Location
Gvardeisky training area, Otar, Kazakhstan
About Sniper Frontier contest
Team (11 persons)
Team leader – 1 person
Deputy team leader (judge) – 1 person
Team coach – 1 person
Sniper pairs – 8 persons
Stages
1. Individual contest.
2. Competition among pairs.
3. Sniper relay race.
Equipment
1. 7,62 mm sniper rifle with organic day and night sight.
2. Makarov PM pistol.
3. RGD-5 training grenade.
RESULTS
The exercises are evaluated and places are given in accordance with the number of received points (except for Snipers biathlon). The Snipers biathlon is evaluated by the shortest time spent for the problem.
The winner of the Individual contest is determined by the smallest sum of places taken in each problem.


COMPETITORS
Six snipers from each team.
CONDITIONS
Individual contest comprises 6 exercises for each sniper.
1. Snipers biathlon.
2. Shooting for result.
3. Sniper in the defensive.
4. Sniper in the offensive.
5. Night shooting.
EXERCISE 1.1
SNIPER BIATHLON
Route length – 1 km.

PENALTY LAPS
A penalty lap is assigned for

  • each missing during firing Makarov pistol
  • each missing during firing Dragunov sniper rifle
  • missing when throwing a grenade
THREE POPPER
TARGETS
For the PM pistol. Range – 25 meters.
Number of bullets – 3.
Shooting position – standing, with one hand.
THREE BREAST TARGETS (TARGET №6)
For the SVD rifle. Range – 300 meters.
Number of bullets – 3.
Shooting position – prone supported
FULL-HEIGHT FIGURE TARGET (TARGET №8)
For throwing grenades.
Diameter of circle – 1,5 meters.
Range – 25 meters.
Number of grenades – 2 RGD-5 training grenades.

EXERCISE 1.2
SHOOTING FOR RESULT

BREAST TARGET WITH CIRCLES
(TARGET №4)


Range – 300 meters.
Number of bullets – 10.
Time for shooting – by last shot.
Shooting position – prone supported position.

EXERCISE 1.3
SNIPER IN THE DEFENSIVE
Number of bullets – 10.
Shooting position – prone supported position.
Time for shooting – by last shot.
LIGHT MG
(TARGET №10)
Range – 700-800 meters.
Points for target engagement – 20 points.
FULL-HEIGHT FIGURE (TARGET №8)
Range – 500-600 meters.
Points for target engagement – 15 points.
HALF MAN SIZED FIGURE (TARGET №7)
Range – 300-400 meters.
Points for target engagement – 10 points.
EXERCISE 1.4
SNIPER IN THE OFFENSIVE
Number of bullets – 10.
Time for shooting – by last shot.
LIGHT MG
(TARGET №10)
Range – 300-400 meters.
Firing line – 10 meters.
Points for target engagement – 10 points.
Shooting position – standing.
FULL-HEIGHT FIGURE (TARGET №8)
Range – 700-800 meters.
Firing line – 100 meters.
Points for target engagement – 20 points.
Shooting position – prone supported position.
HALF MAN SIZED FIGURE (TARGET №7)
Range – 500-600 meters.
Firing line – 50 meters.
Points for target engagement – 15 points.
Shooting position – kneeling.

EXERCISE 1.5
NIGHT SHOOTING
Number of bullets – 10.
Shooting position – prone supported position.
Time for shooting – by last shot.
LIGHT MG
(TARGET №10)
Range – 500-600 meters.
Points for target engagement – 20 points.
FULL-HEIGHT FIGURE (TARGET №8)
Range – 300-400 meters.
Points for target engagement – 15 points.
HALF MAN SIZED FIGURE (TARGET №7)
Range – 200-250 meters.

CONDITIONS
Team contest comprises 4 exercises.
1. Engagement of air target.
2. Search and destroy.
3. Special shooting.
4. Aim-off shooting.
RESULTS
The exercises are evaluated by maximum amount of points.
COMPETITORS
3 sniper couples from each team.
EXERCISE 2.1
ENGAGEMENT OF AIR TARGET
Number of bullets – 10 per team.
Time for shooting – by last shot.
UAV TARGET
Range – 150-200 meters.
Shooting position – prone supported position.
Points for target engagement –20 points.
HEAD (TARGET №5А)
Range – 200-300 meters.
Shooting position – prone supported position.
Points for target engagement – 15 points.
FULL-HEIGHT FIGURE (TARGET №8)
Range – 500-600 meters.
Shooting position – prone supported position.
Points for target engagement – 10 points.

EXERCISE 2.2
SEARCH AND DESTROY

THREE HEAD TARGETS (TARGET №А)

Range – 300-600 meters.
Number of bullets – 10.
Time for shooting – by last shot.
Shooting position – prone supported position.
Points for each target engagement – 10 points.

EXERCISE 2.3
SPECIAL SHOOTING

SHIELD WITH FIVE SPECIAL TARGETS
(HEAD OF TERRORIST WITH HOSTAGE
AND REDUCING AREA OF ENGAGEMENT)

Range – 150-200 meters.
Number of bullets – 5 per one team.
Time for shooting – by last shot.
Shooting position – prone supported position.
For engagement of target one – 5 points.
For engagement of target two – 10 points.
For engagement of target three – 15 points.
For engagement of target four – 20 points.
For engagement of target five – 25 points.
For engagement of each hostage – minus 25 points.

ELEMENT 2.4
Firing with aiming point offset

THREE HALF MAN SIZED FIGURES (TARGET №7)

Range – 400-800 meters. Number of bullets – 9.
Time for shooting – by last shot.
Shooting position – prone supported position.
Points for target engagement – 10 points.
COMPETITORS
4 best teams.
3 sniper couples from each team.
CONDITIONS
3 sniper couples subsequently touch off.
1. The snipers overcome 4 obstacles: wall with breaches, fence, ditch, passage in defense wiring.
2. Upon overcoming of the obstacles the snipers come to firing areas where they get ammo and load the weapon to engage targets:
− with the PM (sniper 1 of the couple);
− with the SVD (sniper 3 of the couple);
− throwing of the RGD-5 grenade (one of the snipers).


3. After firing in each area they unload the weapons, half-cock, report to a referee on the unloading of the weapons and move to a next area.
4. Then the snipers overcome the remaining four obstacles: dynamic wall, inclined ladder, abatis, transportation of ammo and touch off at the finish line (with touching of a hand) to sniper one and two of the next couple.
5. After the touch off the next sniper couples overcome the same range and pass the baton to the third couple. The time is stopped when the third line crosses the finish line.
RESULTS
The best sniper is determined by the smallest sum of places taken in the problems of stage 1. The best snipers couple is determined by smallest sum of places taken in the problems of stage 2. The best team is determined by results of stage 3.
AWARDING
The prize-winners are awarded cups, medals and prizes. Awarding of the winners is held during the closing ceremony of the Contest on the basis of the final charts of the Contest stages.

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