Posts Tagged: sniper

Simo Hayha

We take a look at the profile of THE legendary sniper Simo Hayha

Glossary page added

We add a helpful glossary of sniper related terms

Law makers propose Chris Kyle receive the Medal of Honor

Last week Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas) introduced a bill in congress to posthumously award the Medal of Honor to former Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle. It will be interesting to see where the bill goes but we here at Sniper Central support it! Even after a member of congress recommends the Medal of Honor be awarded, the nomination process is fairly long. It involves the request makes it way up a long chain of command including the chief of staff of the U.S. Army, the secretary of the U.S. Army and the secretary of Defense. Only then does it ultimately land on the President’s desk.  

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 of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History”.  How do you portray a man’s life in two hours? You can’t, it just cannot be done in that short of a time.  For those of you who have read the book you may be a little disappointed in that there are a few changes that… Read more »

War Time List Updated…

We have added some additional names to the war time sniper list. You can view the complete list below: The Sniper Central Log Book

Weaver Tactical 3-15x50mm

Can the Weaver tactical scopes produce the results we need? We take a detailed look to find out

Winter Training

We had the opportunity to conduct some late winter sniper training in March of 1999. Some pictures and information is provided below., Here are a couple of pics of us in a slight depression, providing a pretty nice temporary hide. I’m shooter, and Spc. Witt is behind the spotting scope in these pics. The problem with sniping in snow is the amount of time we spend doing…. nothing! Just laying in the snow is a good way to get frost bite, or even worse. You must be prepared with lots of insulation, especially on your front, and don’t be afraid of cheating, i.e. little chemical warmers to stuff in the… Read more »