Author Archives: Mark V

About Mark V

Dedicated shooter, seeker, traveler, teacher, trainer, educator

CQB – A Guide to Unarmed Combat & Close Quarters Shooting

CQB by Mark V. Lonsdale  Available on ebay.com

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SNIPER II

Sniper II – available directly from STTU – STTUOperations@gmail.com SNIPER II by Mark V. Lonsdale 

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Alpine Operations

Alpine Operations – A Guide to Cold Weather Operations, High Angle Rescue, and Mountain Warfare ALPINE OPERATIONS by Mark V. Lonsdale From Sir Edmund Hillary 

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Berger Wins Sub-Contract For Advanced Sniper Rifle Program Ammunition

by SSUSA Staff – Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Capstone Precision Group has been awarded the sub-contract from Ultra Defense Corporation to load the .300 Norma Mag. ammunition for USSOCOM’s Advanced Sniper Rifle program. Capstone, part of the Nammo Group, produces Berger bullets … Continue reading

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MK13 300 Win Mag

STTU is currently evaluating a MK13 Mod 7 clone built on a Stiller’s MK13 (TAC300) action. Where .308 Win gives the average sniper a 600-800 meter capability, .300 WinMag stretches that out to 1,200-1,500 meters .300 WinMag built on a … Continue reading

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.338 Lapua Magnum

The .338 Lapua Magnum was the first cartridge and caliber to be developed specifically for military sniper applications. It was also a good bridge between 300 Winchester Magnum and 50 BMG. STTU is currently involved in test and evaluation of … Continue reading

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OPERATIONAL STUDIES TRAINING DEVELOPMENT

TRAINING DEVELOPMENT  After 25 years for running STTU training programs and teaching instructor development at the university level, Operational Studies has garnered considerable experience in teaching and training methodology. However, what separates STTU and OS training development programs from conventional … Continue reading

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OPERATIONAL STUDIES

O.S. – OPERATIONAL STUDIES  Operational Studies is unique in that it is an academic research and assessment team with real-world operational and training capabilities. OS military studies are focused on conflict and post-conflict military and security operations, stabilization, counter insurgency, … Continue reading

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OPERATIONAL READINESS – Will you be ready on Game Day?

By Mark V. Lonsdale       Over the years I have worked and trained with numerous teams tasked with a variety of public safety needs ranging from SWAT and high risk warrants to search & rescue and underwater recovery. Many of … Continue reading

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Concealed Carry Training

By Mark V. Lonsdale, Director, STTU With all these psycho mass shooters and active shooting events in public places, more and more people are opting to carry concealed, or are looking into the process. This paper will look at the … Continue reading

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