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  Sniper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term sniper is attested from 1824 in the sense of "sharpshooter".
Snipers have of late been increasingly demonstrated as useful by U.S. and U.K. forces in the recent Iraq campaign in a fire support role to cover the movement of infantry, especially in urban areas.
Snipers are volunteers accepted for sniper training on the basis of their aptitude as perceived by their commanders.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sniper   (6446 words)

 First World War.com - Encyclopedia - Snipers
Captured snipers could expect scant consideration from the enemy, particularly given that snipers would often be expected to shoot men involved in entirely peaceful tasks behind the enemy line.
Civilian snipers - franc-tireurs - were regarded with even less favour and were relatively common within occupied Belgium during the early months of the war.
Successful snipers, usually acting under the direction of battalion headquarters, were sometimes inclined to keep tallies of their 'score', as was the case with airmen.
www.firstworldwar.com /atoz/snipers.htm   (545 words)

 The Jamaica Star :: Entertainment :: Sniper: DJ, singer and producer extraordinaire :: February 18, 2006
Sniper said his early days were hard as his parents separated while he was still a child.
Sniper said that he got his name because other artistes were surprised that he could deejay although his appearance said otherwise.
Sniper said that he didn't do it all by himself as Caribbean Cliffs, a steel band player, gave him to his "Caribbean Cliffs" studio for which he is grateful.
www.jamaica-star.com /thestar/20060218/ent/ent4.html   (559 words)

 Snipers Paradise
When you are a military sniper, you log the number of your kills or wounded.
Snipers have a job to do, and how many kills one sniper has compared to another sniper is irrelevant.
The Marine Corps is now allowing the sniper team, without the presence of an officer, to determine weather they had a kill or wounded, this is just for the log book.
www.snipersparadise.com /history/confirmed.htm   (636 words)

 Sniper Rifles
Candidates whose motivation toward sniper training rests mainly in the desire for prestige may not be capable of the cold rationality that the sniper's job requires.
A sniper enhances a unit's firepower and augments the varied means for destruction and harassment of the enemy.
The third member of the sniper team is equipped with an M203 rifle system to provide protection and security for the sniper and his spotter as well as a means to break contact if the team is compromised.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/systems/ground/sniper.htm   (2202 words)

 CNN.com - Ballistics match rifle to sniper attacks - Oct. 24, 2002
Ballistic tests on the rifle found in the car of the men authorities believe were involved in the Washington-area sniper attacks matched the weapon to the bullets in all but three of the 14 shootings, law enforcement officials said Thursday evening.
The two men arrested in connection with the sniper attacks that killed 10 people and wounded three in a three-week period starting October 2 made their initial appearances in Baltimore federal court Thursday afternoon.
Wilson said, however, the weapon used in the Montgomery shooting was not the same as the one used in the shootings in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
archives.cnn.com /2002/US/South/10/24/sniper.shootings   (1740 words)

 Modern Firearms - Sniper Rifles - Intro
The main purpose of the sniper rifle is to destroy valuable targets at extended ranges with aimed fire, and with as few ammunition as possible.
Some sniper weapons were made for marksmen use from the scratch, because the clients wanted some special characteristics, that were unavailable in any service or commercial weapons.
The most common way of describing the accuracy of the sniper rifle is to measure average diameter of the circle, that may be drawn arount the group of bullet holes in the target.
world.guns.ru /sniper/sn00-e.htm   (1469 words)

 Sniper's Hide Site
The mission of the infantry sniper is to select and engage key targets beyond the range of the normal rifleman.
By this the sniper creates casualties among enemy troops, frightens enemy soldiers, slows their movement, adds confusion to their operations, and lowers enemy morale.
US Army Infantrymen who have successfully completed Sniper School are awarded an ASI (additional skill identifier) of B4 that is added to the their MOS.
members.aol.com /m21sws/sniper.html   (158 words)

From the book "With British Snipers to the Reich" Capt C. Shore, wrote: "The fear and admiration which the riflemen, and their shooting prowess roused in the breasts of the French, were made known by Marshal Soult, Commander in Chief of the French Army in Spain, in a letter dated 1 September 1813".
During Operation Solace in Somalia, snipers were tested to the limit in MOUT and proved equal to the task of plying their trade in an urban environment.
The general perception of the sniper is of some super soldier who is a crack shot only with his specialist weapon.
www.diggerhistory.info /pages-asstd/sniper.htm   (2799 words)

