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Canadian sniper makes kill shot at distance of 3.5 KILOMETRES

Jim-234

Hitting a man sized target at 1000 yards is consistently repeatable with a the standard NATO 7.62 / .308 round using a variety of ammunition if you have a good rifle/scope and have a good shooting position.

If you move up to the .338 it becomes a near you can't miss unless you do something wrong.

If you have solid prone shooting station and have the rifle/scope setup right & have the correct elevation/windage dialed in, then just about anyone who can shoot without jerking and hold it steady could hit a man sized target at 1000 yards with minimal training.

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