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The Army’s Deadly Sniper Rifle Is Hiding a Big Secret

The selection of .300 Winchester Magnum extended the U.S. Army sniper’s range to 1200 meters—four hundred beyond that of the M24. As a result, the M2010 ESR received an improved, longer-range optic, the Leupold Mark 4 M5A2 with variable 6.5- to twenty-power magnification. The Leupold scope can be fitted with the Knight’s Armament  AN/PVS-29 or AN/PVS-30 night-vision scopes for …

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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 …

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US Army unveils OPAT

The new changes in U.S. Army physical fitness test should improve overall system and allow it to determine determine if new recruits and soldiers can meet the physical demands of certain jobs. Especially those such as infantry and armor specialties. The new test will be referred as the Occupational Physical Assessment Test, or OPAT. It …

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Green Berets: De Oppresso Liber — To Liberate the Oppressed 9

Green Beret Explains Why SF Training Is Better Than An MBA

Joining the U.S. Army Special Forces involves further more than elite combat training. The U.S. Army Special Forces also known as Green Berets specialize in unconventional warfare — i.e. working with guerrillas to overthrow governments — as well as counter-terrorism, foreign internal defense, and special reconnaissance. With experience planning and executing complex operations, these veterans can also be …

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