Tag: Marine Sniper
Late last year we reported that the US Marine Corps had begun fielding the M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle as the M38, a designated marksman rifle. The M38 is essentially a standard M27 mounting a variable power Leupold TS-30A2 Mark 4 MR/T scope instead of a standard ACOG.
A southern black racer snake slithers across the rifle barrel held by junior Army National Guard sniper Pfc. William Snyder as he practices woodland stalking in a camouflaged ghillie suit at Eglin Air Force Base, April 7, 2018. Army photo by Staff Sgt. William Frye
U.S. Army Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), fire the M24 Sniper Weapon System during weapons density at Fort Campbell, Ky. Jan. 9, 2019. U.S. Army Photo by Capt. Justin Wright
By Lance Cpl. Roger L. Nelson | SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, WAHIAWA, Hawaii —Part three of fourMarines going through the Scout Sniper Basic Course participated in the individual stalking portion of their 10-week training, Oct. 13, at the Schofield Barracks East Range Training Area.“Our first stalk was about a nine hundred-meter stalk, and the terrain had a lot of trees and shrubs for the students to … Read More Sniper students learn the finer points of hide and seek
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Snipers face countless threats on the battlefield. Ambush. Exposure. Separation from friendly forces. But, one of the most dangerous is being hunted by another deadly sharpshooter. “It becomes a game of cat and mouse,” US Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Rance, the sniper instructor team sergeant at the sniper school at Fort Benning, said in a recent interview with Business Insider. “You have to be … Read More US Army sharpshooters reveal how they hunt enemy snipers in a deadly ‘game of cat and mouse’
There is no shortage of popular culture lionizing snipers. From movies to books, legendary exploits are laced with evocative imagery. Alone, unafraid, heroically holding back enemy hoards with only a bolt gun. This captivation is not without
Have you ever wanted to know how to build a great ghillies suit? Not just a great suit but how the Military would build one. Better yet, so you do not look like a ghillies monster. Well, then you need to check this article out.
This year on our Sniper Tuesday we will start from the Revolutionary War to Present. Featuring different Snipers and what they have done. Sit back and enjoy it! Read below Patrick Ferguson was a Scottish officer in the British Army, an early advocate of light infantry and the designer of the Ferguson rifle.