 Sniper Elite Hands-On - So You Want to Be a Sniper? - PC News at GameSpot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Berlin is about to fall to the Red Army, and you're a sniper caught in the middle of it.
The missions in Sniper Elite are all fairly straightforward in that you usually have to get from point A to point B to put a bullet in some important target.
Sniper Elite does suffer a bit in that it looks and feels like a high-resolution version of a console game.
www.gamespot.com /pc/action/sniperelite/news.html?sid=6136137   (1116 words)

 SIG SG 550 SNIPER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The semi-automatic rifle SIG SG 550 Sniper has been developed in close co-operation with the special units of the police.
The high combat readiness of the precision rifle SG 550 Sniper is ensured by the ambidextrous safety lever that can be operated with the shooting hand and by the large magazine capacity of 20 or 30 rounds.
The SG 550 Sniper has been designed for caliber 5.56 mm (.223) ammunition which allows to use the GP 90 cartridge of the Swiss army, an inexpensive cartridge with high performance and superior precision characteristics.
remtek.com /arms/sig/sniper/550snip.htm   (359 words)

 Kart Chassis Alignment - Sniper - The Future of Kart Wheel Alignment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Sniperâ„¢ is a revolutionary product for measuring the wheel alignment settings of your kart.
The Sniperâ„¢ works by projecting a laser beam from one side of the kart to the other, at a visual grid system on the surface of the opposing unit.
Both camber and toe readings can then be seen simultaneously either with the kart on the trolley, or on the ground with wheels on and the kart fully loaded.
www.sniper.com.au /c2/overview.htm   (382 words)

 Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield
The 7.62mm AW COVERT SR is a silenced sniper rifle firing the 7.62 x 51mm Sub-Sonic round.
The Dragunov was designed not as a standard sniper rifle, but a light support weapon to extend effective range of an infantry squad up to 600 meters.
As a sniper rilfe, the Dragunov is lightweight, accurate, and capable of semi-auto fire.
www.raven-shield.com /weap_sniper.php   (357 words)

 SIG SG-550-1 Sniper Rifle
The SIG SG 550-1 Sniper was developed in close co-operation with the special units of police forces.
Internally, a comparison between the SG 550-1 Sniper and a standard 550 trigger mechanism will show the elimination of the heavy 3-coil trigger spring, and the addition of a much lighter and relocated return spring which extends down into the pistol grip.
Unique to the SG 550-1 Sniper, the barrel is 25.6 inches long and has a right-hand twist rate of 1-in-10 inches, with 6 grooves.
www.biggerhammer.net /sigamt/550/sniper.html   (2222 words)

 Sniper: Path of Vengeance -- PC -- One Star
Subsequently you get your hands on a sniper rifle with laser sights and set out to kill this guy who happens to be hanging out with a bunch of cops at a gas station.
Sniper does attempt to create some depth to its gameplay by letting you customize your player’s attributes.
Sniper: Path of Vengeance lacks any redeeming qualities that would merit a purchase, even at a bargain price.
www.gamesfirst.com /reviews/todd/sniper_pov/sniper_pov.htm   (868 words)

 WARPIG - World And Regional Paintball Information Guide
I was elected to be the sniper, because I had the best barrel and the most experience as a sniper out of the 7 of us.
The only reason I told this story of me being a sniper is to show you how much damage, if you know how to do it properly, 1 sniper can do to an opposing team and how much confusion he can cause.
A paintball sniper, therefore, is someone who supports his/her team by delivering precise long-range hits on selected targets.
www.warpig.com /paintball/articles/sniper.shtml   (1339 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Washington sniper
Police hunting the sniper reveal a chilling message from the killer: "Your children are not safe - anywhere, at any time".
The sniper killed his tenth victim, a bus driver shot on the steps of his vehicle in Maryland.
Police searching for the sniper arrest two men in connection with the shootings, but both are later released without charge.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/americas/2329891.stm   (570 words)

 .::Sniper Boomslang 2100::.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I've tried every "high performance mouse" on the market and after using the Sniper 2100, the other mice ended up in the junk drawer or given away to the needy.
I use the Sniper 2100 with a quality "gamer style" mouse pad for maximum perfomance.
Using a cheap, low quality mouse pad with the Sniper 2100 would be similar to putting passenger car tires on a Indy Car.
www.bfgtech.com /sniper.html   (336 words)

