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    Norwegian Sniper suit.

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    Post by fourtycoats on Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:33 pm

    This is the most purpose built and detailed sniper suit I have seen. Made by NFM but never seen on any of their literature or web sites. Labelled a "sample". I will post more detailed pics in due course but it was well thought out. The front of the pants and the lower front and side pockets are made of cordura. All pockets are zipped and with flaps. It was designed to be used with a cloak so the foliage loops are on the bits that would be outside the cloak,i.e., the back of the legs and  the sleeves. The right hand shoulder is padded and there are sling  retaining loops on each shoulder. The downside to this detail is that the suit is heavy. 4.3 Kg.

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    Post by CollectinSteve on Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:21 am

    I can only imagine how heavy this is! And maybe a little uncomfortable to move around in? Obviously snipers spend a lot of time lying down and stationary, so I suppose it doesn't matter too much.

    The foliage attachment points are interesting. What are the details? Looks like "rope" sewn in at various places? Is it stretchable or ridge? I'm wondering if they would easily snag on things.

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    Post by fourtycoats on Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:31 am

    It is comfortable to move around in as the weight is not apparent and the cordura bits are placed where you can not feel the stiffness. The cords are like paracord. As regards snagging, they would snag but if you ever tried moving through through anything other than soft vegetation in a gillie suit you will know that it is always snagging. I will post close up soon.
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    Post by ripcord on Sun Jan 26, 2020 7:04 pm

    Impressive ...

    Thoughtfully put together ...


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    Post by fourtycoats on Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:02 am

    Here are some pics  of the interesting details built into this sniper suit. Firstly , the left hand sleeve with a covered waterproof panel for range cards etc..Also showing the inner sleeve cuff with thumb hole to cover most of the hands for concealment and warmth
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    Next the Right hand shoulder with a panel to insert padding to cushion recoil
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    The Left hand shoulder showing the ports for comms cables.
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    The inside of the front and side pockets with velcro panels for holding sub divisions such as ammo magazines or pouches.
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    The top of each sleeve has a tape to hold in position a single point rifle sling used to steady the hold in the unsupported prone position.
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    Two views of the back showing pocket layout and another port for a cable or hydration tube.

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    Padding on the elbows of both sleeves.
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    Trouser pockets and strapped cuffs.
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