This course is geared toward law enforcement and military personnel who wish to gain the knowledge and expertise necessary to conduct tactical breaching operations in maritime environments. The training is specially designed to teach participants the necessary skills required to become successful operational breachers and instill within them the knowledge and physical capabilities to deploy these skills in real-world situations.
The 5 day hands-on training will take students from the basic/ beginning level of maritime breaching and gradually progress them into intermediate materials. A great emphasis is given to the real-life applications of breaching skills and methods under various tactical conditions. Students will be taught, drilled, and tested in all applicable breaching disciplines and their aspects to include: target analysis, proper tool/ breaching method selection, correct deployment, tactical considerations, breacher responsibilities and safety concerns, contingency plans, and various issues pertaining to liability.
Restricted to Fully Commissioned/ Sworn U.S. Law Enforcement Officers, Government Agents, and Active Military Personnel.
Personnel whose experience within their agency/ entity surpasses entry level positions
Sufficient tenure remaining in their current or future position to allow for the application of course material upon their return
Assigned to one of the following positions within their respective agency/entity:
Member of tactical team, emergency response unit
Member of Bomb Tech/ EOD unit
Member of other specialized unit which requires operational knowledge and capacities in the field of explosive breaching
Instructor specializing in tactical operations, explosives, breaching methods, or related fields
Topics to be covered:
Breacher’s Responsibility in Maritime Environments
Breaching Hazards and Challenges
Applicable Safety Procedures
Selection and Use of Safety Equipment
Selection and Use of Breaching Tools and Support Equipment
Maintenance, and Real-Time Trouble Shooting of Breaching and Safety Equipment
Tool and Equipment Storage and Deployment
Practical Applications of all Applicable Breaching Methods
Low Light and Confined Space Operations
Tactical Considerations and Deployments
Mission Intelligence, Planning, Briefing, and Execution