Rifle Range - 2004
Highlanders are expected to qualify with the C7 service rifle
every year; marksmen are rewarded with the traditional crossed
rifle badge, worn on the dress uniform.
As the final exercise
of the year was a live fire exercise, musketry was an essential
component, for both ensuring a successful attack and also for
In order to conduct
the annual Personal Weapons Test (PWT) to the standard expected of
an infantryman, several relays are fired from ranges of 100 to 500
metres, including run-downs of 100 metres before firing, firing
from various positions (prone, kneeling, sitting and standing),
and fire in both semi-automatic and automatic mode.