One of the challenges with rifles is evaluating proficiency with limited resources. One approach is the US Army Scaled Target Alternate Qualification Course. The Course is found in Field Manual 3-22.9 . It can be shot on any range that has 25 meters (28 yards) of space. Even if your range only has 25 yards, it’s still a good course; just recognize that the targets are 10 percent closer than the values on the target.
There are three Tables (stages) totaling 40 rounds.
Table 1 is shot from prone supported but for our purposes, a benchrest would also be legitimate. Table 2 is shot from prone unsupported and Table 3 is shot kneeling unsupported.
Your rifle should be zeroed for that distance because the targets are small.
It’s a course well worth shooting on occasion, just to see where you are.
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Thanks for posting this. We used these in Korea during the 80’s. I found them more challenging then a conventional range.
Excellent post. At first I actually thought this was going to be a reference to the 25 yd. modified AQT that Project Appleseed uses. The Appleseed ones incorporate the 3 positions and have an final stage for slow prone. Since I dont imagine too many soldiers taking shots offhand or sitting crosslegged, I think the one you posted here is a much more applicable drill.
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