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The Road to Mammoth 2021- What’s in it for you?

A couple of years ago, I wrote an article for American Grit about why I – a middle aged, former college athlete, and patriot with no military training – decided to sign up for one of the toughest shooting and endurance competitions in the world, the Mammoth Ultimate Sniper Challenge. It’s an event traditionally dominated …

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Quadcopter Drones + Sniper Rifle = Awesome!

Drones have become a regular tool for America’s Armed forces. A drone can sometimes mean the difference between life and death with the intel they can provide. Governments are spending more than ever before on Defense budgets today, which provides an enormous incentive to solve problems that troops currently face. With that in mind, what …

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A Former Sniper Offers This Trick for Better Focus

Few jobs require as much focus as being a sniper. Dangerous conditions make the stakes high. The nature of the work leads to exhaustion being the status quo. The ability to survive and accomplish the mission is heavily influenced by the ability to block out the external conditions and maintain an intense focus on the task …

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WATCH: Police Sniper Takes Out Thug Holding Old Woman Hostage

Hostage situations are tricky, even for experienced officers. However much training you receive on negotiation and tactics, someone’s life hangs between law enforcement and the perp desperate enough to murder. Blas Leroux was desperate, indeed. Freed from prison just 3 months before this incident, he was determined not to go back to prison ever again. …

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This spec ops sniper rifle fits inside a ‘granola-eater’ backpack

Most sniper rifles for military special operations units are long, heavy affairs. With barrels out to 20 inches, long bolt actions geared toward large calibers like .338 Lapua Magnum and beyond, it’s tough to get compact when the goal is to reach out to distant targets with pinpoint accuracy. And these rifles aren’t exactly the …

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SAS Sniper Kills ISIS Executioner From a Mile Away

A British Special Air Service Sniper took out four ISIS terrorists from over a mile away just moments before they executed 12 hostages. The marksman fired one round from his long-range Barrett .50 caliber sniper rifle over the enormous distance and struck a fuel tank affixed to one of the terrorist’s back. The fuel tank …

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This Marine sniper threw the enemy’s grenade back to save his brothers

His team spotted by insurgents and forced to take cover in an abandoned compound, Marine sniper Joshua Moore went against his instinct when two grenades landed next to him, throwing one of them back at the enemy and holding off insurgent fire until help could arrive. Moore, at the time a Lance Corporal, was later awarded the …

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