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Switzerland. Canton Geneva. Geneva. St-Georges shooting range. Exercises de l’Arquebuse et de la Navigation is a shooting sports’ association. A pistol SIG P210 from a member of a swiss riflemen's association during the memorial shooting for « L’escalade ». The SIG P210 (Swiss Army designation Pistole 49) is a locked breech self loading, semi-automatic pistol designed and manufactured by SIG. The former SIG P210 model is now the SIG Sauer P210. It is of all-steel construction chambered in 9?19mm Parabellum and 7.65?21mm Parabellum. It was used from 1949 to 1975 by the Swiss army and police units. It is still in service in shooting sports. L'Escalade, or Fête de l'Escalade (from escalade, the act of scaling defensive walls), is an annual festival held in Geneva, celebrating the defeat of the surprise attack by troops sent by Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy during the night of 11–12 December 1602. A shooting range or firing range or pistol range or rifle range or shooting gallery or shooting ground is a specialized facility designed for firearms practice. 21.10.2017 © 2017 Didier Ruef