holes more distinct, blood trails, etc…

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    • Lucas
      March 27th, 2011 at 4:43 pm

      It’s impossible to add in limb loss, decapitation, etc to a battlefield game. Why? Think about it, how would you revive a guy who gas lost limbs or a a head?

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      • Chad
        April 30th, 2011 at 8:24 am

        Wouldn’t that be funny reviving a headless corpse and watch him run around shootin people.

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  10. sniper
    March 9th, 2011 at 3:16 am

    well i really hope the cheytech is definatly in there but the really need to put the l96 just so we have nore of a varity of top of the line sniper rifles to chose from! O and hopfully they make it to where you can actully lay down… huge flaww in bf2!!

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    • brock77n
      April 26th, 2011 at 3:11 am

      They did state that prone is returning and just because the m2000 is in cod doesnt make it the greatest gun

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      • avalanchefan
        August 13th, 2011 at 3:21 pm

        However, it probably is the greatest long-range soft target gun not counting sniper skill…according to Futureweapons at least :\. But I like that new .408 CheyTac round also to be used in the *drumroll* C-14 Timberwolf (CANADA REPRESENT).

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  11. ddd
    March 9th, 2011 at 7:57 pm

    How sure is this? It’s exactly the same, boring weapons as in Bad Company 2.

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  12. Big O
    March 16th, 2011 at 7:52 pm

    the best is obveoulsy M24 it is still used in americas military and it will be for a very long time

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    • Shooter
      June 18th, 2011 at 8:04 pm

      Put the m40a5 up against the m24, the m40 will shoot tighter every time. You can buy exact copies of each rifle from GA Precision. the m24 costs about $1,000 less. And the standard issue scopes for the m24 cost about $1,200. The scopes for the m40 cost around $3k. There’s a reason the USMC Snipers are regarded as the best in the world.

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      • JustAGuy
        June 25th, 2011 at 12:50 pm

        Actually, Swedish or Canadian snipers are the best. U.S comes close tho.

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      • Joe
        July 4th, 2011 at 2:37 pm

        You do realize that the M24 and M40 are based off the same weapon, remington 700 24″ barrel with a 1 in 12 twist. Only difference in the rifles are the stocks and the sniper behind them. Marines are the better snipers not just because of the gun.

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        • t..4..TIMETOLEAVE..COD
          December 4th, 2011 at 4:22 am

          Nobody will probably see this post, but oh well. Anyway, you sir obviously do not know anything about the difference between an M40A1, A3, or A5 and a pea shooter… I mean an M24. The only thing the army did to call a Remington an M24 is put a custom HS stock on it. The Marines on the other hand, completely remodeled the R 700. The only thing that they use from the original rifle is the (short) action. From that they replaced the barrel with a Schneider 25″ 1 in 12″ twist rate. The stock they used originally was the McMillan A1. Now they use the A4. Pretty sure they also hand load ammo for each specific rifle. Now everybody knows the difference.
          PS. The M40s do shoot better than the M24s.

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      • hamieabn
        July 23rd, 2011 at 6:03 pm

        oh yea, have you shot groups with both of them back to back? and are you a marine sniper?

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      • VanillaToshi
        February 11th, 2012 at 8:13 pm

        Actually I’d say Canada has the top snipers also it’s a British person who has the longest confirmed kill at 2707 yards. JS

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        • DEMOJIM
          April 28th, 2012 at 6:26 am

          A British and a Canadian hold the record for longest kills but, number of confirmed kills goes to Finnish sniper with over 500 sniper kills and a total of over 700 kills in 119 days during WW2. After that it goes to Russian snipers(including a woman with over 300 kills) in WW2. As far as modern day sniper kills it goes to U.S. snipers(not even close). It just wouldn’t be right to not mention the greatest sniper of all; “White Feather” Carlos Hathcock USMC. The man who made the shot which is constantly recreated in movies, through a Vietcongs scope and into his eye.

