Photo Of The Day – The Norwegian Sniper is in position with his Barrett M82A1, which is a recoil-operated, semi-automatic anti-materiel sniper system chambered in .50 BMG (12.7×99 mm).
The Barrett is standardized by the U.S. military as the M107, and made by Barrett Firearms Manufacturing.
Below: Sniper posing for the camera, as shooting without hearing protection is strongly unadvised.
Sniper in position. Soldiers from 2. Bn training MOUT in Skrunda-1 with support from the Engineer Batallion during exercise Saber strike 17, Latvia
All the pictures were taken by Henrik Røyne, The Norwegian Defense.