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Snipers w50 cal. on Taliban

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Big Blzn, Jan 14, 2007.

  1. Big Blzn

    Big Blzn 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    The info I have on this is that they are snipers in Afganistan using 50 Cal. rifles on the Taliban snipers. If so, god bless them.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNU35X-1Stg
     
  2. Big Blzn

    Big Blzn 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Sorry wrong attachment. I'll try again later.
     
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    Link is dead...........
     
  4. Slapperbar

    Slapperbar Retired Navy NDT Examiner Premium Member

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    Last I heard the Canuks had the record for the longest kill w/a .50, with american ammo.
     
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    At how long? 3 feet?
     
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    couple miles ass hat :D
     
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    here

     
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    2430 metres is translated into how far? 4 feet? :doah: :haha:
     
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    arnt you banned?
     
  10. Can Can

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    8019 feet..........:yikes:
     
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    bet it still hurt!~
     
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    Yes and no. :D
     
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    thatK30guy 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Thats roughly 1.5 miles, give or take several hundred feet.
     
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    Ganeva Convention

    Did a total of 10 years Army Special Forces. 4 years active duty in the 10th Group and 6 years in the Guard with the 19th Group. I was trained at that time that the Geneva Convention banned the use of the .50 cal on personnel. I'm curious to know how U.S. forces are justifying the use of this weapon if the ban still exists?
     
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    Can Can Pusher Man Staff Member Super Moderator

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    1.52 miles, to be exact.
     
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    Can Can Pusher Man Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Because it allows you to "get some" from 1.5 miles away. Sounds like justification to me........:rotfl:
     
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    "reach out and touch someone"

    i belive is there moto

    but gettin some is good too :haha:
     
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    More like they're playing a game of "tag" or "cooties".
     
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    That may only be full auto. Still use AC130s on 'em so who cares?
     
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    68MUDSTUD OCD with shiny things

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    Spread It On, CANADIA!!!
     

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