Thermal Sniper Picks Off Russian Troops

Footage from an unknown front shows a Ukrainian sniper shooting multiple Russian soldiers at night with the aid of a thermal riflescope.


The Russian troops' lack of personal night vision, even among advanced Spetsnaz and airborne troops, has astonished the military analyst community. These Russian soldiers are essentially running blind in the dark while an unseen enemy easily engages them from an unknown location.


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Will Killmore is a US Army combat infantry veteran and Purple Heart recipient. He has deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan with the 172nd Stryker Brigade and 173rd Airborne Brigade. Following his time in service, he successfully pursued a certificate of journalism and has been a blogger for Funker530 since 2014. Follow Will’s bad takes on Twitter

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Footage from an unknown front shows a Ukrainian sniper shooting multiple Russian soldiers at night with the aid of a thermal riflescope.


The Russian troops' lack of personal night vision, even among advanced Spetsnaz and airborne troops, has astonished the military analyst community. These Russian soldiers are essentially running blind in the dark while an unseen enemy easily engages them from an unknown location.


About the Author

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Will Killmore

Will Killmore is a US Army combat infantry veteran and Purple Heart recipient. He has deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan with the 172nd Stryker Brigade and 173rd Airborne Brigade. Following his time in service, he successfully pursued a certificate of journalism and has been a blogger for Funker530 since 2014. Follow Will’s bad takes on Twitter

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