Long-Range Shooting

Great Shot, Eh? Sniper Breaks Kill Shot Record

A Canadian sniper just shattered the world record for the longest kill shot. In a coalition engagement last month, our friend from up north eliminated an ISIS combatant from over two miles away. You read that right, the shot was over two miles long. The shot was recorded at 3,450 meters, smashing the previous record […]

Reach Out Further with Defender Precision Rifle Course

Have you wanted to get into Long Range shooting or precision hunting, but didn’t know where to start? Well, now you can learn the basics and really improve your long distance precision with the Defender Precision Rifle Course. For this course, the Defender Training Academy partnered with Geordie Richardson, a 10-year competitive long range shooter […]

Why Bother with a .308 Win?

Before we go any further, please extinguish your torches and put away your pitchforks. Let me be clear. I absolutely love the .308 Winchester cartridge, as well as its close-but-not-the-same brother, the 7.62x51mm NATO. I’ve been shooting both most of my adult life and it is one of the most useful and legendary cartridges of […]

SHOT New Products Spotlight: Optics

With long range shooting becoming one of the shooting world’s biggest hobby, optics have become more important for a lot of shooters. No longer able to get by with their father’s 3-9x scope, many hunters and shooters have been on a quest to find quality glass to top their rifles. Let’s take a look at […]

Long Range Shooting: Bryan Litz and The Science of Accuracy

Scoring consistent hits on targets at long distances takes more than chance. Bryan Litz, founder and president of Applied Ballistics LLC., chief ballistician at Berger Bullets and champion rifle shooter, says accuracy at any range is a science. Litz shares how he got his start in long-range shooting and why he’s so passionate about the science […]