I was asked what rifle that was in the photo set “Snow Sniper”. It’s a PGM sniper rifle from France. The company Brugger & Thomet were the licensed distributors of the PGM in Switzerland but eventually they decided to design their own rifle based on the PGM. The result is the APR (Advanced Precision Rifle), seen in the second photo. They are very similar to each other with a few slight differences. Note the mirage band on the barrel in the second photo.

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German special police forces SEK stand guard outside the building of the German Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof) in Karlsruhe, Germany December 15, 2015. (REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski)

*That HK G3K has a special adapter made by Bruger & Thomet for the SEK unit. It allows for the use of a SIG 550 side-folding stock as opposed to the fixed stock of the standard G3. It was a limited contract run and the adapter is no longer in production. (GRH)

Did you ask Santa for a crate of Mosin-Nagant ?

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