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Sniper and LES Courses



  • 400 rounds of duty ammunition

NOTE: If your department SOP uses a barrier penetrating projectile, please bring 20 rounds for testing and data collection.

Weapon System

  • Rifle capable of at least 1 MOA accuracy  (No exceptions will be made.  Qualification standards require at least this level of accuracy.)
  • Rifle scope with at least 3.5x-10x magnification range with exposed target style turrets and associated tools for fasteners
  • Bipods, capable of left/right cant adjustments
  • Easily adjustable rifle sling with the correct attachments for your rifle
  • Rifle data book and barrel log
  • Rear shooting support

Support Gear

  • Tripod capable of standing height
  • Method of attaching your rifle to the tripod
  • Bog Pod shooting sticks
  • One-piece cleaning rod and bore guide
  • Appropriate cleaning equipment to include carbon remover and non-ammonia based copper solvent
  • Nylon bore brush
  • Chamber mop
  • Appropriate lubricant
  • Blue Loctite

Personal Items

There is no such thing as bad weather, only a poor choice in clothing.

  • Call-Out Gear (Helmet, armor, or any other SOP gear for your department)
    • Individual load carry equipment such as a chest rack/vest/belt
  • Individual hydration system
  • Backpack/rucksack of sufficient size
  • Rifle Drag-Bag (Recommended Gear: Armageddon Gear)
  • Individual camouflage (Ghillie suit/Viper Hood, etc.)
  • Face paint
  • Small pruning shears
  • Gloves
  • Compass
  • Shooting mat (Not required)
  • Arm coach (Recommended Gear: RE Factor Tactical)
  • Rear shooting support (Recommended Gear: Armageddon Gear)
  • Notebook, pens, pencils.
  • Binoculars (Minimum 8x magnification)
  • Laser Rangefinder

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