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Mechanical, Thermal, Power Tools, Hydraulic & Ballistic Breaching Course – Mishawaka, IN

Cost: $925
Sep 16 - Sep 18
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Hosted By: Mishawaka Police Dept
Duration: 3 days
Cost: $925
Students: 14 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, hydraulic and cutting means in order to effectively 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 SPO torches)
  • Quickie saw and chainsaw breaching
  • Hydraulic Breaching (SAN’s Tactical Breaching System)
  • 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)
  • Tactical belt
  • Ear protection
  • Eye Protection: Clear lens safety wrap-around style glasses
  • Helmet
  • Weapon:  rifle with no ammunition – blue gun is accepted and TEES can supply if requested
  • Breaching shotgun if available, if not one will be provided
  • OSHA requirement: 3M  OV P100 Household Multi-Purpose Reusable Respirator

Hotel Information:
Hampton Inn & Suites
7347 Heritage Square Dr
Granger, IN  46530
TEES Rate: $107 plus tax  (Sgl/Dbl rooms)
Book By: August 25
Includes FREE Wifi / Breakfast

Airport: South Bend International (SBN)


Sep 16
Sep 18


Mishawaka, IN