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MAS High Speed Boat Training

Sunday, January 19th, 2020

MAS and FROGSTRONG are hosting a Response Vessel Maneuvering/High Speed piloting course on SAFEBOAT 25 DEFENDER

WHO: Open to the public

WHEN: 23 March – 27 March 2020


PRICE: Upon request Point of contact:

All necessary equipment will be provided.

Contact us if you need assistance regarding accommodations.

Course details will be provided upon request.

Murray C. will be the lead instructor for that course, serving over 25 years as a U. S. Navy SEAL and five years as a coxswain in the United States Coast Guard. Skilled Navigator, wide experience in piloting offshore and near shore vessels, 100 ton Captain License.

Kit Badger – AMTAC Shooting Force on Force Review

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Kit Badger attended the AMTAC Shooting Force on Force class and provides this review.

For full details including kit he used, visit

Meggitt Training Systems to Demonstrate New FATS 180MIL in ADS Booth During SHOT Show

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

The new FATS 180MIL from Meggitt Training Systems up to 20 simulated weapons, including FATS weapons and ammunition types, with the ability to assign up to four simulated weapons to each user.

This advanced screen system includes three borderless screens and fits into almost any space with at least a 10-foot-tall ceiling. Each screen is 150 by 84 inches (16:9 aspect ratio) with borderless projection surface.

Realistic Sounds – The self-powered audio system plays scenarios in 5.1 surround sound. Using the directional sound effects board, the instructor can incorporate unsettling sounds from any direction, including a barking dog, crying baby, gunshots and more to elevate situational awareness.
Immersive Training – Supports both 3D Marksmanship and Judgmental training.
Courseware – Delivered with a full array of training courseware.
Military Validation – The FATS 180 MIL offers the same high-fidelity ballistic engine validated by the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps and other military customers.
Hit Detection System – Three digital cameras interface directly with the same Off-CPU real-time (OCR) processor used by the FATS® 100 system for an easy upgrade path.
Projectors – Ultra short throw projectors provide the user greater freedom of movement within the training space while displaying stunning visuals in a 180°environment.
Low-Light Subsystem (optional) – Allows users to practice in simulated low-light conditions with both hand-held and weapon-mounted flashlights.
Rack – For easy transportation, the FATS 180MIL uses the same transportable rack as the FATS 100 system.

Additionally, existing FATS 100 systems can be easily upgraded to the FATS 180MIL.

Try it out in the ADS Inc booth (#20415) during next week’s SHOT Show at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas. They’ll be holding an individual shooting competition, complete with prizes from Meggitt.

Attend Safran Optics 1 Law Enforcement Education Program Session at SHOT Show

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

SureFire Field Notes Ep 53: How to Control a .308 AR with Barry Dueck

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

SureFire Field Notes is a multi-segment informational video series with tips and techniques from subject matter experts of all backgrounds. In this episode, Barry Dueck discusses how to control large caliber semi-auto carbines.

Barry Dueck is a former Marine, owner of Dueck Defense Inc, champion competitive shooter and VP of Suppressors and Weapons at SureFire LLC. Barry is also the architect of SureFire’s SOCOM suppressors, winner of the most rigorous and extensive suppressor evaluation in history. Barry’s knowledge comes from his military experience, expertise in the firearms industry as a designer, and also from being a 3-Gun Champion, IPSC Grandmaster and USA Team World Shoot gold medalist.


Vintage Training Film – Special Forces Foreign Weapons Demonstration

Sunday, January 5th, 2020

FYSA – SF Training SFAB

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

Green Berets with 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) lent their expertise during a combat marksmanship range where they mentored Soldiers from 4th Battalion, 4th Security Force Assistance Brigade, Nov. 18-21, 2019.

See the story and more photos at

US Army Publishes TC 3-20.40 w/Change 1 – Training and Qualification, Individual Weapons

Wednesday, January 1st, 2020

After removing TC 3-20.40 Training and Qualification, Individual Weapons for several months to make revisions, they’ve republished it with Change 1.

Download your copy here.