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Snipers: Ultimate Missions is a look at the people who planned the takedowns or pulled the triggers, their techniques and the many factors that have to be considered in each mission.
(Updated to include new footage/interviews with US Special Forces soldiers featured on our upcoming new series "Live To Tell".) A sniper has one chance, one breath, to rise to the occasion and save the day -- if he misses, there may never be another opportunity. We'll deconstruct and analyze the little known stories of snipers and their actions. The people who planned the takedowns or pulled the trigger share their techniques and bring to light the many factors that have to be considered in each mission -- terrain, wind speed, temperature, elevation changes -- as well as the high tech gear each sniper carries on their classified missions to complete the job.
(Updated to include new footage/interviews with US Special Forces soldiers featured on our upcoming new series "Live To Tell".) The deadliest weapon on the battlefield is neither bullet nor gun; it's the lone sniper. Journey inside the science and psychology behind the greatest shots in military history, through the scope of the world's most extreme marksmen. Deconstruct the missions, ranging from Vietnam to Iraq to Afghanistan, presented by the men who were there and pulled the trigger. For the first time on American television Canadian sniper Robert Furlong, tells the story of his history-making shot in Afghanistan--striking a Taliban fighter from 1.5 miles away. Ballistics... Tactics... Weaponry... Stalking... This two-hour special examines these critical components in vivid detail, combining interviews with cinematic reenactments, CGI and present day shooting demonstrations to put the viewer squarely inside the crosshairs.
(Updated to include new footage/interviews with US Special Forces soldiers featured on our upcoming new series "Live To Tell".) Get an unprecedented look at the most extreme missions of the most extreme job in the world. You have one shot, one scoped sight, one controlled breath, one squeeze of a honed trigger. In a fraction of a second, you will either be a hero who took out an enemy commander, or a lone hunter who has suddenly become the hunted. This special deconstructs and analyzes the most dangerous feats undertaken in the history of military warfare. The legendary snipers who are still alive will share never-before-told stories about their classified missions. What techniques were used by these sharpshooters? What roles did the weather conditions, terrain, weapons systems, and snipers' physiological states play in the success of each operation?
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