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    Thumbs up British Army Sniper sets new record

    Saw this in the Sunday Times this morning, impressive shooting to say the least.
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    When you see he took the shots only 6 weeks after breaking both arms, you have to doff your cap to Cpl Harrison.
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    Nice shooting. Bravo Zulu
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    Wow! Great shot!
    Here is some info on the rifle.

    L115A3 Long Range Rifle - British Army Website
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    The Corporal would probably have made a damn fine U.S. Marine.

    Too bad he was born on the wrong side of the pond.


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    The previous record was held by a Canadian team, and before that a US Marine.

    Very nice shot!

    I believe the longest shot with a 7.62 weapon belongs to the US Army.
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    That is a long shot. He needs to come to Bama and go hunting with me.

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    The Military Channel did a show on the Canadian team that held the longest shot previously, and they featured two US Army snipers that held the longest 7.62 shot and the fastest 7.62 shot.

    The US Army guys were able to repeat their shots in front of their former instructors. Amazing!
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