15 Time to Hit the Target!

Time to Hit the Target!

Posted on November 14, 2012 by team


This is a photo report from the Moscow Open Sports Sniping Championship that was held in July 2012.

Eight types of exercises were planned for shooting at the distance of 50-650 m. (165-2130 ft). A shooter had to have a rifle with a telescopic sight and fire accuracy 0.5-1.0 MOA.

Exercise 1 “Cold shot”, 200m.

Type of exercise: individual

Target: metal sleeve

Range: 160 m

Number of shots: 1

Preparation time: two minutes

Shooting time: fefteen seconds.

Shooting position: lying.

Exercise 2 “Chain links”, 100m.

Type of exercise: individual

Target: five squares with the side of 13 mm (0,05 inches)

Range: 100 m

Number of shots: 5

Preparation time: three minutes

Shooting time: two minutes

Shooting position: lying.

It reads “Shooting line №3″.

Exercise 3 “Tumbler”, Field.

Type of exercise: individual

Target: three falling targets of 100-150-200mm (4-6,5-8 inches)

Range: 50-100-150m (165-330-490 ft)

Number of shots: unlimited

Preparation time: sixty seconds

Shooting time: two minutes

Shooting position: from the knee or standing

Exercise 4 “Gunner”, Field.

Type of exercise: individual

Target: the gong located in the building

Range: approximately 400 m (1320 ft)

Number of shots: 1

Preparation time: fifteen seconds

Shooting time: two minutes

Shooting position: arbitrary

Exercise 5 “Tactic sniping”, Field.

Type of exercise: individual

Target: five gongs 200-300 mm (8-12 inches)

Range: approximately 300 – 650 m (980-2130 ft)

Number of shots: unlimited

Preparation time: two minutes

Shooting time: three minutes

Shooting position: arbitrary

Exercise 6 “Wall”, Field.

Type of exercise: individual

Target: paper target with a black circle (d=10cm (4″))

Number of shots: 5

Preparation time: two minutes

Shooting time: three minutes

Shooting position: arbitrary

Exercise 7 “Unknown distance”, Field.

Type of exercise: individual

Target: gong 200 mm (8″)

Range: approximately 300 – 650 m (980-2130 ft)

Number of shots: 1

Preparation time: two minutes

Shooting time: two minutes

Shooting position: arbitrary

Exercise 8 “Custom”, Field.

Type of exercise: individual

Target: gong 200 – 300 mm (8-12″)

Range: approximately 300 – 650 m (980-2130 ft)

Number of shots: 2

Preparation time: two minutes

Shooting time: one minute

Shooting position: arbitrary

They were also shooting at the contactless electronic target made in Sweden.

Always hit your targets!

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15 Responses to “Time to Hit the Target!”

  1. sergio says:

    hola .os siguo desde españa . en otro articulo , podias presentar las armas , municion y si no les importa , a los tiradores . muy bueno . gracias

  2. Perkunas says:

    Great topic just, seemed like best assassin contest too…. just kidding :)

  3. VDV bob says:

    SVDM + PSO-1 + 7N14 = <1 MOA

  4. Fred Johnson says:

    If anybody were to offer, I would not turn down ANY of those guns.

    And any of the anti-gun nuts out there that whine about people owning guns, never, ever take into consideration sport shooting like this. To those idiots, the only reason to own a gun is to kill people.

    I guess this post pretty much blew that out of the water. Oh! Blew it out of the water, can I say that? Isn’t that too violent? bah!

  5. ProudGerman says:

    why does one wear sneakers with camo?

  6. George says:

    @ProudGerman: Actually pretty common; comfort and concealment. However, boots are more practical.

  7. ho fo sho says:

    Are a lot of these guys in law enforcement? Most of them look too chubby/ old to be military.

  8. Daniel says:

    Sport sniping! WTF is sport sniping? Sniping the practice of killing by a concealed marksman. I know, I have been one. It is certainly not a sport. The label sport trivializes the killing of human beings.

  9. ins says:

    so much nice sharp and accurate russian guns live long russian weapon industry

  10. ins says:

    so much nice sharp and accurate russian guns live long russian weapon industry

  11. Tovarich Volk says:

    I’m actually kind of surprised to see the SVD hanging with the Accuracy International AW, DTA SRS and some of the other super accurised rifles shown, as it’s more of a sharpshooters rifle as opposed to a dedicated snipers rifle.

  12. tom says:

    and nobody hit anything!

  13. Anastasis says:

    Well,in my country,in crisis i hund in 500m.
    I take everything to Feed my family.
    Even a mouse is something easy pready for me.
    I am a.n 52 y.o. Civil Engineer and a GOOD SNIPER.
    By-by

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