In this installment, Part II, we’ll discuss setting up and sighting in the Leatherwood Hi-Lux M1000 ART Scope - a unique optic developed during the Vietnam War.
If you want a reproduction of the U.S. Army’s classic sniper rifle, one that will shoot sub-MOA right out of the box, get an M24 from GA Precision.
Ryan Cleckner covers how to gather and organize D.O.P.E. (Data On Previous Engagements) and how to organize this information to make it readily available in the field. (NSSF Video)
The Army's Sniper School at Fort Benning trains soldiers in the art and science of long-range shooting as well as observational skills.
Bullets travel in arcs. You knew that. Actually, they’re parabolic arcs. A bullet drops faster as it goes farther. Well, not really. Gravity determines how fast a bullet drops, and its force doesn’t change over the course of a bullet’s flight. But the arc does get steeper at distance. Why? Gravity’s Effect on Bullet...
NSSF's Ryan Cleckner explains the measurement term "milliradian" (mil) and how to use a mil-dot scope to measure the distance to your target at the range and in the field.
NSSF's Ryan Cleckner explains the measurement term "minute of angle" (MOA) and how to use MOA adjustments on your scope for sighting in and to compensate for bullet drop at varying distances.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation's (NSSF) Ryan Cleckner shows you how to properly set up your rifle and scope combination so that it naturally aligns with your eye.
Precision Marksmanship Columnist Dave Morelli takes you through the process of ranging targets and compensating for environmental factors to make sure your first shot is a hit.