The objective of this lesson was to enable you to explain the effects of wind and weather on the strike of the bullet and how to compensate for these effects, and to use the observation telescope in accordance with TC 23-14.

a. The conditions which constantly present the greatest problem to the sniper is the wind. The flag, drop field expedient, or clock themth may be used to estimate wind velocity. However, the most accurate method of determining wind velocity is by eading mirage.

b. To determine wind velocity using the flag the angle the range flag (or light object dropped frcm the verticle by a constant of 4.


(or drop) method, divide frcm the shoulder) makes

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