Enhanced Battle Rifle

Providing a purpose-built platform for Designated Marksmen, this M14-based blaster provides accuracy and rapid fire.

by Dean Meier

 

The Designated Marksman program was officially implemented in 2003 by the US Army and has been in high demand ever since. A Designated Marksman is trained to deliver precise, long range rifle fire out to around 600 yards. Unlike a sniper, DMs maneuver with their squad as normal and can be tasked with long range shooting and overwatching as needed. Much like the Combat-Lifesaver program, this additional training extends the ability within a squad.

 

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