Future Rifles that Could Be Deadly Past Two miles
Will a man-portable rifle ever be able to take a target at the 2-mile mark? There are 5,280 feet in one mile. When you double this and convert it to yards, you are looking at 3520-yards (3218.69m) needed to cover in a two mile shot. No matter how you cut it, that is a long way. However, right now teams of firearms engineers are burning lean muscle tissue into the night over pots of coffee as black as your soul—to figure out a 2-mile rifle.
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