DOD

DOD Training Courses

All of our DOD courses are taught by former active duty members of the US Special Operations Command. A customized course can be prepared for your unit, we can travel to your duty station with our Mobile Training Team (MTT) and save your unit money. In order to prepare the best course for you and your unit, call our office and talk with our director in order to find the best approach to your training needs. We promise to make the training as realistic and relevant to your needs as possible. Remember, our goal is to get you where you need to be and to help you stay ahead, to meet new and changing situations.

Firearms Training

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DOD Three Day Gunfighter Training CourseThis training course develops a solid gunfighter mentality and skill set needed for integrating both primary and secondary weapons systems with focus on the Active Shooter Scenario. The student will exercise these skills in a variety of stressful shooting situations from daylight to nighttime shooting. The student will quickly gain experience, confidence and increase their skill level with the handgun and carbine. A comprehensive Combat Tactical Skills evaluation is given and measured results are stress induced.


DOD Five Day Gunfighter Training CourseThis course develops the gunfighter mentality and skill set needed for integrating both primary and secondary weapons systems in preparation for the tactical urban gunfight. The student will exercise these skills in a variety of stressful shooting situations from daylight to nighttime shooting. The student will quickly gain experience, confidence and increase skill to the expert level with the handgun and carbine. This course is a shorter version of the US Army Special Forces Advanced Reconnaissance, Target Analysis and Exploitations Techniques Course (SFARTAETC) CMMS.


The 5 Day Small Unit Tactics Course is for the non-Infantry Unit that are attached to small Special Operations and Infantry Units. It covers the Principles and Fundamentals for Patrolling and Individual and Team Maneuver. It covers the aspects of Shoot, Move and Communicate when in both rural and Urban environments. Ambush, Raid and Reconnaissance Missions are conducted in both day and Night time. The students will stay in the field under combat conditions with OpFor Role Players hunting them. The Command and Structure of the Infantry Unit or Special Operations Unit will be utilized to understand the “how” your unit will best integrate into the larger unit. This course is the perfect train up for those personnel that have never stayed in the field with new equipment. It is the first three days of any field problem that non-Infantry personnel have the most difficulty with. This course also teaches best practices for in the field living. Not only how to move quietly but also teaches the basic skills for Camouflage, Stealthy movement and learning how to use NVG’s and other gear not normally used. The use of Land Navigation techniques with a MAP and COMPASS are used for remedial training of a very important skill.
Skills Taught
Troop Leading Procedures
Duties, Responsibilities and Actions of Infantry or Special Operations Leaders/Units
Developing Combat Orders
Building Terrain Models
Individual Movement Techniques under fire
Formations and Order of Movement
Team Movement Techniques
Immediate Action Drills for the Infantry Unit
Bounding Overwatch
Traveling Overwatch
Danger Areas
Call for Fire
Mission Planning
Ambush
Reconnaissance
Raids
Link-Up
9 Line Format and Use
Movement at Night
Use of Camouflage
Sleeping in the field
Building a Slit Trench
Packing your Rucksack
Waterproofing of gear
Eating in the Field
Staying Healthy in the Field
Personal Hygiene
Priorities of Work
Patrol Base Operations
Mission Support Site Operations
This course is limited to 12 students per course


The 10 Day Combat Marksmanship instructor course is for the Warfighter that has met their unit’s standard for instructor level training. This course concentrates on teaching the Fundamentals and Principles of Combat Marksmanship (CMMS). CMMS is the standard training methodology for the US Special Forces and MARSOC. A proven and sustainable method of instruction for the beginning shooter to the advanced shooter level. Taught by the former NCOIC of the Special Force Advanced Reconnaissance Target Analysis and Exploitation Techniques Course. The Proponent Course for US Army Special Forces Hostage Rescue and Counter-Terrorism operations. The instructor candidate will practice and teach other students in this course. They will receive a complete Program of Instruction developed thru years of combat and teaching experience for all three types of adult learners. The instructor candidate must pass a shooting exam upon starting the course to ensure that they have the skills needed to teach and safely instructor others. This course is a true force multiplier course. More importantly, Raidon Tactics takes its involvement with instructor certification seriously, that is why Raidon Tactics stands by its instructor candidates program and will mentor them as stand by instructors for their first unit training event. This allows the new instructor to have a mentor present for any assistance they need.
Instructor Specific Skills Learned include
Range Safety
Range Set up
Developing Shooting drills
Developing shooting programs for specific missions
Developing Sustainment Training programs
Forecasting ammunition requirements
Developing targetry to support tactical engagements
Safety aspects of shooting steel

