Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) has launched a brand new sniper rifle at Eurosatory 2014 in Paris.

Dubbed the Dan .338, the rifle marks a departure from IWI’s previous semi-automatic precision rifle offerings as it features a bolt-action – the first IWI-designed rifle to do so.

Explaining the decision to develop a bolt-action sniper rifle, a company official told IHS Jane’s on 16 June that there was “strong demand from our clients for a bolt-action sniper rifle” and that “IWI has decided to comply with their demands”. […]