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#21 Adam Peter

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Posted 25 October 2018 - 0633 AM

"If you find yourself in a fair fight, you didn't plan your mission properly."


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Posted 25 October 2018 - 1053 AM

I don´t think anyone in the Swedish team considered the situation unfair, they knew about the rules from the moment they accepted the invitation. And if the air force brass had been willing to spend the money the Swedish team could have been over in the US weeks in advance practicing, but they weren't and that's it. But after having said that I still thinks its worth mentioning that they did have some handicaps versus some of the other teams and in light of that the third place is even more impressive in my opinion.


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Posted 26 October 2018 - 0933 AM

Wondering if the best US team are "busy" now and have no time for somthing like this....


Edited by a77, 26 October 2018 - 0936 AM.

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#24 Panzermann

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Posted 26 October 2018 - 1510 PM

 

Just as a matter of interest, what guns were they using?

M110 SASS, kaliber 7,62 for the sniper and M4 for the spotter.

 

In a interview with the Swedish team upon returning to Sweden they mentioned that the team from Colorado NG, that came second, was on site six weeks ahead of the competition for training while the Swedes arrived a couple of days before the competition started, got their guns from the organisers, did some practice shooting and then started in the competition. I guess most other non-US teams were in a similar situation.   

 

 

Which makes the result for the swedish runway guards (;)) all the more impressive.

 

 

With their own equipment sniper could take part in this years sniper competition in Grafenwöhr in July. The swedish Flygbasjägare team won first place there, but I cannot find a report on the army.mil site?

 

http://www.7atc.army.mil/BestSniper/

 

several other sites report the results as

 

  1. Sweden
  2. Slovenia
  3. Germany
  4. Sweden
  5. Canada

 

But I cannot find the US army news for that.  :huh:


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Posted 26 October 2018 - 1604 PM

I think the Swedish team deserves it's own reality TV series :D   


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Posted 26 October 2018 - 1731 PM

 

 

Just as a matter of interest, what guns were they using?

M110 SASS, kaliber 7,62 for the sniper and M4 for the spotter.

 

In a interview with the Swedish team upon returning to Sweden they mentioned that the team from Colorado NG, that came second, was on site six weeks ahead of the competition for training while the Swedes arrived a couple of days before the competition started, got their guns from the organisers, did some practice shooting and then started in the competition. I guess most other non-US teams were in a similar situation.   

 

 

Which makes the result for the swedish runway guards ( ;)) all the more impressive.

 

 

With their own equipment sniper could take part in this years sniper competition in Grafenwöhr in July. The swedish Flygbasjägare team won first place there, but I cannot find a report on the army.mil site?

 

http://www.7atc.army.mil/BestSniper/

 

several other sites report the results as

 

  1. Sweden
  2. Slovenia
  3. Germany
  4. Sweden
  5. Canada

 

But I cannot find the US army news for that.  :huh:

 

You can find some confirmation on 7ATC FB: https://www.facebook...vrTg3KmCQMn_OHg

 

 

Some nice videos to check out in this link: https://www.tactical...am-competition/


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#27 Yama

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Posted 26 October 2018 - 1831 PM

I don´t think anyone in the Swedish team considered the situation unfair, they knew about the rules from the moment they accepted the invitation.


"Abuse if you can, cheat if you must" ;)


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#28 Chris Werb

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Posted 28 October 2018 - 1234 PM

I think the Swedish team deserves it's own reality TV series :D   

 

It would be Sweden's equivalent of Pigman the Series! :)


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Posted 28 October 2018 - 1305 PM

 

I think the Swedish team deserves it's own reality TV series :D   

 

It would be Sweden's equivalent of Pigman the Series! :)

 

:unsure:  Is the rest of the shows like this one? They would have been lynched if they tried to "hunt" like that here. 


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Posted 30 October 2018 - 1511 PM

 

 

I think the Swedish team deserves it's own reality TV series :D   

 

It would be Sweden's equivalent of Pigman the Series! :)

 

:unsure:  Is the rest of the shows like this one? They would have been lynched if they tried to "hunt" like that here. 

 

 

No. They get worse :)  To be fair, this is pest control, not hunting.


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Posted 31 October 2018 - 1547 PM

I find it dubious any NG team was on site for six weeks.
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Posted 31 October 2018 - 1711 PM

I find it dubious any NG team was on site for six weeks.

The soldier that gave the answer could be wrong or you could read the answer as "was on site six weeks ahead of the competition for (x days of ) training". The swedish text does not specify if he is talking about the full six weeks or part of them.


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