Greenline Tactical Zero Visibility Pistol
April 12 @ 6:00 pm - April 14 @ 6:00 pm
Zero Viz Pistol
Length: 2 Night
With the proliferation of red dot sights on pistols, improvements in visible light outputs, and the availability of Night Vision equipment, the pistol has never been as capable of a defensive and offensive tool as it is today. This course focuses on the fundamentals of utilizing a NV compatible optic equipped handgun under Night Vision and the un-aided eye while using both weapon mounted and handheld white light
Pre requisites: None
Topics covered include
Safety Brief Marksmanship fundamentals
Gear Discussions Physiology of Night Vision
Draw stroke Selecting Peripheral Equipment
Stance Shooting on the Move
Shooting Positions Malfunctions
Use of cover Reloads
Strong/Support hand shooting Individual Movement/Obstacle Negotiations
Use of White light/IR lights/Lasers Multiple Target Engagements
Quality, serviceable Combat Pistol and Night Vision compatible optic with Holster and 1000 rounds of quality training ammunition
A weapon light is highly recommended for your pistol but not required. Be sure to have a hand held white light.
At least 5 quality magazines for your pistol
Helmet (Ballistic or Non) with shroud, night vision goggles or monocular with mount
Eye protection, clear wrap around. Hand held tactical light
Ear protection. Spare Batteries for lights and optics
Individual first aid kit. Your active shooter bag or vest
Duty/call out gear Knee/elbow pads (optional)
Sun block/insect repellant as needed Raingear as needed
Notebook/pen Cleaning kit with lube
Notes on gear: You do not need to go out and buy body armor, tactical vests and holsters to take this course. Please have the ability to carry on your body 2 spare magazines for your pistol.
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”.
Rental Gear: Rental gear is available, cost $150 Students will be furnished with Dual Tube Sentinel or AB MOD 3 binocular Night Vision Goggles along with TW Exfil Bump Helmets, Wilcox/Norotos Mounts.
About your instructor: Don Edwards is a 20+ year veteran of US Army Special Operations. He began his career in the 3rd Battlaion of the 75th Ranger Regiment where he was a participant in Operation Just Cause in Panama. Retired from 20th Special Forces Group where he served as Team Sergeant during combat operations in Iraq and Intel Sergeant while deployed in Afghanistan. He 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 in the feild to the Department of Defense since 2008 serving in both Iraq and Afghanistan and is a FLETC certified firearms instructor and is the former Director of Training and LE sales for Tactical Night Vision Company.
Sam Houston is a 10 year Veteran of the US Navy where he flew onboard P-3C Orion Surveillance Aircraft as a Flight Tech and Sensor Operator supporting combat operations in multiple theatres. Transitioning to the Civilian Sector he became a qualified UAV Operator and Maintainer on RQ-27 autonomous systems logging over 2000 hours supporting conventional and Special Operations Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan both on the battlefield and remotely, as well as a Thermal and Electronic surveillance sensor operator on RC-12 Aircraft supporting US interests in the AFRICOM AOR. Sam owned and operated a Night Vision hog hunting outfitting guide service taking clients into the Florida swamps and forests to search, locate and harvest feral pigs with the aid of NV and Thermal optics. In 2015 he was hired by TNVC and ran the NV Goggle build and repair programs, he is currently in the Air Natl Guard, and continues at TNVC part-time as a technical advisor as a Night Vision Subject Matter Expert.