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21ST CENTURY SNIPER: A COMPLETE GUIDE
Author: Brandon Webb
Publisher: SKYHORSE, May 2010
Reveals the tips & basic training necessary to become an efficient marksman. Including details on advanced sniper training; also touches on the latest research, development, testing, & evaluation of sniper weapons systems & optics. Suitable for gun enthusiasts, outdoorsmen, the beginning sniper, & those with military backgrounds. 50 Color illus; 7x10 inches, 320 pgs.
The twenty-first-century 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 & 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 simultaneously utilize tools, training, & creativity to deliver devastating psychological impact upon the battlefield. & it is he alone who is left with the intimacy of the kill.
A complete practical guide for any modern sniper, former Navy SEAL & military sniper Brandon Webb reveals the tips & basic training necessary to become an efficient marksman. Webb is an international authority on sniping, & after serving multiple missions in Iraq & Afghanistan, he ran the Navy SEAL sniper course, which is arguably the best sniper qualification course in the world. Including details on advanced sniper training for maritime, helicopter, & urban sniper operations, The Sniper Manual also touches on the latest research, development, testing, & evaluation of sniper weapons systems & optics. From trajectories & wind speed to camouflage & best vantage points & targets, Webb covers everything an expert sniper needs to know. This book is suitable for gun enthusiasts, outdoorsmen, the beginning sniper, & those with military backgrounds.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Brandon Webb is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL. As a SEAL, he developed a niche as a sniper, & his career involved combat deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, & elsewhere. He is most notably known for his work in running the Navy SEAL sniper course. His heavily promoted first novel, SEAL Sniper is due for publication in 2010. He lives in La Jolla, California.