The Finnish Army has ordered more TRG M10 Multi-Caliber Sniper Rifles to equip Finnish Army. According to the Finnish MOD’s statement, “The new precision rifles will build a sniper capability suitable for multiple forces. The price of the acquisition, including VAT, will be approximately €11 million”.
The TRG M10 is a bolt-action, magazine-fed precision rifle equipped with a magnifying optical sight. Combined with the high-performance 8.6 x 70 mm precision cartridge, it allows snipers to hit a variety of targets at ranges exceeding 1,400 meters.
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The rifle systems also include an interchangeable set of calibers, which allows training with the same cartridges as the M23 rifle system, which has been developed in collaboration with Sako.
The TRG M10 sniper rifle system and the sniper equipment to be purchased with it: (spotting scopes, laser range finders, and shooting rests) will increase the operating possibilities for snipers and the accuracy and range of their fire.
Umair Aslam is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Global Defense Insight. He has worked as a defense journalist reporting on military modernization programs, nuclear non-proliferation, arms control, and the South Asian Arms race.