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FBI Shoot

Section leader: William G

 

The FBI shoot is quickly becoming one of the more popular sports available to members and brings shooting into the twentyfirst century.

 

The FBI shoot was originally designed and shot by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) to train and test their agents in the use of handguns.  Like the Service Pistol Match (SPM), which was also designed to test law enforcement, the FBI shoot has been adapted by civilian shooters and made into a competitive shooting sport.  Unlike the SPM which is designed to be shot with a revolver, the FBI shoot is made to be shot with a semi-automatic pistol and is more dynamic.  

The course of fire consists of 60 rounds and is shot on the QIT target also commonly referred to as the 'milk bottle' target due to it's shape.  Shooters who score 48 hits (80%) or higher earn themselves a 'pass' rating.  Those shooters who score 54 hits (90%) or higher earn the coveted 'instructor' rating.  The course starts at 3m and gradually moves to 5m followed by 7m.  At these distances, the shooters reactive shooting is tested.  The course continues back to the 15m and finally the 25m mark utilising a barricade.  At 15m and 25m the shooters accuracy is put to the test.

 

The full course of fire is:

 

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Stage 1:

3 metres - (12 rounds total, Single handed only).

-3 rounds master hand only (3 seconds).

-Repeat above once more.

-3 rounds right hand only, switch to left hand and fire 3 more rounds (8 seconds).

 

Stage 2:

5 metres - (12 rounds total, two handed shooting from now on).

-3 rounds (3 seconds).

-Repeat above three more times. 

 

Stage 3:

7 metres - (16 rounds total, First magazine contains 12 rounds, second magazine contains 4 rounds).

-4 rounds (4 seconds).

-Repeat above once more.

-4 rounds, reload, then 4 more rounds (8 seconds).

 

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Stage 4:

15 metres (10 rounds total).

-3 rounds (6 seconds).

-Repeat above once more.

-4 rounds (8 seconds).

 

Stage 5:

25 metres (10 rounds total, two magazines of 5 each, Barricade required).

Note: Start from outside of the barricade.  On the start tone, move behind the barricade and begin firing:

-2 rounds standing and 3 rounds kneeling (15 seconds).

-Repeat above once more.