Soldiers from 14 countries compete in Army sniper competition in Germany

Three U.S. military sniper teams joined soldiers from 13 other countries in Germany this month to show off their shooting skills, learn new techniques and vie for the title of best sniper team.

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Twenty-seven teams from 14 countries participated in the 10-day competition….The two U.S. Army teams that competed alongside the Washington National Guard unit were from the Vicenza, Italy-based 173rd Airborne Brigade and the Vilseck, Germany-based 2nd Cavalry Regiment.

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Other countries that competed were Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Canada, Spain, Italy, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Sweden and Turkey.