Can I Specialise As A Sniper In The Rifles (1Rifles)

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  1. Alrite
    im hopefully joining the rifles but i want 2 specialise as a sniper is it possible to do that in the rifles (1Rifles)
    any feedback would be apreshiated
  2. Alsacien

    Alsacien LE Moderator

    Yes - if you impress more than you are doing so far....
  3. According to your "name" you already are a sniper, you walt cnut! Why not change your "name" to "civvy_wannabe"?
  4. But in brief, yes you can.
  5. Like sitting in bushes getting cold and wet for days on end, then? Should take up dogging.
  6. On our sniper cadre the candidates got two five second exposures of a head sized target at a range of 1200 ms.

    Over 3 days :)
  7. Longbows loose arrows that far? wow. :D
  8. Biped

    Biped LE Book Reviewer

    Yeah, I remember that Cadre. Real b!tch it was. Not only did you get a Fig. 12 twice in two days, 200M beyond the effective range of the weapon, you then had to knock off a Fig.11 at 2500m which only appeared for .5 seconds, after having waited a whole week.

    And all that with an SA80 too.
  9. 25001m

    I waited a month wearing only my skiddies
  10. Alsacien

    Alsacien LE Moderator

    Does your mental health not worry you :?
  11. adjective - to do a 'duffdike'
  12. **** , all i had was a catapult ...and all i waswearing was a G string.
  13. Biped

    Biped LE Book Reviewer

    'Dropping a mlaar', or 'walting it up big-time like a proper mlarrrr'.

    Can't remember which one it was - shell shock you see, I shake so much after my time on the ranges, I can hardly typeeppepeepwpepepee.
  14. PAH! Real men use knives! Took me all of three days to sneak up on that damn fig 11 but i got the bugger! Sgt McNab my instructor said i was great!!!
  15. Doing a duffdike

    1. An unconscious or spansmodic reaction brought on by wah-like stimulus.

    2. A reflex mlaar without apparent thought