MRSW – the C3A1
The 7.62mm (or .308") C3A1 is the Medium Range Sniper Weapon. A Parker Hale rifle, the C3A1 dates back to the 1980s will be replaced by the new 8.6mm C14 Timberwolf.
CF designation: Rifle, Sniper, 7.62mm, C3A1, Calibre: 7.62x51mm NATO (.308" Match), Origins: Parker-Hale Ltd, Birmingham, England ( Parker-Hale commercial Model 82
For Background on the MRS rifles, see: Marksman Rifle System
MRSWS – the C14
The Medium-Range Snipers Weapon System ( MRSWS ) is a bolt-action Timberwolf chambered for the dedicated sniper round, 8.6mm Lapua.
CF designation: Rifle, Sniper,
8.6 mm, C14,* Calibre: 8.6mm x 70mm (or .338" Lapua), Origins: Prairie Gun Works DTI, Winnipeg (partnered with Colt Canada of Kitchener).
LRSW - C15 Big Mac
Interim LRSW ( Long Range Sniper Weapon ) in 12.7mm, the McMillan C15 Big Mac is an anti-matériel rifle used also for anti-personnel now.
Rifle, Sniper, 12.7mm, C15,* Calibre: 12.7 x 99mm NATO (.50" BMG), Origins: McMillan Bros Rifle Company, Phoenix, AZ, USA (Tactical Rifle or Tac-50 ).