• The Marines are honoring the type of rifle and scope used by the Corps' deadliest sniper

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement The Marine Corps recently honored a rifle and scope long used by its snipers, including one of the service's deadliest marksmen.
    The Weapons Training Battalion at Marine Corps Installations East-Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune has chosen "Redfield" as the call word for the Stone Bay ranges in recognition of the impact the M40 rifle equipped with a Redfield 3x9x40 scope has had on Marine Corps history.
    Call words are a standard part of range control. Other examples include "Bearmat" at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twenty-nine Palms and "Longrifle" at Marine...
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