The introductory carbine course is designed to markedly increase the skill level of the novice marksman utilizing a semi-automatic AR-15 type rifle or carbine. The course will consist of approximately 8 hours of instruction on firearm safety and the cognitive aspects of marksmanship and will include challenging drills from a variety of shooting positions and distances. Shooting drills are designed to improve both speed and accuracy and combat decision making with a carbine/rifle. Upon completion of the course students will possess an understanding of firearm safety and will be able to engage multiple targets at distances up to 100 meters from the prone, seated, kneeling, and standing positions.
2017 Course Dates:
- 30 September
- 28 October
- 25 November
- 30 December
Enabling Learning Objectives
- Cardinal rules of weapons safety
- Verify safe, loading, and unloading procedure
- Fundamentals of rifle marksmanship
- Operation and manipulation of the AR-15 type rifle/carbine
- Reloading and malfunction drills
- Engaging multiple threats
500 rounds of rifle ammunition per person (student furnished).
Show time is 7:30 am with instruction starting at 8:00 am and ending at 5 pm. We will break for a one hour lunch.
Individual equipment (student furnished):
- Rifle/Carbine with 3 magazines
- Eye and ear protection
- Hat, gloves and sun screen
- Load bearing equipment LBE
Students will receive 8 hours of instruction and a certificate of completion.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITAR REGULATIONS, ONLY US CITIZENS WILL BE ACCEPTED TO PARTICIPATE IN RAVEN ADVISORY COURSES.