The rapid prone stage is 10 rounds in 70 seconds, starting from the upright position, with a magazine change. Sling support is permitted.
The magazines are loaded as follows:
Service Rifle: "2 & 8" A magazine or clip with 2 rounds will be loaded on command while in the upright position. Once firing commences and this magazine is depleted, a second magazine containing 8 rounds will be loaded.
Match Rifle: "5 & 5" A magazine or stripper clip with 5 rounds will be loaded on command while in the upright position. Once firing commences and rifle is empty, a second magazine or clip containing 5 rounds will be loaded.
The photograph below illustrates a proper prone firing position.
The following sequence of commands is not intended as a guide rather it
is a fixed set of words and events to be used exactly by the chief
Range Officer or the person conducting the match over the public