The M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System (SASS) is a 7.62mm semi-automatic rifle that is capable of delivering precision fire to enemy targets out to 800 meters. The weapon is shorter and lighter than traditional sniper rifles, which enhances the mobility of Marine scout snipers and allows for multiple follow-up shots.
Ammunition: 7.62mm rounds
Weight: 15.3 pounds
Length: 40.5 inches
Maximum Effective Range: 800 meters
Muzzle velocity: 2,571 feet per second
Rate of fire: Semi-automatic
- Rapid fire/rapid reload
- Folding detachable bipod
Marine Scout Snipers use the M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System (SASS) as one of many weapons in their arsenal. Marines who become Scout Snipers must belong to one of these primary Military Occupational Specialties (MOS):
- Reconnaissance Marine
- Machine Gunner
- Assault Marine
- Anti-tank Missile Gunner
- Infantry Unit Leader
View a list of roles in the Marine Corps.
Weapons of the Scout-Snipers
Marine Scout Snipers use many weapons in their arsenal. Marines who become Scout Snipers must belong to one of these Military Occupational Specialties (MOSs): Rifleman, Reconnaissance Marine, Machine Gunner, Mortarman, Assault Marine, Anti-tank Missile Gunner or Infantry Unit Leader.