Modern Snipers

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Modern Snipers

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The years since 9/11 have seen major changes in the way snipers are employed on the modern battlefield, alongside an incredibly rapid evolution in their weapons, equipment and training. This book covers the 14 years of near-constant warfare since the dawn of this new century, documenting where, when and how snipers have been deployed; their rifles, optics and their ancillary equipment such as laser range finders; their training and tactics and accounts of real-life operations involving sniper teams.

The wars of the 21st Century have reaffirmed the importance of snipers in both conventional and unconventional warfare, and this new study covers these developments in depth, as well as looking at the role of the sniper in the police and counterterrorism environment.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements / List of Illustrations / List of Abbreviations / Chapter 1: The Modern History of Sniping /
Chapter 2: The Modern Sniper / Chapter 3: Sniping in Afghanistan / Chapter 4: Sniping in Iraq / Chapter 5: Snipers of the Insurgency / Chapter 6: Police and Counterterrorism Sniping / Chapter 7: Modern Sniper Rifles / Appendix 1: An Interview with a Special Operations Sniper / Appendix 2: References / Notes / Index

Product details

Published Aug 23 2016
Format Hardback
Edition 1st
Extent 336
ISBN 9781472815347
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 60 col
Dimensions 233 x 152 mm
Series General Military
Short code GNM
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Leigh Neville

Leigh Neville is an Australian national who has wr…

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