POTD: Danish International Sniper Competition 2022

Denmark is pretty flat, as you can see from the shooting range below.

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POTD: Sniper Competition – K4 Arctic Rangers vs Finland

TFB’s Photo Of The Day is where you can discover the world of firearms through a camera lens. Every day we run a new theme, selected pictures a short story and credit to the person behind the lens. Today we have images from the Swedish Norrland Dragoon Regiment, also known as K4. This is a Swedish Army unit specialized in arctic warfare and special operations. Located in the province of Lappland, it was historically a cavalry unit that traces its origins back to the 17th century. This time there were competitors  from the Finnish Kainuu Brigade (see above).

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[SHOT 2022] Schmidt & Bender 6-36×56 PM II Scope

During the SHOT Show 2022, Schmidt & Bender introduced a new first focal plane riflescope, the 6-36×56 PM II. As the model name implies, it is a variable power scope with a 6x zoom ratio and 56mm objective lens diameter. The metal magnification adjustment ring is a new feature that some other S&B scope models of this product family will be retrofitted with too. Overall, like other Schmidt & Bender products, the new scope felt to be a solid and high-quality piece of equipment. We are looking forward to reviewing this scope. Stay tuned!

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POTD: Best Sniper Winter Competition 2022 (Switzerland)

TFB’s Photo Of The Day loves sniper competitions and we hope they love us back. If you’re not busy doing something else in the beginning of March next year, you may gather your team and join the Best Sniper Winter 2022 competition.

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POTD: M27 IAR – Recon Conducts Long Range Training

Photo Of The Day: Shooting the new M27 IAR, made by Heckler & Koch, from a tripod. Using a tripod as a shooting support isn’t as easy as most people think, but it’s a lot easier than shooting off-hand. The optic is a Trijicon VCOG 1-8×28, which was selected as the USMC Squad Common Optic.

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POTD: Latvian Snipers with the Heckler & Koch HK417

I showed the pictures in today’s Photo Of The Day to a friend and he called them “adult entertainment“, except in other words that we must not publish here. He wasn’t wrong, the album “Taktiskais snaiperis” (Tactical Snipers) contains a lot of hot material to get excited about. We have bolt-action and semi-automatic sniper rifles in a wonderful combination. There are firearms from a lot of countries here. You can see the Heckler & Koch HK417 used by the Latvian snipers, which is similar to the German G28. Can you spot the Italian ARX200 Assault Rifle? Take a look and do your best to identify what they’re using.

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POTD: Danish 2nd Brigade Sniper Competition

Today we offer various pictures from the 2nd Brigade and the Danish International Sniper Competition (DISC 2021). Eigthteen teams from various places in Europe fighting for the victory and glory.

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POTD: Norwegian Naval Special Operation Commando with HK417

Each day a different image from the World of firearms. We call this POTD, short for Photo Of The Day, and it’s our daily article series where we go to great lengths trying to find the most interesting pictures out there for you. Today we have Norwegian Naval Special Operation Commandos on a shooting range in northern Norway.

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POTD: Belgian Sniper with Suppressed FN SCAR

Photo Of The Day – Today we’re sharing some wonderful images from the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Centre. We’ve seen some other selected images from this event before, and it’s an event that just keeps on giving like a summer holiday on Crete.

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TFB Review: Schmidt & Bender 5-20×50 PM II Ultra Short Series

Looking to transform your high-quality AR-platform or bolt-action rifle from being reasonably accurate to a precision instrument? Then the ultra-compact Schmidt & Bender 5-20×50 PM II Ultra Short might be the answer. This review is also another important piece in the puzzle in TFB’s quest of reviewing all of the PM II series of riflescopes made by the German company.

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POTD: Barrett MRAD .338 Sniper Rifle in Norway

There are very few pictures of the Barrett MRAD and even fewer of them in Norwegian hands. This Photo Of The Day intends to improve this obvious shortage. The Barrett MRAD was ordered by the Norwegian Armed Forces in 2013 and is in use with Norwegian Special Operations Forces since 2015. They use the caliber .338 Lapua Magnum, but they also have the .50 BMG in their Barrett M82 s. The riflescope is a Schmidt & Bender, most likely the 5-25×56 PMII model.

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FN Elity – Weapon Mounted Ballistic Calculator from FN Herstal

We live in interesting times with new technological milestones almost every day. Now it’s time for some weaponized math, as FN Herstal just released their Weapon Mounted Ballistic Calculator called the FN Elity. The system combines a laser rangefinder, an infrared illuminator with a ballistic solver and various embedded sensors and presentation of the results via either an App or the OLED screen.

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POTD: Sunrise and the Schmidt & Bender 3-21×50 Exos

After what felt like months of fog, clouds, darkness and other sorts of misery the clouds scattered one morning and the sunrise put some backlight on some clouds. The new Schmidt & Bender 3-21×50 Exos which TFB has for review was pointing in the right direction, and a few pictures were taken to enhance this Photo Of The Day.

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TFB Review: Schmidt & Bender 1.5-8x42mm STRATOS Hunting Rifle Scope

I would never really have considered the Schmidt & Bender 1.5-8×40 STRATOS, but as I was reviewing the Pulsar Krypton FXG50 thermal front attachment I was in need of a rifle scope with low-to-medium magnification, at least 42 mm front objective lens (for the Pulsar adapters to fit) and a reticle suitable for hunting.

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POTD: Breitling Avenger 45 Night Mission Inspired Spuhr Mount

When more or less every riflescope mount is black, it’s time to be different. Therefore I wanted to create something unusual for my next project, so I asked my Cerakoter ( SCR.Nu) to replicate the colors of the Breitling Avenger 45 Night Mission on a Spuhr mount. I think it came out really well, but I understand this isn’t for everyone.

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