Ex-Sniper With 80 Confirmed Kills Reveals His World Record Kill Shot

Patrick Bet-David sits down with Sgt. Craig Harrison. Craig Harrison is a former Corporal of Horse in the Blues and Royals, a cavalry regiment of the British Army, who held the record for the longest confirmed sniper kill in combat, at a range of 2,475 m (2,707 yd).

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About guest:
Craig Harrison (born November 1974) is a former Corporal of Horse (CoH) in the Blues and Royals, a cavalry regiment of the British Army, who held the record for the longest confirmed sniper kill in combat, at a range of 2,475 m (2,707 yd). Craig Harrison is most famous for his military service in Afghanistan as a sniper but he also served in the British army in Iraq and the Balkans. In November 2009, Harrison consecutively struck two Taliban machine gunners south of Musa Qala in Helmand Province in Afghanistan at a range of 2,475 m (2,707 yd) using a L115A3 Long Range Rifle. In a BBC interview, Harrison reported it took about nine shots for him and his spotter to range the target. Then, he reported, his first shot “on target” was a killing shot followed consecutively by a kill shot on a second machine gunner. The bodies were later found by Afghan National Police looking to retrieve the weapon (which had already been removed). The first Taliban was shot in the gut and the other through the side. Later in the day an Apache helicopter hovered over the firing position, using its laser range finder to measure the distance to the machine-gun position, confirming it was the longest kill in history at the time. In the reports, Harrison mentions the environmental conditions were perfect for long range shooting: no wind, mild weather and clear visibility.

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