October 31, 2019
The Newtec Pistol Club has been given approval this month by the NSW Firearms Registry to reopen their range complex after an extended closure period. ATS was pleased to be given the chance to assist the Newtec Pistol Club with expert advice and mentoring in range design, Range Danger Area templating and most importantly safety for the club members and public.
October 25, 2019
ATS Live Fire Range Training Coordinator Andrew Underwood, advised staff conducting the 1st Year ADFA Officer Cadets Leadership Challenge 1 (LC1) about the recent upgrades to the MTR in Majura. Andrew facilitated several concurrent training activities such as correct service-before-firing procedure, revision on Marksmanship Principles, shooting from standard and non-standard firing positions, dry-fire techniques, and a bit of coaching at the Firing Point.
The Sporting Shooters Pistol Club, Act, hosted the Action Match National Championships in Canberra during the weekend. ATS was once again pleased to sponsor this event. The National Championships attracts competitors from all over Australia. ATS sponsored shooter Mark and Cherie Blake performed well with Mark winning the Open Class, Metallic Class and the overall Top Gun Trophy. Congratulations Mark Blake from the ATS Team on a great result.
The LFRiB commenced it Capability Roadshow at the start of this month and was in action one hour after its arrival at Puckapunyal, with ADF members conducting live fire training. The LFRiB is a Turn Key mobile range capability that enables immersive live fire scenario based training using an interactive video target system. The second stage of the Roadshow saw the LFRiB move to Russell Offices in Canberra where many soldiers tested the system using
ATS sponsored Action Pistol shooters, Mark and Cherie Blake, have once again represented Australia with honour during the 41st USA Action Pistol Championship – The Bianchi Cup. Mark placed in the top 15 and was the highest placed Australian Shooter. Cherie won the Ladies Championship to bring home her second Bianchi Cup title. This cements Cherie as the number One Action Pistol Lady now currently holding the Australian, US and World Championship titles. ATS is