The Urban Contact March – One of the weekend Live Firing Exercises held at Lydd Army Ranges during the weekend of the 16/17 April 2016.
Standing or kneeling and firing at a target. All the scores contributed to the Reservists individual Team scores.
The Defence Match – using the Sangar and firing at different heights out onto the range.
The final live firing shoot was won by F Company Team 1, 7th Battalion the RIFLES who are based at Davies Street in the West End of London.
One of the weekends Live Firing Exercises held at Lydd Army Ranges during the weekend of the 16/17 April 2016.
Rifleman Matthew Corrigan from Warrick is a Welder and has been a member of 7th Battalion The RIFLES for 3 years; Lance Corporal Si Mitchell from Tanworth works as an outdoor pursuits instructor, working in schools he is qualified to teach rock climbing, caving, and canoeing. Si has been in the Reserves for 5 years and is a veteran of Afghanistan; Lance Corporal Paul Stanton-Humphreys lives in Didcot and works for a Charity based in Oxfordshire. Paul has been a member of A Company 7th Battalion The RIFLES for 4 years, and Rifleman Danny Mogan from Abingdon who works as a BT Openreach engineer, he has been in the Reserves for 3 years. The Team from Abingdon were presented with the ‘China Dragon Cup’ for winning the Defence Match firing competition – firing from the Sangar at moving targets and different heights.
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