A private from Sniper Platoon, D (Fire Support) Company, 2nd Battalion, The Mercian Regiment, 2009
Digital photograph by Sergeant Rupert Frere, Royal Logistic Corps, Operation HERRICK 10, Afghanistan (2001-), 2009.
British Forces adopted the Accuracy International Arctic Warfare Magnum (AWM) L115A3 sniper rifle in 2007 and it was deployed in Afghanistan in Spring 2008. The weapon here is fitted with a sound suppressor and a telescopic sight.
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National Army Museum, Study collection