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Mechanical, Thermal & Ballistic Breaching Course

Cost: $875
May 11, 2017 - May 13, 2017
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ILETSB Certified
Duration: 3 days
Cost: $875
Students: 20 Maximum
Restrictions: Law Enforcement, Military or Government Agencies

The aim of this 3 day course is to introduce the student to operationally proven drills and procedures that pertain to the use of mechanical, ballistic, thermal, and cutting means in order to affectively breach doors, windows and soft wall targets.

On the successful completion of this course, the student will possess the necessary skills to accurately perform a target analysis and select the most suitable tool to gain access into the stronghold.

Course content includes:

  • History and theory of non-explosive methods of entry
  • Mechanical breaching of pull and push doors
  • Mechanical breaching of windows
  • Defeating barricaded doors
  • Negotiating and defeating fences and obstacles
  • Ballistic breaching
  • Thermal breaching (BROCO and Osen Hunter torches)
  • Quickie saw and chainsaw breaching
  • All tactics to include approach, negotiating obstacles, and actions at the breach point
  • Scenario based training

Equipment Requirements:

  • Range training uniform (long sleeve)
  • Nomex gloves
  • Body armor with Molle attachments (no armor plates)
  • Eye and ear protection (clear lenses or goggles)
  • Helmet
  • Weapon (rifle or pistol – no ammo, blue gun is acceptable)

Hotel Information:

Holiday Inn Express
130 Olson Rd
Lincoln, IL  62656

  • $60 plus tax for Sgl/dbl
  • Free hot breakfast
  • Ccomplementary WiFi

Airport: Central Illinois Regional – Bloomington  / Abraham Lincoln Capital – Springfield


May 11, 2017
May 13, 2017
Event Category:


Lincoln, IL


Pam Vaughan