Tag: scout

Development Overview – xm2010

Corey Schultz with XM2010 Sniper Rifle

On the 15th of January 2009, the Army issued Request for proposal (RFP) to the firearm industry for rapid Reconfiguration of the M24E1. Requirements for the solicitation were developed by a collaboration of efforts from the warfighter, the Soldier Requirements Division, engineers at the ARDEC Picatinny Arsenal. Several companies competed for the contract. Accuracy… Continue Reading “Development Overview – xm2010”

Implementation Overview- xm2010

Corey Schultz with XM2010 Sniper Rifle

The unfamiliar sound was shrapnel from the bomb itself landing all around us. It lasted for what seemed like forever, but in reality about 30-seconds, for all the debris to fall out of the sky. I was anticipating body parts to fall as well but only steel and rock peppered the area.

The 0.001%

0.001% [one thousandths] percent of American citizens are sniper qualified graduates.

GHILLIE SUIT INSTRUCTIONAL

This handbook compiles technical teachings from inside the official classroom of sniper school with practical techniques used in combat, as well as tips from first-hand personal experiences. Divulging knowledge from training in the swamps of Louisiana to combat in the mountains of Afghanistan, this ghillie handbook may be the only official material that has been proven and tested on ghillie suit design and construction that is available to the general public.

Apparel

These t-shirts designs were created to promote team pride and boost platoon moral during OEF Task Force Storm. The links below are intended to give platoon members access to the respective apparel items, and replace old articles that are deemed unserviceable with new ones.

Call-Sign

Spectre-5 Derived The twenty-three man, 10th Mountain Division, scout platoon was always referred to as the Spectre Platoon. For all mission intents and purposes, this is what they answered to, this was their code name on the radio, this was their call-sign. In the… Continue Reading “Call-Sign”