Upon completion of this course the instructor candidate will be able to teach the following skills to any unit member
Weapons systems set up
Weapon assembly/Disassembly
Weapons loading/unloading
Fundamentals of Combat Marksmanship (CMMS)
CMMS principals
Zero Theory
Bore/sight relationship
Immediate action for malfunctions
Tactical and Speed reloads
Integrated weapon transition
Trigger manipulation drills
Recoil management drills
Slow aimed fire
Rapid aimed fire
Single target engagement
Multiple target engagement
Use of cover and concealment
Use of cover and concealment with Vehicles
Barricade shooting
Shooting and moving
Shooting while moving
Use of weapons during low/No light situations
Combat Tactical Skills Evaluations
Timed Shooting Stress Evaluations

Course Requirements per student
Individual issued weapons with slings and optics attached
Unit individual tactical gear to include holster and ammo pouches
Unit required personal protective equipment
Unit required uniform
2500 rds rifle ammo
2500 rds pistol ammo
All issued Night-time/low light engagement equipment

Course Goals
Expert understanding and execution of the fundamentals of CMMS
Expert weapons integration and handling skills
Demonstrated expert skill level of methods of engagement.
Be certified as a Raidon Tactics Tactical Firearms Instructor.

Raidon Tactics shall provide
Instructors (1:5-6 Ratio)
Medical support
Training Ranges
Targets

TRAINING WILL TAKE PLACE AT 37 PSR GUNCLUB LOCATED 18 MINUTES FROM FT. BRAGG AT
1333 LOOP RD BUNNLEVEL NC 28323

Total cost = $2550 per student
max number of students is 6


DOD Ten Day Gunfighter Training CourseThere is only one other place a student can attend a course like this. The US Army Special Forces Advanced Reconnaissance, Target Analysis and Exploitations Techniques Course (SFARTAETC). However, you have to be a Green Beret. Former SFARTAETC Instructors, not just people that have graduated the course, teach this course. This course is limited to ten students per cycle only. Students will progress from basic handling and marksmanship skills to advanced shooting drills and MASTER the art of integrated weapons shooting in a battle focused environment.


DOD Five Day Expert Marksman Training CourseAn Expert Marksman is a client with above average marksmanship and is equipped with accurate weapons and optics. This course consists of in‐depth instruction on marksmanship fundamentals, known distance shooting, moving target engagement, ballistics, limited visibility engagement. Threat response, Methods of Engagement, Immediate action drills for Threat Mitigation, shooting from cover/concealment and advanced shooting positions are also covered in this comprehensive course


DOD Aerial Markmanship TrainingThe 3 and 5 day Aerial Sniper Course develops advanced skills for the Designated Marksman that is already trained in basic Sharpshooter operations. This course begins with basic aircraft familiarization procedures and takes the student to a point where they are engaging targets from a moving aircraft up to 20knts. The only difference in the 5‐day course is the amount of flight time given to students. The a/c used for this course are smaller more agile helicopters that are more likely used in civilian agencies around the country from Bell Jet Rangers to MD‐500.


DOD Tactical Carbine Training CourseThis course develops a solid foundation of shooting skills with a service rifle and allows the student to exercise these skills in a variety of tactical shooting situations. The student will quickly gain experience, confidence and increase his skill level with his service rifle. A beginning shooter can quickly develop the skills of an intermediate shooter and posses the weapons handling skills needed to face most any tactical situation. This course begins with an initial qualification test and ends with a final weapon qualification exam.


DOD Tactical Pistol Training Course This course develops a solid foundation of the basic shooting skills with a service pistol. This course focuses on weapon handling safety skills and is the perfect introduction to the tactical shooting situation. This course begins with an initial qualification test. The student will quickly gain experience, confidence and increase his skill level with a handgun and ends with a final weapon qualification with a report for the command for follow on use. This course takes a shooter from having never fired a pistol to intermediate shooters ability.


A COMPLETE CONCEALED CARRY Course taught by Raidon Tactics Inc. This course develops a solid foundation of shooting skills from the concealed carry in a complete package from a 1 day intro to a four day scenario based course. We build the course around your training schedule. The course centers on the soldier that will find himself in a lower profile mission. This is not an AT/FP course but can be combined with our basic AT/FP course as a building block to an overall program. The student will quickly gain experience, confidence and increase his skill level with a handgun. This course begins with an initial qualification test and ends with a final weapon qualification. There is no other course like this that we know of. Our past students have said that it is as real as it can get without actually shooting each other. This course covers shooting from the standing position, seated position, in cars and around vehicles as well as scenario based realistic shooting situations that arise from the students interactions with live role players that react to the students involvement.


