NAVY SEAL SNIPER: AN INTIMATE LOOK AT THE SNIPER OF THE 21ST CENTURYby: Brandon Webb and Glen Doherty
Complete, practical guide for any modern sniper. Here, former Navy SEAL & military sniper Webb reveals the tips & basic training necessary to become an efficient marksman. Includes details on advanced sniper training for maritime, helicopter, & urban sniper operations. 250 color photos; 7×10 inches, 336 pgs.
Combat & Protective Shooting
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
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.
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.
More than a manual, [Navy SEAL Sniper] is a look at all aspects of the deadliest marksmen on the battlefield, and it provides useful information for anyone looking to improve their long-range shooting. It is indeed a complete practical guide on the subject.”
– Shooting Illustrated
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Brandon Webb is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL. As a SEAL, he developed a niche as a sniper, and his career involved combat deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere. He is most notably known for his work in running the Navy SEAL sniper course.
Glen Doherty is a combat-decorated SEAL who served in the U.S. Navy for nine years. In addition to being Brandon Webb’s shooting partner at the SEAL sniper course, he was a platoon Corpsman. When not overseas, he can be found in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah or in North County, San Diego, California.
Publish Date: 12-31-2012