Lightweight rifle with a relatively short barrel; biathletes use a .22-caliber rifle that is loaded manually or with a magazine.
Strap used to stabilize the rifle when shooting from a prone position.
Metal aiming device attached to the front of the barrel.
Part containing the cartridges, which are automatically fed into the gun barrel.
Articulated graduated aiming device attached to the back of the barrel; the rear sight is lined up with the front sight when aiming.