"This Is The Only Rifle In The World!" – Firearms Expert Reacts To Sniper Elite 5’s Guns

Jonathan Ferguson, a weapons expert and Keeper of Firearms & Artillery at the Royal Armouries, breaks down the weaponry of Sniper Elite 5, including the Welrod handgun and Welgun SMG, a silenced M1A1 Thompson, and the incredibly rare SREM-1…

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  1. I'm already sold when the guy has a real version of almost all the guns in this vid just laying somewhere on a table in that room, in pristine condition.

  2. Request for more H3VR episodes. I wouldn’t be surprised if the modded gun list has surpassed the vanilla guns. There’s so many unique ones especially the trial entry prototypes for the AK47, more additions to the WW1 theatre, etc

  3. "I could not resist including this". Wait, THIS GUY is why we get the SREM-1? Literally just HIS wild wacky impulse? GOD that's as crazy as some What If castings.

    Thank you sir. I adore that weapon in-game.

  4. Fairburne is British German American, I think I'm just dumb but… Is that said in questioning or is he legit all three?

  5. Love this series. I'm literally deciding on whether or not to get this game and Jonathan has helped and I'm downloading it now. Looks great and I love the upgrade and customisation system of it.

  6. I always look forward to these videos with Jonathan. It’s an older game now, but I’d love to see him do 2017’s Call of Duty WW2. Fewer abominations than Vanguard, I’m sure, but I loved that game and seeing Ferg’s reactions to the weapons in that would be really cool.

  7. I'm playing this at the moment and thoroughly enjoying it. Nice to see some historical vids about the weapons used in game.

  8. The suppressor on the Springfield 1903 is a Moore suppressor.Moore and Maxim both submitted a suppressor design to the Us army around the 1910's .The Maxim suppressor won out because of it being more sturdy.

  9. its called a suppressor – not a silencer – it suppresses the sound, it dosnt make it silent.
    ww2 night-sights required an IR-projector exposing the target, and an IR-optic to see the target – it was not a portable design, as the projector was so huge, that it was most often mounted on a truck, or a huge tripod – first portable IR system was developed doing the vietnam war – and was still so huge and unhandy that you wouldnt bring it to the field – it was therefor mostly used in a defensive role

  10. An expert that appreciates that sometimes, for gameplay enjoyment purposes, we HAVE to accept the sacrifice of realism for the sake of gameplay — I like that. Anyone who is good at something and feels a need to point out how whatever they are experts at is not portrayed realistically.. eff the right off. As an Mechanical Engineer there's practically NOTHING realistic in any games to me, but I'm not one for point these things out. So please be mindful and do the same.

  11. I saw Jerry Miculek hit a target with a pistol at 1000 yards but the projectile isn't even lethal at that point, it was really just lobbing the projectile.

  12. 6:47 Fun fact: this actually happened. American troops, in an effort to maintain the element of surprise, would pick enemies off with a handgun at long distances, and sometimes the rounds would hit them so hard the enemy's primary weapon would clip through their med pack or other cargo container. Sometimes, if the weapon is in slung in front of the enemy, it would clip through their torso, causing extra damage. This was mildly infuriating for some allied troops, on account of immersion being broken by the glitch in the Matrix, or simply because that summons Agent Smith who still hasn't found the Chosen One. However, this can also be helpful in a pinch because many allied troops who volunteered for these missions had mothers who rationed their mission time, so their siblings can have a turn on the same mission and only make it about two feet before being killed in action, over and over again and still not know how to do anything themselves. It's also great for more seasoned troops who liked to complete missions in record time, as enemy soldiers could take several hits before being neutralized.

  13. Even in the US Army we call our forward grips a gangster grip. I had a Squad leader that was very old school and wouldn't let us use em unless we were conducting MOUT training

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