Accuracy International Arctic Warfare Magnum
Accuracy International AWSM-F
Right side view of Arctic Warfare Super Magnum sniper rifle chambered in .338 Lapua Magnum. Note that this is the folding stock model that hinges at the thumbhole in the stock.
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AWM / Arctic Warfare Magnum
AWSM / Arctic Warfare Super Magnum
AWM-F in German military service
AWSM in UK military service
LRR / Long Range Rifle
UK military service
GLA / Geweer Lange Afstand
Dutch military service, Dutch for "long distance rifle"
Variants of the AWM
Arctic Warfare Magnum. First of the AWM to be introduced. Chambered in .300 Winchester Magnum.
Variant of the AWM with side folding stock.
Arctic Warfare Super Magnum. AWM chambered for .338 Lapua Magnum.
Variant of the AWSM with side folding stock.
Nation specific configurations
AWM-F in German military service. Fitted with Zeiss 3-12x56 SSG scope and A.I. swivel bipod.
G22 rifle with Schmidt & Bender 3-12x50 PM II scope and Harris bipod.
G22 upgraded with AX chassis and Steiner 5-25x56 MTC LT LPF scope.
AWSM in UK military service. Fitted with Schmidt & Bender 3-12x50 PM II scopes.
AWSM-F in UK military service. Fitted with Schmidt & Bender 5-25x56 PM II LP scopes, tan folding stock chassis and ability to mount a suppressor.
Upgrade of existing A3 models with AX chassis.
.300 Winchester Magnum
5 round detachable box
4 grooves, 280 mm right hand twist
6.5 kg empty without scope
Various optical sights, optional iron sights
Accuracy International Arctic Warfare
The Arctic Warfare Magnum is closely related to the Arctic Warfare rifle. The AW has a shorter receiver and is chambered for the 7.62x51mm NATO cartridge.
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