POTD: M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System in Jordan

    M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System Jordan

    Today’s Photo Of The Day is a photo from the U.S. Central Command that shows U.S. Marines with 5th Platoon, Charlie Company, Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team, Central Command (or FASTCENT). As you can see, there are two spotters and snipers with the M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System, in action during a live-fire range operation. According to the caption, FASTCENT provides expeditionary antiterrorism and security forces to embassies, consulates and other vital national assets throughout the region.

    Over time, TFB’s POTD has gathered a large number of fantastic photos of the M110 SASS. Just check these out: M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System in UH-1Y Huey, M110A1 CSASS at Hamid Karzai International Airport, The Moving Platform – U.S. Army Best Sniper CompetitionM110 SASS at the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center and Aerial Sniper Training in Japan. Did you find a favorite one?

    Source: U.S. Marine Corps. Photo by Sgt. Aaron S. Patterson, from U.S. Central Command Facebook page.