SAS and Elite Forces Guide Sniper: Sniping Skills from the World's Elite Forces

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SAS and Elite Forces Sniper Guide

Only the best of the best attain a place in the world of elite military forces ? and only the best of these become master marksmen.  What type of personality makes the best sniper, how are they trained, and what weapons do these elite warriors use to carry out their mission? With 300 illustrations, SAS and Elite Forces Sniper Guide shows how special forces units such as the Army Rangers, Navy ...

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Overview

SAS and Elite Forces Sniper Guide

Only the best of the best attain a place in the world of elite military forces – and only the best of these become master marksmen.  What type of personality makes the best sniper, how are they trained, and what weapons do these elite warriors use to carry out their mission? With 300 illustrations, SAS and Elite Forces Sniper Guide shows how special forces units such as the Army Rangers, Navy Seals, SAS, and Delta Force train their most elite soldiers.

Martin J. Dougherty specializes in military and defense who has written on subjects ranging from naval weapons to personal security and self-defense. He is author of Small Arms: From the Civil War to the Present Day Unarmed Combat, and Extreme Unarmed Combat.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762782840
  • Publisher: Lyons Press, The
  • Publication date: 10/16/2012
  • Series: SAS Series
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Martin J. Dougherty is a freelance writer specialising in military and defence topics. His published work deals with subjects ranging from naval weapons to personal security and self-defence. He is author of Small Arms: From the Civil War to the Present Day, Warriors of the World: The Ancient Warrior, and Weapons and Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior. Dougherty has also written books on personal self defence, including Unarmed Combat (2010) and Extreme Unarmed Combat (2012).

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Table of Contents

 PART 1: THE SNIPER

            The Role of the Sniper

            A Brief History of Sniping

            The Sniper’s Place in Modern Infantry Doctrine

            Military Snipers, Designated Marksmen and Sharpshooters

            Snipers in Law Enforcement

            Effects of Bullet Wounds on the Human Body

            The Psychological Effect of Sniping

 

PART 2: THE MAKING OF A SNIPER

            Psychological Requirements

            Basic Training and Selection

            Marksmanship

                        Shooting Positions

                        Bullet Drop

                        Wind Conditions

                        Moving Targets

            Observation Skills

            Concealment Skills

            Escape and Evasion    

           

PART 3: SNIPERS IN ACTION

            Sniper Tactics

                        Target Selection

                        Range Cards

                        Tactical Preparation

Adapting to the Terrain

                        Open Country

                        Forest and Jungle

                        Mountains and the Arctic

                        Urban Terrain

            Sniper Operations

                        Sniper Teams

                        Overwatch and Security

                        Reconnaissance and Scouting

                        Counter-Sniper Operations     

            Taking the Shot

                        Rules of Engagement

                        Collateral Risks

            Specialist Applications

                        Disabling Vehicles

                        Anti-Materiel Shooting

                        Hostage Situations

           

 Index

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