Here’s a cool idea for your next mission: Positioning an SDV in the cargo hold of the Osprey wreck in Stratis.
The Sniper Operations Manual for Arma 2 or “The SOM” covers all aspects of being a sniper or spotter in Arma 2. Available in PDF format, this manual includes the originally published content that now finds it’s home online here at GETactics.
We discuss the procedures of navigation and map reading in Arma 2. These skills are crucial in advancing your ability to make plans. No matter your role, knowledge of the area before deploying is the first step to being able to successfully execute a mission — and more importantly — improvise out in the field.
In certain scenarios, it is highly advantageous to direct multiple shooters to engage different targets (or the same targets) simultaneously. This tactic is often referred to as a “command fire” and is one of the most difficult sniper techniques to master especially true when you have more than one moving target.
The markings on your scope are not just for looks — learn the fundamentals behind being effective with holdover values. We cover the five different types of sniper scopes and their reticles featured on the sniper rifles of Arma 2.
Knowing holdover values and ballistic data enables you to confidently take first shots with less risk of a miss. Use this tool while you’re in the field by having it at the ready on your mobile device — a QR code is featured at the bottom.