3.2 – Target Engagement

  1. 3.2.1  All targets must be engaged in tactical priority, including all targets engaged “in the open.”
  2. 3.2.2  Tactical Priority is method of target engagement in which targets are engaged by their order of threat. Threat is based on the distance of the visible threats from the shooter. Targets are considered equal threat when the difference in the target distances to the shooter is less than 2 yards.
  3. 3.2.3  If several targets are visible at the same time, targets are engaged from near-to-far unless they are equal threat.
  4. 3.2.4  If targets are hidden by cover, the targets are engaged as they become visible around the edge of cover (slicing the pie).
  5. 3.2.5  A target is considered “Engaged” when:
  1. A cardboard target is deemed to have been engaged when the required number of shots for that target have been fired at the target.
  2. Body and head shots may be required on an individual visible cardboard target and must be shot in the order and quantity stipulated in the CoF. Failure to shoot one or more targets in the required body then head order earns the shooter a single PE.
  3. A reactive target is deemed to have been engaged when a minimum of 1 round is fired at the target, regardless of whether the target reacts. All penalties apply if the shooter does not re-engage the target until the target reacts or if the shooter unsuccessfully challenges the reactive target calibration.
  4. A cardboard target with a steel activator behind it is considered engaged when the required number of shots are fired at the cardboard target.

3.2.6 When an activator reveals a target of equal or higher Tactical Priority, the shooter may interrupt the engagement of the cardboard target to engage the target of equal or higher Tactical Priority without retreating. 3.2.7 Target engagement penalties shall not apply in the following cases:

  1. A shooter may not be penalized for failing to fire the required number of shots at a disappearing target.
  2. When engaging a target array of equal priority, the shooter may not be penalized based on the shooter’s orderof target engagement.
  3. Targets may be re-engaged from other shooting positions provided the shooter does not break the definedMuzzle Safe Points see section 2.9.

Posted on: April 9, 2019 , by :

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