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Photos: British Army Snipers

24.07.2019

Here are some photos of British Army snipers, including those with the Royal Welsh Regiment, taking part in the 2019 European Best Sniper Team Competition, held at Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.[1]

L115A3 sniper rifle being fired mounted on a stand by British Army sniper
A British Army sniper takes aim with a stand-mounted L115A3 Long Range Rifle.
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U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nyatan Bol


Royal Welsh Regiment sniper with L115A3 rifle
A Royal Welsh Regiment sniper carries his L115A3 rifle during a time stress shoot event during the 2019 European Best Sniper Team Competition.
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U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nyatan Bol


L129A1 sharpshooter rifle with Schmidt & Bender 5-25x56 PM II scope
A member of a Royal Welsh sniper pair takes a knee and prepares to shoot his L129A1 Sharpshooter rifle during a sniper contest. Note the Schmidt & Bender 5-25x56 PM II scope mounted on the Sharpshooter, the same as the type used on the L115A3 sniper rifle.
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U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nyatan Bol


British sniper prone with L129A1 Sharpshooter
A Royal Welsh Regiment sniper prepares to fire a L129A1 Sharpshooter rifle from the prone position.
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U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nyatan Bol


L129a1 rifle being fired from prone
Using his backpack for support, a Royal Welsh Regiment sniper fires a L129A1 rifle.
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U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nyatan Bol


British army sniper with L131A1 glock pistol
A British sniper engages a target with his secondary weapon, the L131A1 Glock 9mm pistol during the the field fire event of the 2019 European Best Sniper Team Competition. Note the retention lanyard attached to the pistol .
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U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nyatan Bol


UK sniper firing glock pistol
A British Army sniper fires his L131A1 Glock general service pistoll during the timed stress shoot event part of the 2019 European Best Sniper Team Competition. The Glock is the standard UK military sidearm.
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U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nyatan Bol

Seventeen countries took part in the 2019 European Best Sniper Team Competition. A team from the French Foreign Legion came 1st, with the four runners up spots going to Czech Republic, Germany, Latvia and Sweden.

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