SAS and Elite Forces Sniper Guide Sniper: Sniping Skills From The World's Elite Forces

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SAS and Elite Forces Sniper Guide Sniper: Sniping Skills From The World's Elite Forces

From the Back Cover

The sniper is a lone hunter: to become a special forces sniper requires supreme concentration and extreme self-discipline. Elite Forces Handbook: Sniper examines what it takes to be a special forces elite sniper. It is as important to focus on mental discipline and physical fitness as it is to be able to shoot to Olympic levels of accuracy. You must become an expert in fieldcraft and stalking, and become familiar with nature and the weather. The book describes the psychological makeup of a sniper, what training is required to become an expert marksman, and what weapons are used by special forces snipers today.

About the Author

Martin J. Dougherty is a freelance writer specialising in military and defence topics. His published work deals with subjects ranging from naval weapons to personal security and self-defence. He is author of Small Arms: From the Civil War to the Present Day, Warriors of the World: The Ancient Warrior, and Weapons and Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior. Dougherty has also written books on personal self defence, including Unarmed Combat (2010) and Extreme Unarmed Combat (2012).


Product details

  • Series: SAS
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Lyons Press (October 16, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0762782846
  • ISBN-13: 978-0762782840
  • Product Dimensions: 5 x 1.1 x 6.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds

Title: SAS and Elite Forces Sniper Guide Sniper
Author: Dougherty, Martin J.
Publisher: Globe Pequot Pr
Publication Date: 2012/10/16
Number of Pages: 320
Binding Type: PAPERBACK
Library of Congress: 2012030629