Ngaio Marsh

Ngaio Marsh

The Woman and Her Work

Book - 1995
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Navy SEAL Sniperis a revised, updated, and full-color edition of The 21st-Century Sniper.

The sniper is a battlefield threat second to none. Masteringthe art of marksmanship is critical but is only part of what makes a Navy SEAL sniper.The modern sniper follows in the long line of warriors that have time and againfaced the enemy alone. Snipers must be able to apply the craft in an urbanenvironment or alone on a hostile mountain top with equal effectiveness. Today'ssniper has to not just leverage technological advances but have theforeknowledge to select the best rifle and gear for the mission. Increasingly, he must have the mental toughness to adapt to a constantly changingenvironment, gather intelligence, and truly act as a force multiplier.

In this in-depth look through the eyes of former Navy SEAL sniperinstructor Brandon Webb and fellow Navy SEAL sniper Glen Doherty, the authorsreveal the fundamentals of not just marksmanship, but the science of shooting, stalking, and camouflage, and how technological advances have changed the trainingand increased the effectiveness of the modern sniper. Including maritime, helicopter, and urban sniper operations, this updated edition also goes intodetail on the latest research, development, testing, and evaluation of weaponsand optics. From the basics like compensating for wind and bullet drop, tocamouflage and placing yourself or your team in the best position to take aphoto or pull a trigger, Webb and Doherty cover the critical elements thatcomprise the twenty-first century sniper.

Publisher: Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1995.
ISBN: 9780810830233
Branch Call Number: 823/NGAIO
Characteristics: xvii, 252 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Rahn, B. J. (Beverly Jean), 1934-


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