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Team Sweden in Best Sniper Team Competition 2019 -The Firearm Blog

In 2018 Sweden won the European Best Sniper Team Competition. The team later came in at the third place overall at the 2018 International Sniper Competition in the USA.

In 2019 they are back in Germany to defend their place on the podium. That’s the subject of these Photos.

Above you can see one of the Swedish snipers as he engages targets during the Advanced Marksmanship event at Grafenwoehr, Germany, July 2019.

The rifle is an Accuracy International AW (Arctic Warfare) in .308 Win, typically equipped with a Schmidt & Bender 3-12×56 PMII in a Spuhr mount. The Swedish Army calls it the PSG-90.

A Swedish soldier prepares to engage targets during the Advanced Marksmanship event of the European Best Sniper Team Competition at Grafenwoehr Training Area

A Swedish soldier prepares to engage targets during the Advanced Marksmanship event of the European Best Sniper Team Competition.

 

Caption:

Swedish soldier prepares to engage targets during the Advanced Marksmanship event of the European Best Sniper Team Competition at Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, July 21, 2019. The European Best Sniper Team Competition is a U.S. Army Europe-directed/ 7th Army Training Command (7ATC) hosted contest of skill that includes 16 participating NATO allies and partner nations at 7ATC’s Grafenwoehr Training Area, July 20-26. The 2016 European Best Sniper Team Competition is designed to improve professionalism and enhance esprit de corps.

Below: Swedish snipers with their Glock 17 (Pistol 88) as they engage targets during the Advanced Marksmanship event of the European Best Sniper Team Competition.

All photos by U.S. Army, Sgt. Emily Houdershieldt.


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