An expert sniper can sneak up on an enemy naked as the day he was born. It's not particularly advised, but one top sharpshooter did exactly that just to prove a point, Marine snipers told Insider.

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U.S. military snipers have to be able to make the hard shots, the seemingly impossible shots. They have to be able to push themselves and their weapons.

Staff Sgt. Hunter Bernius, a veteran Marine Corps scout sniper who runs an advanced urban sniper training course, walked INSIDER through his most technically difficult shot — he fired a bullet into a target roughly 2.3 kilometers (1.4 miles) away with a .50 caliber sniper rifle.

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A competitor in the United States Army Special Operations Command International Sniper Competition communicates with his partner in another room while engaging targets on a live-fire range event on Fort Bragg, North Carolina, March 19, 2019. (U.S. Army/Sgt. Michelle Blesam)

The U.S. Army Special Operations Command International Sniper Competition brings around two-man snipers teams from across both the U.S. armed forces and foreign special operations forces for several days of fine marksmanship skills.

And yet again, Army snipers bested their fellow sharpshooters in the Navy, Coast Guard, and, uh, Marines.

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Editor's Note: This article by Matthew Cox originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community.

Two soldiers recently outshot their Marine classmates in one of the Corps' most challenging schools — the Marine Scout Sniper Course.

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