Long-Range Shooting with Kestrel Ballistics Meters

Whether you are involved with long-range shooting competitively or as a novice, the weather plays a major part in the precision of shots fired. Even the smallest changes in climate can alter results, ranging from the time of day to a change in wind direction. With the Kestrel 5700 Elite Weather Meter with Applied Ballistics, long-range shooting is about to become even more enjoyable. “After using Kestrel Meters for over 10 years, I can count on them in the worst conditions with my long-range shooting. Compact and convenient, it's the first thing I pack in my ruck!” -Customer testimonial Kestrel...

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Kestrel HVK Gun Loader Sofware

The HVK Gun Loader software is finally here! No longer do you need to manually enter gun configurations into your Kestrel: this software provides users the ability to see and edit guns just as easily as editing any other electronic document on their computer. It allows users to load up to 50 guns on their Kestrel with Horus ATrag© via their computers and a Bluetooth connection or a wired Kestrel Interface. It also comes with more than 900 gun/bullet configurations saved in the software itself in case users want to pick from pre-saved files rather than building a gun from...

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Temperature Effects on Zero

For over three hundred years man has endeavored to find his target with the first shot from his rifle, whether it be man or beast, in conflict or at peacetime. This skill in the art of marksmanship is one of the most pondered and talked about subjects in the Military & Law Enforcement communities today. There are facts, opinions and myths covering a wide range of elements in the gap between the point at which the firing pin strikes the cartridge primer, to when the projectile strikes its target. There is no escaping the simple fact that this subject is...

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Snipers And Their Shooting Computers

 U.S. Army and Marine Corps are getting handheld ballistic computers. The 17 ounce Trimble PDA type device is loaded with Horus Vision targeting software. This enables shooters to more effectively hit targets over 2,000 meters distant. The $2,000 device is dust and waterproof, and uses rechargeable battery AA batteries. The device also has Blue Tooth and WiFi, as well as a speaker and microphone. The software handles things like weapon model, target speed and range estimation, wind speeds and many other factors. Shooters can also add, and store, data particular to their weapon, or several weapons (and recall the data for the...

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