13 May '16, 2am

[email protected]_Infantry Soldiers zero in on sniper training

.@3rd_Infantry Soldiers zero in on sniper training

FORT STEWART, Ga. -- Soldiers of Troops C and D, 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, conducted sniper rifle training with a focus on basic sniper skills at Fort Stewart, Georgia, May 3. The purpose of this training was to teach Soldiers how to observe enemies during combat operations without detection and how to use sniper weapon systems. "Snipers are qualified specialists that operate alone or in a team to maintain visual contact with the enemy and engage targets with sniper rifles when necessary," said Spc. John Heard, an infantryman with Troop C, 6-8 Cavalry. Three types of sniper rifles were used for this training: the XM2010 enhanced sniper rifle, M107 .50 caliber long range sniper rifle and M110 semi-automatic sniper system. "The XM2010 enhanced sniper rifle has a maximum effective range of 1200 meters and is u...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/167711

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  1. 13 May '16, 3am

    I watch this training video from here http://www.siyasat.pk/siasi-videos-f4.html

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