DOD Tactical Shotgun Training CourseThis course develops basic skills that introduce the use of the Tactical Shotgun for service use as either a Primary weapon or a backup system. This course uses many time driven and self-induced stress events to bring out the best skills in the Student. This course begins with an initial qualification test. The student will quickly gain experience, confidence and increase his skill level with a Tactical Shotgun and ends with a final Man vs. Man Steel shooting event that names the top shooter of the course.


DOD Sniper Observer Training CourseThe Introduction Sniper Course is a 5‐10-20 day course designed to teach sniper students the skills needed to conduct Sniper/Observer duties in support of small unit operations. The course focuses on to two main areas of instruction sniper marksmanship and field craft. The courses consists of in‐depth instruction on marksmanship fundamentals, unknown distance shooting, moving target engagement, ballistics, limited visibility engagement, estimation, target detection, stalking, photography, information reporting and hide site construction.

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Force Protection Training Courses

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The 3 day Operational Survivability Skills Course provides students with knowledge of the different techniques dealing with intimate distance, intermediate distance and in-vehicle KLE ‘s and High-Risk Meetings that have gone wrong. The course also covers the use of Low-Profile single- or two-man movement in urban/Rural areas utilizing threat mitigation in a modular 360-degree live-fire shoot house. This is not a Close Quarters Battle course but a unique blend of individual skill sets that allow the mitigation of risk in the disengagement phase of a KLE/HRM gone bad. Students also learn counter-surveillance techniques, utilizing countermeasures for cyber-attacks and fortifying safehouse structures for threat mitigation. The Operational Survivability Skills Course is designed to give the student a very good overall knowledge of the equipment, proper use, and planning considerations needed to execute urban safe house operations, surveillance detection for force protection, low visibility KLEs/HRM, and defensive concealed handgun techniques in confined spaces at intimate distances. This course is physically demanding in use of individual close contact hand to hand combat, shooting and counter-Surveillance tactics, techniques and procedures.

Day 1 Skills
Safe House Occupation and Fortification
Counter Cyber Protection Measures
Surveillance Matrix Development
Patterns of Life Matrix Development

Day 2 Skills
Surveillance Detection Techniques
Urban area movement under surveillance, vehicle, foot, combined
Elicitation Techniques used by FIS
Casing
Route Selection

Day 3
Live fire Concealed Carry Engagement Techniques at Intimate and Intermediate Distances
Intro to Fighting off the initial Attack at Intimate Distances
In-Vehicle Fighting Techniques for KLE gone bad

The 5-day Operational Survivability Course provides students with knowledge of the different techniques dealing with intimate distance, intermediate distance and in-vehicle KLE ‘s and High-Risk Meetings that have gone wrong. The course also covers the use of Low-Profile single- or two-man movement in urban/Rural areas utilizing threat mitigation in a modular 360-degree live-fire shoot house. This is not a Close Quarters Battle course but a unique blend of individual skill sets that allow the mitigation of risk in the disengagement phase of a KLE/HRM gone bad. Students also learn counter-surveillance techniques, utilizing countermeasures for cyber-attacks and fortifying safehouse structures for threat mitigation. The Operational Survivability Skills Course is designed to give the student a very good overall knowledge of the equipment, proper use, and planning considerations needed to execute urban safe house operations, surveillance detection for force protection, low visibility KLEs/HRM, and defensive concealed handgun techniques in confined spaces at intimate distances. This course is physically demanding in use of individual close contact hand to hand combat, shooting and counter-Surveillance tactics, techniques and procedures.

Day 1 Skills
Surveillance Detection Techniques
Urban area movement under surveillance, vehicle, foot, combined
Route Selection

Day 2 Skills
Safe House Occupation and Fortification
Counter Cyber Protection Measures
Surveillance Matrix Development
Patterns of Life Matrix Development

Day 3 Skills
Advanced Concealed Carry Techniques

Day 4 Skills
Armed Combatives
Armed Intimate distance disengagement techniques (KLE gone bad)
Armed room to room maneuver

Day 5 Skills
Armed Vehicle Bailout techniques
Unarmed In vehicle-fighting Techniques
Unarmed Meeting gone bad Threat mitigation techniques


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Counter-Terrorism Courses

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This course introduces the principles and fundamentals of Close Quarters Battle. It is the perfect training for support personnel that are attached to Special Forces ODA’s and NSW SEAL Task Units. It begins with two-man room clearing and progresses to multi team multi-room CQB. To attend this course the student is required to attend a three-day marksmanship course first. Hallways and Stairwells are NOT covered in this course. This course is specifically geared for the support personnel of a USSOCOM unit. This course begins as a simmunitions/air-soft course and evolves to live –fire maneuver. Unit risk assessments will need to be completed before training starts and all Individual Combat Gear will be used.


This course is the three-day course with hallways and stairwells added. It has the same three-day marksmanship course pre-requisite.

