19 Apr '17, 8pm

#WeaponsWednesday: 'Operation Lone Wolf' sniper leader course trains, tests US and allied forces

#WeaponsWednesday: 'Operation Lone Wolf' sniper leader course trains, tests US and allied forces

ROSE BARRACKS, Germany - Sniper Leader Course, Operation Lone Wolf, a three-week sniper training took place from March 14-31, 2017 on Grafenwöhr Training Area and Rose Barracks. The course, designed to train and test snipers from across the 2d Cavalry Regiment, allowed Soldiers the opportunity to share tactics and techniques between Squadrons and their European Allies. During the event, Snipers underwent a week of classroom activities covering ballistics, communications systems, hide sites progressing to a week of field exercises where snipers trained on building urban and forested hide sites, infiltration techniques and conducted calls for fire missions from mortar assets. A part of the final week, snipers conducted field team engagements, pistol training and a familiarization fire from helicopters. The collaborative course was facilitated by 2CR, 3rd Squadron's Sniper Sq...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/186252/

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