TNVC is affiliated with some of the best trainers in the industry to bring our military and law enforcement clients the best night vision training available. Please contact us for more course information or if you are interested in setting up a class with any of these groups.

TNVC_NightVisionOperatorsCourse

TNVC Night Vision Operator’s Course

Course Description

We here at TNVC are proud to continue our training venue and offer our 1st ever commercial night vision training course. We have assembled a training staff that comes from the finest the military and LE communities have to offer, bringing you some of the best NV training available. After all, this is what Tactical Night Vision has been doing for years.

In order to deliver the finest NV training, we are using a state of the art 12,000 sq. ft. indoor facility located in Brunswick Georgia that Military, LE and civilian professionals will find to be unique and one of a kind. It is tailored for strict night operations training. We cannot say enough about this new facility and the level of training one can come to expect from our staff of dedicated NV professionals.

For those of you who cannot travel to our NV training facility, we also offer a complete mobile training team to train at your facility. Please contact us for your hosting requirements.

TNVC will also continue to offer restricted Mil/LE NV courses, please contact us with your unit’s operational needs and requirements.

The 2-day Night Vision Operator’s Course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed for the safe, effective use of night vision devices employed with firearms for home defense and other applications in a social setting. The course features classroom presentation, square range live fire, drills/exercises, and scenario-based training. The instructor cadre is composed of a world class group of individuals with years of real-world experience in military and law enforcement special operations units. Students will learn to safely operate their night vision devices while manipulating multiple weapon systems in a dynamic environment. The Night Vision Operator’s Course will cover:

  • The physiology and psychology of night operations
  • Introduction to image intensification technology
  • o Capabilities and limitations
  • o Operation of common night vision systems
  • Use of peripheral equipment
  • o IR lasers and designators
  • o IR lights
  • Movement and navigation
  • Firearms employment (handgun and rifle)
  • Basic tactics (while wearing NVG)
  • o Use of cover
  • o Moving and shooting
  • o Understanding lighting conditions and using them to your advantage
  • o Dealing with flashlights
  • o The limitations of low quality night vision equipment

Equipment and ammunition requirements:

  • Hands Free Night Vision Device. The model is not important as long as it works and will not have you off the line because it constantly craps out. Spare Batteries and a Lens Cloth are suggested.
  • Head or Helmet Mount for NVG. You will be wearing your NVG on your head for many hours on end. It is suggested that you have a good, comfortable system to mount your device. We do not recommend the standard issue Skull Crusher.
  • A serviceable 5.56×45, 5.45×39 or 7.62x39mm carbine or rifle. What you bring is not as important as the fact that it works. Spare parts and maintenance equipment is suggested. The class will not stop because you sheared a bolt lug.
  • A good quality red dot/optical sight, weapon-mounted IR laser is suggested, weapon-mounted white light, tactical sling for your primary weapon
  • Four (4) serviceable magazines for your primary weapon
  • A serviceable pistol with night sights and/or pistol-mounted white light/laser
  • Three (3) serviceable magazines
  • Holster
  • Chest or belt rig that allows for ready access to pistol and rifle magazines
  • Serviceable hand-held flashlight
  • 400 rounds of quality rifle and 250 rounds of quality handgun ammunition **Note on Ammunition** No green tip, steel core, or armor piercing ammo of any kind can be shot in the indoor range.
  • Eyepro (clear) and Earpro
  • Water/food/snacks
  • Personal protective gear (student’s discretion)
  • Pen/Pencil, Notepad

Prerequisites:

The Night Vision Operator’s Course is an advanced shooting, but basic night vision course. Students are expected to have had formal training with both rifle and the handgun prior to attending this class. Proof of successful completion of training from a reputable instructor or school is required to be admitted into this course. No exceptions!

A Intermediate Combat 2-Gun course is available for those who do not meet the prerequisites or who are not sure about their proficiency/ skill level. This workshop will be conducted right before the Night Vision course. It’s a fun day of shooting that allows students to participate in night vision training safely and with more confidence. It can be attended voluntarily by any student who wants to ‘tune up’ or get additional instruction and range time prior to the beginning of the course.

NOTE: Students who fail to demonstrate an acceptable level of proficiency and/or safety will not be allowed to participate in the Night Vision Operator’s Course – their course fees will be fully refunded.

This course is open only to US citizens. A valid US passport or a certified copy of your birth certificate and a valid ID (i.e. driver license) must be presented on the first day of class to confirm your citizenship.

