Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Civilian shooting competitions influence Marine weapons training.

Interesting article how the Weapons Training Battalion at Marine Corps Base Quantico is adapting civilian shooting competitions, like three gun matches, to better prepare future Marines for combat. They are taking the idea a little further though...

Shooting experts eye multi-gun training

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. — A Marine’s rifle jams during combat. Rather than waste precious time, he throws it down, pulling out the pistol from his drop holster. When that’s out of ammo, he scans the ground, picks up an AK47 from a slain Taliban, and uses that to fire on the enemy.

No comments: