Friday, 23 January 2015

My weapon of choice...if I have to

This is the SVD Dragunov,


It is usually described as a sniper rifle, but I prefer its other description which is a marksman rifle.

Though capable of hitting targets up to 800 meters, which is further than the effective range of assault rifles, the Russian-made Dragunov falls short of having the range of most dedicated sniper rifles.

The best sniper rifle has a killing range of up to two kilometers.

The Dragunov however has several advantages over such sniper rifles.

Being semi-automatic and relatively light for a rifle of its type, it is more flexible for use in combat situation.

It was also designed to be used by a less skillful sharp shooter than a sniper specialist, thus the less need for specialize training for its user.

The rifle is also tougher and easier to maintain compared to dedicated sniper rifles, especially in battlefield condition.

Being Russian-made, it is also relatively cheap compared to Western-made sniper rifles.

There are also several other variants such as those produced in China.

The Dragunov is my weapon of choice in the event I am forced to bear arm.

In such a situation, I will find a suitable spot to defend with the rifle.

The main objective is not to let the enemy come close to harm me.

It's the best tactic for someone like me in that kind of a situation as I don't think I have the strength to run around dodging bullets with an assault rifle like normal foot soldiers.

Ya, it is better for me to sit still and wait for the enemy.

During a war situation, a Dragunov could normally be found sold at the black market.

I will buy one in that kind of a situation.

Well, why I am writing this nonsense?

Actually I can't sleep.

It is now past 3am.

Anyway, it is also more fun to write about this rifle than trying to defend the likes of Ahmad Maslan, Shahrizat, Ku Nan, Rauf and other Umno leaders like them.

Writing for fun like this could also eases my mind from worrying about the ongoing Umno rebellion.

It is also much less poisonous than writing about Anwar, Guan Eng and the Pakatan gang.

17 comments:

  1. Why? Wanna change from Blogger to Sniper?

    Sniper Annie sounds good , dont forget your celoreng it always comes in handy.

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  2. if you can't go to sleep, my dear soul for tonight, what do you think will happen?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIVfcOeIJyQ

    if because of your generosity and love, a few humans find their lives, what do you think will happen?

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  3. New blood joins this earth,
    And quickly he's subdued.
    Through constant pained disgrace
    The young boy learns their rules.

    With time the child draws in.
    This whipping boy done wrong.
    Deprived of all his thoughts
    The young man struggles on and on.

    He's known a vow unto his own,
    That never from this day
    His will they'll take away.

    What I've felt,
    What I've known
    Never shined through in what I've shown.
    Never be.
    Never see.
    Won't see what might have been.

    What I've felt,
    What I've known
    Never shined through in what I've shown.
    Never free.
    Never me.
    So I dub thee unforgiven.

    They dedicate their lives
    To running all of his.
    He tries to please them all –
    This bitter man he is.

    Throughout his life the same –
    He's battled constantly.
    This fight he cannot win –
    A tired man they see no longer cares.

    The old man then prepares
    To die regretfully –
    That old man here is me.

    What I've felt,
    What I've known
    Never shined through in what I've shown.
    Never be.
    Never see.
    Won't see what might have been.

    What I've felt,
    What I've known
    Never shined through in what I've shown.
    Never free.
    Never me.
    So I dub thee unforgiven.

    [Solo]

    What I've felt,
    What I've known
    Never shined through in what I've shown.
    Never be.
    Never see.
    Won't see what might have been.

    What I've felt,
    What I've known
    Never shined through in what I've shown.
    Never free.
    Never me.
    So I dub thee unforgiven.

    Never free.
    Never me.
    So I dub thee unforgiven.

    You labelled me,
    I'll label you.
    So I dub thee unforgiven.

    Never free.
    Never me.
    So I dub thee unforgiven.

    You labelled me,
    I'll label you.
    So I dub thee unforgiven.

    Never free.
    Never me.
    So I dub thee unforgiven.

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    1. What song was that?

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    2. The Unforgiven
      - Metallica
      The Black Album

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  4. Drags are quite good to be used in our tropical environment, we managed to capture a few of these during our fight with the communist terrorists in the jungle. They do not need to be cleaned as much as their US or British counterparts daily..lol! Breaking it for travelling is easy and light compared to the Walthers and Colts.

    Nice to see a girl (ha!ha!) taking about weaponry instead of cooking and clothes!

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  5. Wow!! Annie Nak Pergi ke Syria Ke?

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    Replies
    1. Auudzu billah min dzalik!

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  6. Abdul Rauf is 100% UMNO, no added preservatives. Please defend him.

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    1. Yes defending pm means defending Kak jat and Ahmad maslan . I like najib but I won't support bn

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    2. Them big guys just wanna get bigger and richer . . . have they forgotten the people?

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pl7BVr36bbs

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  7. An old guard of the Bolshevik, M. Molotov invented the Molotov cocktail. Keep that handy too 'cause it's cheap, easy and fast to make.

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  8. Dragunov is also my favourite rifle of choice. I always use it when shooting my enemy from distance. I found it easy handling and quick reloading - a life saving feature when facing large number of enemies. I will always carry it with me when playing 'Metro', "Battlefields' and 'Medal of Honor.

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  9. Annie ,

    Enemy are all around ,mingling within , are you sure Dragunov will do the job ?.

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  10. re: "Writing for fun like this could also ease my mind from worrying about the ongoing Umno rebellion."
    _____________________________________________________________________

    "Civilization has made man, if not always more bloodthirsty, at least more viciously, more horribly bloodthirsty."

    "The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month."

    "It takes something more than intelligence to act intelligently."

    "A cultivated and decent man cannot be vain and not set a fearfully high standard for himself, and not despise and almost hate himself at certain moments."

    - Russian writer Fyodor Dostoeyevsky

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  11. " The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month." Are you sure? Golfers call themselves fools at least ten times a day! especially when they missed shot putts or drive their balls into the ponds and drains. Are they the cleverest of all?

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  12. 7.62mm x 54R...same as the Mosin Nagant ammo..hard hitting round..good choice

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