A concealed carry permit OR a military or law enforcement ID OR a letter from your local law enforcement agency confirming that you do not have a criminal record are required for this and all TNVC Group courses.

Minimum 12 students, maximum 18 students.

Price: $550


Intermediate Level Combat 2-Gun course

This 2-day course is designed to build or refresh the rifle and handgun skills students will need to safely participate in the Night Vision Operator’s Course. It will be conducted the day prior to the start of our Night Vision Operator’s Course. It utilizes classroom presentation, square range fire, and various drills and exercises- all delivered in a comfortable, relaxed environment. This class is mandatory only for those students who cannot provide documentation of their completion of previous training from a reputable school/instructor. Topics include:

  • Range and Safety Brief
  • Discussion on the rifle as a primary weapon
  • o Ballistics
  • o Optics and Lasers
  • o Peripheral gear and placement
  • Discussion on the pistol as a secondary weapon
  • o Ballistics
  • o When and how to transition from rifle to handgun
  • Firearms employment (handgun and rifle)
  • o Shooting fundamentals
  • o Load, reload, and unload
  • o Malfunctions/ immediate action
  • o Single, multiple, and moving targets
  • o Proper use of cover
  • o Transition to handgun drills
  • o Light and laser drills
  • o Moving and shooting

Equipment and ammunition requirements:

  • A serviceable 5.56×45, 5.45×39 or 7.62x39mm carbine or rifle. What you bring is not as important as the fact that it works. Spare parts and maintenance equipment is suggested. The class will not stop because you sheared a bolt lug.
  • A good quality red dot/optical sight, weapon-mounted IR laser is suggested, weapon-mounted white light, tactical sling for your primary weapon
  • Four (4) serviceable magazines for your primary weapon
  • A serviceable pistol with night sights and/or pistol-mounted white light/laser
  • Three (3) serviceable magazines
  • Holster
  • Chest or belt rig that allows for ready access to pistol and rifle magazines
  • Serviceable hand-held flashlight
  • 400 rounds of quality rifle and 250 rounds of quality handgun ammunition. **Note on Ammunition** No green tip, steel core penetrator ammo/or armor piercing ammo of any kind can be shot in the indoor range.
  • Eyepro (clear) and Earpro
  • Water/food/snacks
  • Personal protective gear (student’s discretion)
  • Pen/Pencil, Notepad

Prerequisites:

Solid familiarity with rifle and handgun and the ability to safely operate them both.

A concealed carry permit OR a military or law enforcement ID, OR a letter from your local law enforcement agency confirming that you may legally possess a firearm are required for this and all TNVC courses.

Minimum 4 students, maximum 18 students.

Price: $400

email:
training@tnvc.com

 

Telluric Group NV Operators’ Course

Course Description

Telluric Group offers a series of night vision course modules that are geared toward armed professionals. They have basic and advanced standardized courses, which are organized into 2-day modules in order to allow students to get the training they need for their role/mission at a reasonable cost. Telluric Group is also able to provide custom courses for agencies with specific training objectives or requirements.

      • Physiology and Psychology of Night Operations
      • NVG Operation and Maintenance
      • NVG Capabilities and Limitations
      • Individual Movement and Hand-Eye Coordination
      • Subject Restraint and Control
      • Handgun Familiarization and Qualification
      • Driving Considerations
      • Basic NV Tactics and Techniques
      • Use of Cover
      • Moving and Shooting
      • Use of lighting conditions and tools for tactical advantage
      • Countering suspects’ use of white light
      • Countering suspects’ use of NV devices
      • Night Vision SWAT/SRT – focuses on building entry and other aspects of urban SWAT operations. Includes lecture, flat range work with carbine and handgun, and force-on-force exercises and scenarios
      • Night Vision Rural Operations – builds NV skills for operations in rural, open areas such as patrolling, navigation, and engagements at more extended ranges. Includes lecture, flat range work with rifle and handgun, and force-on-force exercises and scenarios
      • Night Vision Surveillance – designed to enhance surveillance at night with effective use of NV technology. Covers video and still photography, hide site construction, covert movement, and other topics specific to the surveillance mission. Includes lectures and exercises and scenarios

Night Vision Patrol Course

Course Description
The foundational course for law enforcement is the 2-Day Night Vision Patrol Course, which is designed to provide students with the foundational knowledge, skills, and tactics needed for the safe, effective use of night vision devices. It utilizes classroom presentation, range fire, drills and exercises, and scenario-based training.

