MEDIA INVITATION BY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE:
SOUTH AFRICAN ARMY COMBAT RIFLE SHOOTING
Date of release 23 February 2011
The SA Army Combat Rifle Shooting Evaluation
will take place at the General De Wet shooting
range at De Brug training area near Bloemfontein
over the period 28 February to 05 March 2011.
Regular and Reserve Force units will be
participating during the evaluation.
The following teams will take part in the
- 46 SA Army units will participate (354
- 37 SA Army Reserve units will
participate (376 members).
- 5 International teams from Zimbabwe,
Namibia, Botswana, Tanzania and Kenya.
The teams of the Regular units will arrive on
Monday 28 February 2011 and starts with the
evaluation on Tuesday 01 March 2011 follow by
the price giving on Wednesday 2011 at 16:00.
The teams of the Reserve units will arrive on
Wednesday 02 March 2011 and starts with the
evaluation on Thursday 03 March 2011 follow by
price giving on Friday 04 March 2011 at 16:00.
The top ten participants of the Regular and
Reserve units will participate in a competition
against the 5 International teams. The price
giving for this event will take place on
Saturday 05 March 2011 at 12:00 at the shooting
You are cordially invited to send a reporter
and photographer/cameraperson to attend the SA
Army Combat Rifle Shooting evaluation over
period 28 February 2011 to 05 March 2011 at the
Gen De Wet shooting range (De Brug). Confirm
your attendance with Lieutenant Fono at 051 -
402 1327/083 669 4704.
Issued by: Defence Corporate Communication
Enquiries: Major Danny Wagenaar
(012) 355 6388 or 082 8051319