Sniper Country Photo Gallery
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    In the field:




    331Kb
    This picture was taken in June 2006 at Firebase Blessing in Afghanistan. The rifle is a EDM Windrunner M96 .50cal. The rifle shot consistent 1MOA out to 2600 meters on A606 .50cal
    Courtesy of CC
    (Posted 11 December 2007)

    46Kb
    Sniper deployment in Iraq - 2005
    Courtesy of EV
    (Posted 23 November 2007)

    67Kb
    Sniper deployment in Iraq - 2005
    Courtesy of IMY
    (Posted 07 February 2007)

    83Kb
    Sniper deployment in Iraq - 2005
    Courtesy of IMY
    (Posted 07 February 2007)

    36Kb
    Sniper deployment in Iraq - 2005
    Courtesy of IMY
    (Posted 13 March 2006)

    173Kb
    Italian sniper in the fields
    Courtesy of Puci
    (Posted 30 October 2005)

    130Kb
    Italian sniper in the fields
    Courtesy of Puci
    (Posted 30 October 2005)

    102Kb
    Italian sniper in the fields
    Courtesy of Puci
    (Posted 30 October 2005)

    86Kb
    Italian sniper in the fields
    Courtesy of Puci
    (Posted 30 October 2005)

    66Kb
    Italian sniper in the fields
    Courtesy of Puci
    (Posted 30 October 2005)

    182Kb
    Russian sniper in the fields
    (Posted 30 October 2005)

    179Kb
    Russian sniper in the fields
    (Posted 30 October 2005)

    61Kb
    Hécate 2 , PGM sniper and spotter on the heights of MITROVICA (KOSOVO) - JUNE 2005
    (Posted 29 October 2005)

    142Kb
    Scandinavian winter training - sniper team takes part in an ambush (we have to "eliminate" jeep driver and operator of PK machine gun). We use US Army snow camo parkas and trousers, our rifles are camouflaged with white bandage.
    (Posted 16 July 2005)

    145Kb
    Scandinavian winter training - sniper team takes part in an ambush (we have to "eliminate" jeep driver and operator of PK machine gun). We use US Army snow camo parkas and trousers, our rifles are camouflaged with white bandage.
    (Posted 16 July 2005)

    Before 2005

    42Kb
    A Sniper Country staffer developing range data at SMTC's UKD range.
    15Kb
    Over the valley and though the air.... 900 yards and going!

    34Kb
    Death in the Tall Grass
    42Kb
    The business end of an M24

    33Kb
    Often feared, the German sniper was a thorn in the side of the Allies.

    15Kb
    A sniper's nightmare! Counter-sniper fire need not be done with a rifle. Many snipers have died by direct fire from large caliber weapons.

    70Kb
    A Dutch Field Exercise on the Spanish plains. The rifle is an FN-FAL, equipped with a 4x scope, designated AI 62 - Courtesy SniperHide

    78Kb
    Dutch troops in Spain. The first is carrying the radio and a Diemaco C7A1.  His buddy is carrying a scoped FN-FAL. Their combined gear in a Berghaus Vulcan backpack - Courtesy SniperHide

    33Kb
    Dutch troops on patrol during an exercise in the UK.  Weapon is a scoped FN-FAL - Courtesy SniperHide

    30Kb
    S. Powers putting the AT1-M24 through its paces at 250 yards. The rifle proved itself rock solid and extremely accurate.

    69Kb
    Sniperteam from a German Panzergrenadierbataillon with the "old" HK G3A4 Rifle ( Distance to the Soldier is 5 meters)
    48Kb
    German Bundeswehr Sniper - Team , Nov. 1997 in Grafenwöhr.

    56Kb
    German Bundeswehr Sniperteam in Grafenwöhr Nov. 1997

    41Kb
    Stalking in the snow.  The Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center.  Courtesy Sgt. Wise

    69Kb
    Looking down the wrong end in the snow...  The Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center.  Courtesy Sgt. Wise

    63Kb
    Sniper watching...  The Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center.  Courtesy Sgt. Wise

    75Kb
    A winter sniper - decent winter that is.  The Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center.  Courtesy Sgt. Wise

    77Kb
    Sniper watching...  The Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center.  Courtesy Sgt. Wise

    43Kb
    Sniper on his station at sunset.  The Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center.  Courtesy Sgt. Wise

    72Kb
    On a hill overlooking the enemy.  The Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center.  Courtesy Sgt. Wise

    27Kb
    Russian sniper scanning the area around Stanitsa Sleptsovskaya in Chechniya on January 17, 2000. Very nice camouflage over the rifle.  From Excite.com

    29Kb
    View of a target seen through the Leupold M3A used on the Army's M24. 

