Killing shot made at distance of 2,430 metres


Tue, Mar 31st, 2009 16:03 by capnasty NEWS

"A world-record killing shot by a Canadian sniper detachment in Afghanistan could never have been made with the ammunition they were issued when they left Edmonton last winter, the triggerman said in a recent interview. The Canadian .50-calibre rounds have a maximum range of between 2,200 and 2,300 metres."



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