January 2011

Combat Shooting Team Tops at British Match: Shooting Its Way to More Realistic Combat Training?

Volume 94, Issue 1

"God is not on the side of the big batla I ions, bui on the side.oftho.se who shoot best."


Military pundits and correspondents often talk of the global war on terrorism in terms of high-tech weaponry. Predator missile strikes or improvised explosive devices. But for Marine infantrymen, with boots on the ground, it still is about combat shooting with rifles, pistols or shotguns, or as the Royal Marines put it, shooting "as accurate as you need to be, as fast as you can."

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