NICK RANSTADNICK RANSTAD holds the American record for the longest confirmed sniper kill in Afghanistan at 1.3 miles with the famous Barrett .50 rifle. The sniper “Ghille suit” he used in Afghanistan is on permanent display at the National Rifle Association Museum in Fairfax, Virginia.

Nick was featured on the cover of the June 2010 issue of “Soldier of Fortune” magazine; he was featured in an article about snipers in the New York Post’s May 30th 2010 Memorial Day issue; he had a segment in the National Geographic Channel’s documentary “Snipers, Inc.” about the man behind the famous .50 caliber sniper rifle, Mr. Ronnie Barrett; and he was honored by the Tennessee House of Representatives for making his record shot with a Tennessee built rifle. Additionally Nick was featured at #75 in the History Channel’s special “101 Weapons That Changed the World”.  Both programs are available on DVD at their respective website stores.
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