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« The MAR-10 is a powerful marksman weapon used by CTRG forces. This semi-automatic rifle is chambered in .338 Lapua Magnum. With its 66 cm long barrel and 4.4 kg weight, MAR-10 isn't easy to handle, but high power and extreme precision with effective range up to 1700 m compensate it.
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MAR-10 .338
Arma3-icon-mar10
Faction Icon-side-blufor NATO
Icon-side-blufor CTRG
Type Marksman Rifle
Calibre .338 Lapua Magnum
Magazine
capacity
10
Dispersion 0.00044 rad
Mass 260
Variants None
Games
A3-marksmen
Arma3-render-mar10sand

The MAR-10 is a .338 marksman rifle used by both CTRG sharpshooters and in limited numbers with Mediterranean NATO forces in ArmA 3. It was added with the release of the Marksmen DLC.

Overview

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The MAR-10 is a piston driven, semi-automatic marksman rifle chambered to fire the .338 Lapua Magnum round.

It loads from 10-round box magazines, and can attain a fire rate of up to 250 rounds per minute with a muzzle velocity of 915 m/s. It accepts accessories on all three of its rails; top, side, and underbarrel, and can have attachments mounted onto its muzzle.

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Ready and waiting.

Performance-wise, the MAR-10's damage output is somewhat underwhelming at close and medium ranges due to using a smaller-sized cartridge compared to its CSAT counterpart (8.6 mm versus 9.3 mm).

But consequently, the MAR-10 has a better ballistics model as it retains much of its power regardless of distance. This is in contrast to the Cyrus, which suffers from a significant damage drop-off for targets beyond 700 metres.

When it comes to accuracy, the MAR-10 is fairly precise and can be used to take out targets at ranges of up to 1,000 metres with little-to-no dispersion. In that aspect, it is almost on-par (though not exactly the same) with sniper rifles like the M320 LRR, making it perfectly suited for use in sniper engagements as opposed to short range firefights.

Camouflage

  • Black
  • Camo
  • Sand
  • Black: Matte black paint finish.
  • Camo: Custom two-tone splinter camouflage pattern inspired by the Arid Dazzle pattern uniforms worn by CTRG operatives. Exclusively used by CTRG Group 14's sharpshooters.
  • Sand: Desert sand/flat dark earth paint finish. Primarily used by Mediterranean NATO sharpshooters.

Ammunition

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Base damage value Aerodynamic friction Initial velocity (m/s) Penetration depth (mm)
16 -0.00061 915 27.45

The MAR-10 only accepts a single magazine type. It has a "mass" value of 14 units:

.338 LM 10Rnd Mag

Box magazine loaded with .338 Lapua Magnum rounds. Does not have any visible tracers loaded.

Trivia

  • The MAR-10 is based on the real-world "Bad News" rifle designed by Noreen Firearms, an outdoor/sporting goods company based in Montana, U.S.A.
    • It is also fitted with a custom-designed stock, and what appears to be a front handguard inspired by the War Sport "LVOA" rifle complete with a "Top Hat" compensator.
  • Unlike most other sniper rifles and DMRs, the MAR-10 is only capable of semi-automatic fire.

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See also

Weapons of comparable role and configuration

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