 Amazon.com: Sniper : Master of Terrain, Technology, And Timing, He Is A Hunter Of Human Prey And The Military's Most ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
His survey is replete with sniper stories ranging from the mortal wounding of Lord Horatio Nelson at Trafalgar ("the most successful single shot in the history of sniping") to Marine Sgt. Carlos Hathcock's 93 confirmed kills in Vietnam.
Gilbert summarizes the tactics, weaponry, and training of the sniper, from the earliest rifle-armed troops in the eighteenth century through the current training of British Royal Marines and the high-tech aids for the ordinary sniper rifle.
This book inspires one to be a sniper through it's stories, makes one respect the sniper for their needed skills, and gives you an understanding of what they do and why they do it.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0312957661?v=glance   (1857 words)

 Sniper Elite Review - GamersHell.com
In Namco’s Sniper Elite you control the fate of a lone OSS sniper in the heart of war-torn Berlin between the battling forces of Russia and Germany.
Usually, the sniper element of a first or third-person shooter is a token or minor aspect in a much wider gameplay picture, and when engaged in Live multiplayer it’s generally the notoriously ‘sadistic’ member of your clan who hogs the scoped weaponry and chortles maniacally over the headset to the pulpy smack of every headshot.
Although players are primarily tasked with tackling mission objectives with their sniper rifle, there are also plenty of other historically accurate weapons that can help during moments of enclosed or vehicle-based action.
www.gamershell.com /xbox/sniper_elite/review.html   (1187 words)

 Sniper Panic by Matt Bower
If one examines the facts carefully, the answer seems to be "no." The odds that the sniper will target any particular person, among the more than four million in this region are so vanishingly small that we can each essentially afford to ignore him.
You’re more likely to be killed or seriously injured in an auto accident than to fall victim to the sniper.
And if we cannot bring ourselves to ignore him completely, there are several simple, costless measures that we can take to protect ourselves.
www.lewrockwell.com /orig3/bower1.html   (676 words)

 Team Fortress - The Sniper
Now the Sniper is one of the most popular classes in TF.
But remember that Snipers usually position themselves so that they can see as much as the level as possible.
Their movemyent rate is slowed once they pull the trigger on the Sniper Rifle.
www.planetfortress.com /tfguide/classes/sniper.html   (444 words)

 SNIPER WORLD - sniper portal, weapons, sniper scopes, sniping links, sniper gear, sniper books, sniper movies and ...
This competition is limited to a maximum of 30 active Law enforcement and Military sniper teams on a first come first serve basis.
We have coordinated as well with adopt a sniper and have donated an FN FS2000 with Leupold CQT optics to be raffled off as well to generate additional funds for Eddie.
Prizes for competitors will be determined by the amount of vendors present at this years event who donate prizes in lieu of paying a vendors fee.
www.sniperworld.com   (437 words)

 ReadySteadyBook - a literary site » Book Review » Sniper by Pavel Hak
Sniper is his second novel and his first to be published in English.
With our sniper the reader follows a group of fugitives who are forced to flee their village after it is ransacked by an approaching army.
In Sniper, Pavel Hak has provided the reader with an eye that can zoom into and out from the action - just like that of the sniper looking through his telescopic sight, choosing at will and choosing death.
www.readysteadybook.com /BookReview.aspx?isbn=1852428562   (950 words)

 Sniper Country
Moreover, this web site is intended solely for the dissemination of information for lawful purposes to military and law enforcement precision riflemen, as well as interested civilian long-range precision shooting competitors.
The individuals who maintain or contribute written material to the web site known as Sniper Country take no responsibility, nor will they be held liable in any way, for unlawful acts that are claimed to have been "inspired" by, motivated by, or suggested by anything presented at this web site.
As well, Sniper Country will, at any time and at its own discretion, also inform the appropriate authorities of any inappropriate or unlawful behavior posted to this web site.
www.snipercountry.com   (412 words)

 Fredericksburg.com - The world talks about America's "sniper culture"
IN THE EYES of the world media, the sniper shooting spree in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia is only confirming what it views as the insanity of America's gun culture.
Places like the Fredericksburg area, where the sniper has struck twice, are being portrayed as war zones.
Needless to say, the sniper made an easy escape: All he had to do was turn on the radio and listen as the reporters cited all the exits that were being blocked off and all the major roads where police were doing checks."
www.freelancestar.com /News/FLS/2002/102002/10202002/763238   (1305 words)

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