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Forge Tactical SWAT Sniper Overwatch
April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
Sniper Overwatch for SWAT Operations is an advanced 24 hour three-day course designed to enhance sniper confidence supporting SWAT Operations through training conducted in a realistic urban environment. After vetting and review of sniper skills on the range and shoothouse, training progresses to full mission profile exercises conducted in an actual urban setting. Live-fire sniper support will be integrated with entry team activity. Skills enhanced in this course include the conduct of observation, sniper-initiated assault, and spontaneous precision response for typical SWAT missions which include but are not limited to;
High risk warrant service
This is an advanced course. The sniper is held to the standard of 100% shot accountability. Failure to demonstrate or maintain standards will result in the sniper being allowed to continue training, but will not be allowed to participate in live-fire scenarios.
Sniper Overwatch for SWAT Operations including IR and Thermal Image Intensification is a 26 hour two-day course. It has the same POI but with additional night evolutions utilizing Clip-on Night Vision Devices.
- .308 Sniper weapon system and optic capable of 1 MOA or better (preferred). No DMR rifles.
- 120 rounds of duty or HPBT ammunition. No armor piercing.
- All sniper gear
- All assaulter weapons and PPE included plate carriers and ballistic helmets. Sniper students will serve on entry team when not performing sniper role. All students will rotate through these roles during live-fire scenarios. Loaner M4 carbines and pistols are available if you wish to avoid travel with a large number of weapons.
- Confirmed dope from 200 to 25 yards