Only the best of the best attain a place in the world of elite military forces – and only the best of these become master marksmen. What type of personality makes the best sniper, how are they trained, and what weapons do these elite warriors use to carry out their mission? With 300 illustrations, SAS and Elite Forces Guide: Sniper shows how special forces units such as the Army Rangers, Navy SEALs, SAS, and Delta Force train their most elite soldiers.
Sniper weapons * Marksmanship * Camouflage * Shooting positions * Equipment * Concealment * Observation Kills * Teamwork * Reconnaissance and Scouting * Using Terrain * Counter-Sniping * Target Acquisition
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).