Location
Brest, Belarus Republic
July 28 - August 09
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About Sniper Frontier contest
TEAM
(UP TO 9 PERSONS)
Team leader – 1 person
Coach – 1 person
Interpreter - 1 person
Sniper pairs – 6 persons
( 4 - main, 2 - reserve)
STAGES
1. Individual contest.
2. Pair contest.
3. Sniper relay race.
VEHICLES
• 7,62 mm sniper rifle with organic day and night sight.
• Makarov PM pistol.
• RGD-5 training grenade.
1 STAGE
INDIVIDUAL CONTEST
DETERMINES THE SCORE OF EACH SNIPER
COMPETITORS
6 snipers from each team.

CONDITIONS

Individual contest comprises 5 exercises for each sniper.
1. Snipers biathlon.
2. Shooting for result.
3. Sniper in the defensive.
4. Sniper in the offensive.
5. Night shooting.
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 exercise. The winner of the Individual contest is determined by the smallest sum of places taken in each exercise.

EXERCISE 1.1
QUALIFICATION

Special target (A3 format sheet of paper with a point in the middle)

For the SVD rifle.
Distance 300-600m
Number of bullets - 2
Shooting position - lying on the ground with support

EXERCISE 1.2
SHOOTING FOR RESULT

Breast target with circles (target №4)

For the SVD rifle
Distance 300-500m.
Number of bullets - 10
Shooting position - lying on the ground with support
Time - 3 min.

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)

Distance – 700-800 meters.
Points for target engagement – 20 points.
FULL-HEIGHT FIGURE
(TARGET №8)
Distance – 500-600 meters.
Points for target engagement – 15 points.
HALF MAN
SIZED FIGURE
(TARGET №7)
Distance – 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)
Distance – 300-400 meters.
Firing line – 10 meters.
Points for target engagement – 10 points.
Shooting position – standing.
FULL-HEIGHT FIGURE (TARGET №8)
Distance – 700-800 meters.
Firing line – 100 meters.
Points for target engagement – 20 points.
Shooting position – prone supported position.
HALF MAN SIZED FIGURE (TARGET №7)
Distance– 500-600 meters.
Firing line – 50 meters.
Points for target engagement – 15 points.
Shooting position – kneeling.

Exercise 1.5
Pyramid
Number of bullets - 5
Shooting position - according to the gunner
Time for shooting - no more than 3 min
FULL-HEIGHT FIGURE (TARGET №8)
Distance – 700-800 meters.
Points for target engagement – 5 points.
HALF MAN SIZED FIGURE (TARGET №7)
Distance – 300-400 meters.
Points for target engagement – 10 points.
BREAST TARGET (TARGET №6)
Distance – 300 meters.
Point for target engagement - 15 point
Head target - gunner in the trench
(TARGET №5)
Distance - 500m
Points for target engagement – 15 points
Head target - observer
(TARGET №5а)
Distance - 150m
Points for target engagement – 15 points

EXERCISE 1.6
SHOOTING WITH MOVING
OF TARGET AIM POINT
Number of bullets — 6
(2 per each target).
Shooting position — prone supported position.
Time for shooting — no more than 3 min.
EXERCISE 1.7
SHOOTING FROM
UNCOMFORTABLE POSITION
Nimber of bullets — 2.
Shooting position — through break in the shield
from uncomfortable position.
Time for shooting — no more than 1 min.
3 HALF MAN SIZED FIGURES (TARGET №7)
Distance — 300-600 meters.
Points for target engagement — 10 points.
HALF MAN SIZED FIGURE (TARGET №7)
Distance — 500-600 meters.
Points for target engagement — 20 points.

2 STAGE
PAIR CONTEST
DETERMINES THE RATING OF EACH SHOOTING PAIR
Conditions
Pair contest comprises 8 exercises:
1. Catch up
2. Find yours
3. Hunt
4. make a desicion
5. Shooting from partner
6. Interaction
7. Shooting with moving of target aim point
8. Unexpected meeting
COMPETITORS
8 teams-winners of the 1st stage

RESULTS
The exercises are evaluated and places are given in accordance with the number of received points by sniper pairs

EXERCISE 2.1
ENGAGEMENT OF AIR TARGET
Number of bullets – 10 per pair.
Time for shooting – by last shot.
UAV TARGET
Distance – 150-200 meters.
Shooting position – prone supported position. Points for target engagement – 20 points.
HEAD (TARGET №5А)
Distance – 200-300 meters.
Shooting position – prone supported position.
Points for target engagement – 15 points.
FULL-HEIGHT FIGURE (TARGET №8)
Distance – 500-600 meters.
Shooting position – prone supported position.
Points for target engagement – 10 points.

EXERCISE 2.2
Find AND DESTROY

4 Special targets "Popper"

Distance 300-600m.
Number of bullets - 8
Time for shooting - no more than 3 min
Shooting position - prone supported position
Points for each target engagement – 10 points.

EXERCISE 2.3
Hunt
LIGHT MG (TARGET №10)
Distance– 500-600 meters.
Shooting position – prone supported position.
Points for each target engagement – 20 points.
FULL-HEIGHT FIGURE (TARGET №8)
Distance – 600-800 meters.
Shooting position – prone supported position.
Points for target engagement – 15 points.
HALF MAN SIZED FIGURE (TARGET №7)
Distance – 500-600 meters.
Shooting position – prone supported position.
Points for target engagement – 10 points.

EXERCISE 2.4
make a desicion

HALF MAN SIZED FIGURE (TARGET №7)
Distance– 300-400 meters.
Number of bullets - 10.
Shooting position –prone supported position.
Time for shooting - no more than 3 min.
Points for target engagement – 10 points.
EXERCISE 2.5
shooting from partner

SPECIAL TARGET (WITH DAMAGE AREAS)
Distance - 500 m
Number of bullets - 10
Shooting position - using a partner as a hardpoint for rifle
Points for target engagement – sum of points (depends on damage areas)
EXERCISE 2.6
Interaction
Special target "popper"
Special target "popper"
Fop PM pistol
Distance - up to 25m
Number of bullets - 1
Gunner in a trench (TARGET № 5)
For SVD rifle
Distance - up to 600m
Number of bullets - 4
BREAST TARGET (TARGET №6)
For the SVD rifle.
Distance – 600 meters.
Number of bullets – 4.
HALF MAN SIZED FIGURE (TARGET №7)
For SVD rifle
Distance - up to 600m
Number of bullets - 4
EXERCISE 2.7
make a decision
shooting with moving of target aim point

3 HALF MAN SIZED FIGUREs (TARGET №7) (special target "popper)"
Distance - 400-800m
Number of bullets - 9
Shooting position – prone supported position.
Shooting time - no more than 10 min
Points for target engagement – 10 points.
Exercises 2.8
Unexpected meeting

3 half-man sized targets (TARGET №7) (special target "Popper")
For the SVD rifle
Distance 400-800
Number of bullets - 6
Shooting position – prone supported position.
Time for shooting - by the last shot
Points for target engagement – 10 points.

12FUlL-HEIGHT FIGURE (TARGET №8)
(3 infantry groups, from 2 to 4 persons)
For AKS-74 machine gun
Distance 50-100m
Number of bullets - 15 for each sniper
Shooting position – prone supported position.
Shooting time - by the last shot
Points for target engagement – 10 points
3 STAGE
SNIPER RELAY RACE
DETERMINES THE BEST TEAM
CONDITIONS
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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