Accuracy International AWM

Type: Sniper rifle

Place of origin: United Kingdom


Service history

In service: 1997-present

Wars: Afghanistan War, Iraq War

Production history

Manufacturer: Accuracy International


Specifications

Weight:

6.5 kg (14.3 lb) (.300 Winchester Magnum)

6.9 kg (15.1 lb) (.338 Lapua Magnum)

with stock, bipod and empty magazine

Length:

1200 mm (47.2 in) (.300 Win. Mag.)

1230 mm (48.4 in) (.338 Lapua Magnum)

Barrel length:

660 mm (26 in) (.300 Win. Mag.)

686 mm (27 in) (.338 Lapua Magnum)

Cartridge: .300 Winchester Magnum, .338 Lapua Magnum

Action:Bolt-action

Effective range:

1,100 metres (1,203 yd).300 Winchester Magnum

1,400 metres (1,531 yd).338 Lapua Magnum

Feed system:5-round detachable box magazine

Sights: detachable aperture type iron sights, day or night optics