Sniping Accessories

The following guide features various sniping accessories used by the Israeli SF.

Spotting Scopes


PALSAR NAHAL snipers during training. From foreground to background - sniper armed with a Mauser 86SR, spotter with a scope and a sniper armed with a M24. The spotting scope and the SWS are all mounted on tripods.

IDF SF McMillan 0.300 Win Mag seen here during range training. Note a compensator. Seen in the background are a spotting scope and a M4A1.

Various IDF SF 0.338 Lapua Magnum SWS seen here during range training. From left to right – three Accuracy International AWM, a PGM Precision PGM338 and an H-S Precision Pro Series 2000 HTR.

 

Laser Rangefinders


IDF SWS and related gear on display during a demonstration at the IDF Counter Terror School. From left to right: an H-S Precision Pro Series 2000 HTR, two laser rangefinders and an Aquila X6.

 

A M82A1 fitted with a Litton Aquila X6 see here during an IDF demonstration. Seen in the background are M24 (bottom) and M16A2-E3 (top). Note a Vectronix laser rangefinder on the left.

 

Miscellaneous


IDF SF reserve sniper full gear seen here prior to deployment in the Territories. Visible are a camouflaged CAR15 fitted with a Meprolight Mepro 21 and a flashlight, camouflaged M24 and a camouflaged Litton Aquila X6 for the M24. Also visible are 5.56mm magazines for the CAR15 and 7.62mm rounds for the M24, medical supply and other tactical gear.

 

IDF SF reserve sniper fully loaded vest, backpack and helmet fitted with a Mit’zenfet. Also visible are a camouflaged CAR15 fitted with a Meprolight Mepro 21 and a flashlight, a camouflaged M24 and a camouflaged Litton Aquila X6 for the M24.

 

IDF SWS and related gear on display during a demonstration at the IDF Counter Terror School. From left to right: an H-S Precision Pro Series 2000 HTR, two laser rangefinders, an Aquila X6, a Leupold X12-X40 spotting scope, a suppressed Ruger 10/22, a suppressed PGM Précision Ultima Ratio, a modified Mauser 86SR (with an integrated suppressor and a new stock), a M24 and a suppressed SR25.

 

An H-S Precision Pro Series 2000 HTR fitted with an OSTI AN/PVS-27 clip on NVD seen here on display during a demonstration. Also seen on top are the SWS standard issue accessories – an ITL Cobra rangefinder, a Tripod Data Systems (TDS) PDA loaded with a ballistic software and a Kestrel pocket weather meter.

 

Fire Control Prototypes


Israeli made sniping fire control systems prototypes: left - a M24 fitted with a mounted day optic/laser rangefinder combo; right - a standalone system which measures distance, wind and humidity.

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