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What is Lapua
:''This article is about a municipality in Finland. There is also an ammunition brand named after the town, producer of the famous .338 Lapua.'' Lapua (''Lappo'' in Swedish) is a municipality of Finland. It is located next to the Lapua River in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region (...)
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About Lapua elsewhere
"In modern U.S. Army parlance, the sniper rifle, optics, cleaning kits, cases, and other accessories are considered a "Sniper Weapon System" and are issued as a set."
"^ The Finnish Army found out during a test/trails program and 7 years of actual service that the barrels of their Sako TRG-42 sniper rifles lasted 7000 to 8000 rounds with Lapua Lock Base B408 factory ammunition before showing impermissible accuracy decay."
"Contrary to popular belief, sniper rifles are not necessarily characterised by exceptional accuracy, especially when compared to civilian sporting rifles, though they nearly always match or exceed the capabilities of other rifles in the military and police categories."
"The Release of a second Juba tape in October 2006 showed an interview with the commander of the Baghdad sniper brigade in which he reaffirmed that Juba is indeed using a Tabuk Sniper Rifle."
"LM is intended to fulfil a long-range anti-personnel role, and fills the gap between the lighter 7.62 × 51 mm (.308) anti-personnel sniper rifles, which do not have sufficient maximum effective range to be effectively used at long distances, and larger .50 BMG (12.7 x 99) anti-materiel rifles, which lack the portability of lighter sniper rifles."
"Sako TRG-22/42 sniper rifles were developed by the Finnish firearm manufacturer SAKO."
"The .338 Lapua Magnum (8.6 x 70 mm or 8.58 x 70 mm) is a specialized rimless bottlenecked centerfire cartridge developed for military long-range sniper rifles."
About places near Lapua
There is really not much to do in Seinäjoki. It's a small Finnish town that is crazy about tango and pesäpallo, the Finnish version of baseball. If you happen to like either of them you might want to visit the place during Tangomarkkinat, a very big tango event organized every summer.
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