silhouette target

silhouette target

[‚sil·ə′wet ′tär·gət]
(ordnance)
Target whose shape is outlined against a light background, although its body features cannot be clearly seen.
Practice target consisting of the dark image of a person or object outlined against a light background.
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E-type Silhouette Target (NSN: 6920-00-795-1806 or NSN: 6920-00-600-6874)
Every couple of steps you take reveals a formerly obscured steel silhouette target.
He fired from the hip and missed the silhouette target only a few steps away.
That's right, fellas--unloading a Smith & Wesson double-action revolver on a silhouette target isn't just for boys anymore.
See was at a three-gun shooting event in which shotguns loaded with fine lead shot had to be used on a steel silhouette target.
Applicants must put 10 shots in a black silhouette target from just seven yards.
Armed: eight more hours of classroom firearm training-four hours on range and marksmanship training-with 75 percent score on silhouette target course.
Two fellows were shooting a silhouette target at about 7 yards and their groups couldn't have been spread out more if they'd been using buckshot.
38/44 for long-range shooting and his book has targets pictured with all six shots on a silhouette target shot at 300 yards with iron sights.
In their part of Wisconsin, Herbert says there is some handgun plinking and some silhouette target shooting, but most of the customers are hunters.
Under conditions of good daylight I set a silhouette target at 100, 200 and 300 yards, shooting three shots at each target using each scope reticle.