    36Kb
    One shot, One kill

    31Kb
    A sniper and his Dragunow somewhere in Finland.  Courtesy Jussi Välimäki

    61Kb
    French sniper in the field... the ghillie is made with a flying suit 

    177Kb
    Snipers from the 1st Bn the Parachute Regiment in Kosovo 1999, taken in Pristina opposite the Grand hotel. This was an overt operation to show a presence during Madelaine Albright's first visit to Kosovo in July 1999. They were armed with the L96, 7.62mm Sniper rifle made by Accuracy International.  Courtesy of Slugboy

    55Kb
    Snipers from the 1st Bn the Parachute Regiment at Lungi Airport in Sierra Leone and show members of the section in and around the Airports control tower.  Armed with the .338 Super Magnum made by Accuracy International.  Courtesy of Slugboy

    71Kb
    Snipers from the 1st Bn the Parachute Regiment at Lungi Airport in Sierra Leone.  Courtesy of Slugboy

    68Kb
    Snipers from the 1st Bn the Parachute Regiment at Lungi Airport in Sierra Leone.  Courtesy of Slugboy

    75Kb
    Snipers from the 1st Bn the Parachute Regiment at Lungi Airport in Sierra Leone.  Courtesy of Slugboy

    77Kb
    Snipers from the 1st Bn the Parachute Regiment at Lungi Airport in Sierra Leone.  Courtesy of Slugboy
    Snipers from the 1st Bn the Parachute Regiment at Lungi Airport in Sierra Leone.  Courtesy of Slugboy

    105Kb
    25th Inf Div. Snipers in Vietnam. 1969.  Courtesy of Bill Lancaster.

    135Kb
    25th Inf Div. Snipers in Vietnam. 1969.  Courtesy of Bill Lancaster.

    153Kb
    25th Inf Div. Snipers in Vietnam. 1969.  Courtesy of Bill Lancaster.

    23Kb
    Philippe and a friend's wife having fun after shooting sniper rifle seriously.  Courtesy of Philippe Mullot.

    48Kb
    Air Force Snipers do exist...  Courtesy of Tim Brandon

    66Kb
    This photograph shows a homemade urban Cam suit as worn by Snipers in 1st Bn the Parachute reg, UK. It is a painted set of Cam whites based on the British Urban Cam used on vehicles in Berlin in the eighties.  Courtesy of Slugboy

    17Kb
    This photo shows 4 British Snipers in rubble, wearing home made Urban Cam suits.  One sniper has his headdress down so a comparison can be made. Courtesy of Slugboy

    32Kb
    This shows my own ghillie suit which is a net construction covered in 'realtree' type cam.  The photo is taken in MOUT (we call it OIBUA, operations in built up areas) training area in UK.  Shows how a field ghillie is adaptable to urban situations.  Courtesy of Slugboy
    Sniper and spotter at the National Guard Sniper Championships.
    Sniper and spotter at the National Guard Sniper Championships.

    20Kb
    "Last shot of the Day."  This shot was during a routine target session and was made at 140 yds on a cool fall day Oct.2000.  The rifle used was a Rem 700 VS w/3.5X10 leupold and Harris bipod.. and 168 gr fed Gold medal Match ammo.  Courtesy of Ptl. J.B. Conley

    49Kb
    Sniper in a overwatch position. Courtesy of Sfc Pete Carpentier Jr TXNG.

    60Kb
    Two Israeli police snipers doing a range card.  The rifle is an M-98 with Weaver T-10 scope.  Other sniper uses the Swiss Vilde scope for ranging.  With permission of the Israeli Civil Guard Sharp Shooters Ass.

    10Kb
    1900 yard target of .408 Cheyenne Tactical - Courtesy Dean Michaelis

    10Kb
    1900 yard target of .408 Cheyenne Tactical - Courtesy Dean Michaelis

    10Kb
    1900 yard target of .408 Cheyenne Tactical - Courtesy Dean Michaelis

    56Kb
    2300 yard target of .408 Cheyenne Tactical - Courtesy Dean Michaelis

    36Kb
    2300 yard target of .408 Cheyenne Tactical - Courtesy Dean Michaelis

    48Kb
    Showing the fall angle at the 2400 yard target of .408 Cheyenne Tactical - Courtesy Dean Michaelis

    44Kb
    2300 yard target of .408 Cheyenne Tactical - Courtesy Dean Michaelis

    39Kb
    Sometimes the camo used is better than others.  Courtesy KevinB

    33Kb
    Ops Kosovo 2000.  German KRK Sniper looking out over Prizren.

    43Kb
    German KRK Snipers during Ops Kosovo 2000.

    44Kb
    German KRK Snipers during Ops Kosovo 2000.

    17Kb
    3 man sniper team from Fallschirmjagersbattallion314 (German airborne carring G3, G22 and G36).

    18Kb
    3 man sniper team from Fallschirmjagersbattallion314 (German airborne carring G3, G22 and G36).

    36Kb
    West Point Cadet shooting a G-22 The accuracy international rifle in .300 Win Mag 

    51Kb
    Marine Reserve snipers zeroing their M40a1. Photo by Sfc Pete Carpentier Jr TXNG

    54Kb
    Israely Magav snipers in field trainings. Rifles are : SSG Steyr, Mauser Mod 98 Police of IMI, and Mod 98 custom.With permission of the Israeli Civil Guard Sharp Shooters Ass.

    25Kb
    Canadian sniper on one of the many ranges used by SFOR troops in BiH.

    36Kb
    With one of the L96s - Accuracy International AWP in 7.62x51mm. A little heavier than the M40, but the .338 definitely gets out to a thousand meters and beyond with more balls than the 7.62 does.

    52Kb
    Ghillied amongst the trees. Courtesy of Ryan Liska

    34Kb
    Myself as sniper in qui nhon Vietnam in 69' - trained by the 9th infantry in dong tam but was a navy sniper
    Courtesy of Ron Santoro

    14Kb
    Sniper peers down the holographic scope of the M-14 sniper rifle he used during operations in and around Samarra - Iraq 2003. Photo by Alan Lessig / Military Times staff (Also read the article)



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