Who is this for?Police SWAT Snipers who want to develop or are looking to sustain a large caliber rifle program with 50 Cal or .338 Lapua.
Five (5) DayThis course was created for law enforcement agencies who have acquired large caliber rifles (50 BMG and/or 338 Lapua Magnum) and endeavor to develop and sustain a Large Caliber Rifle Program with an emphasis on SWAT deployment. Current domestic & international terrorist trends indicate a need for this capability as we continue to see vehicles used as weapons against our citizens. Created as a Train the Trainer course, we invest heavily in your student’s instructional development and require students to give multiple teach backs, lead small groups, and successfully pass the Large Caliber Rifle Standards & a written examination. Your law enforcement professional will return with the information and skills needed to develop and sustain a Large Caliber Rifle program at your respective agency.
COURSE TOPICS COVERED:
- Large Caliber Rifle Standards
- Proper Ammunition Selection/Usage
- Understanding Overpressure & Acoustic Exposure
- Range Planning, Design and Safety
- Terminal Ballistic Workshop
- Vehicle Intrusion and Engine Disablement
- Animate and Inanimate Use of Force
- When to deploy a Large Caliber Rifle in an Overwatch Position or SWAT operation
- Case Studies of 50 Cal/338LM use by Law Enforcement & Criminals
- Developing a Qualification Course for your agency
- Sustaining a Large Caliber Program
Outstanding instructors, outstanding content, outstanding classmates. Best sniper course I have attended military or LE by a long shot.
Course is awesome. This course specifically has impacted our team (and department). With all the updates/ evolution in the industry, the course continues to improve.
One of the most professionally developed and informative courses I have had the pleasure of attending. Every instructor is an absolute professional and at the top of their game. Will definitely be looking for Tacflow in the future.
Fantastic course for sniper craft. This is not just a “trigger time” course. So much educational value to take back to my agency.
Elite training and awesome instruction by someone who’s been trained by the best and who does it on a daily basis.
General InformationThis information is subject to change and meant to serve as general planning guidelines. Please check with the specific course flier for the most up to date information and requirements for any upcoming scheduled courses.
- Limited to active Law Enforcement and Military Professionals
- Students at a minimum must have successfully passed a reputable basic sniper course.
- Subsequent advanced sniper courses and training are preferred.
- Verification may be required by the Instructors
- Rigle: 50 Caliber Bolt or Semi Auto; 338 Lapua Magnum Bolt Rifle. Any other calibers please email firstname.lastname@example.org
- 200 Rounds: Recomended 50 BMG Hornady A-Max 750gr; Thunder Ammo Match 82; Barrett Ball 661gr; CBC Ball M33
- American Eagle XM33C and/ or China produced Ammo Not Allowed
- Tripods: Quality tripod/ rifle rest that will support your large caliber rifle during firing
- Gear: Sniper kit/ double ear protection
- Optics: Quality variable powered riflescope (Nightforce/ Vortex Etc.) No red dot mounted optics.
* Special note: Any rifle that was the result of a law enforcement seizure or gift and is not in new original condition should be sent back to the original manufacturer for a Manufacturers Inspection prior to attending this course. This is to ensure proper functioning and reduce any potential liability that may occur. No rifles will be allowed in the course that have had modifications not performed by the original manufacturer or certified armorers or gunsmiths. Documentation may be required.
Instructor Certification is valid for 3 year period. Re-certification is offered.
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Approved Course #3324
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