Roughneck Joe© Weapon: MK-I Morita Smart Rifle - Sniper

Here is the Sniper Morita as shouldered by Sugar Watkins.

The Sniper Morita, accentuated with a scale, adjustable rifle sling.

Automatic 7.62 mm
Point effect
Medium damage
30 rounds/clip

Intel Brief: This is the standard Mobile Infantry (MI) 7.62 mm assault rifle. Due to it's more compact size, it is preferred by Fleet. It has great range and has demonstrated flexibility in all combat conditions, including underwater warfare. Several rounds fired directly into Warrior bug nerve center will stop him, and probably kill, instantly.

Optionally, it can be combined with the scope/infrared sensor package for sniper/night "surgical" missions.

Fragmentation weapon
Light area effect
High damage
10 shells/pack

Intel Brief: In the last 8 years, with some design changes, Morita remained one of the most popular bullet-based weapons. Older models had an option of blast fire; from the add on attached under the barrel. New model of this shotgun add-on has enhanced range with somewhat smaller effect radius, and it fires very deadly fragmentation shells. 
However, improved efficiency of this weapon requires all Morita's aiming and loading system resources, so 7.62 mm rounds cannot be fired while this add-on is active. Barrel of the shotgun needs to be pulled back into the body of the weapon before the further firing of 7.62's is possible.
Boot camp training includes shotgun mount/unmount practices. Time needed for unmounting ranges from 0,75 to 2.5 seconds. ( statistic data, including training and combat situations ) Powerful blast from the shotgun can be used efficiently against Warrior bugs in close combat, or to take down incoming Hopper bug.

Here is the Sniper Morita on a mini custom gun rack.  It's the standard Morita with the pump-action stock, that has been remolded with a slightly rougher surface.  The sniper scope is added to the center of the sighting rail.  I started with a Euro I Gray, then gave a wash of US Army Helo Drab.  This looks much closer to the actual dusty film-used props.

Inside and outside views with details of the scope.

Straight-on shots of the pump-action, optics and receiver.  Note the accurate placement of the sling mounts.

More views to show off the details!

The receiving end of the Sniper Morita.

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