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RANGES

Fort Indiantown Gap has a variety of firing ranges from small arms to air-to-ground bombing.


Crew Served

Range 35, multipurpose machine gun range, is an automated range out to 800 meters consisting of 10 lanes for the M-240, M-249, or M-60 zero and qualification and 3 lanes of M2 and MK-19 qualification.  

Range 36, provides automated scoring on 4 lanes for M-2, MK-19, M-240, M-249 and M-60 zero and qualification, ground or vehicle mounted (stationary).  

Virtual training is also available for crew served weapons systems on the Engagement Skills Trainer (EST) and Fire Arms Training System (FATS) for more information please see the section on Virtual Training.

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Hand Grenades/Grenade Launcher

Range 2 is a familiarization and qualification range for the M203 and M320 grenade launcher (TP-T). Range 23D supports M203 and M320 HE firing. Range 18 supports Hand Grenade qualification, Range 18A supports Hand Grenade Distance & Accuracy and Range 19 supports HG live.

Virtual training is also available for the MK-19 and M-203 weapons systems on the Engagement Skills Trainer (EST) and Fire Arms Training System (FATS) for more information please see the section on Virtual Training.

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Explosives/Demolition Sites

FTIG offers a variety of demolition training opportunities. Units can conduct shots up to 100 lbs at Demo site D, up to 45 lbs charges at Demo B, and conduct breaching charges not to exceed 5lbs at the Live Fire Breach Exercise facility. Contact Range Operations at 717-861-2152/2153 for more information.

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Anti-Tank Weapons Systems

Fort Indiantown Gap supports familiarization fire of the following weapon systems on the following ranges: AT4, LAW, SMAW, on Range 23C, Inert TOW on Range 24B, and the Javelin on Range 38. Tables available vary based on weapon system.

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Indirect Fire

The installation supports live artillery and mortar fire in the range corridor, including the Paladin weapons system. The FO Bunker allows units to observe and call in indirect fire at danger-close ranges. Multiple firing points are available.

Virtual training on artillery and mortar is available on the Call for Fire Trainer (CFFT), please see the section on Virtual Training for more information.

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Aerial Gunnery

Range 23 Door is dedicated to air to ground live fire training on M-60D and AH-1 Helicopters using 7.62mm MG, 20mm TP, 30mm TP and 2.75” inert rocket.

Virtual training on aviation attack missions is available for pilots on the Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (AVCATT), please see the section on Virtual Training for more information.

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Close Air Support

Joint Operations may be coordinated with the Pennsylvania Air National Guard for air to ground bombing within the impact area. Coordinate with FTIG Range Operations.

Virtual training on close air support is available on the Call for Fire Trainer (CFFT), please see the section on Virtual Training for more information.

Mounted Gunnery Ranges

Range 27 supports mounted gunnery training using MILES and LTIDs. Range 6 is a 1/5th scaled vehicle gunnery training range using MILES & LTID.

Individual Weapons Qualification and Familiarization Firing

Ranges 8Q, 9Q and 11 support M4 qualification, each has a supporting zero range. Ranges 8A & 6 support known or unknown rifle marksmanship. Range 5C supports Shotgun familiarization fire and Range 3 supports Short Range Marksmanship Training. Installation has an additional 6- 25m zero ranges, 2 Combat pistol qualification courses and 1 Military Police Qualification Course. The installation is constantly striving to add “like” training capabilities to ranges as ammunitions and conditions allow.

For a full list of ranges and capabilities see the FTIG Regulation 350-2. 

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