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By Mark Lang For too long, the .50-caliber rifle, or “Light Fifty,” has lived a meager and secretive existence in the equipment rooms of many SWAT teams around the country. Sitting in a hard case with only a box of ball rounds to its name, many operators have ... Read More
July 25, 2017Mark Lang

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Jul2017
By Mark Lang If you were to Google the term ‘Millennial’, you would come up with varying definitions of the time frame that exist for those Americans. A Millennial, according to the Pew Research Center, is anyone 18 to 34 years old in the year 2015. Therefore the ... Read More
July 25, 2017Mark Lang

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Jul2017
By Mark Lang In the aftermath of the suicidal bombing at the Manchester Arena in the United Kingdom, many in the venue industry find themselves asking the hard questions that undoubtedly come after such an attack. What if this occurred at my venue? A ... Read More
July 25, 2017Mark Lang
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January 23, 2017Mark Lang
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Nov2015
By Mark Lang Tactical Edge/ Spring 2015 In March 2008, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security issued an assessment asserting that stadiums and arenas are potential targets during events.  Further, it was stated, “it’s just a matter of time before terrorists target a major sports event.”  Open- air ... Read More
November 26, 2015Mark Lang
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by Mark Lang With the recent (June) attack of the Dallas Police Headquarters and subsequent use of a 50 Caliber Rifle to stop the threat, many SWAT officers around the country are reexamining when is the last time they have had any substantive training specific to the ... Read More
November 20, 2015Mark Lang

INTERVIEWS & VIDEOS

Mark Lang of Tacflow Academy discusses the importance of suppressors with law enforcement snipers.

Mark Lang is a Tacflow Lead Sniper Instructor as well as the lead instructor and developer of ‘Police Sniper Response To A Public Venue™’. He was a member of the Craft International training team until 2015. The … Read More

The Arms Room held a live interview with VIDEO at TacVille Training Center with Rigo from Tacflow, talking about the need for force-on-force training and the realities of home defense.

Javier Soto from AZ 3TV interviews Instructor Mike Puente during the 2016 SniperFest Training & Competition.

PHOENIX (KSAZ) – War based video games like Call of Duty take you on a virtual battlefield and give you a small taste of what it is like to be a soldier.
Now a brand new facility in north Phoenix takes that concept to a whole new level. Letting … Read More

By Kristy Siefkin, FOX 10 News
PEORIA, Ariz. -Some of the best police and military snipers in the world train year-round right here in Arizona.
Many of them are in the valley this week, to find out who is the best sharpshooter at Sniper-Fest in Peoria, Arizona.
It’s … Read More

PEORIA, AZ (3TV)
The 5th Annual Sniperfest is back in Peoria, bringing law enforcement, corrections officers and military personnel together to learn, train and compete … Read More

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