Night-Vision Tool Monitoring: from the Machining Line to the Front Lines of Battle

One of the 3 or 4 most demanding training programs in the United States military is the Marine scout sniper training school at Fort Benning, Georgia. Applicants are faced with a full battery of tests and challenges that determine their firing accuracy under equally extreme levels of internal and external pressure. Those select few applicants who make the grade then become part of the elite brotherhood that has produced some of the most significant battlefield results in both Iraq and Afghanistan. Not only do these Marines train in the art of shooting targets with pinpoint accuracy from many hundreds of yards away, but with the night-vision equipment and “around-the-corner” shooting technology they are issued, they are undeniably the most deadly sniper force in the history of warfare.

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