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The World's Longest Sniper Kill: The Enemy Shot Dead at 3,871 Yards (Over 2 Miles Away)

The National Interest•January 20, 2018

In mid-2017, the sniping community was rocked by incredible news: a Canadian sniper team operating in the Middle East had made a successful kill at a distance of more than two miles. The team, deployed to fight the Islamic State, killed an ISIS fighter at a distance of 3,871 yards. The shot was a record

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I find it absolutely amazing the way they consider wind, altitude, distance, etc...
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An amazing kill. Over a thousand yards farther than the last best. A shot like that requires super skill and a large amount of luck.

You gotta love the photo. TEC .50 it isn't. Probably a '19 .30 Browning machine gun.
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Expected drop of 6,705 inches or 558.75 ft.? Hard to believe.
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Expected drop of 6,705 inches or 558.75 ft.? Hard to believe.
From the warnings on .22 caliber bullets, the range of the little round can be a mile. I wonder what the bullet drop would be at that distance, and what would be the effects of it hitting a person, say in the butt.
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From the warnings on .22 caliber bullets, the range of the little round can be a mile. I wonder what the bullet drop would be at that distance, and what would be the effects of it hitting a person, say in the butt.
It concerns me that you are even curious about this. Glad I don't live in your neighborhood.....
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It concerns me that you are even curious about this. Glad I don't live in your neighborhood.....
Considering the distance a sniper can take you out now, be glad you don't live within 5 neighborhoods...
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It concerns me that you are even curious about this. Glad I don't live in your neighborhood.....

I have a .22 pellet rifle, but that thing kicks like a mule for it being a toy. Recoil forward and backward. When you shoot it (at paper targets) it sounds like one of those ring cap pistols kids play with. Mainly I was seeing if anybody had had experience with shooting the bullets. I read that a .308 has almost a three mile range. That sounds unbelievable, though.

All I can say about the sniper is that he had at least a 50-50 chance of hitting his target, at that distance.
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I have a .22 pellet rifle, but that thing kicks like a mule for it being a toy. Recoil forward and backward. When you shoot it (at paper targets) it sounds like one of those ring cap pistols kids play with. Mainly I was seeing if anybody had had experience with shooting the bullets. I read that a .308 has almost a three mile range. That sounds unbelievable, though.

All I can say about the sniper is that he had at least a 50-50 chance of hitting his target, at that distance.
The .308 bullet could potentially travel 3 miles if it's path is not impeded. However, the effective range of the round largely depends upon the weapon used to discharge it. I wouldn't put it's effective range at anymore than about 2000 yards. However, I have not had much experience with this caliper.
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The Tac - .50 a1.. I wonder why they had image of it. See it with the link below and see it's details........

But it shows the 2nd squad MACHINE GUN the Marines use at least I think so, THE m-249.. oPPS MY BAD. Got it..



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