Topics Include:

Advanced Course Modules

Course Description
The NV Patrol Course or equivalent is a prerequisite to all other courses offered. Additional (advanced) two day modules include:

LMS Defense No Light Operations

Course Description

The LMS Defense Low Light / No Light Operations Course is designed to train armed professionals in the effective integrated deployment of visible lights, night vision devices and infrared laser pointer / illuminators during tactical and assault operations.

Prerequisites

Active duty or former US military personnel w/ advanced carbine and CQB training; US Law Enforcement (active and retired) w/ SWAT school and advanced carbine training; CAC holding security professionals with extensive carbine, team tactics and CQB training; and individually screened US citizen civilians with extensive carbine, team tactics and CQB training. All applicants will be individually screened prior to acceptance to the course. Please submit training resume and ID copies with course registration.

 

Red Back One Military Night Fighter Course

Course Description

This course of instruction is intended to provide the student with the tactical and operational aspects and employment of Weapon Mounted Flashlights (WMF), Laser Aiming Modules (LAM), and Night Vision Devices (NVD) within a darkened environment or stronghold. The classroom presentations include equipment peculiar to night fighting, anatomy and physiology of the eye and night vision, techniques on searching, controlling, positive target identification and navigation of low light and darkened strongholds. This course will cover lights, lasers, and night vision devices and their use in Close Quarters Battle (CQB) and Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT). This course is geared towards direct action missions using slow and deliberate stronghold clearance technique. Practical lessons will consist of advanced shooting techniques at close quarters and medium range, both during the day and night. There will be practical exercises in which students will use lights, lasers, and night vision during daylight assaults, and in low light and blacked out strongholds. Students will learn how to zero the in-service laser and conduct a confirmatory shoot. Other exercises will include shooting at medium and close quarter ranges including CQB. Students will participate in other training evolutions designed to evaluate and develop situational awareness, enhance lethality, and soldier survivability, improve night fighting capability and increase individual ability to operate at night in a hostile environment.

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of the eye.
  • Familiarize students with night fighting equipment (NFE) and capabilities.
  • Familiarize students with NVG/ Helmet and Laser setup.
  • Understand the purpose and employment of Weapons Mounted Flashlights, Laser Aiming Modules, and Night Vision Devices.
  • Engage targets in all environments at varying distance in varying light conditions under white light.
  • Zero in-service laser and engage targets at medium and close ranges.
  • Demonstrate proficiency and engage targets with in-service rifle and pistol during low light and no light shooting evolutions with NFE.
  • Conduct CQB day and night with NFE.
  • Conduct MOUT operations day and night with NFE.
  • Conduct direct action stronghold clearance techniques.

Red Back One LE Night Fighting Course

Course Description
This course of instruction is intended to provide tactical Law Enforcement Officers with the tactical aspects and operational employment of Weapon Mounted Flashlights, Laser Aiming Modules and Night Vision Devices within a darkened environment/stronghold.
The classroom presentations will include equipment peculiar to night fighting, anatomy and physiology of the eye and night vision, techniques on searching, controlling, positive target identification and navigation of low light and darkened strongholds. The use of Night Fighting Equipment (NFE) in Close Quarters Battle and Urban Terrain.
The practical lessons will consist of advanced shooting techniques at close quarters and medium range, both day and night. The practical use of NFE during daylight assaults, in low light and blacked out strongholds.
Zeroing of the in-service laser will be conducted followed by an elementary shoot at medium and close quarter ranges including CQB. Students will participate in other training evolutions designed to evaluate and develop situation awareness, enhance lethality, improve night fighting capability and increase individual ability to operate and fight at night in a variety of environments.

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

  • Understand the anatomy and physiology of the eye.
  • Familiarize students with night fighting equipment (NFE) and capabilities.
  • Familiarize students with NVG/ Helmet and Laser setup.
  • Understand the purpose and employment of Weapons Mounted Flashlights, Laser Aiming Modules, and Night Vision Devices.
  • Engage targets in all environments at varying distance in varying light conditions under white light.
  • Zero in-service laser and engage targets at medium and close ranges.
  • Demonstrate proficiency and engage targets with in-service rifle and pistol during low light and no light shooting evolutions with NFE.
  • Conduct CQB day and night with NFE.
  • Conduct Urban shooting techniques day and night with NFE.
  • Introduction to reducing large strongholds and employing silent stronghold clearance techniques with NFE.