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Additional 2015 Class Dates Now Available

We wanted to let everyone know that we just posted 4 new class dates for the Sniper Central Long Range Precision Marksman classes. You can register for those classes here: Long Range Precision Marksman – Basic These classes will be held at Polson Montana, on the south end of beautiful Flathead lake. We look forward… Read more »

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L115A3 page updated

Just wanted to provide a quick note that we have updated the information on the L115A1 and L115A3 page (AI Super Magnum). You can read the updates here: L115A1 & A3 Of course, any of our British brethren that might have some additional first hand comments about actual field use, we would love to hear… Read more »

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Friday Update – 13 Feb 2015

Welcome to another edition of the friday update at Sniper Central! As you probably have noticed, we finished up our review of the Nightforce NXS 2.5-10x42mm Compact. Its a nice scope package. Next up will be the next edition of the Sniper Central Letter which should show up in your inbox next week. Work also… Read more »


Nightforce NXS 2.5-10x42mm Compact

We have reviewed a few other Nightforce scopes and have been impressed with their quality and features. The NXS line is very durable and rugged and they have an excellent reputation among the special operation units from around the world. Their NXS and ATACR scopes performed very well when we reviewed them and they make… Read more »

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Compact SASS in proposed Army budget

We have talked about the request for proposal from the US Army for a compact version of the M110 SASS, known as the CSASS. There was no budget allocated to the project in 2015 but the Army is requesting $2 million in 2016 to get the project moving. They indicate plans to purchase 3600 of… Read more »


Survival Training in Montana

Hey everyone. We wanted to extend an invitation to anyone who may be interested in attending a Survival Course up here in Montana. We have been working with a company up here in Montana called North West Defense (there will be a lot more information about them coming soon) and they have a Winter Survival… Read more »

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Friday Update – 30 Jan 2015

Happy Friday to everyone out there! It seems the “American Sniper” movie continues to dominate the Box Office as well as dominate the controversial tweets as well. This probably should not come as any surprise to those of us that have been around Sniping for a long time. Its funny how its no problem at… Read more »


Burris Updates Their XTR II Tactical Scopes

Burris released the XTR II version of their scope a year or so ago, but they have just announced some additional improvements to the scope line including some new reticles, but even more importantly, a new knob design that allows 100 clicks per revolution. This means 25 MOA or 10 MIL of revolution per rotation…. Read more »


American Sniper – Our Short Movie Review

The following is our own review of the movie ‘American Sniper’. Not all of us here have seen the movie yet and as such the review does not constitute the opinions of everyone here at Sniper Central, but rather my own. American Sniper is a film based on Navy SEAL’s Chris Kyle’s book “The Autobiography… Read more »

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Friday Update – 16 Jan 2015

Another week of fun at Sniper Central! We hope everyone is having a good and productive new year. We continue our work on the Nightforce Compact NXS 2.5-10x42mm reivew. All of the shooting tests are complete as are the photos and we are writing up the review now. Shouldn’t be much longer before it is… Read more »