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Gurkha Company (Sittang) Operational Shooting Assessment 2022

10th March 2022

Gurkha Company (Sittang) - personal weapons firing capability

Gurkha Company Sittang take to the firing ranges for their Annual Combat Marksmanship Test, Advance to Contact and Rural Contact Assessments.

This assessment is also a part of the team selection and ultimately road to the Army Operational Shooting Competition held at Bisley each year. Sergeant Ranjib Limbu planned, led and executed the competition with the aim to promote a winning mentality, enhance operational effectiveness, marksmanship and identify the best shot and best section.

The assessment was designed to replicate situations likely to be encountered on operations and assess individuals and sections shooting preceded by rapid development of Quick Reaction Force to engage on advance to contact shoot.

The Army’s priority is to be ready to war fight when the nation and its allies are threatened. Training and making sure our basic military skills are the very best is key to us succeeding in our role.

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