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    I think it’s nearer 2400m, mile n half rings a bell..
    I’ve done a bit of shooting and can’t comprehend these distances...

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    Quote Originally Posted by D Walker View Post
    I think it’s nearer 2400m, mile n half rings a bell..
    I’ve done a bit of shooting and can’t comprehend these distances...
    It is madness

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarkMas View Post
    Is it 9pm yet?

    2574.95 metres?
    The*longest confirmed sniper kill*in combat was achieved by an undisclosed member of the Canadian JTF2 special forces in June 2017 at a distance of*3,540*m (3,871*yd).

    So Mark is the winner. Your shot...
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    Although you could argue that a man launching a tomahawk from a ship would be a longer shot but I did say rifle...
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    Quote Originally Posted by midlifecrisis View Post
    Although you could argue that a man launching a tomahawk from a ship would be a longer shot but I did say rifle...
    And there is no human skill in inputting the numbers for its destination...

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    Quote Originally Posted by midlifecrisis View Post
    The*longest confirmed sniper kill*in combat was achieved by an undisclosed member of the Canadian JTF2 special forces in June 2017 at a distance of*3,540*m (3,871*yd).
    Wow - 2 miles!

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    Quote Originally Posted by midlifecrisis View Post
    So Mark is the winner. Your shot...
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