M21 7.62mm Sniper Rifle Photos
LCPL Thomas Campbell of 5th Provisional Security Co takes instruction on the correct way to fire an M21 7.62mm Sniper Rifle, on a range in Arta, Djibouti, 23 Dec 2006.
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Photos of the M21 7.62mm Sniper Rifle
Soldier from A Co, 2-504th PIR, 82nd Airborne Div, sights through the scope attached to his 7.62mm M21 sniper rifle during a search and destroy mission of Operation Mongoose, Adi Ghar, Afghanistan, 27 March 2003.
CPL Pawel Pazgan, and spotter LCPL Ian Gray, both Designated Marksmen with Task Force Rawhide, sight in an M14 DMR USMC rifle on a target at CT-5 Range, Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, 26 Aug 2003.
SPC Ross Henderson, Mortar Platoon, 2nd Bn, 27th Infantry, 25th Infantry Div, mans a M21 7.62mm Sniper Rifle watching for enemy forces, Gayan District, Afghanistan, 7 Oct 2004.
SPC4C Theodore Amell, 2nd Platoon, Bravo Co, 1st Bn, 5th Infantry, 25th Infantry Div (Stryker Brigade Combat Team,) scans the horizon with an M21 sniper weapon system, near Mosul, Iraq, 31 March 2005.
SGT1C Richard Wiley of Alpha Co, 3rd Bn, 509th Infantry Regiment, demonstrates an M21 7.62mm Sniper Rifle to Iraqi Highway Patrol officers during marksmanship training, Al Samud IHP Station, Iraq, 17 Nov 2006.
Ensign Jeremy M. Smith takes aim with an M21 7.62mm Sniper Rifle, aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72), Baltic Sea, 19 May 2007.