The United States Naval Academy Combat Arms Team is a relatively small team, comprised of approximately 16 members annually. Combat style shooting is a highly technical sport, requiring a great amount of safety, team unity, and practice time. For this reason, the team remains small, dedicated, and enthusiastic about their shooting. The small group provides an optimum environment for safe and adequate training. Tryouts are held during
The Joint Service Academy Weapons Competition is a
The USNA Combat Arms Team actively participates in IDPA competitions throughout the year. These competitions help develop our shooting skills and represent the Naval Academy to our local shooting communities. The Combat Arms Team also began participating in the Military College Combat Shooting Competition, organized by the Army Marksmanship Unit. We are always in search of competition with local or nearby units and teams.
The Combat Arms Team incorporates a hand to hand element to its training in addition to its practical shooting skill sets. The purpose of this training is to gain competency and familiarity in hand to hand combat,