Home / sniper

sniper

Do you know why are snipers treated worse than infantry when captured?

Snipers are probably the deadliest enemy soldier out there. That’s a period to the left. From an intelligence perspective, the snipers are so valuable because they have lots of Intel to include: Enemy tactics, techniques, and procedures. Enemy troop movements. Communication methods. Enemy dispositions (locations). That means that snipers are in fact, expert map readers, …

Do you know why are snipers treated worse than infantry when captured? Read More »

World’s Longest Sniper Kill: The Enemy Killed at 3,871 Yards

Even the construction of the rifle itself affects the shot. A high-quality barrel will naturally be more accurate and the rifle involved in the shot, the  McMillan TAC-50, is one of the best around. The barrel rifling, a spiral-like pattern that makes the bullet spin in flight, stabilizing it, imparts “spindrift.” According to Cleckner, a rifle with a …

World’s Longest Sniper Kill: The Enemy Killed at 3,871 Yards Read More »

Becoming an U.S. Army Sniper

According to figures released by the Department of Defense, the average number of rounds expended in Vietnam to kill one enemy soldier with the M-16 was 50,000. The average number of rounds expended by U.S. military snipers to kill one enemy soldier was 1.3 rounds. That’s a cost difference of $23,000 per kill for the …

Becoming an U.S. Army Sniper Read More »

Scroll to Top