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Army Rifle Association Mission Statement

The Army Marksmanship Training Centre mission is to train our soldiers in the latest civilian small arms shooting techniques and innovations that can be adapted by the Army to help improve efficiency on the battlefield and enhance marksmanship effectiveness in combat....


Army Target Pistol Championships & Inter Services Competition 2017

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Army Clay Target Championships Results 2017

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The AMTC is seeking prospective shooting talent for future Commonwealth and Olympic Games. Under the auspices of the Army Elite Sport Programme, GB Shooting and the English Institute of Sport, the AMTC is running trials for any soldier who wishes to be considered.  See Here For More Details

Smallbore Rifle


Small-bore target rifle shooting is a Recognised Army sport, carried out using rifles designed specifically for the sport. Shooting is conducted from the prone, standing and kneeling positions indoors at 25yds and outdoors at 50m.




Clay Pigeon Shooting, is the art of shooting at targets, known as clay pigeon or clay targets, with a shotgun. The maximum permitted bore of shotguns is 12, equivalent to 0.729 inches in diameter. See ARA Policy Directive


Target Pistol


Target Pistol Shooting requires a steady hand under pressure. Precision shooting competitions use single shot air pistols at 10 metres, as well as .22 rim fire at 50 metres. For the ultimate challenge, try the ‘Rapid Fire’ competition.


Target Rifle


Target Rifle (TR) is the only shooting sport that has a true team aspect to it. The sport of full-bore Target Rifle shooting is the ultimate test of precision shooting at long distance and the Army has a strong tradition in this discipline.



Hythe Lodge, Elcho Road
National Shooting Centre
Bisley, Woking, Surrey GU24 0NY

Phone: 01483 798084
Mil: 9421 18084