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Re: Canadian Sniper Sets Longest Shot Record
« Reply #75 on: June 29, 2017, 07:36:41 »
A bit more perspective, via The Canadian Press ...
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The sniper who shattered the record for the longest confirmed kill also saved lives, the deputy commander of Canadian special forces said.

Brig.-Gen. Peter Dawe told The Canadian Press on Wednesday that Islamic State fighters were gathering for an attack on an unsuspecting Iraqi military unit when the Canadian commando fired the 3.5-kilometre shot.

The shot killed one fighter and sent the rest scattering for cover, effectively breaking up the attack.

“This attack was massing unbeknownst to our partner forces, because it was happening very quickly in a very dynamic sort of environment,” Dawe said.

    “And so our team was able to engage, and not only successfully that particular enemy fighter, but pre-empt a mass attack. So that’s a significant achievement.”

Dawe won’t say much else about the shot, saying that could endanger the lives of Canadian soldiers in Iraq, though he did defend the amount of information made available about the overall mission ...
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Re: Canadian Sniper Sets Longest Shot Record
« Reply #76 on: July 02, 2017, 11:04:10 »
Canadian Sniper 2.2 mile Confirmed Hit - SHOT ANALYSIS ~ Rex Reviews
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Re: Canadian Sniper Sets Longest Shot Record
« Reply #77 on: July 02, 2017, 11:13:22 »
I'd like to see the Ozzy Man Review on this.

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