A sniper in Israel’s “Masada” elite paramilitary unit must be able to shoot through a prison window grid that is one-half inch square.
“Every shot that doesn’t hit the target would have extreme consequences,” a spokesman said.
Masada is an elite takeover unit of Israel’s Prison Service. Its primary functions include hostage rescue, along with handling prison breakouts and special situations in detention. Here’s a look at the Masada unit in action.