“Accuracy and Precision for Long Range Shooting” by Bryan Litz

Posted October 12, 2012

Bryan Litz, Berger Bullets’ Chief Ballistician, is proud to announce his latest offering to the long range shooting community. In his second book, Bryan helps shooters understand some of the theories behind practical shooting and discusses techniques to improve hit percentages. He says, “Accuracy and Precision for Long Range Shooting is written in the same layman’s terms as Applied Ballistics for Long Range Shooting. The book focuses on defining the elements of accuracy and precision in a systematic way, and exploring their independent affects on hit percentage. The material is intended to help shooters make more informed decisions about their equipment and training. Ultimately, the end goal is to improve the shooter’s success and enjoyment of long range shooting by better understanding the underlying science.”

The book is broken down into three main sections:

1. Precision – How group size affects hit percentage. Topics include muzzle velocity variations, wind and range estimation errors and inherent rifle precision.

2. Accuracy – How well the group is centered around the aim-point. Topics include leveling your sights, trajectory modeling and secondary effects, calibrating ballistic solutions, and live fire verification.

3. Weapon Employment Zone (WEZ) Analysis – This section shows how to measure a weapon’s effectiveness throughout its range of employment. Topics include score shooting, varmint and big game hunting, military and tactical shooting and includes a comparison between the .300 Win Mag and .338 Lapua Mag.

Accuracy and Precision for Long Range Shooting contains 300 pages, and retails for $34.95. The book is currently at the printers, so pre-order a copy to receive a $5 discount! Visit the Applied Ballistics site HERE for more information and to pre-order your copy today.

Michelle Gallagher

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