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  • CUT THEM DOWN: The Barrett XM-109 Sniper Rifle

    09/23/2004 2:19:56 PM PDT · by archy · 105 replies · 25,711+ views
    Military.com ^ | Sept 2004 | Military.com
    CUT THEM DOWN: The Barrett XM-109 Sniper Rifle -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sniping just got a whole lot more deadly with the Barrett XM-109 sniper rifle, which marries improved range with the firepower of an Apache helicopter. Sniper Nirvana: The high-powered Barrett XM-109 rifle. XM-109 Rifle: The Skinny Name: Barrett XM-109 Sniper Rifle Type of Equipment: Sniper Rifle Killer Features: Fires 25mm low velocity HEDP ammunition Accurate out to 2,500 meters 46 inches long, weighs 33 pounds. Components interchangeable with M-107 .50 caliber rifle Incorporates BORS ballistic computer Hakkaa Päälle -- the term is Finnish for "Cut them down," and it's been...
  • Marine Corps Snipers

    04/25/2004 4:18:04 PM PDT · by MNJohnnie · 46 replies · 1,322+ views
    THE WORLD | April 17, 2004 | By Tony Perry
    Marine Corps Snipers Aim to Strike Fear With their 'One bullet, one, kill' motto, the sharpshooters try to clear the streets and undermin insurgents in Fallouja, Iraq. FALLOUJA, Iraq Taking a short breather Friday, the 21-year-oldMarine corporal explained what it was like to practice his lethal skill in thebattle for this city. "It's a sniper's dream," he said in polite, matter-of-fact tones."You can go anywhere and there are so many ways to fire at the enemy without him knowing where you are." Sniping killing an enemy from long distance with a single shot has become a significant tactic for Marines...
  • [WICHITA, Kan] Subpeona:For Information On 6 People Who Posted Messages (my title)

    04/22/2004 10:30:19 PM PDT · by Freedom2specul8 · 32 replies · 685+ views
    Police Subpeona BTK Info From Newspaper Internet Board Investigators Want Information On 6 People Who Posted Messages POSTED: 1:27 pm CDT April 22, 2004 UPDATED: 1:30 pm CDT April 22, 2004 WICHITA, Kan. -- The Wichita Eagle has agreed to turn over to investigators information on six people who posted messages on the newspaper's Internet message board about the BTK serial killings. At the request of Wichita police and assisting investigators, a court ordered Knight Ridder Digital, a subsidiary of the newspaper's parent company, to deliver the information. Eagle Managing Editor Sherry Chisenhall said terms of the discussion board advise...
  • Lethal Snipers Lead the Way (USA troops bump)

    03/16/2004 5:18:40 PM PST · by bogdanPolska12 · 53 replies · 1,251+ views
    www.defendamerica.mil ^ | By U.S. Army Sgt. Fred Minnick / Task Force Olympia
    MOSUL, Iraq, March 16, 2004 — Lurking in the shadows of infantry patrols, security perimeters and raids, Army snipers are becoming the worst enemy for terrorists in northern Iraq. These highly skilled soldiers are stealthy, disciplined and precise. “In this type of a conflict, enemies use guerilla warfare tactics because there’s no way they can engage us head on. They hide in crowds and fire at you, hoping you’ll return fire into the direction of civilians,” said Sgt. Joseph Danier, a sniper for 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team). “We are here...