Lapua Magnum Replacing .50 Cal?

“The Israeli Army is the latest to adopt the Lapua Magnum cartridge,” reports. “The Israelis selected the HTR 2000 rifle, a 5.1 kg weapon [not shown] with a three round magazine and a 606mm (24 inch) barrel.” The Lapua’s big advantage over the .50: weight. “Snipers in Iraq, and especially Afghanistan, have been calling for […]