Introduction The Washington Navy Yard shooting occurred on 16 September 2013, when 34-year-old Aaron Alexis fatally shot 12 people and injured three others in a mass shooting at the headquarters of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) inside the Washington Navy Yard in southeast Washington, D.C. The attack took place in the Navy Yard’s Building… Read More
What is Volley Fire?
Introduction Volley fire, as a military tactic, is (in its simplest form) the concept of having soldiers shoot at the same direction in mass. In practice, it often consists of having a line of soldiers all discharge their weapons simultaneously at the enemy forces on command, known as “firing a volley”, followed by more lines… Read More
Shooting Safety Gear You Need
Shooting is regarded as a challenging, but an enjoyable hobby. It is challenging because it entails the focus and precision to accurately hit your target. It can become frustrating at certain times, but with the proper technique and constant practice, you will soon find shooting as fun and enjoyable, and even a therapeutic way to… Read More
Shooting Games for Tactical Training
If you are practising your tactical shooting skills, you need to be prepared for a lot of drills, different exercises, and test runs. There are the traditional ways and some fun alternatives that can make it a little more enjoyable. Take a look below at some of the helpful games you can play to work… Read More
Does Wearing Combat Clothing & Backpack Result in Shooting Performance Degradation?
Research Paper Title Effect of carrying different military equipment during a fatigue test on shooting performance. Background This study investigated the effect of a 3-km walking test (3kWT) carrying different military equipment on shooting performance, rating of perceived exertion (RPE), heart rate (HR), and test time. Methods The relative combat wear and backpack weight (as… Read More
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