Long Range Shooting Full Course L1-L3

This full course is designed to develop skills for the candidates who wish to learn Long Range Shooting procedures and tactics.

Course description

The 4-days (40 hours) full course is designed to develop sniper skills for the candidates who uses sniper rifle in their duties (soldiers, police officers, contractors in risk areas) and others (sport shooters in competitions eg FinnSniper, hunters). Candidates will learn how sniper rifles work, the basics of rifle optics, composition of ammunition and diffrent calibers, the basics of ballistics (internal, external, terminal), they will learn how to properly position the riflescope and zero the weapon at the desired distance.

Candidates will learn also methods of measuring distances, improving observation, alternative firing positions, long range shooting, making sniper data book/ballistic charts and sniper/observer duties. The knowledge gained will improve target recognition and distance determination and accuracy of long-range shooting.

Skill prerequisites and Requirements

The candidate does not have to possess prior experience with firearms but they must be highly motivated. Courses connected with weapons require a clean criminal record certificate. Participants must sign a statement that they have a clean criminal record.

Logistic information

In this PDF document, you can find all necessary logistical information about possible accommodations, transportation, and locations (Lynx office and Lynx Camp).

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Price

949,00 (VAT Included)

Duration

4 days

Next free term

23 October 2024 26 October 2024

Topics – Day 1 and day 2

  • Safety rules
  • Operation of bolt action and semi-automatic sniper rifle
  • Disassembly, assembly, and cleaning
  • Rifle scope basics
  • Composition of ammunition, calibers
  • Ballistics
  • Proper installation of rifle scope
  • Shooting position (lying), fundamentals of marksmanship
  • Weapon firing (zeroing 100m)
  • Shooting (15 m to 150 m)
  • Distance measurement (Mild dot technique, laser range finder)
  • Observation
  • Alternative shooting positions (standing, kneeling, sitting, using backrest)
  • Long-range shooting (up to 400m)
  • Ballistic charts / Sniper data (log) book
  • Sniper/observer duties
  • .50 cal test shot

Topics – Day 3 (Rural environment)

  • Equipment selection and use
  • Orientation and route planning
  • Formation movement of a sniper pair/group
  • Movement of the individual
  • Camouflage
  • Setting up observation points and observation
  • Making a sketch, distance measuring distances, keeping an observation log
  • Different shooting positions and shooting (multiple target engagement)
  • Setting up / occupying the Reconnaissance Base
  • Warning systems
  • Security
  • Rest

Topics – Day 4 (Urban environment)

  • Equipment selection and use
  • Orientation and route planning
  • Formation movement of a sniper pair/group
  • Camouflage
  • Setting up observation points and observation
  • Making a sketch, distances measuring, keeping an observation log
  • Different shooting positions and shooting (coordinated shots)
  • Long-range shooting (between 600 and 800 m)
  • Exfil

Methods

The course will be taught using theoretical and practical exercises. The lectures will be conducted in the classroom, in buildings, and on the shooting range. The course will be given with the LYNX TC equipment.

Gear

Clothing appropriate for climate and conditions.

Weapons: Included in price – bolt-action rifles Tikka T3x tactical in Akila Chassis.

Ammunition: Included in price.

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