5 Things You Don't Know About: Sniper Rifles


This original Military.com series looks at sniper rifles and quickly recounts five “unknown” facts or stories about them.

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Wesley Nations
Wesley Nations18-09-2017, 05:14
Germany I think.
Robert Brunston
Robert Brunston14-09-2017, 05:24
Thanks.
Nicholas Frank thefrankr
Nicholas Frank thefrankr14-09-2017, 02:47
Russia
Dan Kelly
Dan Kelly14-09-2017, 05:10
Stop mixing the terms bullet and cartridge you fucking moron.
kaizobi
kaizobi14-09-2017, 12:40
Here's a more interesting list for those who wasted their time on the video:1. The Barrett M107A1 recoil system design has more in common with an artillery cannon than a sniper rifle. 2. The first confirmed sniper kill over a mile wasn't with a sniper rifle. It was with a scoped Browning M2 Machine Gun.3. One of the most common overlooked factors in long distance shooting is the increase in bullet velocity from the gun powder heating up after sitting in a hot chamber.4. In Vietnam, an average of 200,000 bullets were fired for every one enemy combatant killed. That averaged out to about $2,300 per kill. Snipers did it with an average of 1.3 shots or 27 cents. 5. Sniper rifles can range in price from $250 at Walmart to the $22,000 TrackingPoint Sniper system which includes a USB port, a WIFI server, an IPad mini, and fires itself. If Apple made a rifle for the typical Call of Duty troll, this would be it.
Sam Danneau
Sam Danneau13-09-2017, 03:24
It was the British on 1801 when à riflemàn from 95th rifles shot a french officer at the battle of corunna
Jim Walker
Jim Walker12-09-2017, 03:49
Do care about the history, I wanted to learn about the rifles themselves!
7126MD
7126MD11-09-2017, 04:20
It was germany 🇩🇪
GySgt.8541
GySgt.854111-09-2017, 01:07
Oohrah! I spent 20 of my 46 years in the Marine Corp. as a Sniper with 2RC, 2MD...When will Americans learn they need to love and respect there men and women who have served! The reasons American have their freedom is because of what we have done!Retired Gunnery Sgt. NCO, USMC, Semper Fi
Mathilde Chevalier
Mathilde Chevalier10-09-2017, 05:10
natural Does anyone recognize better than this versior?