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Canadian elite special forces sniper sets record-breaking kill shot in Iraq

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I can't even wrap my head around that... the shot was over 2 miles away and took nearly friggin' 10 seconds?! Was the target asleep or something? How was the target stationary for so long or how did he anticipate it's location. 10 secs (or less) is an eternity. Dammmmnnnn!
 

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Fired a shot... ten seconds later it hit a dude, who may or may not have been the person targeted. Totally counting it!
 

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"I mean I was aiming for the one on the left... guess I'll settle for the one on the right." That's fucking metal
 
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Fired a shot... ten seconds later it hit a dude, who may or may not have been the person targeted. Totally counting it!
DasBoot said:
"I mean I was aiming for the one on the left... guess I'll settle for the one on the right." That's fucking metal
So, are you guys saying he basically just lobbed a round into a group or column of dudes and took whoever it hit as opposed to hitting a specific target?
 

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So, are you guys saying he basically just lobbed a round into a group or column of dudes and took whoever it hit as opposed to hitting a specific target?
Actually I was talking about myself. If I were to fire anything that far and it hit something, I'd count it.
 

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Even hitting someone in a group at that distance is impressive. 3450m is greater than the takeoff run of a fully loaded 747.
 
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Bob Lee Swagger is impressed:
"You know what it takes to make a shot at that range? Everything comes into play that far, humidity, elevation, temperature, wind, spindrift. There's a 6 to 10-second flight time so you have to shoot at where the target's going to be. Even the Coriolis effect, the spin of the Earth, comes into play."

;-) :D