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Craig Harrison

Furthest recorded confirmed sniper

Craig Harrison has the furthest recorded confirmed sniper kill from 2,475 m. He struck and killed two Taliban gunners. 1)

First was Dragunov

Harrison first used a sniper rifle, firing a Dragunov rifle (SVD) on a firing range near the British military base in Split, Croatia. In his autobiography The Longest Kill, Harrison described the rifle as looking like an “elongated AK,” and after firing at a tree, he said it “practically split it in half.” 2)


After returning from Afghanistan in 2009 Craig Harrison suffered post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and was discharged from the army in 2014. 3)

craig_harrison.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/05 03:52 by aga