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Army Combat Fitness Test
Army Combat Fitness Test

The Army Combat Fitness Test, or ACFT, is the United States Army’s comprehensive physical assessment to measure a soldier’s strength, endurance, and agility across various age groups. 

The United States Army uses the new Army ACFT score chart as a document to track and record the performance of soldiers who take the ACFT test events. 

The new ACFT Standards 2024 requires a soldier to score at least 60 points to pass each event in the ACFT.

The new ACFT replaces the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) and establishes an age- and gender-specific uniform standard to fairly assess all soldiers and prepare them for combat’s physical demands. 

New ACFT Standards 2024

  • The ACFT scores on a scale from 0 to 100, with a minimum of 60 points required in each event to pass for active-duty soldiers.
  • The minimum score required to pass each event in the ACFT depends on the age and gender of the soldier.
  • The maximum score you can achieve in any ACFT event is 100 points. 
  • The minimum score required to pass any ACFT event is 60 points.
  • Army ACFT Promotion Points: The ACFT is equivalent to a total of 120 Army Promotion Points.

New ACFT Score Chart 2023

The United States Army uses the new Army ACFT score chart as a document to track and record the performance of soldiers who take the ACFT test events. 

  • The new ACFT score sheet outlines the scores of each ACFT test event based on the time taken, distance covered, number of repetitions, or weight lifted, and the scores are combined to determine the overall Army Combat Fitness Test score, which is recorded in the ACFT scorecard.
  • The Army measures the ACFT score chart results against the set standards for each event to determine whether the soldier has met the minimum ACFT requirements for their age and gender. 
  • Soldiers who fail any of the six events must retake the whole test.

Why the Army Combat Fitness Test?

The Army’s shift from the APFT to the ACFT is not just a change but an evolution, emphasizing the comprehensive physical readiness essential for modern warfare.

The ACFT offers a holistic approach to evaluating a soldier’s fitness. Unlike the APFT, which primarily measured basic strength and endurance, the ACFT assesses eight critical components of fitness:

Fitness AttributeDescription
StrengthThe ability to handle heavy loads
Muscular EnduranceHow long muscles can perform tasks
Aerobic EnduranceCardiovascular Stamina
Anaerobic EndurancePerformance in short, intense activities
PowerQuick and forceful exertion
AgilityQuick direction changes
SpeedSwift movement from one point to another
CoordinationEffective multitasking and spatial awareness

Army Combat Fitness Test Events

The ACFT consists of six major events:

3-Repetition Maximum Deadlift (MDL)

  • Purpose: Measures lower body strength. 
  • Equipment: Hex bar and weights. 
  • Scoring: Based on the maximum weight successfully lifted for three repetitions.

Standing Power Throw (SPT)

  • Purpose: Measures a soldier’s explosive power and coordination. 
  • Equipment: a 10 lb medicine ball
  • Scoring: Based on the furthest backward throw distance.

Hand-Release Push-Up (HRP)

  • Purpose: Tests upper-body endurance and agility. 
  • Equipment: Flat surface. 
  • Scoring: Total number of correctly performed repetitions in 2 minutes.

Sprint/Drag/Carry (SDC)

  • Purpose: Assesses high-intensity burst speed and agility. 
  • Equipment: 40-lb kettlebells, sled weighted to 90 lbs. 
  • Scoring: Time taken to complete the series of sprints, drags, and carries

Plank (PLK)

  • Purpose: Planks evaluate a soldier’s core endurance. 
  • Equipment: Flat surface. 
  • Scoring: Time maintained in the plank position.

Two-Mile Run (2MR)

  • Purpose: To measure a soldier’s cardiovascular endurance. 
  • Equipment: Running track. 
  • Scoring: Time taken to complete the two-mile run

Alternate Aerobic Events

If a soldier has a permanent profile, they can choose from the following alternate ACFT events:

  1. 2.5-mile Walk
  2. 12 km Bike
  3. 1 km Swim
  4. 5 km Row

ACFT Scores

Army Combat Fitness Test scoring is based on the correct execution of each event within its respective time limits or repetitions.

ACFT scores are categorized into points ranging from 0 to 100.

