martedì 18 giugno 2013

21st NISC - Netherlands International Shooting Competition for Reserves - Infantry Shooting Camp (I.S.K.) at HARSKAMP - the Netherlands - Friday 11th, Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th of October 2013

The " Netherlands International Shooting Competition for Reserves " will take place during the weekend of 11, 12 et 13 October 2013 and will be organized by the Reservists Shooting Commit­tee of the Netherlands Armed Forces Federation of Reservists (NRFK), which is a co-operation of the associations for reserves KVNRO and AVRM.
This competition has the official approval of the Commander-in-Chief of the Netherlands Army Forces.

The NISC is the Dutch contribution to the International Military Shooting Competitions within NATO and partner-states.

1.       Dates:  Friday 11th , Saturday 12th  &  Sunday 13th  of October 2013

2.       Locations:
          - Hotel & Mess:               Army Camp "HARSKAMP"
                                                          Generaal Winkelmankazerne

          - Shooting:                     Infantry Shooting Camp (I.S.K.) at HARSKAMP,
                                                 the Netherlands

3.       Participation:
          Participation in NISC 2013 is open to teams consisting of 3 marksmen.
          Only a maximum of 45 teams can be enrolled !
NOTE: Civilians cannot have access to any military facility nor NISC

Registration and enrolment will be on a "first come, first served" basis.
A maximum of 3 teams per participating organisation is appli­cable.
Additional places can be offered if the maximum of 45 teams has not
been reached.

5.  Arrival and Registration:
You are expected on Friday 11 October 2013 between 16.00 hrs and 20.00 hrs.

Home Base Support
Otterlooseweg 12a
6732 BS Harskamp

Address :
ISK Harskamp / Generaal Winkelman Kazerne
Otterlooseweg 5
6732 BR Harskamp

In the Army Camp you follow the signs "NISC".
Parking of private cars is only permitted on the marked parking places and parking area's.

When arriving by train you should disembark at  RAILWAY STATION EDE-WAGENINGEN.
When you call (from there) tel. nr. +31-650 666 998 (NISC-organisation LtCol Garrels), you will be picked up as soon as possible at the Railway Station by military trans­portation. It takes about 20 minutes to drive from the Railway Station to the Army Camp Harskamp.

Upon arrival your personal and team identification will be checked at the registration desk.
You are requested to pay the registration fee (cash) at that moment. NO CHECKS ACCEPTED.
At the same time you’re asked to sign a statement in which you declare that you shall not hold the Netherlands Ministry of Defence responsible in case of physical accidents and/or material damage.
Each participant will receive a programme-booklet of NISC 2013

For the protection of their personal belongings all participants are to bring a small padlock to attach to their individual locker, which is next to the bed in the team bedrooms.
On every bed you will find a quilt and sheets. (You don’t need to bring your own sleeping bag! )

6.  The Shooting Competition
The NISC 2013 competition comprises three shooting exercises: the Glock 17 pistol, the rifle Fal 7,62 mm and the rifle Diemaco C7 5,56 mm.

A.   Pistol Glock 17

The Glock exercise starts with a sighting practice of 5 rounds standing in 30 seconds. Practices 1 to 3 are counting practices. Practice 1 is 10 rounds in the prone position in 30 secs on 1 target. Practice 2 is 10 rounds kneeling in 30 seconds on 1 target. Practice 3 is standing 10 rounds in 30 seconds on 1 target, consisting of centric circles with points.
All these practices are at a distance of 25 meters

B.   Rifle Diemaco C7

The Diemaco C7 exercise starts with a sighting practice of 6 rounds in 30 seconds at distances of consequently 100 meter, 200 meter and 300 meter.
The counting exercise starts with practice 1: standing 10 rounds in 35 seconds at 1 target at 100 meter. Practice 2 is sitting 2 x 4 rounds in 35 seconds at 1 target at 100 meter. Practice 3 is kneeling 2 x 4 rounds in 8 times 3 seconds at 1 target at 200 meter. Practice 4 is in prone position 2 x 4 rounds in 8 times 3 seconds at 1 target at 300 meter.

C.   Rifle FAL

The FAL exercise is the same as the Diemaco C7 exercise.

NOTE : In the booklet which you receive at the registration, you’ll find a more elaborate explanation of the three shooting exercises

During the day you have the possibility to shoot in a virtual combat  at the small arms trainer (SAT), which is located in the army camp. A shuttle-bus service will run constantly during the day. This experience is not a part of the competition.

7.  Farewell and Departure

The programme will end on Sunday the 13h of October 2013 at approximately 10.00

hrs. For participants travelling by train, transportation will be available to RAILWAY STATION EDE-WAGENINGEN.

8.  Costs of participation
The registration fee, covering the whole weekend, amounts € 75,= per person (€ 225,= per team).
This amount includes breakfast and lunch at the ranges, the Gala Diner, awards, trans­portation and sleeping accommodation.
This amount is to be paid (cash in Euro's) at the registration desk upon arrival on Friday.

9.  Application of participation
You are asked to inform the NISC-organisation by E-mail  about your decision to participate in the NISC by using the application-form enclosed.
The application form should be received by the NISC-organisation not later than the 20th  of September 2013     (20-09-2013).

You can send it to our E-mail address:
In case you want to send more teams: use a separate application form for each team!

Application forms are taken in and teams are enrolled in order of receipt.
Enrolment of teams cannot be guaranteed in case of receiving the application forms after the 20th of September  2013. If any member of your team(s) is not able to come, a substitute from your organisation may take the vacancy instead. Please communicate any changes by e-mail before arrival as much as possible.

10.  NISC organisation
The NISC-organisation consists of the Reservists Shooting Committee of the NRFK and holds the following persons:
Lieutenant-colonel      J.H.J. Garrels   (Co-ordinator NISC)                                
Lieutenant-colonel      R.J.G. Roelofs
Lieutenant-colonel      Mr W.F. Roelink
Lieutenant-colonel      G. van Eijk      
Captain                        P. Heffels
Lieutenant                   H.J. Nix                                                                          
Warrant-officer 1          F.J. Droog                                                                               
11.  Further information
If you have any questions or suggestions with reference to this letter, you may turn to:
LtCol J.H.J. Garrels:    
Cell Phone : +31 6 50666998