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Tactical Carbine Class

Tactical Carbine Class

Duration: 3 days
Venue: Classroom and range
Prerequisite: Active law enforcement or military or authorized security professionals
Required equipment:

  • M-4 / M-16 .223 carbine or variant, sling, 4 magazines.
  • Semi-automatic pistol, strong side hip holster, 4 magazines, magazine pouch (worn on support side), 1,800 rounds of ammunition (carbine) and 150 rounds of ammunition for pistol.

This is a developmental course and will cover the fundamentals of using the carbine. Topics will include:

  • Firearms safety
  • Weapon description (nomenclature and operation)
  • Breakdown, assembly & maintenance
  • Loading / unloading
  • Sight alignment & sight picture
  • Stance
  • Trigger control
  • Slinging the weapon
  • Ready gun positions
  • Basic shooting drills
  • Reloading drills
  • Semi-automatic fire
  • Controlling fully automatic fire
  • Multiple targets
  • Moving with the carbine
  • Shooting on the move
  • Barricade shooting
  • Distance shooting
  • Low-light shooting
  • Clearing malfunctions
  • Transition to handgun