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Inside the Coast Guard's Elite Counter-Terror Sniper Team

FacebookTwitterPinterestEmailShare had the unique opportunity to spend a couple days with the Coast Guard's Maritime Security Response Team down in the Tidewater area and our multimedia editor Glenn Anderson shot a great piece profiling the unit's precision marksman observer team.

They use Mk-11 and SR-25 rifles for their work, since most of their targets are of the shorter range varieties. They do have a bunch of surveillance equipment for the "observer" part of the mission and support the Coast Guard's door kickers when needed.

And they're also the only unit in the MSRT that gets to wear MultiCam combat uniforms...


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