Length: 2 Days/Nights
Bring the skills you have with a scoped AR15 to the darkness. We will engage targets out to 400-500 yards under various lighting conditions using Clip on Night Vision Devices, Thermal imagers and other supplemental options. Become intimately familiar with your own CNVD, learn the POI shift and how to compensate for it or borrow one for the weekend before you buy one.
CNVDs will be available to borrow on a first come first served basis. Be sure to indicate when signing up if you wish to borrow a unit.
An email will be sent out to all registrants about a week prior to the event but be prepared to begin around 1600 on Friday afternoon and train until midnight and the same or similar schedule on Saturday the 4th.
Pre requisites: SPR/DMR.
Note, Designated Marksman from Ridgeline Defense will be accepted as a prerequisite
Topics covered include:
Night vision options for magnified optics
Rifle configurations for Night engagement
Intermediate and long range marksmanship
Quality, serviceable AR15 rifle with magnified optic, sling, bipod and 500 rounds of quality match grade ammunition 69/75/77 grain.
At least 3 quality magazines for your rifle (20 round recommended)
Any and all Night Vision Devices you have, CNVD, Goggle, Monocular, Thermal, Laser, IR Illuminator.
Eye protection, wrap around.
Ear protection Spotting scope (optional)
Hat with brim or bill Kestrel or ballistic calculator (optional)
Duty/call out gear Knee/elbow pads (optional)
Sun block/insect repellent as needed Rain gear as needed
Notebook/pen Cleaning kit with lube
If you are an armed professional who utilizes certain tactical gear during the course of your duties, by all means please bring it with you and train with it. Not all of the training will require your kit so try to have some pouches to train “slick”.
About your instructor:
Don Edwards is a 20+ year veteran of US Army Special Operations. He began his career in the 75th Ranger Regiment where he was a participant in Operation Just Cause. Retired from 20th Special Forces Group where he served as Team Sergeant during combat operations in Iraq. He has served for five years as the Use of Force training manager and primary instructor at the ATF National Academy in Glynco, GA instructing in tactics and firearms as well. Mr. Edwards has worked as tactical advisor to the Department of Defense since 2008 serving in both Iraq and Afghanistan and is a FLETC certified firearms instructor. Former Director of Training for TNVC.