Shooting the M40A5 Sniper Weapons System
Amphibious Reconnaissance and Scout Sniper Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit train combat marksmanship with Marines and Navy SEALS from the Republic of Korea and Royal Thai Marine special forces. Marines of the MEU’s scout sniper platoon led a brief period of instruction before all parties fired at multiple targets ranging from 100 to 400 meters. All three nations fired the Marine Corps’ M40A3 and M40A5 sniper rifles. Soundbites include Staff Sgt. Darrell Rushing – Scout Sniper Platoon Sergeant, Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 4h Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. (Keller, Texas). Produced by Sgt. Paul Robbins Jr.