Included in this book are sets of instructional slides totaling over 100 pages from the Special Operations Target Interdiction Course (SOTIC) - see information about the Course below. These classes are:
1. APPLICATION OF FIRE
2. CORRECTING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
3. STALK LINE SETUP
4. INTRODUCTION TO NIGHT VISION DEVICES
5. ADDITIONAL TRAINING REFERENCES AND FORMS
Also included are three (3) sniper related and specific films:
1. Fundamentals of Rifle Marksmanship (USMC; current era; over 7 minutes)
2. Sniper Training (USMC; 1970s; over 14 minutes)
3. Sniper Employment (U.S. Army; 1992; over 16 minutes)
a. Purpose of the SOTIC. To train selected personnel in the technical skills and operational procedures necessary to deliver precision rifle fire from concealed positions to selected targets in support of special operations forces. Course emphasis it to provide the force with personnel who can achieve first-round hits from a cold barrel on these high-value targets. Additionally, personnel will be able to correct for wind and determine the previous round's bullet trace to achieve second-round hits if necessary.
b. Course Length. The SOTIC is a six-week course conducted at Fort Bragg, North carolina. Students will be attached to Company D, 2d Battalion, 1st Special Warfare Training Group (Airborne), U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.