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Low-light Defensive Pistol and Carbine Course


Duration: 2 days



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This is a 2-day Low-light Defensive Pistol and Carbine Course that covers the essentials of N.V.G. use and selection as well as light selection, weapon-mounted or hand-held light sources, and techniques for effective searching and assessing, target identification, and engagement of positively identified threats. There is a lot of information to cover, so please come with your rifle zeroed.

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Topics Covered

Firearms safety

Low-light/night shooting principles

Gear selection/placement

Handheld/weapons mounted light overview

Fundamentals of marksmanship

Weapons handling standards

Target identification

Rapid & multiple target engagement

Speed/combat/tactical reloads

Malfunction drills

Shooting on the move

Multiple and moving target engagements

Handheld flashlight shooting techniques

Weapons mounted light techniques

Low-light/night shooting principles

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Advanced, Intermediate, CCW, Other, Rifle, Scenario Based Training, Scenario Based Training (Simunitions, Man Marking Cartridge)

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Documentation Requirements

The instructor requires a copy of your CCW permit once you register.

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  • Handgun of quality manufacture with holster
  • Rifle of quality manufacture with sling
  • 350 rounds rifle ammunition
  • 6 rifle magazines
  • Sling
  • 350 rounds of pistol ammunition
  • 4 pistol magazines
  • Pouch or carry method for spare magazines or speed loaders (you must be able to carry a minimum of 90 rounds of rifle and 45 rounds of pistol ammunition on your person or in your range bag)
  • 250 plus lumen flashlight (weapon mounted or hand held) and spare batteries
  • Night vision Device (if you have one but not required)
  • Hearing protection
  • Wraparound eye protection – prescription glasses are acceptable
  • Jacket, vest or heavy shirt to conceal your pistol and work from a concealed position or open
  • Load Bearing Vest or plate carrier
  • Knee pads
  • Clothing and footwear suitable for a range
  • Range bag or duffel that allows you to bring all gear to the line with you