Paintball Accuracy Measurements

Report No. ARL-MR-674
Authors: James Garner and Mark Bundy
Date/Pages: September 2007; 20 pages
Abstract: As low intensity conflicts become more prevalent worldwide, nonlethal solutions are often appropriate responses to such circumstances and can help to prevent escalation of the event to a lethal level. The ability to disperse angry crowds often hinges on calming or isolating a few individuals. The following report details the general performance of selected paintball brands with regard to range and accuracy. In addition, simple methods of increasing the performance are considered and examined for potential near-term usage.
Distribution: Approved for public release
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Last Update / Reviewed: September 1, 2007