This course is for the SFODA or SEAL Troop that has already been trained in the principals and Fundamentals of CQB and just needs to keep its skills at a high level. It will begin with simmunitions or air-soft and progress quickly to live fire.. This course starts with FOUR-man room clearing and moves to multi-team multi-structure CQB depending on the unit skills and needs. Hallways and stairwells are covered but, no EXPLOSIVE breaching. Flash-bangs can be incorporated if the unit has a need. All individual KIT will be utilized and some force on force Simms training will take place.

This course is the follow up to the five day ADVANCED COURSE. This course is designed for the unit that has a need for interdicting vehicles while moving but not killing its occupants. This course utilizes real vehicles and air-soft or simmunitions and lots of force on force training. The unit is able to design its course based on its AO. Sedans, Pick-up Trucks and Vans can be used. There is no driving instruction given in this course so students will need to already have PIT and down driver training.

This course is for the Warfighter that is in need of a quick refresher course and exercise to maintain the perishable skills needed for surveillance work. It is one day in the classroom and a two-day exercise encompassing foot and vehicle surveillance. It utilizes both urban and rural environments and also counter-elicitation modules. This is not intended for a new student, as it does not teach any new skills, just the basic techniques needed for refresher training before attending the technical surveillance course.


This course is a preparation program designed for a follow on technical surveillance course. It covers the basic methods of foot, vehicle, fixed-point surveillance and counter-surveillance techniques. This is an intense short duration course that is 90% field exercises with classroom presentations and practical application immediately following. This course then dovetails into the technical surveillance course and reinforces the need for good basic surveillance skills needed in the real world.

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Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection Courses

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This three day course covers the big five classes for AT/FP training certification, preparing students for travel to high threat countries. Subjects covered are The History of Terrorism, Terrorist Operations, Hostage Survival, Detecting Terrorists Surveillance and Individual Protective Measures. Once classroom portions are complete, the students will receive Route planning and Surveillance detection practical exercises in the Lillington and Fayetteville NC area. This course can be added to the three-day pistol or carbine course for a more in depth AT/ FP program of Instruction at a more affordable price. This is the combination course of the two-day INTAC and the Three-day CMMS course. This course is the best value for any AT/FP program manager that is looking ahead at dwindling money allocation budgets in the future.


This module is for those individuals who are living, working or visiting high threat areas that have high criminal or terrorist activities. Training focus is on Security Assessment, Individual Protective Measures and the principles of foreign surveillance methods and techniques, and also how to detect surveillance with heavy emphasis on Counter-Surveillance Routes. These techniques are taught using classroom presentation and daily practical field exercises. The field exercises will involve several hours of walking and driving. This is the only courses that has the student move into a “safehouse” and have active kidnapping and assassination attempts against them. Practical exercises take place in the Lillington, Fayetteville and Raleigh NC areas. Training days will usually last twelve hours, however, several days will last into the evening hours.

This course will cover the range of Executive Protection from the basic principles to some advanced techniques. The course uses classroom lectures and practical field exercises. The training days will usually last eight hours plus night exercises. This is an Introduction only course and relies on strong unit team skills that are already possessed and enhances a unit’s capability. It is recommended that the unit have already completed an advanced firearms and basic driving course.

This 5-day course teaches motorcade operations used in extreme high threat areas of the world. The course will focus on protective operations. This course will teach techniques used in two, three and four vehicle motorcades/convoys. This 6-day course will incorporate two days of an evasive driving package plus three days of motorcade/convoy driving techniques.


This 10-day comprehensive course of instruction is for military units who could be tasked with providing protection service to high-ranking officials. The course uses classroom lectures and practical field exercises. Covering subjects such as Formations for Movement, Departures and Arrivals, Advance work, Residence Watch, Protective Vulnerability Assessments (PVA), Immediate Action Drills and other subjects. Training lasts eight -12

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Hand to Hand Combat courses

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This two day course will provide deploying Warfighters with a strong fundamental base and tools to be able to understand and utilize the effective escalation of force continuum for a given situation.In fighting where weapons are involved, frontal fighting is high risk. It is easier and safer to fight the enemy from behind.Much attention will be paid to getting behind the adversary and fighting from there as well as a comprehensive footwork matrix of considerable tactical flexibility.Small team tactics are addressed.aspects of the program are designed to be learnable in a condensed amount of time and use high intensity realistic drills to provide stress inoculation.Skills Taught include ASP batons,Out-of-battery side arms, rifles,Sticks,Clubs and staffs, Empty hands in a weapon-based environment.


This three day course focuses upon initiating close quarters combat, knife& anti-knife survival scenarios, IFWA (in-fight-weapon-access) and capture techniques.It is a continuation and complementary course to the 2 Day Tactical Survivability Course.

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