Skip to comments.What can a mere rifle do?
Posted on 02/07/2014 8:49:18 AM PST by rktman
Long, long ago US Special Operations Forces extensively studied what you can do with a sniper rifle, beyond just killing people. And they discovered that some items are highly vulnerable to whats called in the trade a standoff attack.
Someone, in the United States, has gone beyond studying targets and has attacked at least one of them in this way; the FBI and other agencies are investigating, and playing their investigation very close to the chest. Hold that thought while we can consider what a mere rifle can do, and in a while well tell you what a rifle or rifles did last April.
(Excerpt) Read more at weaponsman.com ...
what a concept
Thread from yesterday:
Link to Wall Street Journal Story:
Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!
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First thing the feebs should check is whether any prison would be left without electric power from a substation assault. Drug cartels might want to spring their comrades using these grid disabling techniques don’tchaknow.
If someone did this to the SNAP (food stamp) processing location you could conceivably set off nationwide riots.
In 4GW, this strategy is not limited to hardware only. ‘Wetware’ can expect they’ll receive attention, too.
Your graphic is hypnotic.
null and void you should have posted a warning not to look directly at the screen!
i know this will SHOCK you but i have had comments removed relative to this subject
Pretty sure anything like that is going to fail in the ‘safe’ position.
It took them this long to figure out a bullet to a substation transformer could cause a failure of the gear?
How much did the study cost $80mil? “Brilliant”!
There was a case in AZ where someone took off all the nuts on the bolts holding the transmission tower legs to the tower foundation pads. They did many towers in a row.
They hoped for a strong wind to blow the towers over.
Not a shot fired! (Problem was found by inspection crew before anything happened.)
The day is young...
ok after reviewing your vid further i have concluded what we have here is the assy knoll shooter
I'm pretty sure Argentina didn't expect all their bank records to burn up either...
and she never runs out of bullets
Not to hijack the thread but I'm pretty sure that's just what they wanted.
Cutting fiber optic lines isn’t that good of an idea if your goal is to delay notification that the site has an issue. Keep alive signals are usually monitored and a dropoff causes a notification with priority to a monitoring system. It won’t be the police but the operators may very well call them as a precaution.
If it was a team it’d be wiser to coordinate so firing starts the moment the lines are cut. Burn only as much time as it takes to fire the shots and flee.
They only got away because of luck this time
Geez, I’d like to be there to help her steady her @ss. “Lean into it, darling, start your trigger squeeze, I’m right here behind you.”
Hunting rifles are already “medium range sniper weapons” to the U.N. gungrabbers. Now they’re “high powered grid disruptors” used by “militant antigovernment fanatics”.
War is almost here, folks. We have the rifles, we have the blades of grass.
The best thing about the picture is the smile on her face.
I almost have to laugh, at these fools who dont relize what a threat this is and especially those who dont take it seriously because of its simplicity. Seems so many of you forgot what was accomplished with a few box knives and some plane tickets just not that long ago.
Nice. Thank you b
FR needs a “Like” button. LOL
actually the thread i had comments removed from was from a thread many moons back about someone capping a joe blow street transformer that killed power in a multiple block area
“I almost have to laugh, at these fools who dont relize what a threat this is”
And it’s nothing new. There was talk about this 30 or more years ago.
First several lines of story:
Its the awe-inspiring pride of the United States and it harbors a deadly power that could kill us all.
A pristine wilderness, full of scenic landscape and iconic hot-pools and geysers that attract tens of thousands of visitors every year.
But its what lies beneath that has scientists scurrying.
Yes, and many of us, ah, laymen too.
And yet others forget that the only reason a few box cutters were as effective as they were was because 'our' government had systematically disarmed us all on airplanes, and it's even worse today. Even with completely disarmed passengers, on one flight an ad-hoc disarmed militia was able to successfully foil the hijacker's plans at the cost of their own lives.
I wonder which of our liberties they will toss aside in order to "protect" the unprotectable electric substations mentioned in the article.
WHAT thread am i on
I cannot identify the type of firearm involved. Can anyone help?
Not most Argentinians, but point well taken.
You seem a little wobbly. Or jiggly...something...
What, Fred, are you on?
still suffering from hypothermia after finally getting the pipes thawed
Had the same thing here. Thirty freakin below, actual temp, yesterday a.m.
Up both nights tending to pipes in outbuilding.
Restless naps, dreams of sugarplums bouncing, wiggling, a rifle going off....wait a minute...
Neither does her man :)
Geez......is it hot in here, or is it just me?
Funny choice for sniper work.
Is it okay to say nice shot???
The Metcalf station has been shot at more than once but this time the shooter(s) did some real damage
Why is it siper work?? 200 yards many of those transformers are 6’X 8’ and it doesn’t matter where you hit it its going to cause damage. The idead is not to place one shot and knock it out it was to put many shots to not only knock it out, but make it unrepairable.
This is not a ‘James Bond’ operation its is down and dirty insurgency/sabotage. You use what gets the job done.
As I said earlier you like so many have forggoten what was accomplished with a few box knives and some plane tickets just not that long ago.
Did she hit it?
What kind of rifle is being fired by the woman in the video?
Just like Laz!
I can’t tell, her ghillie suit head dress is in the way...
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