Royal Pathfinder Regiment of Canada
|1st Jump Brigade
|2nd Special Weapons Brigade
|Lieutenant-Colonel Micael R. Jarvis, MB, MSM, CD
|As per Chart
Organization: 1st Jump Brigade: Pathfinders work in small groups called triads. Each 3 man team consists of a Sniper/Team leader equipped with a PSG-1 Sniper Rifle, a Rifleman/Grenadier equipped with a C7A1/C8A1 with M203; and a light machine gunner equipped with a C9A2.
2nd Special Weapons Brigade: A more specialized and smaller Brigade, the 2nd is used for lone and two man sniping missions. The Lead Sniper carries a C3, PSG-1 or M82. The Spotter, if one is assigned, carries a C7A1.
History: Officially its own regiment in 1999, the RPRC was designed to provide Canada with its own dedicated scouting and sniping organization. An advanced training course for Jump-qualified soldiers, the Pathfinders is the Army's elite field unit.
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