Navy SEAL Sniper: An Intimate Look at the Sniper of the 21st Century

Navy SEAL Sniper: An Intimate Look at the Sniper of the 21st Century Review

The Navy SEAL sniper is a mature, intelligent shooter who leverages technology to his deadly advantage. He has spent thousands of hours honing his skills. He is a master of concealment in all environments, from the mountains of Afghanistan to the crowded streets of Iraq. He is trained in science and left alone to create the unique art of the kill. To the sniper, the battlefield is like a painter’s blank canvas. It is his job to utilize tools, training, and creativity simultaneously to deliver devastating psychological impact upon the battlefield. And it is he alone who is left with the intimacy of the kill.

In this complete practical guide for any modern sniper, former Navy SEAL and military sniper Brandon Webb reveals the tips and basic training necessary to become an efficient marksman. Including details on advanced sniper training for maritime, helicopter, and urban sniper operations, this updated edition also touches on the latest research, development, testing, and evaluation of sniper weapons systems and optics. From trajectories and wind speed to camouflage and best vantage points and targets, Webb covers everything an expert sniper needs to know. This book is suitable for gun enthusiasts, outdoorsmen, the beginning sniper, and those with military backgrounds.

Title:Navy SEAL Sniper: An Intimate Look at the Sniper of the 21st Century
Edition Language:English

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    Navy SEAL Sniper: An Intimate Look at the Sniper of the 21st Century Reviews

  • Mike

    Good book,you can learn a ton about guns and how they are made, sniping and how it's done, as well a brief history of snipers through the years. Very informative book from very knowledgeable authors....

  • Barbara Finazzo

    Very TechnicalI was looking for a book that was a story about snipers. This book wasn't it. This is an extremely technical books with lots of charts etc. This goes into details on the weapons used, fr...

  • Greg

    A decent review of guns, gear and ballistics. No tactics are included....

  • Christine D

    Informative and detailed. What you would expect from a special operations SEAL team guy.It was written well and he used laymen terms to describe much of the detail.Everything you want to know about sn...

  • John F.

    Outstanding book!I was totally surprised. I thought this book was going to chronicle the life of a sniper. Rather, the authors manifested the technical side; the snipers equipment. I had no idea the n...

  • Joel B Champagne

    InterestingLearned a lot about ballistics and weaponry. Very technical read. Quite interesting but not really an adventure story. Recommended with the caviate the it's a manual, not a story....

  • Don

    Informative and enlightening. I enjoyed this book a lot....

  • Specialforcesvet

    Past, present and future of military sniping. Great read, well written, thorough. Webb takes his readers inside the world of today’s most highly trained special ops snipers. ...