Russian weapons manufacturer Lobaev Arms’ DXL-3 rifle outperformed its German rival, the DSR-1, during a duel between Russian and German manufacturers conducted in honour of the 70th Victory Day anniversary in the Kaluga region of Russia, Tuesday.

Brief translation: Line 1: “What’s with temperature?… We will start our shooting tests today at 1000 meters, then we will continue at 1600m, and then we will take DSR-1 to 1700 or 1800 meters depending on what exactly range we can find here, on this field. And then we’l see. I guess at those ranges it will deflate, successfully. But ours still will

For a long time we have wanted to make a comparison of these two rifles: DSR-1 in 338 Lapua and our DXL-3. And then there’s the eve of Victory Day, we received a call from Russia Today guys who asked whether we plan something interesting to this date. When we said, “We were somehow going to compete with the best in the German rifle away,” the reaction on the other end was like – “With German one??? Yeah, that’s just what we need!!!”.

In fact, I know that rifle very well and it is really bad (in a good sense).

Competition for confident shot at maximum range comes with the inception of sniping as an art of marksmanship. Technical progress and regular wars contribute to its growth, but of course, this process can not be called uniform. Breakthroughs happen and there are periods of calm. One of these periods came to the seventies of the twentieth century, and was associated with the fact that the most common sniper caliber  of  that time – .30 – exhausted its possibilities for development.

Created in 1963, the .300 Winchester Magnum cartridge was the culmination of the .30 caliber development. It gave a sniper