Training

Today’s military, law enforcement, and first responders require training and preparation like never before. We offer comprehensive courses that are designed to improve participants’ critical thinking skills and decision-making ability under stressful conditions. Available courses focus on all types of forced entry methods, evaluation of available tools and working through realistic scenarios. Two courses are currently available:

Mechanical Breacher Course

This course is designed to provide tactical operators with the tools and skills necessary to effectively analyze a target and determine the safest and most effective means of providing a positive breach.

Topics will include target analysis, tools and equipment, mission planning and advantages/limitations of specific breaching methods. Targets will include doors (inward and reverse opening)-wood/aluminum clad/steel/mobile home/security doors/windows and garage doors.

Breaching Techniques Covered

  • Mechanical breaching overview
  • Cut-saw/chainsaw breaching
  • Bolt and wire cutter application
  • Hydraulic breaching
  • Thermal (torch) breaching
  • Ballistic (shotgun) breaching
  • Security door vehicle pulls

Explosive Breaching Certification Course

This course is designed to certify the breacher in explosive breaching techniques. The instructors are subject matter experts with scores of real world explosive breaches. Many come from the ranks of the FBI Hostage Rescue Team (HRT) as Team Master Breachers.

Training Topics

  • Explosive Breaching Overview
  • Over-Pressure and Blast Theory
  • Demo and Detonator Types
  • Charge Calculations
  • Charge Constructions
  • Tactical Placement and Procedures
  • Misfire Procedures
  • Alternate Breaches
  • Tactical Considerations and Deployment

Additional topics can be added to these courses if desired as the instructors are subject matter experts with scores of real world mechanical and explosive breaches. Many come from the ranks of the FBI Hostage Rescue Team (HRT) as Team Master Breachers.

Contact us to learn more about attending or hosting a training session.