IDF Sniper Rifles

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

The Israelis, and their ancient forerunners, have had a history of snipers going back at least 3000 years since David famously took out Goliath with a sniper-esque head shot.

The Doubletapper has written an article on the history of IDF snipers since the turbulent beginning of the modern Israeli state. Well worth reading.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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