  • 100 points: Performing the maximum required for each event based on your age and gender group.
  • 60 points: Meeting the minimum required for each event based on your age and gender group.
  • Below 60 points: Failing to meet the minimum requirements for each event; scoring decreases with fewer reps or longer times.
  • 0 points: Failing to perform any event correctly.

What is a good Army ACFT score? 

  • The Army has a set minimum score that soldiers should meet for each event. 
  • ACFT scores depend on the soldier’s age and gender.
  • There is a requirement to get higher ACFT scores for jobs that require more physical fitness. 
  • A score of 60 points or above is considered good in most ACFT exercises.

What are the average ACFT scores in the Army? 

  • The average score is 360 points, the required number of points to pass ACFT successfully.
  • Soldiers should use the ACFT Calculator to check if they have passed their ACFT Test.

New ACFT Male Standards & Scoring for 2024

The following are the ACFT male standards and scores for the different ACFT events across all age groups:

Max Deadlift (MDL) – Three-Repetitions (LBS) 

Age RangeMaximum Points (100)Minimum Points (60)
17-21340 lbs140 lbs
22-26370 lbs140 lbs
27-31370 lbs140 lbs
32-36370 lbs140 lbs
37-41340 lbs140 lbs
42-46340 lbs140 lbs
47-51320 lbs120 lbs
52-56280 lbs100 lbs
57-61250 lbs80 lbs
Over 62230 lbs80 lbs

Hand-release Push-up (HRP)

Age RangeMaximum Points (100)Minimum Points (60)
17-215710
22-266110
27-316210
32-366010
37-415910
42-465610
47-515510
52-565110
57-614610
Over 624310

Sprint / Drag / Carry (SDC)

Age RangeMaximum Points (100)Minimum Points (60)
17-2101:2902:28
22-2601:3002:31
27-3101:3002:32
32-3601:3302:36
37-4101:3602:41
42-4601:4002:45
47-5101:4502:53
52-5601:5203:00
57-6101:5803:12
Over 6202:0903:16

Plank (PLK)

Age RangeMaximum Points (100)Minimum Points (60)
17-2103:4001:30
22-2603:3501:25
27-3103:3001:20
32-3603:2501:15
37-4103:2001:10
42-4603:2001:10
47-5103:2001:10
52-5603:2001:10
57-6103:2001:10
Over 6203:2001:10

Two-Mile Run (2MR)

Age RangeMaximum Points (100)Minimum Points (60)
17-2113:2222:00
22-2613:2722:00
27-3113:3122:00
32-3613:4222:00
37-4113:5822:11
42-4614:0522:32
47-5114:3022:55
52-5615:0923:20
57-6115:2823:36
Over 6215:2823:36

This completes the ACFT male Standards for Mandatory Events.

Male Aerobic ACFT Alternate Events

This table lists the standards for each aerobic alternate event for males.

Age Range2.5-mile Walk
(MM:SS)
12 km Bike
(MM:SS)
1 km Swim
(MM:SS)
5 km Row
(MM:SS)
17-2131:0026:2530:4830:48
22-2630:4526:1230:3030:30
27-3130:3026:0030:2030:20
32-3630:4526:1230:3030:30
37-4131:0026:2530:4830:48
42-4631:0026:2530:4830:48
47-5132:0027:1631:4831:48
52-5632:0027:1631:4831:48
57-6133:0028:0732:5032:50
Over 6233:0028:0732:5032:50
Male Aerobic ACFT Alternate Events

This table lists the standards for each aerobic alternate event for males.

