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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A most innovative instructor, Murphy has also worked out a system of "shoot/ don't shoot" training while he verbalizes the "opponent's" dialogue from behind the shooter while using SIRT laser guns to project dots on the silhouette target. One color means "danger." Another means "you're under attack." This technique teaches the students to use visual cues, which are what they'll most often have to work with on the street.
Caption: Even with four cases just ejected, the Inglis is controllable enough that Thompson is keeping hits on a silhouette target at 10 yards.
Some of my shooting drills included drawing and firing three rounds with a one-handed grip on a silhouette target set at three yards, then doing a combat reload by dropping the magazine, pulling a second loaded magazine from a magazine pouch, and inserting it into the pistol and then repeating the shooting.
In our police qualification course, it's not uncommon for cops to completely miss the B-27 silhouette target from the 25-yard line.
I tested his theory using a 255-grain bullet loaded over 40.0 grains of black powder, again back in the time when I could really shoot, and I found at 50 yards I could keep them all in the head of a standard silhouette target, 100 yards saw them all go into the body and at 200 yards I could definitely keep the target pinned down until someone showed up who could really shoot.
E-type Silhouette Target (NSN: 6920-00-795-1806 or NSN: 6920-00-600-6874)
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. Guns shooting more open chokes, which delivered faster expanding patterns because of compression, were not knocking down the steel targets well.
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.
Shots at both ranges were easy to center in the X and 10-ring of the B-27 silhouette target.
Using slugs, I can shoot head shots on a silhouette target at 50 yards with ghost ring sights that are zeroed and can do good center of mass hits on a silhouette at 100 yards.