The Herts & Essex Shooting Association Field Firing
The course of fire is based upon pre-WW2 military training
Course of fire:
10 shots prone, rapid fire within 2 mins at a ‘Tin Hat’ target
10 shots kneeling, rapid fire within 2 mins at a ‘Landscape’ target.
5 shots standing shot over a “Fire trench” parapet, Deliberate fire within 3 mins at a Fig.4A target
5 shots standing shot over a “Fire trench” parapet, Snap (5 second exposures at a ‘1931 Snap’ target.
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Vintage: Any pre-1919 design with open sights, e.g. Martini-Henry/Metford/Enfield & late conversions of M-H, and
Classic: Rifles designed up to 1919 with aperture rear-sights and post front sights.
Veteran: e.g.: BSA 12/15, Enfield No.7’s, 8’s and 9’s up to 1946. Open or aperture rear-sights with post front sight.
Post Veteran: Any single shot rifle, or if shot single loading rifle,
Open: self-loading rifles with optic sights
Optic: Any rifle fitted with optic sights or using bi-pod support.
Self-loading/Semi-Auto: Any semi-auto with iron sights.
Sporting: Any magazine loading rifle
Herts & Essex Shooting Association, Gt Leighs, Essex (midway between Chelmsford and Braintree).