Russian sniper handbook

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Deminer posted scanned images from a Russian sniper handbook. The picture below is interesting. It shows how to setup MON-50 (claymore like) mines so that a cluster can be set off by a sniper.

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  • Jdun Jdun on Oct 29, 2008

    I'm sure it from the old Soviet days.

    This is a manual for infantry/sniper. They are tough how to use these tactics in training. They know how to do it by heart instead of reading the book as they go about.

    Basically it is an ambushed tactic that is is also use by US snipers. The different other the the equipments is that I believe that the Soviet/Russia do not have a dedicated scout sniper program. In other worlds there sniper force is more like our designated marksman but with better tactical training.

  • Sam Suggs Sam Suggs on Feb 07, 2013

    who the hell drew this i mean without an exsplnation it looks like somthing those drawing robots from the 80's