New ACFT Female Standards & Scoring for 2023

Sure! I’ll summarize the female standards for the different ACFT events across all age groups:

Max Deadlift (MDL): Three-Repetitions (LBS)

Age GroupMaximum Points (100)Minimum Points (60)
17-21210 lbs120 lbs
22-26230 lbs120 lbs
27-31230 lbs120 lbs
32-36230 lbs120 lbs
37-41210 lbs120 lbs
42-46210 lbs120 lbs
47-51190 lbs120 lbs
52-56190 lbs120 lbs
57-61170 lbs120 lbs
Over 62170 lbs120 lbs
ACFT Deadlift Female Standards

Standing Power Throw (SPT)

Age RangeMaximum Points (100)Minimum Points (60)
17-218.4 m3.9 m
22-268.5 m4.0 m
27-318.7 m4.2 m
32-368.6 m4.1 m
37-418.2 m4.1 m
42-468.1 m3.9 m
47-517.8 m3.7 m
52-567.4 m3.5 m
57-616.6 m3.4 m
Over 626.6 m3.4 m

Hand-release Push-up (HRP)

Age RangeMaximum Points (100)Minimum Points (60)
17-2153 reps10 reps
22-2650 reps10 reps
27-3148 reps10 reps
32-3647 reps10 reps
37-4141 reps10 reps
42-4636 reps10 reps
47-5135 reps10 reps
52-5630 reps10 reps
57-6124 reps10 reps
Over 6224 reps10 reps

Sprint / Drag / Carry (SDC)

Age RangeMaximum Points (100)Minimum Points (60)
17-2101:5503:15
22-2601:5503:15
27-3101:5503:15
32-3601:5903:22
37-4102:0203:27
42-4602:0903:42
47-5102:1103:51
52-5602:1804:03
57-6102:2604:48
Over 6202:2604:48

Plank (PLK)

Age RangeMaximum Points (100)Minimum Points (60)
17-2103:4001:30
22-2603:3501:25
27-3103:3001:20
32-3603:2501:15
37-4103:2001:10
42-4603:2001:10
47-5103:2001:10
52-5603:2001:10
57-6103:2001:10
Over 6203:2001:10

Two-Mile Run (2MR)

Age RangeMaximum Points (100)Minimum Points (60)
17-2115:2923:22
22-2615:0023:15
27-3115:0023:13
32-3615:1823:19
37-4115:3023:23
42-4615:4923:42
47-5115:5824:00
52-5616:2924:24
57-6117:1824:48
Over 6217:1825:00

This completes the ACFT Female Standards for Mandatory Events.

Female Aerobic ACFT Alternate Events

This table lists the standards for each aerobic alternate event for females:

Sure, here is the combined table for females for each of the aerobic alternate events:

Age Range2.5-mile Walk (MM:SS)12 km Bike (MM:SS)1 km Swim (MM:SS)5 km Row (MM:SS)
17-2134:0028:5833:4833:48
22-2633:3028:3133:1833:18
27-3133:0028:0732:4832:48
32-3633:3028:3133:1833:18
37-4134:0028:5833:4833:48
42-4634:0028:5833:4833:48
47-5135:0029:5034:4834:48
52-5635:0029:5034:4834:48
57-6136:0030:4135:4835:48
Over 6236:0030:4135:4835:48

This table combines the standards for each aerobic alternate event for females.

NEW ACFT SCORE SHEET 2023

The following is the comprehensive Army Combat Fitness Test Score Chart for all the events in the ACFT:

Maximum Deadlift Score Sheet

ACFT Deadlift Score Chart
ACFT Deadlift Standards Scoring Sheet

Standing Power Throw Scoring Standards

Standing Power Throw Score Sheet 2023
Standing Power Throw Score Sheet 2023

Standing Power Throw Score Chart

Standing Power Throw Score Chart 2023
Standing Power Throw Score Chart 2023

Hand Release Push-Up Scoring Chart

Hand Release Push-Up Score Chart
Hand Release Push-Up Score Chart

Sprint Drag Carry Score Sheet

ACFT Sprint Drag Carry Score Sheet
ACFT Sprint Drag Carry Score Sheet

New Sprint Drag Carry Score Chart 2023

Plank Score Chart 2023

ACFT Plank Score Sheet
ACFT Plank Score Chart

Plank Score Sheet

Acft plank standards
ACFT Plank Score Chart

2 Mile Run Score Chart

2 Mile Run Scoring Sheet
2 Mile Run Score Chart

2 Mile Run Score Chart

Army Combat Fitness Test Alternate Events Scoring Chart

ACFT Alternate Event Score Chart
ACFT Alternate Events Scores

Below: You can download the New Army Combat Fitness Score Chart in PDF Format.

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