USMC - M14 Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR)
Based around the vintage M14 design, the Designated Marksman Rifle (DMR) is a 7.62mm x 51mm semi-automatic sniper rifle in service with the United States Marine Corps (USMC). As the name indicates, the DMR is designed for the Designated Marksman Role i.e. a medium-range sniper capability integrated at the squad level.
A number of modifications and enhancements have been made to the M14 design to produce the DMR :
The USMC is in the process of gradually replacing the DMR with the M39 EMR
M14 DMR Specifications
M14 DMR - Images and Further Info
A USMC Force Recon sniper looks through the scope of a DMR. Note the Harris S-L bipod folding up beneath the weapon.
US Navy photo by Sgt. Andrew D. Pomykal. (RELEASED)
A member of the 2nd Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team Company, Marine Corps Security Force Battalion takes aim with a DMR, bipod extended.
US DoD photo by Cpl. Mike Escobar
A Marine peers down the scope of a DMR. This shot highlights the adjustable saddle cheekpiece.
US DoD photo
A DMR configured for night ops - fitted with a OPS, Inc. suppressor and a AN/PVS-10 night sight
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