RXCCF – Sierra

RXCCF - Sierra

Command Fire Operation

***For COURSE DETAILS please click on picture below.

This exercise will enable you to understand the field reality of maximum effective ranges for true command fire applications.  You will be baptized into the craft by fire – truly realizing the potential combat effectiveness one just one man with a rifle.  You will learn communication techniques related to this craft and how to perform concise spot-reports and situation reports.  You will learn how riflemen can take full advantage of natural cover and concealment to deliver maximum effect without being located.  You will learn how to refine camouflage in your clothing, weapon, and field kit using widely available materials and existing natural background elements to blend into your surroundings.  You will learn how stalks are executed from the objective rally point to the final firing position to carry out command shots.  You will fully understand the potential power that a single man with a rifle can deliver and how they might perform their operations to max effect.  

Course Prerequisites:

  • Full Citizenship: United States of America
  • RX100 or RX1000 Live Fire Course

Sniper Rifle System with Optic and Kit: (see RX100 or RX1000 Live-Fire Series Equipment Lists for details on field viable precision rifle configurations – have link?).  System must include:

  • Ammunition Requirements: Bring at least 100 rounds of Match Grade Ammo configured for your rifle.
  • Hearing Protection
  • LEGAL silencers / suppressors are welcomed
  • Bring Your Ballistic DOPE, Tables, calculator, and any other Ballistic Support Devices as appropriate for your system
  • Weapons Field Cleaning and Maintenance kit for your system:
  • T-Handle Combo Torque Wrench (Fixitsticks, Leopold, etc. and bits to maintain your rifle)
  • Tools for Optic Sight Maintenance and Adjustments
  • Drag Bag or pack for rifle and kit

Field Kit

  • At least two 2-quart Canteens (or equivalent Camel Pack or additional water carrying method)
  • Binoculars
  • First-Aid Kit / snake bite kit (recommended)
  • Rations, MREs, field snacks etc… (Full Course Meals will be provided by the ranch)
  • Any other needed personal items (bug spray, toilet paper, ziplock bags, etc.)
  • Rain-gear

Camouflage System for Shooter, Weapon, and Kit

  • Ghillie Suit is highly recommended (HDMR is typically a semi-arid climate)
  • Appropriate camouflage clothing, gloves, and boots (as needed for stalking prone in rugged terrain)
  • Sewing Kit (canvas needles and nylon thread)
  • Spare Netting and Garnish

Communications Equipment<

  • Midland FRS Radio OR any consumer brand FRS radio
  • Charging System
  • Spare Batteries
  • More Spare Batteries
  • Sports Whistle (for location during training emergencies)

Physical Fitness Requirements and Field Proficiencies:  Must be physically able to:

  • traverse rugged landscape carrying a full equipment load
  • Must be familiar with the dangers of nature
  • Must possess a high level of field proficiencies and awareness
  • Must be able to crawl and perform multiple stalks
  • You MUST make staff fully aware of any special precautions needed for any pre-existing medical conditions
  • YOU ATTEND THIS COURSE AT YOUR OWN RISK and will sign a waiver taking responsibility for any health issues or hazards you may incur during this course.

Potential Hazards Waiver:  You will be exposed to the dangers of the natural environment during this course as well as the hazards of a live-fire field training exercise, potentially including:

  • hazardous animals
  • poisonous snakes
  • non-sanitized water and earth
  • animal filth
  • insects
  • dirt and mud
  • filthy water
  • less than ideal weather conditions – including unseasonably hot or cold weather
  • any other hazards found in nature or on a working ranch environment
  • live-fire range hazards including: bullets, unintentional or intentional firearms discharges, stress, and all other dangers of a live fire field training exercise


  • Sidearm (OPTIONAL, with birdshot / snake loads, with appropriate field holster)
  • Rucksack (OPTIONAL, as needed to carry extra equipment afield)
  • Entrenching tool (OPTIONAL)
  • Pruning Shears (OPTIONAL)