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Nick Irving: For a Sniper, Timing is Everything

Nick Irving

by Nick Irving Timing is Everything: from the book Way of The Reaper As soon as we were on the tarmac of the airfield, mortar rounds came in on our position. I (Nick Irving) thought again about our HVT and

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The Longest Kill: Sniper Maverick 41

The Longest Kill

by Craig Harrison The Longest Kill In the sniper world, we constantly move after firing. A sniper will fire one to two shots, possibly three, from one position, before having to move. If you stay still, you will be identified—and

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Nick Irving: An Army Ranger NEVER Gives Up

Nick Irving

by Nick Irving Immediately after graduating high school, I was sent to Ft. Benning to attend US Army Basic training under the Option 40 contract (US Army Ranger Contract).  Before enlisting into the Army, my life long goal was to

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The Evolution of the Modern American Sniper

RIMPAC 2000 sniper camouflage

by Chris Martin The popularized notion of the lone sniper, out in the brush for days with no connection to their commanders until after executing a lethal mission and extracting to report their results, is one increasingly left for the

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Posted in Contemporary History, Military History

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