With more than 3 million units built since 1903, the Springfield M1903, still holds a strong line of sniper success today. This masterpiece was the official arm for US military in WWI and served prior to the M1 Garand. Still, even in the wake of the success of the M1 Garand, the Springfield M1903 continued to earn its place in the marksmanship arena and civilian use as a historical icon of accuracy, dependability and lifelong service. This rifle saw action at various levels from WWI all the way up through the Vietnam War and is the trademark of tried and true. The detachable box magazine inspired generations of similar magazine-style bolt-action rifles for decades.