C15 Long Range Sniper Weapon - Ottawa, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 45° 25.003 W 075° 43.025
18T E 443894 N 5029494
Quick Description: This C15, Long Range Sniper Weapon, was used by Corporal Rob Furlong in the Shah-i-Kowt Valley, Afghanistan, in 2002. This weapon is located in Gallery 4 of the Canadian War Museum, in Ottawa, Ontario.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 6/20/2019 7:59:40 AM
Waymark Code: WM10T78
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
From an information panel on site:

Long Range Sniper Weapon

Corporal Rob Furlong killed an AL-Qaeda fighter from 2,430 metres away using this sniper rifle, a record-breaking shot. The weapon fires .50 calibre cartridges like the one shown here. Furlong was one of six Canadian snipers who fought alongside Americans in the Shah-i-Kowt Valley in 2002.

Sniper Rifle - Canadian War Museum Website: (visit link)

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Location restrictions:
Museum Hours and Fees: April 29 to September 2, 2019 Monday to Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday to Sunday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours subject to change. Statutory holidays falling within this period follow the above hours of operation. September 3, 2019 to March 31, 2020 Monday to Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday to Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fees: Adults $17 - Seniors $15 and students $13 Free on Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Parking on the street in proximity to the museum as well as on the grounds of the museum is available for a fee. A parking garage is also available on site.


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