The Russian made Lobaev DXL-3 is a formidable piece of kit. It’s the sniper rifle of choice for the security teams of Vladimir Putin, President of Russia. It’s of aluminium and single bolt construction and designed to perform well in low temperatures with an effective range of 2000m, making it one of the most sought after sniper rifles on the planet. It’s chambered for the .338 Lapua Magnum. The following is a fine demonstration of the power of this weapon.