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Title 10Chapter IPart 73 → Appendix


Title 10: Energy
PART 73—PHYSICAL PROTECTION OF PLANTS AND MATERIALS


Appendix H to Part 73—Weapons Qualification Criteria

The B-27 Target or a target of equivalent difficulty will be used for all weapon qualification testing.

Table H-1—Minimum Day Firing Criteria1

[see footnotes at end of Table H-1]

Weapon StageString2 Distance Number of rounds Timing3 Position Scoring
Handgun11
2
3
3 yards69 secondsDraw and fire 2 rounds (repeat 2 times) 3 seconds each stringMinimum qualifying = 70%.
   21
2
7 yards610 secondsDraw and fire 2 rounds at center mass and 1 round at the head (repeat once) 5 seconds each string
   31
2
3
7 yards612 seconds (4 seconds each string)Using weaker hand only, from the low ready position, fire 2 rounds (repeat twice)
   4110 yards24 secondsDraw and fire 2 rounds, come to low ready position
      210 yards23 secondsFire 2 rounds from low ready position and reholster
      310 yards412 seconds (revolver) 10 seconds (semiautomatic)Draw and fire 2 rounds, reload, fire 2 rounds and reholster
      410 yards24 secondsDraw and fire 2 rounds, come to low ready position
      510 yards23 secondsFire 2 rounds from low ready position and reholster
   5115 yards25 secondsStanding, draw weapon, move to kneeling position, then fire 2 rounds and reholster
      215 yards25 secondsStanding, draw weapon, move to kneeling position, then fire 2 rounds and reholster
   5315 yards414 seconds (revolver) 12 seconds (semiautomatic)Standing, draw weapon, fire 2 rounds, move to kneeling position and fire 2 rounds, reload and reholsterMinimum qualifying = 70%.
      415 yards25 secondsDraw weapon and fire 2 rounds standing, come to low ready position and...
      515 yards23 secondsFire 2 rounds from low ready
   6125 yards25 secondsDraw and fire 2 rounds, standing, left side of barricade
      225 yards25 secondsDraw and fire 2 rounds, right side of barricade (standing)
      325 yards415 seconds (revolver) 12 seconds (semi-automatic)Draw weapon and move from standing to kneeling position, fire 2 rounds, left side of barricade, reload, and from the kneeling position, fire 2 rounds, right side of barricade
      425 yards210 secondsDraw weapon and move from standing to prone, fire 2 rounds
      525 yards210 secondsDraw weapon and move from standing to prone, fire 2 rounds
   7150 yards28 secondsDraw weapon and fire 2 rounds from a standing barricade position (right or left side, shooter's option)
      250 yards210 secondsDraw weapon and fire 2 rounds from a kneeling barricade position (right or left side, shooter's option)
      350 yards212 secondsDraw weapon and fire 2 rounds from prone position
Shotgun117 yards2 Double 0 buck-shot4 secondsAt low ready position fire 2 rounds standingMinimum qualifying = 70%.
   21
2
15 yards4 Double 0 buck-shot15 secondsAt low ready position fire 2 rounds standing, reload and fire 2 rounds
   31
2
25 yards4 rifled slugs or 00 buck-shot20 secondsOn command, load 4 rounds and fire 2 rounds standing and 2 rounds kneeling
Rifle11
2
3
15 yards610 seconds (4 seconds for 1st string, 3 seconds for each of 2nd and 3rd string)Standing in low ready position, move to standing point shoulder position (1 magazine loaded with 6 rounds, weapon in half-load configuration), fire 2 rounds per stringMinimum qualifying = 70%.
   21
2
3
25 yards611 seconds (5 seconds for 1st string, 3 seconds for each of 2nd and 3rd string)Standing in low ready position, move to standing point shoulder position (1 magazine loaded with 6 rounds, weapon in half-load configuration), fire 2 rounds per string
   31
2
3
25 yards617 seconds (7 seconds for 1st string, 5 seconds for each of 2nd and 3rd string)Standing in low ready position, move to kneeling point shoulder position (1 magazine loaded with 6 rounds, weapon in half-load configuration), fire 2 rounds per string
   41
2
50 yards416 seconds (9 seconds for 1st string, 7 second for 2nd string)Standing in low ready position, move to kneeling point shoulder position (1 magazine loaded with 4 rounds, weapon in half-load configuration), fire 2 rounds per string
   45150 yards420 secondsStanding in low ready position, move to prone (weapon in half-load configuration) with two magazines each loaded with 2 rounds, fire 2 rounds, reload with 2nd magazine and fire 2 roundsMinimum qualifying = 70%.
   461100 yards425 secondsStanding in low ready position, move to prone (weapon in half-load configuration) two magazines each loaded with 2 rounds, fire 2 rounds, reload with 2nd magazine and fire 2 rounds

Footnotes:

1 This day firing qualifications course is to be used by all TRT members, armed response personnel, and guards.

2 A string is one of the different phases within a single stage.

3 Security personnel will be timed as shown.

4 Stages 5 and 6 are to be used for .30 caliber or larger rifles.

Table H-2—Minimum Night Firing Criteria

Weapon Stage Distance No. of rounds Timing Position Scoring Lighting
Handgun (Rev.)17 yds1235 secondsStanding-no artificial supportMinimum qualifying = 70%For all courses 0.2 footcandles at center mass of target area.
   215 yds1245 seconds
Handgun (Semi-)17 yds2 + clip30 secondsStanding-no artificial support
   215 yds2 + clip40 seconds
Shotgun125 yds2 rifled slugs30 seconds (Load 2 slugs—chamber empty—Time starts—Commence firing)Standing-strong shoulderRifled slug hits = strike area on target (10, 9, 7)
   115 yds5 Double 0 buckshot10 seconds (Load 5rds Buckshot—chamber, empty—Time starts—Commence firing)Standing-strong shoulderDouble 0 Buckshot: Hits in black = 2 pts (5rds × 9 pellets/rd × 2 pts = 90) Minimum qualifying = 70%
Rifle125 yds1-5rd mag45 secStanding-barricadeMinimum qualifying = 70%
   225 yds1-5rd mag45 secStanding
   325 yds1-5rd mag45 secKneeling
   425 yds1-5rd mag45 secProne

Note. All firing is to be done only at night. Use of night simulation equipment during daylight is not allowable. Use of site specific devices (i.e., laser, etc.) should be included in the licensee amended security plan for NRC approval.

[58 FR 45785, Aug. 31, 1993]

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