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Comprehensive Night Vision Course

Course Length: 16 hours

Course Description

Comprehensive Night Vision is a multifaceted course designed to build upon the concepts covered in our Professional Night Vision Course.  This is a tactics and theory-based course stressing the development of night vision device usage.  Students will increase competency with their NVG unit, MFAL, Rifle and Handgun though specific drills designed to reinforce the concepts and fundamentals.  Students will learn to work with their NVG system in a multitude of environments including the shoot house.  This is an advanced course requiring students to demonstrate exceptional firearms safety and manipulation.

Instructional material covered

  • Firearms safety
  • Concepts / mindset
  • MFAL zeroing
  • NVG Searching techniques
  • NVG Engagement techniques
  • NVG / White light transitions
  • NVG CQB techniques
  • Scenario based exercises
  • Post engagement processes

Required equipment

  • Rifle with at least 3 magazines (Rifle must have a sling)
    • Rifle needs to be zeroed prior to the class
    • MFAL (Multifunction Aiming Laser)
  • Rifle mounted light and sufficient batteries (Required)
  • Night Vision Unit
    • Helmet or skullcrusher with shroud
    • Night vision mount and JArm
  • Handgun with at least 3 magazines
  • Holster and magazine pouches (At least one pistol pouch and one rifle pouch)
    • Holster must attach to the belt and provide sufficient retention to prevent the firearm from falling out during moderate physical activity. SERPA style holsters will not be permitted.
  • Handgun mounted light (Recommended) and sufficient spare batteries
  • Handheld flashlight and sufficient spare batteries (Required)
  • Headlamp or small task light for administrative functions
  • Eye protection
  • Electronic hearing protection
  • Weather appropriate clothing
    • Pants, long sleeve shirts and hats are recommended
  • Close toed shoes
  • Plate carrier with armor (recommended)
  • Ballistic Helmet (recommended)
  • 300-500 rounds rifle ammunition (No green tip or armor piercing ammunition)
  • 100 rounds handgun ammunition

Course prerequisites

Professional Night Vision*

Professional Handgun*

Professional Rifle*

Low Light Rifle*


Jun 27 - 28 2020




Fernley, NV
Fernley, NV
Daniel Bales


Daniel Bales
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