Sgt. Hunter Ford, 6th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, tries to spot possible enemy targets during the Best Sniper competition Aug. 22 at Fort Bliss, Texas on August 22, 2018.

The US military is losing the sniper war against Russia

The U.S. military has a problem: when it comes to long-range precision fires, infantry forces are outgunned by Russia at every turn

Sgt. Ian Rivera-Aponte, a U.S. Army Reserve sniper and infantryman with the 100th Infantry Battalion, Honolulu, Hawaii, poses for a promotional photo shoot for Army Reserve recruiting at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, July 26, 2017

7 battlefield-tested tips from an Army sniper on how not to lose your mind in isolation

On the battlefield, snipers often find themselves isolated from the rest of the force for days at a time, if not longer

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We salute the Marine scout sniper who snuck up on an enemy completely naked except for a pair of boots

​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