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      • DEMOJIM
        April 28th, 2012 at 5:54 am

        The M40 and M24 are the same rifle, the Remmington 700. M40 is the Marine designation while the M24 is the Army designation. The only difference between them is that the Army uses a longer action version so they can transition to a larger cartridge, which is exacty what they did in making the XM2010 firing the .300 WinMag instead of staying with the shorter range and smaller 7.62 NATO(7.62×51 M118LR). The XM2010 is just a Remmington 700 with new bells and whistles.

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    • HELLO MY NAME IS
      July 6th, 2011 at 6:53 pm

      i agree i get 1 shot kills with the m24 and i hardly use the m95 becuase i dont like it and i think its over glorified

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    • avalanchefan
      August 13th, 2011 at 3:22 pm

      Also the M24 is being phased out in favour of the converted XM2010 rifles in action starting 4 months ago.

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  13. jonyboy
    March 18th, 2011 at 10:00 pm

    bring back l96a1

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  14. True dat
    March 21st, 2011 at 1:38 am

    M21 works for my caping a$$

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  15. spetz
    March 23rd, 2011 at 5:35 pm

    VSS! VSS!

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  16. lwilton651
    March 27th, 2011 at 6:12 am

    4 snipers… please tell me for the love of god there will be more
    atleast one more semi, one more bolt action
    and one more of each silenced

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  17. ZEROdegreeBURN
    March 29th, 2011 at 3:01 am

    hey fellow snipers!
    I recently heard a rumor that sniping in BF3 is going to be able to have a scout…i get a computer with you and can range the shots and see were everyone is on the map and wind is also going to be involved when you snipe to make it more realistic and also with the correlation affect.

    happy hunting.

    if anyone is up for some fun Black ops or halo playing hit me up on Xbox my gamer tag is ZEROdegreeBURN.

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  18. RJ
    March 29th, 2011 at 8:23 pm

    l96a1 broke worlds record of longest sniper kill. They have to put it in! and also the arctic wolf.

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    • Zach
      July 29th, 2011 at 3:09 pm

      You play way to much Combat Arms kid. There is no such thing in the REAL world as an Arctic Wolf

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    • Hunter
      September 19th, 2011 at 10:36 pm

      it wasnt the l96 it was a canadian sniper named robert furlong in operation anaconda with a macmillan tac 50

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      • Knightowl
        September 20th, 2011 at 6:14 am

        actually… the longest shot was made on Nov/2009 by Corporal Harrison (UK), 2475m, eclipsing the previous shot by 50 meters 0.o
        but considering that, it’s quite a feat.
        As the round used was the .338 Lapua Magnum (effective range 1800m)

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  19. Russian sniper
    April 4th, 2011 at 9:39 am

    realy they need the l115a3 because it is an amazing rifle also the m200 because it has a high caliber and an increadable range and the as50 definatly needs included

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  20. B1ackDadd21
    April 4th, 2011 at 11:26 pm

    Also make snipers one shot kill depending on where their hit. TOO MANY HIT MARKERS

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  21. darkpyro
    April 7th, 2011 at 11:14 pm

    definately needs to be an M200 Intervention .408.

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  22. darkpyro
    April 8th, 2011 at 12:12 am

    AS 50 best in the business.

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  23. GoodGun
    April 11th, 2011 at 5:46 am

    meet the M24E1

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  24. Recon
    April 11th, 2011 at 11:59 pm

    Well the m24 is a very good rifle but if bf3 is going to be about marine then there should be the m40 the marine corps version of the m24, and also I’m hoping for the m82a1.

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  25. Recon
    April 12th, 2011 at 12:04 am

    Owe and another really good rifle is the remington MSR

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    • RazorBack25
      January 12th, 2013 at 2:45 am

      the remington MSR is actually not a very good firearm, it creates a lot of muzzle climb and it has a faulty gas-system. That was a possible choice for my units DMR but the Army went with M110. A much better choice.

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