"Talent is like a marksman who hits a target which others cannot reach; genius is like a marksman who hits a target which others cannot see."
Introduction to Marksman Rifles
Marksman Rifles are weapon used by soldiers in the marksman role. The marksman's role fills the gap between a regular infantryman and a sniper, and marksman rifles have been developed with this middle-ground in mind.
These rifles have to be effective, in terms of accuracy and terminal ballistics, at ranges exceeding those of ordinary assault rifles, but do not require the extended range of a dedicated sniper rifle.
Marksman rifles, however, often share some basic characteristics with sniper rifles in difference to the weapons carried. They may have an attached scope, and a deploy-able stabilizing bi-pod to allow optimized accuracy.
They will retain semi-automatic firing capability (more rapid than bolt-action sniper rifles) and a larger magazine capacity of about 10 or 20 rounds, depending on the firearm in question.
The list below will show you the marksman rifles in the mod, teaching you how to assemble and use them. If you have any more doubts or problems about any of the rifles, feel free to contact the team at Vic's Modern Warfare Forums at Curse.com.