About Sniper Frontier contest

Source
Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation
Editor
Huang Panyue
Time
2017-07-21

Location

Gvardeisky training area, Otar, Kazakhstan


About Sniper Frontier contest

Team (11 persons)
Team leader – 1 person
Deputy team leader (referee) – 1 person
Team coach – 1 person
Sniper pairs – 8 persons
Stages
1. Individual contest.
2. Competition among pairs.
3. Sniper relay race.
Equipment
1. SVD 7.62mm sniper rifle with day and night sights
2. Makarov pistol
3. RGD-5 training grenade

STAGE 1

INDIVIDUAL RACE

Determines rating of each sniper

RESULTS

Winner in each element is defined by the number of gained points (exception – the Sniper Biathlon competition). Winner of the Sniper Biathlon is defined by the time spent in the contest. Winner of the Individual Race is defined in accordance to the sum of places taken in course of the contest.

CONDITIONS

All snipers carry out 5 elements during the Individual Race.

1. Sniper Biathlon

2. Firing Performance

3. Sniper in Defence

4. Sniper in Offensive

5. Night Firing

COMPETITORS

Six snipers from each team.

ELEMENT 1.1

Sniper Biathlon

1-km track

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

ELEMENT 1.2
Firing performance

BREAST TARGET WITH ROUNDS

(TARGET #8)

Distance – 300 meters

Munition – 10 cartridges

Time for firing – until the last shot

Prone firing position

ELEMENT 1.3

Sniper in Defence

Munition – 10 cartridges

Prone firing position

Time for firing – until the last shot

ELEMENT 1.4
Sniper in offensive

Munition – 10 cartridges

Time for firing – until the last shot

ELEMENT 1.5

Night Firing

Munition – 10 cartridges

Prone firing position

Time for firing – until the last shot

STAGE 2

SNIPER PAIR PERFORMANCE

Determines rating of each sniper pair

CONDITIONS

There are 4 elements:

1. Firing at an air target

2. Find and eliminate

3. Special firing

4. Firing with aiming point offset

RESULTS

The final rating of the sniper pair in the competition is defined by the number of gained points.

COMPETITORS

Three sniper pairs from each team

ELEMENT 2.1

Firing at an air target

Munition – 10 cartridges

Time for firing – till the last shot

ELEMENT 2.2

Find and eliminate

THREE HEAD SILHOUETTE TARGETS

(TARGET #5A)

Distance – 300-600 meters

Munition – 10 cartridges

Time for firing – until the last shot

Prone firing position

10 points for engaging the target

ELEMENT 2.3

Special firing

SCREEN WITH FIVE SPECIAL TARGETS

(HEAD OF A TERRORIST WITH A HOSTAGE)

Distance –150-200

Munition – 5 cartridges

Prone firing position

Time for firing – until the last shot

5 points for engaging target 1

10 points for engaging target 2

15 points for engaging target 3

20 points for engaging target 4

25 points for engaging target 5

Penalty for engaging a 'hostage' – 25 points

ELEMENT 2.4

Firing with aiming point offset

THREE HALF-HEIGHT FIGURE

(TARGET #7)

Distance – 400-800 meters

Munition – 9 cartridges

Time for firing – until the last shot

Prone firing position

10 points for engaging the target

STAGE 3

SNIPER RELAY RACE

Determines the best team

COMPETITORS

Four best teams

Three sniper pairs from each team

CONDITIONS

Elements are performed by 3 sniper pairs with changing

1. Snipers are to overcome 4 obstacles: wall with passages, fence, ditch, and passage in a wire obstacle.

2. After overcoming obstacle, they are to reach the firing ranges, load weapons and engage targets

- from Makarov pistol (first member of the sniper pair)

- from SVD rifle (second member of the sniper pair)

- RGD-5 imitation grenade throwing (any member of the pair)

3. After firing, the snipers are to unload and lock the weapon, report the referee, and move to the next area.

4. The snipers are to overcome the rest obstacles (dynamic wall, inclined ladder, obstruction, and ammunition transporting) and make an exchange with the next sniper pair.

5. After the exchange, the second sniper pairs are to pass the track and make an exchange with the third pairs.

OBSTACLES

Wall with passages

Fence

Ditch

Passage in a wire obstacle

Firing range 1. Makarov pistol firing

Firing range 2. SVD rifle firing

Firing range 3. Grenade throwing

Dynamic wall

Inclined ladder

Obstruction

Ammunition transporting

RESULTS

The best sniper is defined in accordance to the sum of positions taken in course of the first stage elements. The best sniper pair is defined in accordance to the sum of positions taken in course of the first stage elements. The best team is defined in accordance to results of the third stage.

AWARDING

Prizewinners of the best sniper pair contest are awarded the Cup, medals, diploma, and prizes.

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